Rigondeaux’s promotional contract with Top Rank expires on July 15th

 guillermo rigondeaux By Chris Williams: Unbeaten WBA World super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux’s promotional contract with Top Rank expires as of July 15th, and it’s unclear whether Rigondeaux and his manager will be resigning with them. If not, there will no doubt be a lot of promoters that will want to land the 31-year-old Cuban. Read the rest of this entry »



CBS won’t be televising Canelo-Lopez fight on 9/15

Alvarez vs. Lopez  saul alvarez By Dan Ambrose: It seems that CBS has decided for whatever reason to not televise the September 15th fight between WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez, according to Dan Rafael. That’s got to really hurt Golden Boy Promotions, the promoter for the young 21-year-old Alvarez. Read the rest of this entry »



Sergio Martinez: I’m going to give Chavez Jr. a real beating

Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez Chavez Jr Martinez  sergio martinez By Dan Ambrose: Sergio Martinez is promising WBC World middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. a lot of pain when they finally meet up on September 15th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Martinez wants to smash the huge cruiserweight-sized Chavez Jr. and take his belt in front of what will likely be a large pay-per-view audience on HBO. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch bellyaching about not getting the recognition he deserves

 carl froch By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch should be more than happy right now. He’s twice won the WBC 168 pound title and he recently beat the talented IBF champion Lucian Bute, who many boxing fans had previously thought was the best fighter in the division. But for some reason Froch doesn’t think he’s received the recognition that he feels that he deserves for the things he’s accomplished. Read the rest of this entry »



Steward: Chisora could face Wladimir next if he gets past Haye

Chisora Haye Chisora vs. Haye  wladimir klitschko derek chisora david haye By Sean McDaniel: Emanuel Steward, the trainer for IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, sees Dereck Chisora as potential opponent for Wladimir next if Chisora can beat former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye on Saturday night at Upton Park. Steward sees the Haye-Chisora fight as a toss-up, whereas Wladimir feels Haye’s speed will enable him to win the bout. Read the rest of this entry »



Roach: Khan is going to test Garcia in the 1st round, and we may get a quick KO if he’s not ready

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  danny garcia amir khan By William Mackay: Trainer Freddie Roach says Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) is going to jump on WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (23-0, 14 KO’s) in the 1st round on Saturday to see if he can get him out quickly if he’s not ready or can’t cope. Read the rest of this entry »



Donaire could fight Arce in October, Nishioka in December

Donaire Arce Donaire vs. Arce  toshiaki nishioka nonito donaire jorge arce By Chris Williams: It’s looking like IBF/WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire will be staying at 122 a little while longer than we suspected after beating little known IBF champ Jeffrey Mathebula by an unimpressive 12 round decision last Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: My fight against Garcia will be bigger than the Chisora-Haye fight because two world titles will be on the line

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia Chisora vs. Haye  derek chisora david haye danny garcia amir khan By William Mackay: Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) will be attempting to capture his old 140 pound WBA title this Saturday night along with the WBC strap that’s in possession of champion Danny Garcia (23-0, 14 KO’s) when they meet up at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Dirrell’s trainer says there wasn’t enough time to get ready for Stevenson bout

 andre dirrell By Scott Gilfoid: Yesterday, Andre Dirrell (20-1, 14 KO’s) chose to decline an August 11th IBF 168 pound eliminator bout against Canada’a Adonis Stevenson (18-1, 15 KO’s) in a fight that would have taken place in Montreal on the undercard of the Tavoris Cloud vs. Jean Pascal bout. Read the rest of this entry »



Saul Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez fight agreed upon; contracts waiting to be signed

Alvarez Lopez  saul alvarez By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions has decided to match their young cash cow fighter WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 KO’s) up against Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KO’s) on September 15th rather than finding a junior middleweight contender or a champion to fight Alvarez. The deal has been agreed upon, and only the contracts are waiting to be signed. Read the rest of this entry »



Boxing dead? Not if these fights are made!

Ward Dawson Ward vs. Dawson  chad dawson andre ward By Simon Hirst: Much to the annoyance of many boxing fans, when a bad decision is made by judges or a boxer fails a drugs test, critics are quick to jump out and declare boxing dead. Most these critics don’t follow boxing, understand the noble art and perhaps on a grassroots level, boxing’s role in society. Read the rest of this entry »



Objective about Floyd’s Jail Time

 floyd mayweather jr By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: I’m not a perfect man or writer. In fact, I’m not perfect at all. However, I do strive for excellence and I make mistakes along the way. Floyd Mayweather Jr’s jail sentence has seemingly brought joy to many of those that hate him. Some of the comments I’ve read are mind blowing. But I’m choosing to look at it from a different point of view. Read the rest of this entry »



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