By William Mackay: Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6, 20 KO’s) turns 43-years-old next month and he wants to fight IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko as soon as Wladimir is freed up from his December 10th title defense against 39-year-old Jean Marc Mormeck in Germany. Read the rest of this entry »
By Scott Gilfoid: WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly believes former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye won’t be making a comeback form his retirement and backs him on retiring at 31 with his mental faculties still in intact. Haye retired today on his 31st birthday, something he had been promising to do since he was 16. Read the rest of this entry »
By Scott Gilfoid: In a long-winded statement former cruiserweight and heavyweight champion of the world David Haye he revealed today that he’s retiring from boxing rather than continuing on with the sport. Read the rest of this entry »
By Andrew Bloxham:‘Sugar’ Ray Robinson is widely regarded as the single greatest fighter that the sport of boxing has ever seen. Boasting an astounding record of 173(108)-19-6 and generally being accepted as the most rounded fighter to have laced up the gloves, surely there is no debate as to his claim to that ‘Greatest of All Time’ tag with which he is so often labelled? Read the rest of this entry »
By Dan Ambrose: In facing the 46-year-old WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins on Saturday, Chad Dawson is basically in a no-win situation here. It doesn’t matter how badly he beats Hopkins, he’s not going to get credit for it because of Hopkins’ advanced age. Read the rest of this entry »
By Eric Thomas: In disappointing news from the heavyweight front, WBA paper heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (22-0, 15 KO’s) Could be facing 38-year-old former IBF/WBC heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KO’s) next in a fight that could take place in December. Read the rest of this entry »
By John F. McKenna (McJack): Undefeated British Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (16-0, 11 KO’s) will take on Canadian Neven Pajkic (16-0, 5 KO’s) on November 12 at Event City, Trafford Park in Manchester, England.
Fury is seen by many in the British Isles as the fighter to replace David Haye after “The Hayemaker’s” humiliating loss to heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko on July 2nd.
In his last fight the 6’9” Fury stopped American Nicolai Firtha in the 5th round in Belfast in September.
The 23 year old Fury won the British heavyweight title when he defeated Dereck Chisora in July. Fury will have a six inch height advantage over the 6’3” Pajkic. Read the rest of this entry »
By Gerardo Granados: PHOTO CREDIT: Gene Blevins – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions – Once again future hall of fame member Bernard Hopkins faces a young contender but now he might be the favorite to win against the former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson.
After reading the opinions of the Boxingnews24.com panel of experts, I couldn’t do anything less but to disagree, I believe that Bernard Hopkins has the experience to adjust to the limited skilled Dawson, besides Hopkins is an old lion who packs a big bag of dirty tricks and I don’t think he will grow old over night.
The youth and stamina of Chad could not be enough for him to defeat Bernard because Hopkins seems to keep in great shape between fights, also he still has good speed, reflexes and timing, he is also very smart inside the ring. Read the rest of this entry »
By Dan Ambrose: Despite two losses in his last three fights, former IBF welterweight champion Kermit Cintron (33-4-1, 28 KO’s) is still barely hanging in the top 15 in the junior middleweight division at the number #14 sport by the WBC. Read the rest of this entry »
By Eric Thomas: IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (56-3-49 KO’s) will be sporting a tremendous height and size advantage over challenger Jean Marc Mormeck (36-4, 22 KO’s) on December 10th at the ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »
By Allen Fox: PHOTO CREDIT: Gene Blevins – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions – If you have some extra spending cash on hand for Saturday night you might want to tune into the pay per view card headed by WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson on HBO PPV for $54.95. Read the rest of this entry »
By Jim Dower: A fight between middleweight contender David Lemieux (25-1, 24 KO’s) and former WBA junior middleweight champion Joachim Alcine (32-2-1, 19 Ko’s) is reportedly being negotiated for a fight that will be taking place before the end of the year. Read the rest of this entry »
By Scott Gilfoid: WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (22-0, 11 KO’s) has promised that he’ll be retiring from boxing if he loses to his hard hitting challenger Tony Bellew (16-0, 10 KO’s) on Saturday night at the Echo Arena, in Liverpool, England. Read the rest of this entry »
By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (43-0-1, 30 KO’s) defends his title for the first time on November 19th against his number #4 ranked World Boxing Council contender Peter Manfredo Jr. (37-6, 20 KO’s) at the Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »
By William Mackay: Sky Sports analyst Glenn McCrory believes that unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook (25-0, 17 KO’s) is ready for a title shot against IBF welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) and he thinks he should shoot for that fight next rather than taking on a weaker fighter. Read the rest of this entry »