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title Is Angulo Too Slow To Be Champion?

angulo22211By David Lahr: Light middleweight Alfredo Angulo (15-0, 12 KOs) opened some eyes on Saturday night in the process of taking out veteran Cosme Rivera in the 5th at the BankAtlantic Center, in Sunrise, Florida. Angulo showed crushing power in hurting Rivera on a number of occasions in rounds three and five, eventually battering him until the fight was stopped in the 5th. The referee Telis Assimenios waited way too long before stepping in and stopping the fight, letting poor Rivera get hit with far too many shots if you ask me. Read the rest of this entry »

title Barrera vs. Khan: What Are Amir’s Options If He Loses?

khan63562By Chris Williams: You take a good fighter like Amir Khan (19-1, 15 KOs), and then you put him in with a knockout artist early in his career with the obvious conclusion being Amir being flattened in the 1st. Next, his trainer is sacked and replaced by a well known one with experience in training offensive fighters. Khan is then given the formidable task of having to face legendary fighter Marco Antonio Barrera with possibly the WBO lightweight title on the line. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tyson Fury vs. Peret on February 28th

fury3523535By Jim Dower: Tyson Fury returns to the ring on February 28th against journeyman Daniel Peret (15-20, 6 KOs) at the Norwich Showground, Norwich, in Norfolk. Fury will likely have little trouble with the 35-year-old Peret, who’s coming into this fight with five losses out of his last seven fights. At best, Peret will probably be little more than a punching bag for as long as the fight lasts. Read the rest of this entry »

title Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry’s Fight Cancelled! – News

The Edner Cherry vs Anthony Peterson fight that was scheduled to take place on the undercard of the Miguel Cotto vs. Mike Jennings fight, has been cancelled due to a knee injury by Anthony Peterson. Read the rest of this entry »

title News – Elcock-Macklin, George-Ballogou, Fury-Peret

elcock434British middleweight champion Wayne Elcock says he’s happy to let mandatory challenger Matthew Macklin talk the talk ahead of their massive all Birmingham clash on a Hennessy Sports show at the Aston Arena in the city on March 14th live on ITV4. Macklin is predicting a knockout win over his local rival but Elcock and his trainer have blasted Macklin saying, “Talk is cheap”. The champion though says he won’t be drawn into a war of words ahead of the mouth watering showdown. Read the rest of this entry »

title Funeka – A New Star Is Born In The Lightweight Division

funeka342424By Jim Dower: Although South African lightweight Ali Funeka (30-2-2, 25 KOs) came up short on Saturday night against former IBF/WBA/WBO lightweight champion Nate Campbell, losing by a 12-round majority decision at the BankAtlantic Center, in Sunrise, Florida, Funeka out-fought Campbell in the majority of the rounds and proved to be every bit as good as Campbell and then some. After the fight, an emotional Campbell announced that he’s moving up to the light welterweight division, leaving Funeka and a handful of other lightweight stars to fight it out for the vacant International Boxing Federation title. Read the rest of this entry »

title Joe Calzaghe – A True Great?

cal730By Ash Choudhury: With the recent announcement of Joe Calzaghe’s retirement, questions are being asked as to whether his amazing record of 46-0 has been padded or if it truly reflects his greatness. Just the name Calzaghe creates many differences in opinion between boxing experts and casual fans alike. Some say that his record is lacks any real defining fights as his fights with Hopkins and Jones came too late, whereas others believe he beat everyone that was put in front of him. Read the rest of this entry »

title Will Calzaghe Come Out Of Retirement To Fight Woods?

cal342332By Chris Williams: Dennis Hobson, the promoter of former IBF/WBC light heavyweight champion Clinton Woods, is interested in getting Joe Calzaghe out of retirement for a bout against the top rated Woods according to The Star. Woods recently trounced Elvir Muriqi on Saturday night in the IBF light heavyweight title eliminator match, giving Woods a future shot at the winner of Antonio Tarver and Chad Dawson fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Haye Offers to Fight Klitschko in Germany; Murray-Chiofalo – News

haye43561Former world cruiserweight champion David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye has offered to box in Germany on a K2 Promotions show in order to revive negotiations for a summer showdown with WBO and IBF world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. Originally scheduled to take place on June 20 at Stamford Bridge in London, Haye’s eagerly anticipated duel with Klitschko has hit a series of snags in recent weeks, and now appears on the brink of collapse. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cintron: Does He Have Problems Handling Pressure?

cintron3222By Scott Gilfoid: Once again, Kermit Cintron (30-2-1, 27 KOs) blows a fight that he easily has the skills to win with his latest flub up, a 12-round draw with Sergio Martinez this past weekend. I don’t know what Cintron’s problem is but whatever it is, I thinking it’s beyond fixing at this point. It was sickening to watch him crumble under the slightest bit of pressure from Martinez, backing off and fighting defensively for much of the fight. Read the rest of this entry »


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