photo: Lauren Fryer Photography – Undefeated Jerry Belmontes, 17-0, 5 KOs, sees his upcoming nationally televised 10-rounder with Eric Hunter, 16-2, 9 KOs, as the opportunity he’s been waiting for to breakthrough to the next level in the junior lightweight division. In fact he feels that if he can win big enough to impress fans and the powers that be, a victory over Hunter might just earn him a title shot. The fight will be … Read Article
When Danish promotional outfit Euro Event closes out the year with a show on December 15 at the Gigantium Arena in Aalborg, the card will feature an interesting Light Welterweight fight between Kim Poulsen (21-1, 6 KOs), and Croatian banger Veljko Saponja (8-1-1, 5 KOs). A former World Champion Kickboxer, Saponja is much more experienced than his ten professional boxing bouts suggest, and he is expected to give the 25-year-old Dane a tough test before … Read Article
Miguel Cotto, Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion
“Austin’s team mentioned that he went to Panama and beat a Panamanian guy and they were in Guadalajara to fight Rigoberto Alvarez. He doesn’t have any of them in front of him. He’s in New York and he is going to have Miguel Cotto in front of him. It’s going to be a great fight.
“Saturday night is going to be a great night for Puerto Rico … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions is trying to put together a fight between WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero and Floyd Mayweather Jr. WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez wants a fight with Mayweather too, but Schaefer is looking to put Guerrero in with Mayweather instead for some reason. It could be that Mayweather isn’t all that eager to get back in with another junior middleweight after taking a lot … Read Article
Saturday December 1, 2012 at The Harv at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, WV undefeated former IBF World Champion Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora (46W-0L-1D, 19KO) faces reigning WBO Oriental Champion & former Olympian Solomon Egberime (22W-3L-1D, 11KO). Spadafora, currently world ranked WBA #11, WBC #19, defeated Humberto Toledo in his last bout in August. Egberime, currently world ranked WBO #14, defeated Joel Dela Cruz in his last bout in July. Both fighters … Read Article
By Michael Collins: American heavyweight Kevin Johnson (29-2-1, 13 KO’s) figures he won’t even need to switch on his ‘A’ game this Saturday night in order to defeat unbeaten #3 WBC heavyweight contender Tyson Fury (19-0, 14 KO’s) in their fight at the Odyssey Arena, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Johnson sees the 24-year-old Fury as a doofy, we-punching heavyweight without experience against quality heavyweights.
Johnson said in his conference call with Fury “Height … Read Article
LINCOLN, R.I. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Peter Manfredo Jr. has faced every challenge a professional boxer could deal with inside the ring, but there’s nothing that could motivate him more than what he’s facing as he begins his highly-anticipated comeback.… Read Article
By Rob Smith: Freddie Roach is suddenly suspicious about the muscle growth of Juan Manuel Marquez as he heads towards a fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao on December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roach suspects that Marquez may have built his impressive physique by other than natural means.
Roach told usatoday.comK/u“If [Marquez’s body] is natural, I will kiss his a**. [Marquez] has gotten bigger and gained weight. It throws up … Read Article
New York, NY (November 28, 2012) – The December 19 bout between Will “Power” Rosinsky of Queens, NY and Sacramento, CA native Otis “Triple OG” Griffin is changed from an eight to a ten round bout.
The matchup, which was originally a special feature bout, now serves as the main event of the evening. There is a lot at stake for both fighters, with Rosinsky looking to rebound from a loss to Kelly Pavlik on … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: WBA World welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi is in need of an opponent after his desired rematch against big British star Ricky Hatton fell through due to Hatton getting blasted out by Vyacheslav Senchenko last Saturday night in the UK. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is now looking at picking out Malignaggi’s next opponent from one of these fighters: Danny Garcia, Amir Khan, Andre Berto, and Adrien Broner, according to RingTV.
Malignaggi, … Read Article