Photos: phillyboxinghistory.com – PHILADELPHIA – Former two-time International Boxing Federation (IBF) cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham, 25-4, 12 KOs, held an open workout for the media at the Rock Ministries Gym, in the Kensington Section of Philadelphia. Cunningham was putting the finishing touches on his training preparations for an upcoming bout with rival Tomasz Adamek, 47-2, 29 KOs. The pair staged a classic clash for the cruiserweight title back in 2008, but now have invaded the … Read Article
by Will Rosinsky – Dear Friends, Fans and Members of the Media,
As fight night approaches, mixed feelings start to conjure. Unlike many fighters, calm seems to be one of my most prominent feelings. The reason is simple, I am definitely less anxious when fighting at home. I absolutely love the crowd. Their support and presence keeps me calm. There’s just something about fighting in New York that’s exhilarating but comforting. When I’m going into … Read Article
Photo: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME — Kelly Swanson – Thank you everybody for joining us. We know we had a busy boxing weekend this weekend and a very exciting one at that. So we appreciate you taking the time to call in and listen to the news on the next big, exciting boxing weekend, which is going to be coming up this Saturday, December 15th from Los Angeles. We have four fighters on the call today, as … Read Article
WBO World Lightweight Champion Ricky Burns will now not be defending his title this Saturday at the Excel London.
The show will still go ahead with FIVE titles on the card and Commonwealth Super-Middleweight Champion George Groves’ title defence against Glen Johnson now tops the night, plus Billy Joe Saunders in a Commonwealth and vacant British Middleweight title showdown against Nick Blackwell and an exciting clash between Steve O’Meara and Liam Smith for the Vacant … Read Article
The tension is building! Will Arthur Abraham (35-3, 27 KOs) be successful in his first defense of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Crown against Mehdi Bouadla (26-4, 11 KOs)? If it is up to Promoter Kalle Sauerland, Abraham’s super-middleweight reign will be just as successful as he was during his days at the middlewight. Back then, the prodigy of coach Ulli Wegner defended the IBF Belt on ten occasions before he took the step up … Read Article
Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of exciting Reading, Pennsylvania, heavyweight Travis Kauffman (23-1, 17 KOs) to a promotional agreement.
27-year-old Kauffman is currently riding high on a five-fight winning streak and picked up the World Boxing Federation Intercontinental heavyweight title by knocking out respected hard-punching veteran Chris Koval.… Read Article
Photos: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME — LOS ANGELES (Dec. 12, 2012) – Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, former Unified Super Lightweight Champion Amir “King” Khan, his opponent, unbeaten Carlos Molina and the four other pugilists fighting this Saturday, December 15, live on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena participated in a media workout Tuesday at the jam-packed Ponce De Leon Boxing Gym in Montebello, … Read Article
By Michael Collins: If Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) gets past lightweight Carlos Molina (17-0, 7 KO’s) on Saturday night, his promoter Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions says he wants to match Khan against Josesito Lopez (30-5, 18 KO’s) in a fight that would take place in April.… Read Article
By Michael Collins: Carlos Molina (17-0, 7 KO’s) thinks Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) is just talking nonsense when he says he’s going to be fighting under control in a more conservative non-risk taking manner from now on due to the changes he’s made with his fighting style from what he’s learned from new trainer Virgil Hunter. Molina isn’t buying it. He believes Khan will almost immediately revert back to his old style of … Read Article
By Rob Smith: Freddie Roach doesn’t want Manny Pacquiao to take any chances by coming back too early from his knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez. Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s promoter, is mentioned wanting him to be back in the ring in April in either a rematch against Marquez or a fight with Brandon Rios. However, Roach thinks April is far too soon for Pacquiao to be getting back in the ring after the way he … Read Article