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Kell Brook-Hector Saldivia: Brook’s final step to World title

By Peter Wells: It's taken 8 years for the Sheffield prospect to get to the edge of a world title fight. Tommorow night Kell Brook fights in a final eliminator for the IBF Welterweight title. Brook has gone as far as stating that he will retire if he loses to Hector Saldivia at the Motorpoint arena in his hometown of Sheffield. This is likely a comment to build up his fight and over dramatise how important [...]

Garcia vs. Morales + Undercard: Something for everyone

By Peter Wells: With just over two months left of the year, boxing fans are suddenly being handed early christmas presents as week after week world title fights are swarming out TV's. On saturday night Golden Boy have delivered boxing fans with 4 world title fights on one single card. And there's something for everyone. Danny Garica headlines defending his WBC and WBA titles in a rematch with Erik [...]

Garcia, Morales, Malignaggi, Cano, Quillin, N’Dam, Alexander, Bailey final press conference quotes

Danny Garcia, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion: "Saturday night, at Barclays [Center], will keep these belts here on the East Coast. See you Saturday night. "I want to thank God for giving me an opportunity to be here and showcase my skills on this level. I want to thank my dad, my family who helped me get through camp. "I had about a 10-week camp, a hard, strong camp. [...]

BJ Flores drills McNnemar in 2. Wants Marco Huck; Perez narrowly beats McDowell

SPRINGFIELD, MO (October 17, 2012)--On Friday night October 6th, Number-one WBO world rated cruiserweight and NABA, NABO and WBC continental Americas champ BJ Flores (28-1-1, 18 KO’s) scored another knockout victory when he stopped once-beaten David McNemar in front of a packed house at the Shrine Mosque in Springfield Missouri. Flores has now set his sights on highly regarded WBO champion Marco [...]

Nonito Donaire: “I want Rigondeaux to be at his best when I fight him”

(Photo credit: Adrian Hernandez) By Joseph Herron: In less than a full calendar year’s time, four division world champion and pound for pound talent Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19 KOs) has garnered two world titles in the Super Bantamweight division, as well as the WBC Diamond belt and Ring Magazine’s distinction as the man to beat at 122 pounds. So where does the “Filipino Flash” go from here? After [...]

Alejandro Luna Fights Tonight In Ontario

Gary Shaw Productions undefeated lightweight prospect, Alejandro Luna (10-0, 8 KOs) battles Adolfo Landeros (22-28-2, 10 KOs) tonight at the Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, California on the Thompson Boxing Promotions card titled "New Blood". Luna looks to extend on his unbeaten streak, having knocked out eight of his first ten opponents. A popular figure in his hometown of Whittier, California, [...]

Zeferino Entertainment signs 2008 Olympian Luis Yanez

Photo: Stacey Verbeek, By Joseph Herron - Many people claim that one man’s disposables are another man’s treasure. One hard working promotional group based in Texas believes they’ve just struck gold with a fighter that most promoters and management groups have deemed unruly. Earlier this week, Zeferino Entertainment reported the singing of former 2008 American Olympian Luis “Latin Legend” [...]

News: Jennings vs. Tupou on 12/8; Taylor remains amateur; Mancini VIP 11/19 Shobox

Philadelphia's Bryant "By By" Jennings (15-0, 7 KO's) will defend his USBA heavyweight title on NBC Sports Network's Fight Night broadcast, when he meets Bowie Tupou of Nukualofa, Tonga (22-2, 16 KO's) on December 8. The 12 round fight will take place at Temple University McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia. The NBCSN broadcast will begin at 9PM ET. Kathy Duva, Main Events CEO said, "This is a great [...]

Erislandy Lara: “After I beat Vanes Martirosyan on Nov 10th, I will fight Canelo Alvarez and become WBC Champion”

By Joseph Herron - With just four weeks before his big title eliminator contest with undefeated Junior Middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan (32-0, 20 KOs), WBC number one ranked 154 pound contender Erislandy Lara (17-1-1, 11 KOs) is very excited to be a part of this highly anticipated event on HBO Boxing After Dark from the Wynn Las Vegas on November 10th. While preparing under the tutelage [...]

Karl ‘Dynamite’ Dargan: “I can’t compare myself to other Philadelphia fighters even though I am from Philly, my style’s versatile, I can do different things”

by Jenna Jay (Exclusive Interview by Jenna J) On my 179th edition of "On The Ropes" boxing radio, I had a chance to catch up rising lightweight prospect Karl ‘Dynamite’ Dargan. Karl Dargan (11-0 6KO’s) is currently trained by Naazim Richardson, and recently returned from a 13 month layoff, scoring a TKO4 victory over Jesse Carradine. Karl spoke about his career so far, his recent victory, working [...]

Garcia, Morales, Quillin, Malignaggi, Jacobs final workout quotes

NEW YORK (Oct. 18, 2012) - Just three days before they step into the ring as part of world championship boxing's historic return to Brooklyn, Saturday's fighters worked out in a ring erected in Barclays Center Daily News Plaza, in front of the arena that will host Saturday's world championship quadruple-header, live on SHOWTIME (8 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Fans cheered for the [...]

Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero vs. Andre Berto, Nov 24th on HBO

By Joseph Herron: On Thanksgiving weekend at the Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California, four division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KOs) will face his toughest test to date when he defends his interim WBC Welterweight title against former 147 pound world champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KOs) on the biggest stage of boxing, HBO. Despite being an avoided fighter throughout [...]