Froch-Bute fights will make an eventual Ward bout that much bigger

Froch vs. Bute  lucian bute carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) is doing the right thing in letting Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KO’s) and IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) fight it out in a proposed two-fight tournament next year, as the winner of this fight can then meet up with Ward in an unofficial continuation of the Super Six tournament. Read the rest of this entry »



Cleverly not eager to fight Maccarinelli for some reason: Fear perhaps?

 nathan cleverly enzo maccarinelli By Scott Gilfoid: You can always smell fear coming from a fighter based on the excuse they make not to take on certain fighters. Perhaps we’re seeing a good example of that in WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (23-0, 11 KO’s) in his reluctance to take on the hard hitting 6’4” Enzo Maccarinelli (33-5, 26 KO’s) next. This is bad. Cleverly doesn’t want any part of knockout artist Maccarinelli. How funny. I guess that’s why Cleverly is the last British world champion. You’ve got to know you’re limitations. Read the rest of this entry »



Nathan Cleverly: The last British champion standing

 nathan cleverly By Scott Gilfoid: With all the other British world champions having been mowed down with the recent losses of David Haye and Amir Khan, only WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (23-0, 11 KO’s) remains as the last Brit world champion, and he’s not likely to stay champion for long unless he keeps getting matched carefully. Read the rest of this entry »



Lamont Peterson could fight his next bout in Washington, DC

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Amir Khan and his promoter Richard Schaefer have reportedly been ignored by IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson in trying to get in contact with him to get badly needed rematch. According to news sources, Peterson is looking to meet with Washington City leaders in DC to see about having his first title defense take place at home in DC. There’s no word who that opponent might be but it appears it won’t be the pushy Khan. Read the rest of this entry »



Dibella slams Chavez Jr. and Saul Alvarez

 saul alvarez julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: Promoter Lou Dibella obviously has no love lost with Saul Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., both of which he’s not too impressed with in terms of talent despite their unbeaten records and title belts. Read the rest of this entry »



Victor Ortiz comes clean, says he wanted to break Mayweather’s nose

Mayweather Ortiz Mayweather vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By Dan Ambrose: In an interview at Ringtv, former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz confessed to the real reason he head-butted Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their fight last September. Ortiz was knocked out in the 4th round shortly after losing a point for head-butting Mayweather. For some reason Ortiz felt necessary to continue to apologize to Mayweather after losing the point. Read the rest of this entry »



Lara vs. Hearns mismatch moved to Berto-Ortiz undercard on Feb. 11th

Lara Hearns Berto vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz ronald hearns erislandy lara andre berto By Dan Ambrose: If you’re excited about seeing Erislandy Lara take on fringe middleweight contender Ronald Hearns then you might like the news that the fight has moved from its previous spot on the January 21st undercard of the Paul Williams vs. Nobuhiro Ishida card to the February 11th undercard of the Andre Berto vs. Victor Ortiz II rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Chisora: I’m going to send Vitali into retirement on February 18th

Chisora Klitschko Chisora vs. Klitschko  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Scott Gilfoid: If there’s anything that Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) is good for its hyping fight and giving good quotes. Other than that, Chisora is way, way over his head in his February 18th fight against WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) and it’s completely laughable to see Chisora talking boldly but without the power, size or skills to back it up. Read the rest of this entry »



Macklin to fight Sergio Martinez on March 17th

Macklin Martinez Macklin vs. Martinez  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s) has failed in trying to line up a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao for his next fight in 2012. Instead Martinez has to settle for middleweight contender Matthew Macklin (28-3, 19 KOs) for his next fight on March 17th in New York. This about the same quality level as Martinez’s last fight against Darren Barker, if not worse. Read the rest of this entry »



Saúl Álvarez vs. Cotto, Margarito, Mosley or Mayorga

 shane mosley saul alvarez ricardo mayorga miguel cotto antonio margarito By Tommy Graves: When considering Saúl Álvarez, the phrase ‘don’t believe the hype’ comes into mind but as I am an open minded person and would like to think I could neutrally and fairly analyze a boxer. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch wants comeback fight in Nottingham

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch amir khan By Sean McDaniel: Having lost his WBC super middleweight title last weekend to Andre Ward in the Super Six tournament, Carl Froch is interested in fighting at home in Nottingham, England for his next fight. Froch hasn’t fought at home in Nottingham since winning a controversial 12 round decision over Andre Dirrell in 2009. He hopes to fight either IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute or Mikkel Kessler next. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan needs to find a better way to deal with Peterson’s pressure rather than shoving and pushing down on his head

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: I find it hilarious that Amir Khan’s promoter Richard Schaefer thinks he’s got a good case to have Khan’s loss to Lamont Peterson overturned. The argument that Schaefer and Khan have for the fight being overturned is that Khan shouldn’t have been docked points for pushing off on Peterson, and that Peterson should have had points taken off for coming in with his head. Read the rest of this entry »



Mundine dreaming of fighting Chavez Jr. on Feb 4th, then facing Wlodarczyk at cruiserweight

Chavez Mundine Chavez vs. Mundine  krzysztof wlodarczyk julio cesar chavez jr anthony mundine By Jim Dower: Former two time WBA super middleweight champion Anthony Mundine (43-4, 25 KO’s) is hoping to get picked out as the neck challenger for WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight on February 4th. Mundine, 36, then wants to move up three divisions and face WBC cruiserweight champion Krzystof Wladarczyk for his cruiserweight belt all within months of each other. Read the rest of this entry »



Schaefer believes he has a good chance of getting Khan loss overturned

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Sean McDaniel: Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer believes he’s got enough information to get his fighter former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan’s loss to Lamont Peterson overturned so that Khan will not only get his titles back but will be given a win. Khan lost a 12 round split decision to Lamont Peterson on December 10th by the scores of 115-110 for Khan, and 113-112 and 113-112 for Peterson. Read the rest of this entry »



Golden Boy CEO to fight Khan loss

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By John F. McKenna (McJack): Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is not only still angry at what he describes as “home cooking” in the loss of former WBA/IBF light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) to the new WBA/IBF champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) he will attempt to have the loss overturned. Read the rest of this entry »



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