By Bill Phanco: WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero’s 12 round unanimous decision win over former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto last Saturday night has earned Guerrero a new #3 rankings with Ring Magazine’s welterweight rankings. Guerrero is now below only 1. Manny Pacquiao and #2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.… Read Article
By Rob Smith: Andre Berto (28-2, 22 KO’s) may have been soundly beaten and may have looked horrible in losing to WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO’s), but that’s not going to get in the way of Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer of giving Berto another world title shot next year against possibly WBA World welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi.
Schaefer said to RingTV “He [Berto] will be back, bigger and stronger. … Read Article
By Paul Grunich: Golden Boy Promotions is reportedly looking to make a fight happen between former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Jermain Taylor (31-4-1, 19 KO’s) and WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (28-0, 20 KO’s) on the undercard of the Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah fight on February 9th at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Taylor, 34, has the recognizable name that Golden Boy wants for an opponent for Quillin, and Taylor has a #8 … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will be attending this Saturday’s fight between Miguel Cotto and WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout at Madison Square Garden with the hopes of facing Cotto if he wins the fight. That’s the opponent that Alvarez badly wants, but he may not get him of Trout has something to say about it.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said this to RingTV about a … Read Article
LOS ANGELES, November 28 – One of 2012’s most intriguing match-ups comes to the Business Expo Center in Anaheim, Calif. on Saturday, December 8 when unbeaten junior welterweight Luis Ramos Jr. takes on former Olympian Ricardo Williams Jr. in the 10-round main event of a night of boxing which will be televised on FOX Sports Networks, FOX Deportes and FUEL TV.… Read Article
By Paul Grunich, photo by Robert Tibuni – WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14 KO’s) may be the champion as he enters his fight this Saturday night against former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO’s), but Trout is going to be fighting in front of pretty much mostly Cotto’s fans at the Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA.
What this means is that the fans will … Read Article
12 Rounds – Welterweight
MANNY PACQUIAO vs. JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ
Eight-Division World Champion Four-Division World Champion
General Santos City, Philippines México City, México
54-4-2, 38 KOs 54-6-1, 39 KOs … Read Article
TODD duBOEF: Welcome everybody. Welcome champion Juan Manuel Márquez, Fernando Beltran and Hall of Fame trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Béristain. Juan Manuel’s media day was in México last week and the reports say that Juan Manuel has never looked this good. We all know what has happened over the years and how this is a legendary match-up and I think it’s really important for everyone to speak to Juan Manuel and Nacho about their strategy and … Read Article
By Michael Collins: After unbeaten heavyweight David Price (14-0, 12 KOs) dispatched with 45-year-old Matt Skelton (28-6, 23 KO’s) this Friday night in their fight at the Aintree Equestrian Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom. The fight isn’t expected to be much of a fight because Skelton is in his mid 40s and he doesn’t have much power. … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 27) – On Saturday, January 26, World Champion Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (26-0, 14 KO’s) of Oakland, CA takes on Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik (40-2, 34 KOs) of Youngstown, Ohio in what promises to be a thrilling WBA and WBC Super Middleweight World Championship Bout.
This event will be the first boxing event at the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles, CA, home to the USC Trojans Basketball and Volleyball teams. “The … Read Article