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No purse bid for Rocky Martinez-Mikey Garcia today; they agree to face on November 9th

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) president, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today that Roman “Rocky” Martinez and Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia reached an agreement to face on November 9 for the WBO junior lightweight title. “There is no need a purse bid today. We have an agreement for the fight between Martinez and Garcia to fight on November 9”, Valcarcel [...]

Chris Arreola vs. Deontay Wilder in 2014? It Only Makes Sense

Chris Arreola (36-3-0) was meant to be a boxer. He is lacking nothing, but has had a somewhat rough spell. After his loss to Vitali Klitschko in 2009, Arreola went on to secure a win against Brain Minto, and then once again suffer a loss against Tomasz Adamek in 2010. Since then, Arreola has won 8 and lost one fight. His last loss was to Bermane Stiverne, the man who is now trying to get a chance [...]

Huck vs. Arslan II postponed – WBO Champion fractures left elbow!

(Photo credit: Team Sauerland) There will be no world championship boxing inside the ring this Saturday in Stuttgart, Germany. With WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (26-2-1, 25 KOs) sidelined due to a hairline fracture in his left elbow and not able to compete in a rematch with Firat Arslan (33-6-2, 21 KOs), the whole fight card is postponed to a later date. "I am gutted to say the least," [...]

Will Tom Zbikowski return to boxing?

The hard hitting cruiserweight Tom Zbikowski (4-0, 3 KO’s) was Zbikowski was reportedly cut by the NFL football team the Chicago Bears during the preseason recently, and it’s unclear whether Zbikowski will be picked up by any of the other teams in the National Football League at this point. Zbikowski, 28, is also a very good professional boxer with 3 knockouts in 4 fights. Zbikowski in his [...]

Chisora wants Deontay Wilder and Tomasz Adamek

British heavyweight star Dereck Chisora has slammed rival heavyweights Tomasz Adamek and Deontay Wilder and told them he’s coming for them next. Chisora takes on German Edmund Gerber for the Vacant European Heavyweight title on Saturday 21st September at the Copper Box Arena with top contenders Adamek and Wilder also on his hit list as he marches towards a second world title shot. Talks [...]

The countdown to “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo” continues on Fox Deportes

LOS ANGELES, September 9 - It's fight week for "THE ONE: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO" and FOX Deportes will continue its unprecedented run of pre-event coverage from Monday all the way up until the opening bell of the September 14 Pay-Per-View broadcast in Las Vegas. Kicking off with episode two of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT, Monday, September 9's coverage will continue [...]

“Canelo/Mayweather Big Fight Preview Part II” edition of The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap

Last night on "The Pugilist KOrner's: Weekend Wrap", James and Joseph gave live listeners their thoughts on the big fight card slated to take place on September 14th, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The strength and weaknesses of both fighters were meticulously examined and final predictions were made concerning the most anticipated fight of 2013. Although the young, hungry champion [...]

“The One” and the political factors surrounding the showdown

Boxing is a sports-based show business and the sporting element very often gets sandbagged by mercurial agendas. Boxing like any other sport is an instrument of politics and as such it has its own internal politics as well. Those who know the ropes earn decently win or lose. Other very talented people who are stuck with the wrong management can waste their best years outside “the mix”. This [...]

Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag: Mayweather & Canelo’s Star Power, Pacquiao vs Canelo, & Arreola’s Future!

Chauncey N. (Oakland Park, FL): The last couple weeks you've given your thoughts on "All Access" Mayweather vs Alvarez. Since you went light on the Social Media this week, I'd like to know what your thoughts were on this recent episode and what stood out to you most between the two camps? Vivek (ESB): I think the first and second episodes were classic. From the music selection to the production [...]

Myths about Mayweather-Canelo

1. Floyd will KO Canelo. Did I miss something or did Money May suddenly become Mike Tyson? The idea is hinged upon Alvarez’ apparent lack of stamina and that Mayweather will pound out a late stoppage. Knockouts aren’t always the result of physical force but of intention to use that force. Floyd is a master technician and that fighting mindset doesn’t allow him to take unnecessary chances, [...]

The Nightmare Arreola Takes Shape – 38-year-old Rafael Marquez can’t do it anymore

The evidence was clearly visible. Former champion and future hall of famer Rafael Marquez exhibited telltale behavior long before he was put down in the ninth round. Prior to the TKO stoppage, Rafael wandered off to the wrong corner at the end of at least two rounds! He tried to make it look like he did so intentionally. But, as we later found out, his brain wasn't functioning properly. Up [...]

Patrick Nielsen dominates Majewski, P4P#1 Cecilia Braekhus stops Castillo

Photos: Wende - Patrick Nielsen (20-0, 9 KOs) defended his WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Title and added the WBO Intercontinental belt to his collection by defeating Patrick Majewski (21-2, 13 KOs) in Frederikshavn, Denmark on Saturday night. The 22-year-old knocked down the “Machine” in the fifth with a left to the chin. The judges scored the fight 119-108, 119-108 and 118-109. “This was [...]