The World Boxing Association (WBA) has instructed the promotional companies Sauerland Event (SE) and Klitschko Management Group (KMG) to conduct immediate negotiations for the fight between the current Heavyweight Super Champion Wladimir Klitschko and Regular World Champion Alexander Povetkin. The WBA has followed the rules of their writing originally sent to all parties prior to the fight between Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye. The letter stated that the winner of the bout would be declared … Read Article
World Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight Champion Marco Antonio Rubio, 55-6-1 (48), will defend his title on December 22 at the Auditorio del Bicentenario in Morelia, Mexico against fellow countryman Michel Rosales, 32-5 (26). “El Veneno” Rubio won the title by stopping Argentinean Carlos Manuel Baldomir in September, and the clash with Rosales will be his first defense. At the same time, the fight will be the first shot at a world championship for Rosales, … Read Article
By Brad Cronich, photo by Tom Casino/Showtime – Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder (26-0, 26 KO’s) seems immune to the criticism leveled at him from a lot of boxing fans who saw him look less than spectacular last Saturday night in his 3rd round knockout win over Kelvin Price. Wilder thinks he did a great job in blasting out the 6’7” Price, and he doesn’t seem to be aware of how other people saw … Read Article
New York, NY (12/18/12) – All of the fighters for tomorrow night’s DiBella Entertainment special-edition Hurricane Sandy Benefit Broadway Boxing card weighed in earlier today at the NYS Athletic Commission’s office in downtown Manhattan. Below is the complete bout sheet for Wednesday night’s show. … Read Article
By Rob Smith: Juan Manuel Marquez riding high right now after knocking Manny Pacquiao out cold in the 6th round of their fight this month. Marquez avenged his two earlier controversial decision losses to the Filipino and did it in dramatic fashion by knocking Pacquiao completely out cold.
Marquez reportedly had promised his wife that the fourth fight with Pacquiao would be his last fight of his career and that he’d retire after that, but … Read Article
PHILADELPHIA (December 18, 2012)—On Friday night January 25th, Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and Greg Cohen Promotions will present ESPN 2’s Friday Night Fights featuring the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Jr. Middleweight champion Sergiy Dzinziruk. Dzinziruk will take on perennial contender and world ranked Brian Vera in a twelve round bout for the NABO Middleweight championship that will headline a night of boxing at the Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona, New … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Floyd Mayweather Sr. is advising that Manny Pacquiao stay far, far away from a rematch with Juan Manuel Marquez next year. Mayweather Sr. is concerned that Pacquiao’s ability to take head shots may have been diminished with his 6th round knockout loss to Marquez recently, and thinks Pacquiao get knocked out once again if he makes the mistake of fighting Marquez for a 5th time.
Mayweather Jr. told Doghouseboxing.com “When you get … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: In making his first defense of his WBO middleweight title Peter Quillin (28-0, 20 KO’s) will take a relatively safe pick in Fernando Guerrero (25-1, 19 KO’s) on February 9th on HBO at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn New York.… Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present current WBO Middleweight Champion “Kid Chocolate” Peter Quillin, Heavyweight Prospect Tor Hamer, Hall of Fame Matchmaker and Promoter Don “War a Week” Chargin, Trainer Virgil Hunter, and Trainer Abel Sanchez .
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“The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to welcome back current WBO Middleweight Champion Peter Quillin (28-0, 20 KOs). The gifted young Brooklynite will discuss his upcoming initial title defense, which … Read Article
DAVID PRICE will box world class American Tony Thompson at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 23rd February 2012 in a 12 round international heavyweight contest.
The two-time world title challenger represents the biggest professional test so far for the emerging British star.… Read Article