Antonio Margarito contemplating comeback to boxing at 154 or 160, training very hard

margarito34By Demetrius Luke: After four years since his last fight in 2011, former three time welterweight world champion Antonio Margarito (38-8, 27 KOs) has been training very hard and is seriously considering returning to the sport at light middleweight or middleweight.

Margarito retired in 2011 after losing his rematch against Miguel Cotto and before that losing to a decision to Manny Pacquiao in 2010 in a catch-weight fight at 150 pounds for the vacant WBC junior middleweight title at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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Anthony Joshua now ranked number two with the WBC in the heavyweight rankings

joshua56777By Demetrius Luke: British heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs) has been updated and newly ranked in number two position with the WBC in the heavyweight ratings, this came after Joshua stopped American Kevin Johnson inside two rounds just under two weeks ago. Joshua has been a pro just under two years now but has already taken a top 15 ranking spot in all the body organizations.

This will come surprising to majority of people in the boxing world considering Joshua has only just finished his apprenticeship in boxing and will look to set to climb the rankings now but with him being as high as number two, he can fight whoever he can choose to now.

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Cotto admits he isn’t a true middleweight, Canelo Alvarez bout likely next

Image: Cotto admits he isn't a true middleweight, Canelo Alvarez bout likely next(Hoganphotos/Roc Nation Sports/Miguel Cotto Promotion) By Demetrius Luke: WBC middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) stopped his opponent Daniel Geale in the 4th round last Saturday night in retaining his title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The 34-year-old Cotto knocked Geale down twice in the 4th round with Geale choosing not continue fighting after the second knock down.

In the post fight interview, HBO analyst Max Kellerman asked Miguel Cotto if he is a true middleweight to which Cotto replied ”What do you think”? to which Kellerman responded with ”It doesn’t look like it” and Cotto finished off by saying ”I’m not a middleweight”

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Oscar De La Hoya considering a comeback, eyeing Golovkin bout

delahoya56By Demetrius Luke: One of boxing’s former big PPV fighters Oscar De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KO’s) is considering making a comeback in boxing and is eyeing a big fight with middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) if he does indeed make the return. De La Hoya has been out of the ring since suffering a one sides loss to Manny Pacquiao in December 2008. Pacquiao totally out classed him and stopped him in the 8th round.

It is unsure why Oscar wants to make a comeback seven years on as financially he is secure and is successfully running his own promotional company with Golden Boy Promotions.

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Carl Froch vs Gennady Golovkin possible at super middleweight

golovkin883By Demetrius Luke: A bout between former four time super middleweight world champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) and current WBA (super) middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) is possible at super middleweight in the fall.

The fight would take place in the UK as that is where the card would almost certainty be a pay per view bill in a big outdoor football stadium. Froch was part of the last outdoor stadium fight in the UK just over a year ago when he defeated long time rival George Groves at Wembley Stadium.

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Hearn ”Anthony Joshua could face Thompson, Arreola, Solis and Charr this year”

hearn666By Demetrius Luke: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn is looking to match heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs) in with some top names in the division before the year is out starting with a big fight in September with a boxing domestic name along the line of David Price, Derick Chisora or Dillian Whyte.

After that Hearn is looking to move onto European level with some of the experienced names that have a solid background with them from beating some previous big names.

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Carl Froch to decide on his next move this week with announcement, legacy and future

froch111By Demetrius Luke: Carl Froch is no doubt one of the biggest names in British boxing over the past decade, facing all the top fighters of his generation since being at the elite level and winning numerous world championships over the years.

”The Cobra” as he refers himself is now at a situation where he either calls it a day on his wonderful action packed career and he enjoys his lovely family knowing he has financially set himself and them up for life or he can lace the gloves up one more time and take on the biggest rising star in boxing today taking a huge risk.

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Anthony Joshua vs. Dillian Whyte likely for September 12th for British heavyweight title

joshua888By Demetrius Luke: British heavyweight prospects Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte are on a collision course to face off in September for the vacant British heavyweight title at The O2 Arena recently vacated by fellow Brit Tyson Fury. Joshua and Whyte have a deep history after facing off in the amateurs with Whyte being the victor. However, the professional game is a whole new level of boxing with both guys growing in physical attributes and maturing mentally, both fighters have looked very good since turning professional both boasting undefeated records.

Anthony Joshua is coming off the back of an impressive 2nd round stoppage win over the experienced American Kevin Johnson. Johnson was tipped to take Anthony Joshua rounds but was blown out inside two rounds which has left Joshua’s promoter realizing his young heavyweight prospect needing to be bought along quicker to a higher level.

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