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title News – Dawson Wants Bout With Calzaghe

dawson4343By Jim Dower: International Boxing Federation light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson reportedly wants a fight with Joe Calzaghe next, according to The Sun Dawson, 26, defeated former IBF light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver on Saturday night by a 12-round unanimous decision in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight, although a little more competitive than the first bout in October 2008, was still mostly a one-sided mismatch with Dawson fairly easily beating the older, slower 40-year-old Tarver. Read the rest of this entry »



title Dawson Wins Unanimous Decision Over Tarver in 12

By Sam Gregory: Tonight on HBO undefeated IBF/IBO light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson and three time world champion Antonio Tarver face off in a scheduled 12 round rematch of their world title fight at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »



title Dawson Defeats Tarver in Rematch

By Jason Kim: Once again, Antonio Tarver (26-6, 19 KOs) came up short against undefeated Chad Dawson (28-0, 17 KOs), although this time Tarver, 40, wasn’t beaten nearly so bad in losing a 12-round unanimous decision tonight at the Hard Rock Café, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final judges’ scores were 116-112, 117-111 and 117-111. Read the rest of this entry »



title Huck Stops Rusal

huck32312By Erik Schmidt: European cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (25-1, 20 KOs) had an easy time defeating Vitaly Rusal (23-1, 16 KOs) by a 5th round stoppage tonight at the Jako Arena, in Bamberg, Germany. Huck, 24, ranked #4 in the World Boxing Council, #4 in the IBF, #6 in the WBA and WBO, hurt Rusal with a flurry of shots late in the 5th, causing a standing eight count for Rusal. Read the rest of this entry »



title Dawson Defeats Tarver, But Disappoints

By Jim Slattengren: International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (28-0, 17 KOs) defeated former IBF champion Antonio Tarver (26-6, 19 KOs) by a 12-round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Hard Rock Café, in Las Vegas. The fight was close with the 40-year-old Tarver applying steady pressure throughout and making Dawson looked like the old man at times. Read the rest of this entry »



title Yoan Pablo Hernandez Decisions Aaron Williams

By Erik Schmidt: Stamina plagued Cuban cruiserweight Yoan Pablo Hernandez (19-1, 11 KOs) pulled off a surprising 8-round unanimous decision over former amateur star Aaron Williams (19-2-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Jako Arena, in Bamberg, Germany. The final judges’ scores were 79-76, 80-72 and 80-72. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hatton to Be Trained By Roach?

hat2435By William Mackay: According to the latest boxing news rumors, Ricky Hatton may possibly be looking at changing head trainers, adding the great Freddie Roach as his new head trainer. If so, it looks as if Floyd Mayweather Sr., who trained Hatton for two bouts – Paulie Malignaggi and Manny Pacquiao –, may be on the way out of Hatton’s camp. Mayweather Sr. is said to have had problems with competing for training time with Hatton and wasn’t too happy about the arrangement. Read the rest of this entry »



title Abraham Stops Abdurakhmanov

By Erik Schmidt: Undefeated light middleweight contender Alexander Abraham (25-0-1, 17 KOs) took out Magomed Abdurakhmanov (14-3, 7 KOs) in the 4th round at tonight at the Jako Arena, in Bamberg, Germany. Abraham, the younger brother of International Boxing Federation middleweight champion Arthur Abraham, had little problems with his spoon fed opponent, knocking him down once in the 2nd round with a big right hand and then finished Abdurakhmanov with a big right hand to the midsection in the 4th. Read the rest of this entry »



title Tarver Loses Again to Dawson

By Eric Thomas: It’s hard to imagine Antonio Tarver fighting any better than he did tonight against International Boxing Federation light heavyweight champion, but in the end Tarver still ended up losing by a 12-round decision to Dawson at the Hard Rock Café, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dawson won nine rounds to three on two of the judges’ scorecards and eight rounds to four on the other. (Judges’ scores: 116-112, 117-111 and 117-111) Read the rest of this entry »



title Can Roach Turn Khan Into Another Pacquiao?

khan45646449By Dave Lahr: Trainer Freddie Roach takes pride in his training of excellent fighters and helping the careers of more establish boxers that he takes on from time to time. Roach obviously doesn’t always pick winners, but it seems like lately he’s been doing well with Manny Pacquiao, at least for the time being that is. One fighter that Roach has begun training in the past year is British lightweight Amir Khan, who Roach feels can be one of the pound-for-pound best boxers in two years. Read the rest of this entry »



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