Promoter Frank has put together a blockbuster event ‘Rule Britannia’ on Saturday 16th March at Wembley Arena featuring some of the biggest stars in British boxing including Ricky Burns, Nathan Cleverly, George Groves, Dereck Chisora and Liam Walsh, all live and exclusive on the Home of Champions BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).… Read Article
D-day is getting closer. The big fight night at the Max-Schmeling-Halle is only a few weeks away and Eduard Gutknecht (European Light Heavyweight Championship against Juergen Braehmer) and Yoan Pablo Hernandez (IBF World Title fight versus Eric Fields) are planning on holding on to their respective belts. To ensure a positive start to 2013 the two prodigies of coach Ulli Wegner have opted to spent the rest of their preparation time at the Olympic training … Read Article
Super Lightweight contender Mike Dallas Jr. (19-2-1, 8 KOs) is about to face the toughest challenge of his professional career when he steps in the ring with power puncher Lucas Matthysse (32-2, 20 KOs) on Saturday, Jan. 26. The 12-round championship bout will air live on SHOWTIME® CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and take place at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the line will be Lucas Matthysse’s WBC Interim Super … Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “January 19th Preview” Edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
During tonight’s broadcast, James and Joseph will discuss all of the latest boxing news, and also breakdown this past weekend’s featured bouts on Friday Night Fights and ShoBox.
Throughout the second half-hour of tonight’s program, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to welcome elite level trainer … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Former two division world champion Zab Judah (42-7, 29 KO’s) sees himself beating WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (25-0, 16 KO’s) on February 9th in Brooklyn, New York and handing him his first defeat of his still young career. In analyzing Garcia’s game, Judah feels that all Garcia has is a left hook and he sees him as a fighter that has been over-hyped by boxing fans. … Read Article
By Rob Smith: It still looks like Manny Pacquiao’s April fight will be staged in Asia, although Manila has been ruled out according to Philboxing.com. Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz says they’re interested in putting Pacquiao’s fight in one of the following countries: Abu Dubai, Macau and Singapore.
There still isn’t an opponent picked out but Top Rank has 9 guys they’re looking at with the leading candidate being Vyacheslav Senchenko. The other notable fighters under … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux may not like this news. WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire said on his facebook page his wife is pregnant and that he doesn’t fight in June, July or August because he wants to be with her during this time. Said he’d turn down even millions of dollars if it were offered to him.… Read Article
By Rob Smith: Trainer Freddie Roach doesn’t see the point of Manny Pacquiao taking a tune-up fight in April against a still to be determined opponent. Roach believes that Pacquiao is fighting at such a high level now that a tune-up fight would serve no purpose in helping him.
Roach said in an interview at fighthub.tv “They’re talking about a fight in April in Macau right now, a tune-up with Manny. I really don’t want … Read Article
By Michael Collins: WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s) has got a fight against an over-matched opponent Gavin Rees (37-1-1, 18 KO’s) that he’ll be taking care of in quick fashion on February 16th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Broner recognizes that he has easy mark on his hands in this fight and he plans on getting the Brit out fast as possible instead of letting hang around needlessly.… Read Article
By Johnathan Culver: How does Manny Pacquiao regain status as an elite fighter and as a top-ten pound-for-pound fighter? He needs to fight a credible, respectable opponent, but also, he needs to WIN the fight. I’m a serious fan of Manny Pacquiao, but I don’t believe his next fight should or will be a pay-per-view-fight. I believe Pacquiao’s next fight will be televised live on the American premium cable/satellite TV network HBO, but I don’t … Read Article