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Donaire: I’m not ready to give up my spot to Walters

WBA Super World featherweight champion Nonito Donaire (33-2, 21 KOs) says he’s not ready to give up his spot to the little known 28-year-old Nicholas Walters (24-0, 20 KOs) in their fight later on tonight on HBO Championship Boxing from the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The 31-year-old Donaire thinks he’s still got enough in the tank to get past the likes of Walters. However, Donaire [...]

Rubio won’t make it past the 5th against Golovkin, says Sanchez

(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) Some boxing fans feel that Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) has the chin and the toughness to take WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) the distance tonight in their bout at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez doesn’t think Rubio is going to make it past the 5th. Sanchez believes that Rubio will [...]

Arum expects Rubio to give Golovkin a tough time tonight

(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is expecting #2 WBA Marcos Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) to give World Boxing Association Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) a tough time tonight when the two sluggers clash at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The fight will be televised on regular HBO, and it should a good fight for as long as it lasts. Arum [...]

Golovkin/Rubio: “Mexican Style” Weigh In Coverage

http://youtu.be/KEQTwNP0GCA Records are going to be set tomorrow night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. In fact the promoters had to set up several sets of bleachers at the top of the bowl just to accommodate the expected over-capacity crowd. If the fan response at today’s weigh in was any indication, they may want to go ahead and set up a couple more. Marco Antonio [...]

Rubio fails to make weight for Golovkin fight

Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) failed to make weight today at the weigh-in for his big fight on Saturday night against WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs). Rubio tried to get down to the 160 pound limit, but he reached a sticking point at 161.8 pounds and he couldn’t get any lower than that. Rubio stripped down in a vain attempt to make the weight, but it was clear [...]

Live Stream: Golovkin – Rubio Official Weigh-In

In two short years, middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has built a powerhouse reputation with East Coast fans thanks to an intriguing array of skills, highlighted by stunning knockout power, becoming perhaps the sport’s most feared fighter. Now, he takes aim at the West Coast in his first Los Angeles-area prizefight when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. [...]

Roach: Haymon won’t let his fighters face Pacquiao, he’s scared

Freddie Roach, the trainer for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, says that high powered adviser/manager Al Haymon won’t let his fighters like Danny Garcia and Floyd Mayweather Jr fight Pacquiao because he’s scared of him. Roach doesn’t buy the excuses about the fighters and Haymon not liking Bob Arum of Top Rank. Roach thinks Haymon is basically afraid of the 35-year-old Pacquiao. “Al [...]

Broner would get stopped by Maidana in rematch, says Robert Garcia

Adrien Broner (29-1, 22 KOs) said on his Twitter yesterday that he wants to avenge his loss to former two division world champion Marcos Maidana before he looks to fight the other big names like Manny Pacquiao, Lucas Matthysse and Juan Manuel Marquez. Maidana’s trainer Robert Garcia says he’d like to see Maidana fight Broner again, because he feels that Maidana would knock Broner unconscious if [...]

Joseph Parker vs Sherman Williams round by round

Great crowd, the corporate seats at ringside are full with the Auckland bourgeoisie out to watch the latest edition of New Zealand’s heavyweight hopefuls in Joseph Parker. Parker at 22 years of age and Williams twenty years his senior at 42 years of age has the youthful zeal and fitness firmly on his side. Parker sporting a record 10 (KO 9) – 0 and Williams at 36 (19)-13-2 has [...]

“Mexican Style” Media Workout Coverage: Golovkin vs Rubio

http://youtu.be/Epqh9fOZAKQ This Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson California, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin makes his west coast debut against Marco Antonio Rubio. The Germany-based Kazakhstan native puts his middleweight title on the line against the rugged Mexican veteran in the main event, while “The Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire defends his featherweight title against [...]

Parker defeats Williams, stays unbeaten!

Trusts Arena, Auckland. On the undercard returning Polish Heavyweight Izu Ugonoh scored a 2nd round TKO against Junior Iakopo to take his record to 10-0 (8KO’s). In front of a raucous home crowd at Trusts Arena, Joseph Parker pounded out a unanimous decision against a very durable and game Sherman Williams. Parker came out in the first round establishing the distance with what is becoming his [...]

Roach expects Pacquiao to be stronger at 140

It’s no secret that World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) is going through an extremely long dry spell where he hasn’t knocked out an opponent for five long years since he stopped Miguel Cotto in the 12th round in their catch-weight fight in 2009. Roach says Pacquiao will be moving down to 140 after his fight next month against Chris Algieri (20-0, [...]