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title Vitali Klitschko Looking to Shut Haye’s Mouth

By Matt Stein: World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (37-2, 36 KO’s) is out to make David Haye (22-1, 21 KO’s) pay for his insults of him and his younger brother Wladimir Klitschko when Vitali faces Haye on September 12th in Frankfurt, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

title News – Shumenov vs. Campillo on August 15th

By Jason Kim: World Boxing Association light heavyweight champion Gabriel Campillo (18-2, 6 KOs) will be fighting undefeated contender Beibut Shumenov (8-0, 6 KOs) on August 15th at a still to be determined location in Kazakhstan. Shumenov, 25, fought for Kazakhstan in the 2004 Olympics, and has quickly risen up in the rankings since turning pro in 2007. Campillo, 30, recently defeated WBA light heavyweight champion Hugo Hernan Garay by a 12 round majority decision last month in June to capture the title. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Not Interested in Fighting Khan: Is Ricky Afraid of Amir?

khan45233By William Mackay: Earlier today, Ricky Hatton took the air out of the possibility of him fighting World Boxing Association light welterweight champion Amir Khan by saying “I don’t think I have to beat Amir to prove anything.” Although Hatton didn’t come right out and say so, his lack of interest in coming out and taking on the 22-year-old Khan seems strange and more than a little odd that Hatton wasn’t jumping all over a fight with the younger Khan. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cleverly Defeats McIntosh

By Sean McDaniel: In what many boxing experts felt was going to be a closely contested fight between Commonwealth light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (17-0, 7 KO’s) and challenger Danny McIntosh (10-1, 4 KO’s) on Saturday night, turned out to be a huge mismatch with Cleverly knocking McIntosh down four times en route to stopping him in the 7th round at the York Hall, in Bethnal Green, London. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxing Results – Brook Defeats Lomax, Mitchell Stops Encarnacion

brook434By Nate Anderson: Undefeated BBBofC British welterweight champion Kell Brook (20-0, 13 KO’s) defeated a badly over-matched Michael Lomax (15-2-1, 2 KO’s) by a 3rd round TKO in the 3rd round on Saturday night at the M.E.N. Arena, in Manchester, England. Brook, 23, hurt Lomax with a hard left hand in the 3rd round and was teeing off on him against the ropes when referee James Davies stepped in and pulled the plug on the fight, stopping the bout at 2:41 of the 3rd. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khurtsidze Stops Bahki, Uzelkov Destroys Varga – Boxing Results

avtandil23By Erik Schmidt: Middleweight contender Avtandil Khurtsidze (19-1-2, 12 KO’s) put on an impressive punching display in stopping Jamel Bahki (19-3-2, 5 KO’s) in a 5th round stoppage on Saturday night at the Sportpalace, in Odessa, Ukraine. Khurtsidze, 25, ranked number #4 in the World Boxing Association middleweight division, swarmed Bahki with punches from rounds two through five, knocking Bahki down once in the 3rd and having him staggering at the end of the 5th. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan’s Victory Over Kotelnik Proves Little

By Scott Gilfoid: While it’s nice that Amir Khan’s chin was able to hold together long enough for him to beat World Boxing Association light welterweight champion Andriy Kotelnik last weekend by a 12-round decision, let’s not get things twisted and make more out of what Khan accomplished that what he did. This was, after all, a handpicked opponent that Khan went after and not a dangerous puncher. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao Opens as 2-to-1 Betting Favorite against Cotto, Is It Justified?

pac43423436By Giancarlo Malinconico: is the first to list Manny Pacquiao as a 2-1 betting favorite over Miguel Cotto in their November 14 clash in Las Vegas. I will be the first to say, I am not stunned by the odds. Cotto will be the bigger man in this fight, but I think people tend to overstate the weight advantage in boxing in general. In my article, Pacquiao’s “Manila Ice” will Cool Cotto, I point out many reasons for why I believe the Pacman will be victorious on November 14; obviously, the “Manila Ice” will play a major role. But there other factors. Read the rest of this entry »

title OTR Boxing Radio: BJ Flores & Fres Oquendo

click here to listen to the show Guests: BJ Flores & heavyweight contender Fres Oquendo, who is currently preparing for a July 24 showdown with former heavyweight champion, Bruce ‘The Atlantic City Express’ Seldon. Also talking about the current news and upcoming fights for the world of boxing. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxing – Super Six to the Rescue

froch-dirrell23By Gavin bridges: Less than a month ago, rumour began circulating of a Tournament, pulling in six of the premier performers within a certain weight. Immediately, a knee-jerk reaction from myself, any many of my co-contributor. Read the rest of this entry »

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