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title Will Haye Make Excuses When He Loses to Wladimir?

By Chris Williams: In looking at how David Haye has come across as supremely confident about being able to knockout a “boring” IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, I’m wondering what Haye’s behavior will be like if he’s beaten by Wladimir? I don’t know why but I get the sense that Haye is the type that will start offering up immediate excuses after the loss rather than kissing Klitschko’s backside like he should be doing after a loss. Read the rest of this entry »

title Chris John vs. Juarez II on June 27th; Martinez Picks Up WBC Light Middleweight Belt – News

By Jim Dower: WBA featherweight champion Chris John (42-0-1, 22 KOs) will be facing Rocky Juarez (28-4-1, 20 KOs) in a much needed rematch next month on June 27th. This time, the bout will take place on neutral territory at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California. Their previous fight in February 2009 ended up in a controversial 12 round draw which left few fans happy. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxing – Is Andy Lee Still Relevant In the Middleweight Division?

lee43334By Sean McDaniel: It’s disappointing how far middleweight Andy Lee’s star has faded since his 7th round stoppage loss to Brian Vera last year. In that fight, Lee had Vera hurt early in the fight but was unable to finish him off. Vera then stuck around and began to batter the tall, slender 6’2” Lee with big right hands in the 6th and 7th, wobbling Lee and puffing up his face. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather Jr. Still Sees Himself as the #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter

By Jason Kim: Recently, I was kind of stunned to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. (39-0, 25 KOs) trying to argue his case as to why he should still be the number #1 pound-for-pound boxing star in the sport despite having been out of the sport for two years. Mayweather, 32, was coming at it from the angle that he hadn’t been beaten so therefore he should still be the number #1 star in boxing. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mosley, Cotto and Mayweather Should Tell Pacquiao What He Can Do With His “Catch Weight”

By Manuel Perez: I don’t care if we never see Manny Pacquiao face Shane Mosley, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto if it means that these fighters have to meet Pacquiao at a catch weight. Forget that, if it was me I would tell Pacquiao I’d say no way, I’m not going to do it at anything other than the full welterweight limit. Read the rest of this entry »

title UFC 98 Results – Machida Knocks Out Evans

evans3234By Jim Slattengren: In Saturday night’s UFC 98 main event, undefeated Lyoto Machida (15-0) took out previously unbeaten Rashad Evans (18-1-1) in the 2nd round to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Machida, 30, who specializes in Karate, completely dominated Evans, 29, knocking him cold in the 2nd round with a hard left to the head. Read the rest of this entry »

title The Cintron – Angulo fight

By Sam Gregory: On May 30th at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida former welterweight contender Kermit Cintron will make yet another attempt to set himself a place back in the rankings by taking on undefeated Jr middleweight challenger Alfredo Angulo. Read the rest of this entry »

title Brewster vs. Haapoja on May 30th – Boxing

brewster35234446By Eric Thomas: Former WBO heavyweight champion Lamon Brewster (35-4, 30 KOs) is slowly trying to work his way back into title contention after losing his World Boxing Organization heavyweight title two years ago in a close 12 round decision loss to Sergey Lyakhovich on April 1st, 2006. Next Saturday night on May 30th, Brewster, 35, will be traveling to Finland to fight a local fighter by the name of Juho Haapoja (9-2-1, 7 KOs) in an eight-round bout at the Hartwall Arena, in Helsinki. Read the rest of this entry »

title Was Hatton Ruined By Mayweather?

hat5466By William Mackay: Lately in the past week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been taking credit for supposedly ruining Hatton as a fighter by knocking him out in the 10th round in their December 2007 bout. While Hatton did end up getting knocked out in the fight, it wasn’t anything close to being a particularly nasty knockout like the one that Hatton suffered in his 2nd round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd. Read the rest of this entry »

title Is Pacquiao Avoiding Mayweather?

By Manuel Perez: Up until now, Manny Pacquiao’s trainer has done a great job of making it seem as if it’s Floyd Mayweather Jr., who’s the one that will ultimately make it difficult for a future Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout to take place. Read the rest of this entry »

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