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title De La Hoya Wants Diaz to Fight Hatton

hat7748By Eric Thomas: Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions wants Juan Diaz to fight Ricky Hatton, according to the boxing news site Fight Hype. While Diaz, 25, was being interviewed after last Saturday night’s fight by Max Kellerman, De La Hoya whispered in Diaz’s ear, telling Diaz to mention Hatton’s name to Kellerman as someone Juan would like to fight next. Read the rest of this entry »

title Bradley-Campbell Ruled a No Contest – News

By Jim Dower: For what it’s worth, the August 1st bout between World Boxing Organization light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley and Nate Campbell has been ruled a no contest by the California State Athletic commission today. The ruling was the result of an injury that occurred to Campbell during a head clash with Bradley in the 3rd round. Read the rest of this entry »

title Juan Diaz Looks Like a Shot Fighter

By Eric Thomas: Never-mind that Juan Diaz (35-2, 17 KO’s) was given what many boxing fans consider to be a gift decision by the hometown judges over visiting Paulie Malingaggi last Saturday night, in Houston, Texas. What really concerns me is how shot Diaz looked as a fighter. Read the rest of this entry »

title Wladimir Klitschko On OTR Boxing Radio

On The Ropes Boxing Radio will have an Exclusive Interview with Ring Magazine Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko talking about his career and whats next for him in the ring. On The Ropes will also be discussing the past weeks fight and all the boxing news and upcoming fights for next weekend.

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title Haye-Valuev: Will Big Nikolay Maul David?

Valuev-Haye6By Chris Williams: On November 7th, former WBA/WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion David Haye (22-1, 21 KO’s) will be facing a fighter over 100 pounds heavier than him and almost one foot taller 7’0” World Boxing Association heavyweight champion Nikolay Valuev (50-1, 34 KO’s) in Germany. By that time, Haye, 28, will have been out of the ring for almost but not quite 12 full months since his last fight against 38-year-old journeyman Monte Barrett. Haye was careful in selecting Barrett’s name from the top 15 in the heavyweight division, staying away from arguably much more dangerous fighters like Kevin Johnson, Odlanier Solis, Eddie Chambers and Alexander Povetkin. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather vs. Marquez to be Shown in Movie Theaters – News

By Jim Dower: In a sign of how far Golden Boy Promotions is willing to go to try and make a buck of the September 19th fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the CEO of Golden Boy, Richard Schaefer, said that the Marquez-Mayweather event will be shown in 170 movie theaters around the United States on September 19th, according to Fight News. Read the rest of this entry »

title World Rankings Official Amateur – First Ever Rankings

lomachenko44By Bernard O’Neill: World amateur boxing chiefs AIBA have unveiled their first every official World rankings. The lists are compiled according to performances and points accumulated at ranking events, namely the Olympics, World Championships, World Youth Championships, Olympic Qualifiers and Confederation Championships. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan vs. Malignaggi: Is Paulie Safe Enough for the Glass-Jawed Amir?

By Chris Williams: WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (21-1, 15 KO’s) needs an opponent for his next fight, which Khan would like to take place in the United States so that he could raise his image there. Khan needed look any further than former IBF light welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi, whose stock has increased despite losing a controversial 12 round decision to Juan Diaz this past weekend in Houston, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather vs. Marquez: Here’s a reason Why it’s Good if Floyd Loses

mayweather4334437By Adam Wells: Maybe the best thing to come from this upcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather and Juan Manuel Marquez would be a defeat to Floyd Mayweather. No not to dent the huge ego and not for the glory of his opponent but for us fight fans to finally see the best of Pretty Boy. From the moment he won his fist world title at junior lightweight (130lbs) against then champion Genaro Hernandez Floyd has been accused of “ducking” the best in favour of fights that would either suit his style or suit his pocket. Read the rest of this entry »

title Thaxton-Murray: Do or Die for Jon

thaxton42349By Steven Wain: Jon “Jono” Thaxton (34-10-19 KO’s) will have his career on the line in a 12 round contest when he takes on Manchester’s John Murray (27-0-15 KO’s) for the vacant British lightweight title. The fight will take place on October 3rd at the Leisure Centre, Altrincham, Cheshire, United Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

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