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Marcos Maidana: Dignity Restored in 2013!

The year 2013 ended with a huge victory for boxing. A much needed sense of dignity was restored to the sports image. A viewing treat by those in attendance, and via worldwide pay per view, from the hard core boxing fan to the general sports fan, school was in session on the night of Saturday, December 14, 2013. That night, the boxing adage that reads on a sign, which hangs on the ring apron, inside [...]

Sanchez wants Sergio Martinez and Quillin for Golovkin

Trainer Abel Sanchez doesn't understand why WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO's) and WBO champion Peter Quillin (30-0, 22 KO's) aren't trying to fight his guy WBA champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25 KO's) to prove who the best guy is in the division. Sanchez feels that the excuses that Quillin and Sergio have been making for why they can't fight Golovkin are pretty weak ones. [...]

Robert Guerrero wants out of contract with Golden Boy Promotions

After getting his dream fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. last year in May and promptly losing it badly, former two division world champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO's) reportedly wants out of his contract with Golden Boy Promotions. CEO of Golden Boy Richard Schaefer doesn't understand why Guerrero would want to leave, as he got him the Mayweather fight, and also got him a fight [...]

WBC responds to Tyson Fury’s defamatory statements

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: It is unacceptable to allow defamatory statements to remain unanswered. The WBC therefore must provide the facts regarding false and defamatory statements made by Tyson Fury. The facts in Mr. Fury’s case are plain and simple: · Hennessy Promotions requested the WBC's support to officially sanction an elimination fight between [...]

Daniel Geale vs. Garth Wood on February 19th in Sydney, Australia

Former IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale (29-2, 15 KO's) will be facing 35-year-old fringe contender Garth Wood (12-3-1, 8 KO's) on February 19th in an all-Australia clash in Sydney, at the Entertainment Centre. This is Geale's first fight since his 12 round split decision defeat at the hands of Darren Barker last year in August. Geale has been sitting idle looking for a fight, and this is what [...]

Chisora vs. Fury II possible for June in heavyweight eliminator

A rematch between Dereck Chisora (19-4, 13 KO's) and Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KO's) is being talked about for June of this year in a potential heavyweight title eliminator bout, according to Chisora's promoter Frank Warren. He's interested in setting up a second fight between Chisora and Fury and putting it in a large football stadium for the Summer, provided that both of them win their perspective fights [...]

Peter Fury and Hennessy Sports Statement: Tyson Fury

Peter Fury has responded to speculation that Tyson Fury has signed a promotional deal with Frank Warren, confirming that this is not the case. The uncle and trainer of Tyson has clarified Hennessy Sports' position, that his 6'9" nephew continues his long standing and successful relationship with Promoter Mick Hennessy. "Our Promoter is still Mick Hennessy!! We are currently awaiting the contract [...]

Floyd Sr: Pacquiao could beat Bradley this time

Manny Pacquiao and his team still haven't announced who his next opponent will be for his April 12th fight, but it's assumed that WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will be the one facing him, as long as he doesn't price himself out of the fight by asking beyond what Top Rank is willing to give him to be the B-side. Floyd Mayweather Sr. says he was really impressed with what he saw of Pacquiao [...]

Big-hitting Copper Box arena news! Tyson Fury and cousin Hughie added to the show

Promoter Frank Warren announced today that he has agreed a deal with Tyson Fury’s team, represented by Mick Hennessy, for the undefeated heavyweight sensation to fight on the multi-title Copper Box Arena show on Saturday 15th February, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Fury will feature in an International Heavyweight contest against an opponent to be confirmed, while [...]

Matthysse: I’m going to take the title back!

Lucas Matthysse (34-3, 32 KO's) isn't going to let his recent defeat at the hands of WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia get in the way of his continuing to progress to win a world title fight. For Matthysse, he sees this as a bump in the road. Matthysse's going to be getting back in the gym and he wants to fight in April or May of this year. He could be trained by Robert Garcia in [...]

The Pugilist KOrner: Rances Barthelemy, Bryant Jennings, Bermane Stiverne, Patrick Majewski, and Abel Sanchez

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents the 2014 season premier of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! The two hour program will feature newly crowned IBF Super Featherweight Champion “Kid Blast“ Rances Barthelemy with veteran trainer Chico Rivas, Heavyweight contender Bryant “Bye Bye” Jennings, WBC Heavyweight title challenger Bermane “B. Ware“ Stiverne, Middleweight [...]

Mayweather: Pacquiao is now begging for the fight

With Manny Pacquiao's pay-per-view numbers dropping off badly in his last fight, and with him having lost 2 out of his last 3 fights, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now gloating about it and seemingly kicking him while he's down. Mayweather sees Pacquiao in a situation where he needs his help in order to get him out of the hole he's been put in. But Mayweather says he's not going to do it. He's not going [...]