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Mike Perez easily beats Ahunanya by lopsided decision

By William Mackay: Unbeaten former Cuban amateur star Mike Perez (18-0, 12 KO’s) made it look easy in beating 40-year-old journeyman Friday Ahunanya ( 24-9-3, 13 KO’s) by a lopsided 10 round unanimous decision on Friday night at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California.  → read full article

Kimbo Slice defeats Hackmann, looks terrible

By Dan Ambrose: Fighting for the third time as a professional boxer, former web brawler and MMA fighter 37-year-old Kevin “Kimbo” Slice (3-0, 2 KO’s) defeated Charles Hackmann (0-1) by a four round unanimous decision on Friday night at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.  → read full article

Burns still looking for an opponent for March 10th defense in Scotland

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO interim lightweight champion Ricky Burns (33-2, 9 KO’s) is still looking for an opponent for his first fight defending his interim strap on March 10th at the Braehead Arena in Glascow, Scotland.  → read full article

Chavez-Rubio: Julio to taste defeat for the first time

By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) has been blessed with being the son of a boxing legend in father Julio Cesar Chavez.  → read full article

Will Chisora give Klitschko problems?

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) is taking his title shot against World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) very seriously.  → read full article

Khan: Peterson is afraid I’ll knock him out in a rematch

By William Mackay: Amir Khan is frustrated that he can’t get a rematch with IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and is under the impression that Peterson is afraid of him because of his reluctance to sign on for an immediate rematch.  → read full article

Marquez will be doing Arum a big favor by facing Timothy Bradley

By Chris Williams: If WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez can’t get a rematch with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, Marquez says he plans on moving up to the light welterweight division where he might take on World Boxing Organization light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KO’s) for his title.  → read full article

Roach says Arum gave him four names for Pacquiao’s next fight: Cotto, Bradley, Marquez and Peterson

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach is reportedly saying that promoter Bob Arum has given him four names – Timothy Bradley, Miguel Cotto, Lamont Peterson and Juan Manuel Marquez – as the fighters that are in the running to be selected from for Pacquiao’s next fight in early 2012.  → read full article

Jermain Taylor already looks good enough to beat Chavez Jr., Sturm, Pirog and Geale

By William Mackay: 33-year-old former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Jermain Taylor (29-4-1, 18 KO’s) returned to the ring last night and showed little signs of rust in stopping Jessie Nicklow (22-3-3, 8 KO’s) in the 8th round of a scheduled 10 round bout at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California.  → read full article

Caballero retains WBA title, defeats Hosono by lopsided decision

By Eric Thomas: World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Celestino Caballero (36-4, 23 KO’s) successfully defended his title on Saturday night defeating the much shorter challenger Satoshi Hosono (21-2, 15 KO’s) from Japan by a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision in Yokohama, Japan.  → read full article

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