Peterson: Khan’s appeal is going to fail; I want to fight in Washington, DC for my next bout

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Lamont Peterson doesn’t see Amir Khan’s appeal to the IBF and WBA having any positive results in having the fight overturned. Peterson points out that Khan was fouling him continuously with pushing and grabbing his head and pulling it down. Peterson doesn’t see how the IBF and WBA will be able to overturn the results of the fight once they see all the fouls Khan was committing. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum says Pacquiao to make the choice for his next fight

 manny pacquiao By Dan Ambrose: Manny Pacquiao’s next fight will be determined with the help of his promoter Bob Arum starting next month in January. The list of possible opponents are as follows: Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao reportedly is leaning in the direction of fighting Timothy Bradley next rather than fighting rematches against Marque and Cotto. Read the rest of this entry »



Marco Huck vs. Alexander Povetkin on February 25th in Germany

Povetkin Huck  marco huck alexander povetkin By Jim Dower: After making his first defense of his title against 42-year-old No.14 ranked Cedric Boswell, WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16 KO’s) will make his next title defense against WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KO’s) on February 25th in Stuttgart, Germany, according to news from Dan Rafael. Read the rest of this entry »



WBC gives permission to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to make a voluntary defense on Feb. 4; Sergio Martinez has to wait

Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: The World Boxing Council has given WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. approval to make a voluntary title defense on February 4th, likely against no.1 ranked WBC contender Marcos Antonio Rubio. This comes after Chavez Jr. reportedly asked the WBC for permission to take the voluntary defense. Read the rest of this entry »



Lamont Peterson will move up to take Pacquiao fight if it’s on the table

Pacquiao Peterson Pacquiao vs. Peterson  manny pacquiao lamont peterson By Sean McDaniel: IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) is looking to take the best offer he can get while he’s holding most of the tittles at 140lbs. Thus far, Peterson has already received a $1 million rematch offer with Amir Khan by Golden Boy Promotions, but he wants to see if he can something better than that. One fight that really interests Peterson is a bout against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Read the rest of this entry »



Malignaggi vs. Senchenko possible for early 2012

Malignaggi Senchenko  vyacheslav senchenko paulie malignaggi By Sean McDaniel: Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) light welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (30-4, 6 KO’s) is in negotiations to fight WBA welterweight champion Vyacheslav Senchenko (32-0, 21 KO’s) in early 2012 if the fight can be successfully negotiated. Malignaggi, ranked #3 WBA, is about the safest bet for Sencheko as far as him being matched against a well-known opponent that he can likely beat. Read the rest of this entry »



Dibella: Khan lacks the power to fight at welterweight

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  amir khan By William Mackay: Promoter Lou Dibella is a big fan of Amir Khan and marvels at his hand speed and his boxing skills. However, Dibella was greatly disappointed in watching Khan struggle and lose to Lamont Peterson recently in Washington, DC. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch: Ward is a boring fighter

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: It looks like former WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KO’s) is still licking his wounds after getting whipped by WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) in the Super Six tournament finals bout last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »



Cotto vs. Margarito III possible for May or June 2012

Cotto Margarito  miguel cotto antonio margarito By Dan Ambrose: A third fight between Antonio Margarito (38-8, 27 KO’s) and WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KO’s) is being looked at for May or June of 2012, according to an interview by Margarito at fightnews.com. Read the rest of this entry »



Vitali wants Haye bout in June 2012, willing to fight him in England

Klitschko Haye Klitschko vs. Haye  vitali klitschko david haye By Scott Gilfoid: If former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KO’s) can agree to lower his demands for a fight against WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s), the fight can take place in June of 2012, possibly at the Wembley Stadium in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »



Atlas: Cotto is still damaged goods

Cotto Margarito Cotto vs. Margarito  miguel cotto antonio margarito By Dan Ambrose: Before World Boxing Association (WBA) junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KO’s) defeated Antonio Margarito earlier this month by a 10th round doctor’s stoppage, EPSN analyst and trainer Teddy Atlas believed that the 31-year old Cotto was damaged goods from the beatings he took in his loss to Margarito in 2008 and his beat down against Manny Pacquiao in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »



Ring Magazine readers vote Pacquiao-Marquez III “Robbery of the year for 2011″ – Boxing

Pacquiao vs. Marquez III  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Chris Williams: Things haven’t been good for World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao with the news that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going to jail for 90 days and won’t be available for a mega fight for a significant portion of next year. Read the rest of this entry »



Will Nevada renew Mayweather’s boxing license?

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  floyd mayweather jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) may have been presumptuous when his team reserved the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas for May 5, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook could face Matthew Hatton next

Brook Hatton Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By William Mackay: Undefeated welterweight contender Kell Brook (26-0, 18 KO’s) was supposed to be stepping it up a class after his last fight against Luis Galarza last Saturday night which Brook easily won by a 5th round TKO. Read the rest of this entry »



Chisora the best pressure fighter Vitali has faced since Corrie Sanders

Chisora Klitschko Chisora vs. Klitschko  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Sean McDaniel: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) will be dealing with the best pressure fighter he’s faced in many years when he defends his title against the hard hitting Joe Frazier-like Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) on February 18th at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »



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