Dawson my opt to fight Cloud or Pascal next if Hopkins doesn’t want the rematch

Dawson Hopkins Dawson vs. Hopkins  chad dawson bernard hopkins By Dan Ambrose: Former WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson and his promoter Gary Shaw are ready to start negotiations with 46-year-old Bernard Hopkins for a rematch to clear up the controversy that surrounds their fight last October which ended with Hopkins falling on the canvas after falling over Dawson’s back after a missed punch. Hopkins lost that fight by a 2nd round TKO, but got the results overturned after appealing to both the World Boxing Council and the California State Athletic Commission. Read the rest of this entry »



Hopkins wants Cleverly and Shumenov in unifications bouts; not excited about Dawson fight

Hopkins Cleverly Hopkins vs. Cleverly  nathan cleverly chad dawson bernard hopkins beibut shumenov By Dan Ambrose: Chad Dawson might not be too pleased to read WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins’ interview today with RingTV where the 46-year-old Hopkins is saying he wants to unify the division by facing WBO champion Nathan Cleverly and WBA champ Beibut Shumenov. Read the rest of this entry »



Jermain Taylor needs a top contender for his next fight

 jermain taylor By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Jermain Taylor (29-4-1, 18 KO’s) looked nothing short of sensational in his comeback fight last Friday night against the very determined Jessie Nicklow in a very impressive 8th round knockout victory in Cabazon, California. Read the rest of this entry »



Vitali picks safe choice in Chisora for mismatch on 2/18

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Scott Gilfoid: You know something isn’t right when a fighter who has lost two out of his last three fights gets a world title shot off of that kind of pitiful record. Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) in this case is the lucky guy that gets to fight WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) on February 18th at the Olyphialle in Munich, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »



Will Pacquiao regain past glory in 2012?

 manny pacquiao By John F. McKenna (McJack): 2011 is a year that World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) would most probably like to forget. It could also be referred to as Manny’s year of discontent. Read the rest of this entry »



Arthur Abraham faces Pablo Farias on January 14th

Abraham Farias Abraham vs. Farias  arthur abraham By Allen Fox: Arthur Abraham (32-3, 26 KO’s) tries to turn his career around against super middleweight contender Pablo Natalio Farias (19-1, 11 KO’s) in a 12 round bout on January 14th at the Baden-Arena, Offenburg, Baden-Wurttenberg, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »



Lopez-Salido II: Will Juanma make it to the finish this time?

Lopez vs. Salido  orlando salido juan manuel lopez By Dan Ambrose:Read the rest of this entry »



Martin Murray interested in fighting Andy Lee on Martinez-Macklin undercard on 3/17

Martinez vs. Macklin Lee Murray Lee vs. Murray  sergio martinez andy lee By Sean McDaniel: Unbeaten middleweight contender Martin Murray (23-0-1, 10 KO’s) is interested in fighting Andy Lee (27-1, 19 KO’s) on March 17th on the undercard of the Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin bout at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum to meet with Pacquiao next week in Manila to decide on next fight

 manny pacquiao By Dan Ambrose: Promoter Bob Arum will be flying to Manila in the Philippines next week along with Michael Koncz to meet with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao to help him decide on who his next opponent will be in April or May. Arum has four names – Timothy Bradley, Miguel Cotto, Juan Manuel Marquez and Lamont Peterson – that he’s going to present to Pacquiao to let him decide on who will be the lucky fighter. Read the rest of this entry »



Sillakh: Andre Ward would easily beat Lucian Bute

Ward Bute Ward vs. Bute  lucian bute ismayl sillakh andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: Undefeated light heavyweight contender Ismayl Sillakh (17-0, 14 KO’s) thinks WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) would have no problems beating International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) if and when they end up fighting in 2012 or 2013. Sillakh, 26, simply thinks Ward would be too good for the 31-year-old Bute to deal with. Read the rest of this entry »



David Price in big test against John McDermott in British heavyweight title eliminator on Jan. 21

Price McDermott Price vs. McDermott  john mcdermott david price By Sean McDaniel: Unbeaten former 2008 super heavyweight Olympian David Price (11-0, 9 KO’s) takes the biggest test of his career against John McDermott (26-7, 17 KO’s) in an important British heavyweight title eliminator bout on January 21st at the Olympia in Liverpool, England. Read the rest of this entry »



Is Rubio another hand-picked opponent for Chavez Jr?

Chavez Rubio Chavez Jr. vs. Rubio  marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) is supposed to be fighting Sergio Martinez, but Chavez Jr. was able to get out of the fight after asking WBC president Jose Suliaman permission to face No.1 ranked World Boxing Council contender Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) on February 4th in San Antonio, Texas instead. Read the rest of this entry »



Miguel Cotto’s Top Rank contract expires, hoping to fight Chavez Jr., Mayweather, Pacquiao and Saul Alvarez in 2012

 saul alvarez miguel cotto manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Dan Ambrose: WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s contract with Top Rank Promotions has reportedly expired as of December 31st, 2011 and now Cotto is officially a free agent. Cotto is reportedly interested in fighting the following guys: Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Saul Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Read the rest of this entry »



Rakhim Chakhkiev vs. Alexander Kotlobay on January 28th

Chakhkiev Kotlobay  rakhim chakhkiev By Dan Ambrose: Unbeaten cruiserweight prospect Rakhim Chakhkiev (9-0, 6 KO’s) will be taking a slight step upwards in competition later this month against 31-year-old Russian Alexander Kotlobay (21-1-1, 15 KO’s) in a scheduled 10 round but at the Grand Elysse in Hamburg, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »



43-year-old Tarver wants Wladimir, Haye, Lebedev and Wlodarczyk in 2012: Is he dreaming?

 wladimir klitschko krzysztof wlodarczyk denis lebedev david haye antonio tarver By Dan Ambrose: In a sign that 43-year-old former IFBF/WBA/WBC light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver (29-6, 20 KO’s) is having some serious dreams, he reportedly wants to take on the following fighters in 2012: Wladimir Klitschko, David Haye, Kryzstof Wlodarczyk and Denis Lebedev in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »



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