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title Few People Giving Margarito a Chance Against Cotto

margarito654235.jpgBy Manuel Perez: As the saying goes, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” That may be even more true in terms of this Saturday night’s bout between challenger Antonio Margarito (36-5, 26 KOs) and WBA welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (32-0, 26 KOs) at the MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full article

title Jeff Lacy vs. Epifanio Mendoza Tonight

lacy67765.jpgBy Aaron Klein: Super middleweight Jeff Lacy (23-1, 17 KOs) returns to the ring tonight after a seven month layoff to face the powerful but slow Epifanio Mendoza (28-5, 24 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round bout at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, in Cabazon, California.  → read full article

title Valuev vs. Ruiz On August 30th

valuev572468.jpgBy Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA heavyweight champions John Ruiz (43-7-1, 29 KOs) and Nikolay Valuev (48-1, 34 KOs) will fight for the vacant WBA heavyweight title on August 30th at Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, in Berlin, Germany.  → read full article

title Is Povetkin Ready For Wladimir Klitschko?

povetkin764346.jpgBy Erik Schmidt: After watching unbeaten heavyweight Alexander Povetkin (16-0, 12 KOs) dispatch a rather reluctant, timid-looking Taurus Sykes (25-5-1, 7 KOs) in the 4th round last Saturday night at the Olimpyskiy Sports Palace, in Chekhov, Russia, I have grave concerns about whether Povetkin, 28, is ready for a fight against IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in the near future.  → read full article

title Margarito vs. Cotto: Will Miguel’s Chin Hold Up?

margarito46575.jpgBy Chris Williams: Welterweight Antonio Margarito (36-5, 26 KOs) will be bringing it this Saturday night against Miguel Cotto (32-0, 26 KOs), hoping to take away his WBA welterweight crown and in the process removing the aura that surrounds Cotto and makes him seem unbeatable.  → read full article

title Cotto-Margarito: Has Miguel Bit off More Than He Can Chew?

cotto44572.jpgBy Dan Ambrose: Up until this point in his seven-year boxing career, undefeated WBA welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (32-0, 26 KOs) has had the physical and offensive advantages over every one of his opponents, but this Saturday Cotto will finally meet a fighter in Antonio Margarito (36-5, 26 KOs) is superior to Cotto in every possible way – work rate, size, reach, chin and experience – with the exception of youth and power.  → read full article

title Calzaghe Injures Wrist, Will Fight Jones In November

cal5733535.jpgBy Eric Thomas: In the latest boxing news, undefeated super middleweight Joe Calzaghe (45-0, 32 KOs) injured his right wrist while training on a heavy bag for his upcoming September 20th bout with Roy Jones Jr.  → read full article

title Yuriorkis Gamboa: Is There Anyone In The Featherweight Division That Can Beat Him?

gamboa56846457.jpgBy William MacKay: For those boxing fans who didn’t see Cuban featherweight Yuriorkis Gamboa (11-0, 9 KOs) take out Al Seeger in the 1st round on Friday night, they missed out on an impressive performance from the young Cuban star, who at this point looks almost destined to be a champion in the featherweight division.  → read full article

title Gutierrez and Ellis Fight To a Majority Draw

gutierrez6865.jpgBy Chet Mills: Light middleweight Richard Gutierrez (24-2-1, 14 KOs) fought to an eight-round majority draw the Jerome Ellis (11-8-2, 10 KOs) on Friday night at the Buffalo Bill’s Star Arena, in Primm, Nevada.  → read full article

title Hopkins vs. Pavlik: Will Kelly Win By Disqualification?

hopkins4264.jpgBy Jim Dower: If there was ever a fight that will likely end with a disqualification, it’s the upcoming non-title fight between unbeaten Kelly Pavlik (34-0, 30 KOs) and 44 year-old Bernard Hopkins (48-5-1, 32 KOs) on October 18th, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  → read full article


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