Adrien Broner vs. Will Tomlinson a possibility for November 26th for vacant WBO super featherweight title

Broner Tomlinson  adrien broner By Jason Kim: No.1 ranked WBO super featherweight contender Adrien Broner (21-0, 17 KO’s) could be facing No.4 ranked WBO contender Will Tomlinson (17-0, 12 KO’s) on November 26th for the vacant World Boxing Organization super featherweight title in Broner’s home city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan still hasn’t agreed to fight Jessie Vargas; fight with Mayweather could be a nonstarter

Peterson Khan Peterson Khan vs  lamont peterson floyd mayweather jr amir khan By William Mackay: Unbeaten WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) has repeatedly let IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-1, 18 KO’s) know what he has to do in order to get a fight with him, but it looks as if Khan has no interest in following Mayweather’s directions of fighting the hard hitting fringe contender Jessie Vargas (17-0, 9 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Hatton believes Khan is ready for Mayweather

Khan Mayweather Khan vs. Mayweather  ricky hatton floyd mayweather jr amir khan By John F. McKenna (McJack): Ricky Hatton in an interview with BBC Radio Live 5 said that he believes fellow Brit World Boxing Association (WBA)/International Boxing Federation (IBF) light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-1, 18 KO’s) is ready for boxing superstar and new World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Saul Alvarez – Kermit Cintron a possibility for November or December

Alvarez vs. Cintron  saul alvarez kermit cintron By Dan Ambrose: Believe it or not, Kermit Cintron (33-4-1, 28 KO’s) could wind up being the next challenger for the WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (38-0-1, 28 KO’s) instead of a more relevant contender in the division. Read the rest of this entry »



Angulo-Kirkland, Quillin-McEwan: My take on these fights

Quillin vs. McEwan Angulo vs. Kirkland  peter quillin james kirkland craig mcewan alfredo angulo By Chris Williams: The November 5th card headed by Alfredo Angulo vs. James Kirkland is somewhat decent card, but not really blistering hot like some people think it is. I think Angulo is a really good fighter, but Kirkland was already exposed Nobuhiro Ishida last April in a 1st round knockout. Read the rest of this entry »



Freddie Roach: Both my fighters can beat Mayweather

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr amir khan By John F. McKenna (McJack): Trainer Freddie Roach is in the Philippines prepping World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) for his November 12 showdown with WBO/World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Timothy Bradley signs with Top Rank, will fight on Pacquiao-Marquez undercard on November 12th

Pacquiao vs. Marquez Bradley Casamayor Bradley vs. Casamayor  timothy bradley manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Eric Thomas: WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11 KO’s) has reportedly signed with Top Rank Promotions after many months out of the ring. Bradley will now be fighting on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez November 12th fight card against 40-year-old Joel Casamayor (38-5-1, 22 KO’s), who has lost two out of his last four fights. That’s a bad mismatch. You’d like to see Bradley fighting better guys at this stage in his career. Casamayor is a gatekeeper now and not someone that is deserving of a title shot, even if this is supposed to be a showcase fight for Bradley to make him look devastating. Read the rest of this entry »



Flashback: “Sonny” Liston profiled – Pt 3

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Prior to the match with Patterson, Liston made the famous quote:

“In the films the good guy always wins, but this is one bad guy who ain’t gonna lose.” Read the rest of this entry »



Flashback: “Sonny” Liston profiled – Pt 2

By John F. McKenna (McJack): On September 3, 1957 Liston’s life seemed to briefly stabilize when he married Geraldine Clark, but even Geraldine could not keep “Sonny” out of trouble for long. After another altercation with a police officer Liston was again arrested. Read the rest of this entry »



Flashback: “Sonny” Liston profiled – Pt 1

By John F. McKenna (McJack): There is some uncertainty as to when Charles “Sonny” Liston was born. Liston himself was not sure of his birth date, but it is believed that it was between the years of 1929 and 1932. Sonny was the 24th of 25 children born to an abusive and alcoholic father in St. Francis County, Arkansas. As was the custom in the south in those days Liston grew up working in the cotton fields with his siblings. Read the rest of this entry »



Rumor mill: Mayweather thinking of fighting Sergio Martinez

Mayweather Martinez Mayweather vs. Martinez  sergio martinez floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: Undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. is rumored to be contemplating taking on WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez according to the latest boxing news gossip. If this is true, Mayweather will once again be taking a huge fight that Manny Pacquiao has failed to agree to. Read the rest of this entry »



Groves-Smith: I’m the better fighter, says Groves

Groves vs. Smith  paul smith george groves By Scott Gilfoid: British and Commonwealth super middleweight champion George Groves (13-0, 10 KO’s) has a tough test ahead of him against former British champion Paul Smith (31-2, 17 KO’s) in a toss up fight on November 5th at the Wembley Arena in London, England. Read the rest of this entry »



Hopkins: My goal is to knock Dawson out; People are going to be shocked how I beat him

Hopkins vs. Dawson  chad dawson bernard hopkins By Dan Ambrose: WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) says his goal is to knockout challenger Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KO’s) on October 15th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Hopkins, 46, said this to eastsideboxing.com’s On The Ropes Boxing Radio: “Most people are looking for me to beat Chad Dawson. Well, they’re absolutely right. But it’s the way I beat him that I think they’re going to be shocked and surprised about…That’s my goal and what I’m gunning for.” Read the rest of this entry »



Barker-Martinez: Is HBO making a huge mistake of televising this fight?

Barker vs. Martinez  sergio martinez darren barker By Scott Gilfoid: Lou Dibella, the promoter for WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, thinks the media has it wrong to see this Saturday night’s fight between the powerful Martinez vs. the little known European fighter Darren Barker (23-0, 14 KO’s) as a horrible mismatch that’s not worthy of being shown on HBO. Read the rest of this entry »



Ricky Hatton thought of committing suicide after Pacquiao loss

Hatton Pacquiao Hatton vs. Pacquiao  ricky hatton manny pacquiao By Sean McDaniel: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton admitted that he thought of ending his life after his 2nd round TKO loss to Manny Pacquiao in 2009. Hatton’s life truly hit rock bottom at that moment to the point where visions of suicide floated around Hatton’s head. Read the rest of this entry »



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