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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. Sadam Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) on December 2 on HBO. Instead, the former IBF middleweight champion Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) will be headlining his own card on HBO Boxing on December 16, possibly against Hugo Centeno Jr. […]

Cotto-Kirkland Showdown Cancelled

Roc Nation Sports today received notification from James Kirkland’s team that Kirkland has suffered an injury which will force him to withdraw from his match against Five-Time World Champion Miguel Cotto on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The reported injury is a fractured nose. Unfortunately, the entire HBO Pay-Per-View show at Ford Center at The Star […]

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. Kirkland and Cotto were supposed to be fighting on HBO pay-per-view at the Ford Center at the Star, in Frisco, Texas. There’s no […]

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. James Kirkland “The Return” on Saturday, February 25 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco. The event, sponsored by Corona Extra, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning […]

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. This would be part of Cotto’s last […]

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. Puerto Rican legend Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) has long been one of boxing’s biggest and best […]

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. Cotto, 36, doesn’t agree, because he’s saying that Kirkland is the best fighter. Kirkland hasn’t shown himself to be […]

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. Yormark says it’s up to Ward whether he wants to continue his career. Ward is sounding like he’s not sure if he wants to continue […]

Miguel Cotto wants Canelo rematch

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) is already talking about wanting a rematch against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) despite the fact that he’s not gotten past his scheduled opponent for next month in James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) on February 25 on HBO PPV. Cotto, 36, says he wants the best […]

Kirkland prefers to see Canelo-Golovkin rather than Canelo-Chavez Jr.

By Dan Ambrose: Like a lot of boxing fans, James Kirkland says he prefers to see Saul “Canelo” Alvarez face middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in 2017 rather than seeing Canelo fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Canelo’s promoters at Golden Boy are currently in negotiations with Chavez Jr’s manager Al Haymon for a fight on […]


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