By Michael Collins: David Price (15-0, 13 KO’s) successfully defended his British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles tonight with a nice 2nd round TKO victory over Mat Skelton (28-7, 23 KO’s) at the Aintree Equestrian Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom. Price took his time with the 45-year-old Skelton, but then turned up the heat on the aging fighter in 2nd round after hitting him with a nice body shot that sent Skelton retreating to the ropes.… Read Article
LOS ANGELES, November 30 – The NABF Super Flyweight title will be on the line at the Parque Andres Quintana Roo on Saturday, December 1 when Quintana Roo’s own Jose “Sugar” Salgado defends his title against Colombia’s Devis “El Metrallo” Perez in a bout which will be aired on FOX Deportes in the United States.… Read Article
By Michael Collins: Making his debut tonight was 6’4″ heavyweight prospect Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff (1-0) who defeated American Richard Dawson (2-1, 1 KO’s) by a sloppy 4 round points decision on Friday night at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, United Kingdom. Referee Richard James Davies scored the fight 39-38 for Flintoff in a close fight. Flintoff, a former English cricketer, didn’t show much in the way of power and he looked awful for the most … Read Article
Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will receive the Dick Steinberg Good Guy award from the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
Recognized as boxing’s ultimate humanitarian, Melson’s donated every penny of all 12 fight purses.… Read Article
By Reni M. Valenzuela – Boxing longs for the “old” Pacman. But is there a basis to the longing?
What is especially good about the “old” Pacman that was missed in his recent fights and which causes the fans to yearn and buzz over deflated balloons when Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez is an old rival who “whipped” the career of an iconic boxer in the span of eight years, far less than what he did … Read Article
New Jersey boxing managers Joe Hand Sr. and Alfred “Doc” Nowicki filed a lawsuit today against the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, its commissioner, Aaron M. Davis, and legal counsel, Nicholas Lembo, in the United States District Court of New Jersey. Hand and Nowicki allege that the state officials violated their due process rights and interfered with private contracts without basis or justification.… Read Article
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING FINAL WEIGHTS (photos by Tom Casino / Showtime):
JAYSON VELEZ: 125.8 Pounds
SALVADOR SANCHEZ II: 125.2 Pounds
DANNY JACOBS: 161.2 Pounds
CHRIS FITZPATRICK: 163.6 Pounds
ABOUT “SHOWDOWN: COTTO VS. TROUT ”: “Cotto vs. Trout” is a 12-round battle between Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion Miguel Cotto and undefeated WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Austin Trout taking place on Saturday, December 1 … Read Article
TOTOWA, NJ – Photo: Mike Gladysz – Tomasz “Goral” Adamek turns 36 on December 1st. Currently training for his December 22nd re-match against Steve “USS” Cunnigham, the IBF North American Heavyweight Champion and trainer, Roger Bloodworth visited with his promoters, Main Events to celebrate.
As he enjoyed a piece of his birthday cake Adamek shared, “I feel stronger today than I did when I was a light heavyweight because I don’t have to cut weight … Read Article
Two important Heavyweight bouts from the United Kingdom highlight a weekend of Live boxing on WealthTV & www.wealthtv.com
On Friday afternoon, Undefeated former Olympic Silver Medal winner David Price (14-0, KO’s) takes on former world title challenger Matt Skelton (28-6, 23 … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 November 2012 – In their first ever World Series of Boxing (WSB) home match, the Algeria Desert Hawks experinced a close defeat at the hands of a tough trio of boxers from Azerbaijan Baku Fires. The visitors saw Orzubek Shayimov, Jaba Kositashvili and Vladimir Cheles all prevail at the Salle Hocine-Chaalane to send their team top of Group A. … Read Article