By Michael Collins: WBC Silver and EBU super middleweight champion James DeGale (14-1, 9 KO’s) has reportedly decided to vacant his EBU strap rather than continuing to defend against fringe contenders one after another. DeGale wants to go after a world title belt at 168.… Read Article
By Michael Collins: Amir Khan (27-3, 19 KO’s) may not be with HBO anymore following his losses to Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia, but he’s now signed on with Showtime for a three fight deal, which should take him through the end up next year.
A three fight deal is a nice safe number for Showtime because if things go to pieces with Khan in terms of him getting knocked out left and right then … Read Article
Ukrainian heavyweight puncher Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov, 13-0, 9 KOs, intends to school the already well-educated Tor Hamer, 19-1, 12 KOs, when they meet in the ring at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, in PA, Saturday, December 22nd. The 8-round heavyweight contest is part of a big nationally televised double-header that will be broadcast on NBC, beginning at 4PM ET. The headline bout is a 12-round rematch between Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and Steve “USS” Cunningham for the … Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Filipino Flash” Edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
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During tonight’s broadcast, James and Joseph will be dissecting all of the action that took place on December 15th, 2012, which included Nonito Donaire TKO3 Jorge Arce, Amir Khan TKO10 Carlos Molina, Leo Santa Cruz UD10 Alberto Guevara, Deontay Wilder KO3 Kelvin Price, Alfredo Angulo UD10 Jorge Silva, … Read Article
by Adam Santarossa: Anthony Mundine is the only fighter in history to have had all of his fights broadcast on PPV. The simple answer is Anthony Mundine equals money. Mundine reportedly made $700,000 from his boxing debut against Gerard Zohs way back in 2000. It was similar money to what he would have made only a year earlier for a full season with the St George/Illawarra Dragons.
Daniel Geale on the other hand would … Read Article
By Rob Smith: WBA World cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (25-1, 19 KO’s) showed tonight why he’s one of the most dangerous fighters in the cruiserweight division by knocking out #8 WBA Santander Silgado (23-1, 18 KO’s) in the 4th round with a devastating left uppercut to the head that put him down face first on the canvas at the Crocus City Hall, in Myakinino, Russia.
There really wasn’t any point in counting because Silgado was … Read Article
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (December 17, 2012) – Puerto Rican superstar Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (16-1-1, 11 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY scored a 1st round technical knock out against Lina Milagros Tejada (1-2) this past Saturday night at the Sosua Bay Grand Casino. As soon as the bell sounded Tejada tried to quickly make the bout a dogfight, but the former IBF world champion was much more experienced, Serrano’s precise counter-punching sent the Dominican … Read Article
By Joseph Herron — After annihilating five-division world titlist Jorge Arce this past Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, boxing fans around the world are anxious to see who Nonito Donaire will step in the ring with in 2013.
Most fight fans and boxing scribes have been clamoring for a Super Bantamweight showdown with WBC title holder Abner Mares or WBA champ Guillermo Rigondeaux. While the matchmaking for Donaire has most recently … Read Article
Results from Moscow:
Denis Lebedev W KO 4 Santander Silgado
Eduard Troyanovsky W TKO2 Walter Estrada
Grigory Drozd W 12 Jean Marc Monrose
Dmitry Chudinov W KO 2 Jhonatan Ricar
Vladimir Goncharov W TKO 6 Bedarin Toma
Oleg Liseev W TKO 6 Carlos Galvan … Read Article
Last May, a small cabal of boxing writers discussed an idea that had all the staying power of a cigarette butt under a shoe. The idea was to create a global boxing rankings organization uncompromised by competing interests and hell-bent on restoring sense to a confused sport. The writers found enough common ground to usher the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board into its formative stages.
The first order of business was that it would not be … Read Article