Marquez wants Pacquiao rematch on May 5th, but doesn’t want Vegas

Pacquiao Marquez Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Chris Williams: Now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is firmly out of the picture for a mega fight against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao for early 2012, 38-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39 KO’s) is speaking up saying he wants a fourth fight between him and Pacquiao, but not in Las Vegas, Nevada. There it is. Marquez just gave Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum the perfect excuse not to have to fight him again. Marquez should have thought hard before he said that. He’ll never get the fight not, not that he was going to get it anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

The Greatest Boxer

 muhammad ali By Leon Watts: Many people have heard of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali. His greatest achievements were not only in the ring, as philanthropist, social activist, and truly one of the most inspiring athletes of any generation, this iconic fighter stands among some of the most memorable names in sports history. Read the rest of this entry »

The IBF will investigate Khan-Peterson fight

Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By John F. McKenna (McJack): The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has confirmed that they will hold an investigation into the circumstances around the controversial fight between former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) and new IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »

Pacquiao – Mayweather Jr. fight is not going to happen, Floyd doesn’t want it!

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Juan dela Cruz: All boxing fans around the globe were on the edge of their seats when talks about possible Pac-Money fight started to circulate among sports enthusiasts. They were very eager to see who the real pound for pound king is. Read the rest of this entry »

The Klitschko Curse returns!

Klitschko Mormeck Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Mormeck Klitschko vs. Chisora  wladimir klitschko vitali klitschko By James Hardiman: After reading a few articles recently that suggest World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2-40 KO’s) and younger brother Wladimir (56-3-49 KO’s) are cherry picking from the 2nd tier fighters, I cant help thinking that the champs are being unfairly criticized and it seems that the ‘Klitschko Curse’ has made a comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

Marquez the best opponent for Pacquiao to make a lot of money against next

Pacquiao Marquez Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Chris Williams: If Manny Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum’s main objective is to make the most money possible for the next fight for Pacquiao, then a fourth fight between him and Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39 KO’s) is the direction they need to go in because Marquez will bring in more money than the other potential Pacquiao opponents Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley, and Lamont Peterson in early 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

De La Hoya pushing for better referees and judges in 2012

 oscar de la hoya amir khan By William Mackay: In perhaps a knock at the referee and judges that ruled against Golden Boy Promotions potential mega star Amir Khan recently, Oscar De La Hoya is pushing for new training for judges and referees in boxing to improve their skills. Read the rest of this entry »

Pirog wants Sturm next: Don’t hold your breath waiting for it to happen

Sturm Pirog Sturm vs. Pirog  felix sturm dmitry pirog By Jason Kim: World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 16 KO’s) is reportedly interested in facing WBA Super World middleweight champion Felix Sturm (36-2-2, 15 KO’s) next on April 13th, and is even willing to travel to Sturm’s home country of Germany to make the fight happen. Read the rest of this entry »

Klitschko-Chisora: Can Vitali handle Dereck’s pressure?

Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Sean McDaniel: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) hasn’t ever faced a come forward type of fighter with the power and the head movement of what he’ll be facing in challenger Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) on February 18th at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Ward: Lucian Bute needs to come out of his hometown and fight some A level guys to earn a shot against me

Ward Bute Ward vs. Bute  lucian bute andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) laid down the roadmap to his door to IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) if he wants to earn a shot against him by telling the 31-year-old Bute he needs to get off his back and fight some A level fighters for a change and come out of the safety of his own hometown to fight them if he really wants to earn a shot. Read the rest of this entry »

Martinez-Macklin on 3/17: Easy work for Sergio

Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s ) has a nice little mismatch on his hands against Britain’s Matthew Macklin (28-3, 19 KO’s) on March 17th next year at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

Chavez Jr. caught between a rock and a hard place – chooses Rubio over Sergio Martinez

Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  sergio martinez marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Allen Fox: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) was facing a critical dilemma recently that you characterize as Chavez Jr. being caught between a rock and a hard place after he’d used up his voluntary defense of his WBC title by taking a soft fight against Peter Manfredo Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

Ricky Hatton would have beaten Mayweather had he been able to work on the inside

Hatton Mayweather Hatton vs. Mayweather  ricky hatton floyd mayweather jr By Sean McDaniel: I recently watched the old fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Ricky Hatton from 2007, and I was appalled at how Hatton was kept from fighting on the inside by the referee Joe Cortez that worked the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

Will Chad Dawson send Hopkins into retirement?

Dawson Hopkins Dawson vs. Hopkins  chad dawson bernard hopkins By Dan Ambrose: WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) is saying that he’ll give Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KO’s) a rematch after the Hopkins was ordered by the World Boxing Council to fight Dawson again after the California State Athletic Commission overturned Dawson’s 2nd round TKO win upon appeal by Hopkins’ promoters from Golden Boy successfully appealed the TKO loss. Read the rest of this entry »

Alexander-Maidana: Devon’s speed will be too much for Marcos

Alexander vs. Maidana  marcos rene maidana devon alexander By Dan Ambrose: Marcos Maidana (31-2, 28 KO’s) is going to really regret his choice of facing former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (22-1, 13 KO’s) in his next fight on February 25th at the Scottrade Center in Saint Louis, Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »

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