TRAD TKO coach Barry Smith has left the cold of London behind, for the much warmer and sunnier climes of Malta, where he will undertake the final preparations of Steve Martin, ahead of the twenty five year old from Pieta’s first tilt at Championship honours this coming Friday. Barry, whose fiancée is Maltese, regularly trains local boxers when he visits the Islands, for extended periods of time [...]
Pacquiao-Marquez IV – The Shock Of The Year, The Fight Of The Year, The Round Of The Year, The KO Of The Year!
By James Slater, Photos Chris Farina - Top Rank -- The great, often troubled sport of boxing delivered in style last night; with all the good, the fabulous and the awe-inspiring things that make it so special being witnessed in glitzy Las Vegas. Going into the fourth instalment of the fierce, controversial and utterly compelling Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez rivalry, fans knew they could once [...]
Fight fans are being urged to sit tight in their seats, batten down the hatches and prepare for an absolute barnstormer at the Blackpool Winter Gardens on December 14, when Brian Rose defends his British light-middleweight title in a grudge match against Sam Webb on VIP Promotions’ ‘Fighting for Keeps’ card. Local man Rose, 27, with the added incentive of winning the Lonsdale Belt outright [...]
by Sam Kirton: Manny Pacquiao, 10 time world champion, was knocked out last night by a devastating right hand delivered by Marquez in the sixth round of their fourth fight. Pacquiao said he would be happy to have a 5th fight with Marquez. This may worsen the chances of Pacquiao fighting Mayweather considering that Mayweather easily beat Marquez and Marquez had just knocked out Pacquiao. I think that [...]
By Joseph Herron - In an epic fourth meeting between two future Hall of Famers and current pound for pound fighters, Juan Manuel Marquez knocked out Manny Paquiao in the sixth round of their scheduled twelve round fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In one of the most exciting and memorable fights of 2012, JMM silenced his critics and cemented his legacy as an all-time great [...]
Stewart Dredge: Edinburgh middleweight Craig McEwan powered back to winning ways at Meadowbank Stadium on Saturday night with a storming, second round knock out of tough, Polish veteran Mariusz Biskupski. He has now won twenty two of his twenty five pro fights. McEwan had lost a very controversial split decision to eventual winner Larry Ekundayo in the first round of Sky Sports' live Prizefighter [...]
By Joseph Herron: Tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in the co-main event of the evening, Yuriorkis Gamboa (22-0, 16 KOs) became the interim WBA Super Featherweight Champion by defeating Michael Farenas (34-4-4, 26 KOs) in a surprisingly competitive twelve round unanimous decision. Although the judges at ringside correctly scored the twelve round contest 117-109, 118-110, and 117-108, in favor [...]
By Joseph Herron: On the undercard of the Pacquiao/Marquez IV PPV event, Miguel Vazquez (32-3, 13 KOs) successfully defended his 135 pound title by outpointing previously undefeated contender Mercito Gesta (26-1-1, 14 KOs) for twelve uneventful rounds. The judges at ringside scored the contest 117-111, 119-109, and 118-110, unanimously in favor of the reigning champ. Throughout every round of the [...]
Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) is the new WBA Super-Middleweight Champion following a spectacular third-round destruction of Brian Magee (36-5-1, 25 KOs). Fighting in front of a boisterous crowd of 10,127 fans at Jyske Bank BOXEN in Herning, the Viking Warrior sent his opponent down in the second round with a huge right to the solar plexus. Kessler followed it up and scored another knock-down – only [...]
Lausanne, Switzerland, 09 December 2012 - It was a night to remember for the home team at the Estadio Vicente Polimeni as Argentina Condors recorded their first ever World Series Boxing (WSB) win after a sumptuous display against the visiting Hussars Poland. Lining up five of their finest Argentinean boxers, Martinez, Velasco Chanampa, Bravo, Peralta and Carrasco Herrera all excelled in this Group [...]
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