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title Pavlik’s hand still healing from surgery – News

pavlik524227By Jason Kim: World Boxing Organization/WBC middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik’s left hand is still healing after surgery on August 31st. It’s unknown at this point when Pavlik will be healed enough to start training for a December 5th title defense against Paul Williams in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »



title Will the Roach-Pacquiao working relationship be the same as it was before?

roach432345By Eric Thomas: With Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach complaining in the past weeks about not being able to speak to Pacquiao on the phone and being blocked from contacting him, you have to wonder whether the relationship will be the same once Roach and Pacquiao begin working together again. Read the rest of this entry »



title OTR Boxing Radio: Marvin Hagler

At 7 pm ET, On The Ropes Boxing Radio will have an Exclusive interview with Marvelous Marvin Hagler talking about his career and what he`s doing now. On The Ropes Boxinng Radio will also be discussing all the current boxing news and upcoming fights.

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title The Key to Victory: Cotto Needs to Rough Pacquiao Up

cotto4532434By Manuel Perez: If Miguel Cotto (34-1, 27 KO’s) wants to beat Manny Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37 KO’s) on November 14th, he’s going to have to make a point to rough Pacquiao up early and often and make it tough for the smaller fighter. Pacquiao will come in at pretty much the same weight as Cotto at the weigh-in, but by the time the fight takes place, you can expect that Cotto will have a 10 to 15 pound weight advantage over Pacquiao. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hopkins sees Marquez as Fearless

marquez453434By Dave Lahr: Light heavyweight Bernard Hopkins was impressed with Juan Manuel Marquez after seeing HBO’s Mayweather-Marquez episode 2, saying to Boxing Talk “I just watched a Real Mexican [Marquez], who is soon to be a Mexican living legend drink his own urine. Read the rest of this entry »



title Chavez Jr. vs. LeHoullier this Saturday

By Dave Lahr: Light middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (39-0-1, 29 KO’s) will continue his conquest of the B level fighters by fighting yet another one this Saturday night, taking on little known Jason LeHoullier (21-1-1, 8 KO’s) at the El Palenque de la Feriam Tepic, in Nayarit, Mexico. The bout is scheduled for 10 rounds, which for Chavez Jr. is a good thing, because his questionable stamina likely won’t come into play. Read the rest of this entry »



title Rumor Mill: Mayweather getting beaten up in sparring

mayweather546342342By Eric Thomas: In the latest news from the rumor mill, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is getting beaten up in sparring sessions with World Boxing Organization light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (27-0, 13 KO’s). I can’t say I’m all that surprised if it does turn out to be true because Peterson, 25, is one of the best light welterweights in the division. Read the rest of this entry »



title Fury vs. McDermott on Friday

fury32247By Nate Anderson: There’s a lot on the line this Friday night when big Tyson Fury (7-0, 7 KO’s) takes on John McDermott (25-5, 15 KO’s) for the British heavyweight title at the Brentwood Centre. To start with, Fury will be hoping to continue his knockout streak a little while longer, and then there’s the matter of the bragging rights of England. Read the rest of this entry »



title Sonsona and Viloria Could Be Fighting on Same Card in Manila – News

sonsona453423By Manuel Perez: There’s a strong possibility that WBO super flyweight champion Marvin Sonsona (14-0, 12 KO’s) and international Boxing Federation light flyweight title holder Brian Viloria (26-2, 15 KO’s) could be fighting on the same card in Manila early next year, according to Gman News. It sounds great, right? Well, I was hoping that they would be fighting each other, so that one of them could get wiped out. Right now, I’d favor the young 19-year-old Sonsona by a 1st round knockout. Read the rest of this entry »



title The Welsh Wizard continues to produce magic

By Daniel Cann: To many fight fans the Welsh boxer Howard Winstone holds a special place in the pantheon of great boxers past. To put his place in sporting history into context, if the 1970s were regarded as ‘the Golden age’ for Welsh rugby, then the 1960s belonged to Winstone. Read the rest of this entry »



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