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title How would the champions of today fare against the top fighters of twenty years ago? (Part One-Heavyweight to Middleweight)

tyson33343434By Steven Pink: It is the nature of the sporting enthusiast to look back to the halcyon days of his youth in search of greatness in his fistic heroes. In gazing into antiquity the dreamy afterglow cast by the great fighters of the more distant past presents us with an even more effulgent nimbus of immortality. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tony Jeffries ready for his hardest test – News

jeffries3437By Liam Santiago: This Friday, Olympic Bronze medalist, Tony Jeffries will face his toughest test to date. The Sunderland man will face Artem Solomko, who is the Belarus light-heavyweight boxing champion. Solomko has also faced former European champions. Although Jeffries has only had three bouts, he has no intentions of wasting time on easy opposition. The fight is live on Sky Sports, 10 pm, on the undercard of Jason Booth and Michael Hunter. Read the rest of this entry »

title Clottey and Quintana sign to fight on December 5th – News

quintana4342By Liam Santiago: Joshua Clottey has finally signed to fight former Puerto Rican champion, Carlos Quintana on the undercard of Pavlik/Williams, on December 5th, in what will be a scheduled ten round bout. According to Carl Moretti, of Top Rank, ”The winner probably will be in line for a nice payday and a much bigger fight”. The bout will be the opening fight on the bill. Read the rest of this entry »

title News – Roach want automatic DQ for low blows from Cotto!

roach4523423By Liam Santiago: Legendary boxing trainer, Freddie Roach claims he will insist that any low blows Manny Pacquiao might receive from Miguel Cotto, accidental or not, will result in automatic disqualification. Roach is due to attend a ‘rules meeting’, where he is adamant the rule will be enforced whether Cotto likes it or not. Roach also has some complaints about the choice of referees for the bout. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kotelnik : “I’ll punish Khan in our next bout”! – News

kotelnik45578By Liam Santiago: Former World Boxing Association light welterweight champion, Andreas Kotelnik has blasted Amir Khan for the manner in which he beat the Ukrainian in order to take his title. Kotelnik claims that Khan did not win convincingly and did not fight the way a champion fights. The ex champion claims that next time, eveything will be very different. Read the rest of this entry »

title Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Paquiao In The Making

pac4348By Sander Rennarb Aznarrac Jr. When Pound for Pound King Floyd Mayweather retired from boxing in 2007, an anticipated big fight with then unbeaten WBO titlist Miguel Cotto did not materialize. His successive wins against Oscar dela Hoya and Ricky Hatton may have warranted him a break from boxing that earned him fame and fortune. Some doubted his retirement as a decent way to dodge speculated challenge from formidable welterweights in Miguel Cotto, Antonio Margarito, and Shane Mosley as front runners. Read the rest of this entry »

title Amir Khan: Sky’s the limit or limit’s the sky?

khan5342345By Brinsley Bailey: Call it destiny, good fortune or divine intervention but Amir Khan’s first round knockout loss to Breidis Prescott in September 2008 propelled Khan on the road toward boxing greatness. After his first loss, the British press and many boxing fans were quick to attack the “limited” Khan for his poor defence and tactics. This brutal and perhaps well needed criticism, forced Khan to question his attitude and approach to boxing. Read the rest of this entry »

title Castle Hill boxer disgusted after being robbed against Haroon Khan

By Liam Santiago: Chris Blinkhorn has stated he will never fight in Bolton again after losing a very controversial decision to Haroon Khan, the younger brother of Amir on Saturday night. After hearing the results Blinkhorn’s actions earned him a suspension. However, Blinkhorn had every right to be angry. However the judges came to the decision 10-2 is a complete mystery. Read the rest of this entry »

title Playing the Pick ‘Em Game 2009 Pt. II: Abraham-Taylor, Haye-Valuev, Adamek-Golota

taylor454334By Philip H. Anselmo:

Arthur Abraham vs. Jermain Taylor

Arthur will beat Jermain over 12 decisively. Taylor will gain a personal victory by making it the 12 round distance, but will get out-hustled down the stretch, again. Abraham will open a lot of eyes after this performance. His skill-level must have been forgotten by the majority of Americans who are picking Taylor to win. It wasn’t that long ago that Arthur beat a fresher version of Edison Miranda, twice. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hopkins-Ornelas: Why Didn’t Bernard face a better Opponent for His Tune-Up?

hop66754448By Chris Williams: Bernard Hopkins (49-5-1, 32 KO’s) will be fighting Enrique Ornelas (29-5, 19 KO’s) in a tune-up bout on December 2nd at Liacouras Center, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is a warm-up bout for the 44-year-old Hopkins so that he can get prepared for a bout next year against Roy Jones Jr. That fight will be a huge money maker for Hopkins and Jones. However, what gripes me is why of all fighters for Hopkins to choose from, he chose Ornelas. What is up with that? Frankly, I think Ornelas, 29, is a lame choice for a fighter like Hopkins. I don’t mind a fighter like Hopkins fighting a tune-up bout, because goodness knows he needs one. Read the rest of this entry »


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