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Holly Holm Challenges Lamare For Light Welter Title

Reigning World Boxing Federation Women’s World Welterweight Champion Holly Holm will be looking to further cement her position as the Pound-For-Pound best female fighter in the world, when she moves down in weight to challenge WBF World Light Welterweight Champion Myriam Lamare in a rematch on December 7 at the Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Holm, 31-2-3 (9), conquered the P-4-P [...]

Trout: It’s time for Cotto to pass the torch, he’s done

Listening to former four-time and three-division world champion Miguel Cotto guarantee a victory against him, Austin "No Doubt" Trout had mixed emotions. The pair will meet for Trout's World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight World Championship on Saturday, December 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City and live on SHOWTIME. "I know this fight will be a changing of the guard. I'm [...]

Rakhim Chakhkiev vs. Mendoza on Friday

By Marcus Richardson: This Friday night the hard hitting WBC Baltic cruiserweight champion Rakhim Chakhkiev (14-0, 11 KO's) faces replacement opponent Epifanio Mendoza (34-14-1, 30 KO's) in a fight at the at the Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany. Chakhkiev will need to make some slight adjustments for this fight as his originally scheduled opponent Alejandro Valori came up with an injury during [...]

Quillin vs. N’Jikam on October 20th

LOS ANGELES (October 8, 2012) - Nearly 12 years ago, undefeated middleweight contender Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (27-0, 20 KOs) first landed in New York City, and now his incredible journey culminates back in the Big Apple on October 20. Quillin slept on the floor of his friend's apartment in Manhattan and worked three jobs in order to keep his dream of becoming world champion alive. The gifted [...]

2012 National PAL Championships Competition

(TOLEDO, OHIO) – All four age groups opened preliminary action on Monday night at the 2012 National PAL Championships. The night showcased several former national champions as well as reigning World Champion Tiara Brown (Lehigh Acres, Fla.) at the Seagate Centre in Toledo, Ohio. Fifty-seven bouts of action were on the night’s docket with the action spreading across three rings. The evening started [...]

Khan vs. Molina: Amir in the rebuilding stage of his career – and Showtime will be televising

By Michael Collins: Former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan is being matched against a lightweight in his next fight when he takes on unbeaten Carlos Molina (17-0, 7 KO's) on Showtime on December 15th at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California. This is a rebuilding fight for Khan, as he's lost his last two fights against light welterweights and has looked terrible in both fights. His [...]

Shane McPhilbin vs. Jon Lewis Dickinson on Saturday

The cruiserweight division has always been an intriguing division created to accommodate boxers that range between the light heavyweight division and the heavyweight division, Heavyweight generally weight around 215-230lbs. With the heavyweight being dominated by Eastern European giants that seem to be fighting name fighters that are past their prime, or men that just don't have the physical attribute [...]

Hatton to likely fight Malignaggi for WBA 147 lb title if he can get past Senchenko on November 24th

By Michael Collins: 33-year-old Ricky Hatton's comeback course is predictable at this point. Hatton has a fight against former WBA World welterweight champion Vyacheslav Senchenko (32-1, 21 KO's) next month on November 24th in Manchester, England. If Hatton wins that fight then he'll likely be fighting WBA World welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (31-4, 7 KO's) for his title in early 2013. This [...]

Pedraza vs. Farmer on Friday; WBC News

New York/St. Charles, Mo. (October 8, 2012) - Allan Benitez has suffered an injury to his elbow in training that has forced him to pull out of his main event bout this Friday, October 12, on ShoBox: The New Generation against blue-chip prospect Jose "Sniper" Pedraza (10-0, 6KO's). Stepping into replace Benitez in the eight-round lightweight match-up is Philadelphia's Tevin Farmer (7-3-1, 1KO). The [...]

Adrien Broner – The Making of a Star

By Paul Strauss: Adrien "Problem" Broner is a star in the making. You doubt that? If so, it's obvious you haven't done your homework. Look around, read a little and listen to boxing people in the know. You will soon realize the media want this guy to be boxing's next star. One prime example is Ring magazine's current edition. It devotes considerable ink to the undefeated youngster from Cincinnati, [...]

Top Rank Signs 2012 Olympian Felix Verdejo

Todd duBoef, president of Top Rank, announced that 2012 Puerto Rico Olympian Felix Verdejo has inked a long-term promotional agreement with Top Rank. “Felix is a young, exciting athlete who won many gold medals as an amateur. Between his pedigree and our expertise in developing champions, we anticipate the evolution of Puerto Rico’s next future star,” said Top Rank President Todd duBoef. Top [...]

Cleverly to face Coyne on November 10th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles

Nathan Cleverly aims to be a big hit across the Atlantic when he takes on unbeaten Ryan Coyne, subject to World Boxing Organization (WBO) approval, next month in his American world championship title debut. The Welsh star will co-headline on a big triple world title card promoted by Golden Boy Promotions at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday 10th November. With his fight also being [...]