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James Kirkland faces Jas Phipps on November 9 in San Antonio, TX

By Jeff Aronow: Middleweight James Kirkland (33-2, 29 KOs) is fighting journeyman Jas Phipps (10-7, 5 KOs) in a scheduled 8 round fight next month on November 9 at the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas.  → read full story

James Kirkland makes comeback on August 24

By Jeff Aranow: James Kirkland will be making his long awaited comeback on August 24 in a six round fight against journeyman Colby Courter (13-14, 10 KOs) at the Erwin Center, in Austin, Texas.  → read full story

James Kirkland Signs to Davies Entertainment

James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KO) former regional WBO-NABO Junior Middleweight Champion inked a comprehensive management deal with up & comer Davies Entertainment in a move signaling: The Boom is Back!  → read full story

Lemieux to fight on Dec.16 on HBO

By Dan Ambrose: David Lemieux won’t be fighting on the undercard of Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) vs.  → read full story

Kirkland injured, Cotto fight off

By Dan Ambrose: James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) has reportedly suffered an injury and his scheduled February 25 fight against Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) is now off, according to Dan Rafael.  → read full story

Rigondeaux vs. Flores, De La Hoya vs. Salinas Added to Cotto-Kirkland PPV Undercard

Two action-packed fights featuring world champions, emerging stars and fierce rivalries have been added to the televised pay-per-view undercard of Miguel Cotto vs.  → read full story

Cotto interested in Marquez fight after Kirkland

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) is reportedly interested in facing 43-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KOs) in his next fight after he faces James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) on February 25 on HBO PPV from the Ford Center at The Star, in Frisco, Texas.  → read full story

Miguel Cotto v James Kirkland & David Lemieux v Curtis Stevens on BoxNation

BoxNation will air two blockbuster bills exclusively live on the channel with five-time world champion Miguel Cotto facing knockout king James Kirkland on February 25th before former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux takes on Curtis Stevens on March 11th.  → read full story

Cotto: Kirkland is the best and most dangerous fighter

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto’s fight against James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) on February 25th next month is perceived by the boxing public as a dreadful mismatch, and not worthy of being televised on HBO PPV.  → read full story

Ward will do what he wants to do, says Roc Nation executive

By Allan Fox: Andre Ward’s promoter Michael Yormark of Roc Nation Sports isn’t sure whether Ward will choose to continue his boxing career and face Sergey Kovalev in a rematch.  → read full story

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