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title Could Mayweather-Marquez reach 1.6 Million Buys?

marquez43434By Chris Williams: If the latest news reports are too believed, the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Juan Manuel Marquez fight could go as high as 1.6 million pay-per-view buys, if you believe the early reports. All I can say is that if these numbers aren’t bogus, like I think they are, there’s a lot of casual boxing fans who have no clue about the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kirkland sentenced to two years in Prison; Flores wants Huck or Fragomeni – News

By Eric Thomas: Undefeated light middleweight contender James Kirkland (25-0, 22 KO’s) was sentenced earlier today to two years in prison, according to ESPN. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old Kirkland given two years due to an arrest that occurred in July in which Kirkland, a convicted felon, was caught with a firearm in his possession. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jones vs. Hopkins in February? – News

jones453244548By Jim Dower: Roy Jones Jr. (54-5, 40 KO’s) could be facing Bernard Hopkins (49-5-1, 32 KO’s) in rematch in February according to an interview by the 40-year-old Jones at Fight hype. Jones and Hopkins have come to an agreement of a 50-50 purse split for a February 2010 bout. Previously, Hopkins said that he wasn’t interested in fighting Jones unless Roy was willing to take a 40% purse split while he, Hopkins, would take the larger 60% cut. Read the rest of this entry »

title Time to be realistic about Pacquiao

pac4542349By Liam Santiago: After many months of illusion hype towards the Pac-Man, it is time for boxing fans to open their eyes and get real. Pacquaio is a good fighter, but not a great one. I am 100% sure he will lose to Miguel Cotto in November, probably by knockout. If he does not, I will never writer another article on boxing again. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hozumi Hasegawa – the best boxer in the world?

By Liam Santiago: Japanese Bantamweight star, Hozumi Hasegawa, can be sure of one title, besides his belts, the most under rated and unappreciated fighter alive today. Currently ruling the bantamweight division, Hasegawa has not lost a fight in eight years, blasting every opponent away with dazzling hand speed, power and pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

title Fury and McDermott rematch ordered

fury34234By Steven Wain: Today the British Boxing Board of Control has ordered a rematch between Tyson Fury and John McDermott; it comes after referee Terry O’Connor controversially gave Fury a 98-92 victory in their English Heavyweight Title clash. Read the rest of this entry »

title News – Haye Gets Ugly With Valuev; British Boxing Board Orders Fury-McDermott rematch

valuev4534By William Mackay: British heavyweight David Haye (22-1, 21 KO’s) unleashed his dogs of war earlier today, calling World Boxing Association heavyweight champion Nikolay Valuev “Ugly.” Haye, 28, has a scheduled fight with the 36-year-old Valuev on November 7th, in Nuremberg, Germany, that is, if Haye doesn’t back out for one reason or another. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather’s next move?

mayweather452323By Peter Howells: In case you didn’t notice, Floyd Mayweather made his return to the ring last Saturday night with a beautiful display of his considerable boxing skills to completely shutout and dominate the fighter many believed to be the pound for pound no.2 boxer in the world, Juan Manuel Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

title Juan Manuel Marquez, they stole his Dynamite

marquez453434By Bal Kang: I wanted to take a step back before I wrote this piece as I wanted to gather my thoughts and not get to emotional, although I must stress I found it difficult. Now that the dust has settled and after reading countless articles I finally decided to put my take on the weekends ‘big fight’ however my angle is different to what has dominated most sports/boxing pages with the exception of a few. Read the rest of this entry »

title Klitschko: “Can Arreola Beat Me? I Don’t Think So”

vitali-arreola3By Jason Kim: At yesterday’s final press conference at the Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko sounded confident as he prepares to defend his title for the second time against challenger Chris Arreola at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. Klitschko, 38, took a low key approach to the interview, treating Arreola with respect. Klitschko will be facing an opponent with power on par with his own. What Arreola doesn’t have the height and reach that the 6’7″ Klitschko has going for him in this fight. That alone will be a problem for Arreola to deal with in this fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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