Arum wants to negotiate a deal for November between Mayweather and Pacquiao

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: With Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent pretty much picked out now with Miguel Cotto filling the Filipino fighter’s next date on June 9th in Las Vegas, Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum is now looking to set up his next fight after that and is hoping it will be against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in November. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotto has agreed to terms for Pacquiao fight for June 9th

Cotto Pacquiao Cotto vs. Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: To no great surprise, Bob Arum has selected WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto from his Top Rank stable to fight WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao on June 9th. Cotto and Pacquiao have reportedly agreed to terms according to RingTV. Read the rest of this entry »

Derry Mathews takes a beating from Emiliano Marsili

MATHEWS MARSILI Mathews vs. Marsili  derry mathews By Scott Gilfoid: Lightweight Derry Mathews (29-6-1, 15 KO’s) took a savage beating in a 7th round TKO loss to unbeaten Italian Emiliano Marsili (24-0, 10 KO’s) in a fight for the vacant International Boxing Organization lightweight title at the Olympia, Liverpool, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Rigondeaux stops Ramos

Rigondeaux Ramos Rigondeaux vs. Ramos  guillermo rigondeaux Photo: Casino/Showtime – By Chris Williams: In a surprisingly one-sided fight, WBA World super bantamweight interim champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (9-0, 7 KO’s) stopped WBA World super bantamweight champion Rico Ramos (20-1, 11 KO’s) in the 6th round on Friday night at the Palms Casino Resort, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

Brook-Hatton: The only problem Kell will have with Hatton is trying to figure out which round to stop him

Brook Hatton Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By Scott Gilfoid: Another fight for unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook (26-0, 18 KO’s), another mismatch, this time against 30-year-old Matthew Hatton (42-5-2, 16 KO’s) on March 17th at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK. Hatton will plenty of opportunities to hit Brook. After all, the guys got those short alligator arms that makes it necessary for him to get really close to land his punches. Hatton can land something right in his puss but the guy can’t punch his way out of a wet paper bag unfortunately. Read the rest of this entry »

Chisora destined to be a punching bag for Vitali unless he gets lucky

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Scott Gilfoid: If you look at Dereck Chisora’s best fight of his career, which is probably his last fight against Robert Helenius, you see a guy that is completely made to order for WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) in every part of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

Pacquiao-Cotto II: How do you sell this mismatch to the boxing public?

Pacquiao vs. Cotto II  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: I’m still hoping Bob Arum doesn’t select Miguel Cotto as Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent for June 9th. I’d prefer to see Pacquiao anyone in the division other than seeing him stomp Cotto again. I like to see new people get their chance and not have Arum pushing a fight just because it fits his bottom line of making money. How do you sell a Cotto-Pacquiao II fight? What will be the theme of it? “Maybe this time Cotto can win, even though last time he was manhandled and knocked out in 12 rounds.” Read the rest of this entry »

Huck vs. Povetkin: Both fighters want the Klitschkos next

Huck Povetkin  marco huck alexander povetkin By Jim Dower: Whoever comes out on top of the February 25th clash between WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetki (23-0, 16 KO’s) and challenger Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KO’s), they both want to face one of the Klitschko brothers if they can get them in the ring. Read the rest of this entry »

Price-McDermott tomorrow in British heavyweight title eliminator

Price vs. McDermott  john mcdermott david price By Scott Gilfoid: Tomorrow night two really big heavyweights are going to be going at it in the Olympia in Liverpool, UK with 6’8” David Price (11-0, 9 KO’s) facing the toughest test of his career against “Big Bad” John McDermott (26-7, 17 KO’s) in an important British heavyweight title eliminator bout. Read the rest of this entry »

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will likely have to wait until November to take place in new 40,000 seat arena

Mayweather Pacquiao  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Allen Fox: If you were one of the many boxing fans who were hoping to see Manny Pacquiao face Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 5th, you’re probably not going to be happy to hear Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum make an announcement in the coming days that Pacquiao will be fighting 31-year-old WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto again in a fight that will take place on June 9th in the new 38,000 seat arena that his promoter Arum is having built on the Las Vegas strip. Read the rest of this entry »

Groves not interested in DeGale rematch, but IS interested in Anderson rematch

Groves Anderson Groves vs. Anderson  james degale george groves By Scott Gilfoid: British super middleweight champion George Groves (14-0, 11 KO’s) doesn’t have any plans in fighting James DeGale (11-1, 8 KO’s) anytime soon. Groves beat DeGale by a close and some say controversial 12 round majority decision last year in May in a fight that saw Groves come out of the blocks in a fast start in the first four rounds, but then struggle in the last eight rounds from the pressure and power from DeGale. Read the rest of this entry »

Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Lamont Peterson a possibility

Marquez Peterson  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Dan Ambrose: According to, a fight between IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39 KO’s) is a possibility for the Cowboys stadium in Arlington, Texas at some point this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotto could be next for Pacquiao

Cotto Pacquiao Cotto vs. Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Dan Ambrose: Michael Marley of sees Miguel Cotto being the next opponent for Manny Pacquiao to fight on June 9th, as the negotiations between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. haven’t gone beyond Mayweather contacting Pacquiao by the telephone to tell him he’s not getting a 50-50 deal. Supposedly there won’t be any catchweight for this fight, meaning that Cotto would be forced to come all the way down to 147lbs if he wants the fight. Pacquiao won’t be meeting him half way (150lbs), even though Cotto fought Pacquiao at a catchweight of 145lbs that benefited Pacquiao in 2009 when Cotto was the WBO champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Khan: I could fight Mayweather Jr. by the end of the year

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Amir Khan’s coming off a loss to Lamont Peterson that he feels will only set his preset career schedule off for only three months, as he still thinks he’ll be facing Floyd Mayweather Jr. by the end of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Arum to announce Pacquiao’s June 9th opponent next week; expected to be Cotto

Cotto Pacquiao Cotto vs. Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: According to Mike Marley at, Bob Arum will be making an announcement for Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent this coming week and it’s expected to be WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, not Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the date will be June 9th. Read the rest of this entry »

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