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Roach: Showtime/CBS will make Mayweather fight Pacquiao

Trainer Freddie Roach is thinking that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be making a mistake if he fights Amir Khan next, because he sees that as a fight that will lose money for Showtime/CBS. Roach believes that Mayweather needs to maximize the money he makes with his last 4 fights on his Showtime/CBS contract, and the way to do that is to fight Manny Pacquiao. "Showtime/CBS is in the business to make [...]

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo signed for March 8th on Showtime PPV

Former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) and Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) have both signed for their March 8th fight a the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The contracts were inked today and the fight is all set for Showtime pay-per-view. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is confident that it'll be a PPV success due to the 23-year-old Canelo's huge [...]

Fury-Chisora II – winner worthy of a shot at Wladimir Klitschko?

Promoter Frank Warren has big plans for Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury, Chisora has come up with his own novel idea of a big plan; and Fury has a whole bunch of big plans he’s set for himself. Warren, as fans may have read, hopes to stage a Chisora-Fury rematch in the summer, in what the promoter feels would be a massive event to be held at a football stadium in the UK, and there is the possibility [...]

Is Arum Holding Mayweather Jr. vs. Pacquiao Fight Back? Roach Disagrees

Over the past few years, performance enhancing drugs and money have been claimed to be the leading causes of preventing the Mayweather Jr. vs. Pacquiapo showdown form taking place. For some time Mayweather Jr. was confident that his gut feeling of Manny Pacquaio using PEDs was, well, not a just gut feeling at all. He blatantly claimed that there is no way that a fighter can go up in weight [...]

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 [...]