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Promoter Dugazaev: “There will be no rematch between Chagaev and Oquendo”

Ruslan Chagaev preparing for first title defense with Pedro Diaz

The whole boxing world was shocked by the sudden death of Fritz Sdunek late last year. One of the people affected most by the passing of the legendary trainer was regular WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev who was working out with Sdunek only days before the coach passed away. “Fritz was one of the best human beings I ever met and also probably the best boxing trainer in the world”, states Chagaev. “He can never be fully replaced but I am happy that we found another coach who is working and thinking as professional and analytic as Fritz.” Continue reading

Introducing: Lorenzo Demetrius Simpson

Lorenzo Demetrius Simpson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 15, 2000. He is an American amateur boxer, and attends St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland, where he is a ninth grade high school basketball student-athlete. Simpson resides with his family in Owings Mills, Maryland. He has an older brother, Maurice, and a younger brother, Donte. Simpson’s story serves as an inspiration for people who have endured significant adversity and continue to pursue their goals. Continue reading

Video: Floyd Mayweather – “We’ll see what Pacquiao brings to the table”; Says Last Fight Is In September!

Videos courtesy of Fighthype.com: “You know, I got one more fight and I’m going to honor my contract…my last fight is in September. One more fight in September,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who made it clear that after Pacquiao, he only plans on fighting one more time before hanging up his gloves for good.

“That’s not important…what I do with sparring partners, that’s not important…I could have a good day in the gym, you know, sparring partners can have a good day on me. That don’t count.

” It counts under the lights when it’s for all the marbles,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who commented on reports that he’s been knocking out sparring partners during training camp for his upcoming clash with Manny Pacquiao. Continue reading

Danny O’Connor, Logan McGuinness and Mark Deluca score wins

Friday night, April 10th at The sold out Memorial Hall in Melrose, Ma, Danny O’Connor (25-2 9KOs) continued his climb to an inevitable championship fight, with a devastating 1st round KO of tough veteran Michael Clark. O’Connor the man credited with reviving the boxing scene in Boston ended the fight just 1.15 into the 1st round, when he caught Clark with a perfectly timed right hook that that put him down for the count. As soon as the punch landed and Clark hit the floor, it was apparent to everyone in attendance that Clark would be unable to get up. Continue reading

Al Bernstein Appears at Collegiate Championships

For the second straight year Hall Of Fame Boxing Broadcaster Al Bernstein will make a special appearance at the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Championships on April 11 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Bernstein who is a big supporter of USIBA said, “this organization has given college men and women an outlet to participate in boxing and I am happy to help focus attention on these talented young athletes.” Continue reading

Video: Amir Khan Blasts Kell Brook, Eddie Brook

Amir Khan to FightHype.com: “First of all, the fight with Algieri is not confirmed yet. Even if it was, I can’t believe the people who are talking shit. At the end of the day, I did say that I want to fight the top guys. Obviously I can’t fight Floyd or Manny, so Miguel Cotto was another guy I wanted, but he’s going on to fight someone else. Broner said he’d fight me, so I said let’s do it, but I heard that Broner don’t want it either…Just look at my last 10 opponents, regardless if I won or lost, and then look at Kell’s. Eddie and Kell are fooling the fans, using my name and saying I’m afraid. All I’m saying is Kell still need to prove himself by fighting A-class fighters like I have done,” stated former world champion Amir Khan, who responded to critics who questioned his decision not to face Kell Brook in a proposed June 13 showdown. Continue reading