By Michael Collins: Former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) plans on fighting with a lot more self-control when he steps inside the ring on Saturday night against unbeaten Carlos Molina (17-0, 7 KO’s) in Los Angeles, California. Khan knows he can’t afford to lose another fight after losing his last two, so he’s going to be looking to fight a completely disciplined fight where he takes zero changes of getting hurt.… Read Article
By Brad Cronick: If you want to pick out the #1 reason why Manny Pacquiao lost to Juan Manuel Marquez last Saturday night it’s probably due to Pacquiao’s greed. He had Marquez hurt in the 5th round from a hard combination, and he had been working him over in that round and in the 6th. Marquez bleeding, his nose looked broken, and clearly wasn’t going to be able to last very much longer with the … Read Article
By Marcus Richardson: Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) will be getting back in the ring in a fight against unbeaten Carlos Molina (17-0, 7 KO’s) this Saturday night on December 15th on Showtime at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California. Khan has lost his last two fights and he’s looking to end his losing streak against the 5’6’ Molina, who isn’t much of a puncher and isn’t all that quick either but he’s a … Read Article
By Rob Smith: Manny Pacquiao told a crowd in Manila, Philippines, that he’ll continue fighting despite getting viciously knocked out last Saturday night. Pacquiao was knocked out by a tremendous right hand by Juan Manuel Marquez last Saturday night in Pacquiao and Marquez’s fourth fight in their series in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read Article
By Marcus Richardson: Alex Morrison, the promoter for WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns (35-2, 10 KO’s), was unable to find a replacement opponent for Jose Ocampo for this Saturday night for Burns’s previously scheduled fight at the ExCel Arena in London, England. Morrison attempted to find someone after Ocampo pulled out but the fighter they were looking at getting Derry Matthews didn’t agree to the fight.
Morrison said to STV “Ricky will not fight this … Read Article
By Rob Smith: Golden Boy Promotions is looking to match former WBA light welterweight champion Marcos Maidana (32-3, 29 KO’s) up with junior middleweight Keith Thurman (19-0, 18 KO’s) in April next year. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer wants to put the Maidana-Thurman fight with unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell Jr. (21-0, 13 KO’s) against a still to be determined opponent in a doubleheader card. They wanted Jhonny Gonzalez, but that was a no go … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: With the news that WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns will be fighting on January 26th in Glasgow, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is left with Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8 KO’s) as the possible next opponent for WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s) to fight on February 16th on HBO in the United States. Schaefer wanted to get Burns to take the fight in a unification bout, but it doesn’t … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 11 December 2012 – Currently sitting pretty at top of Group B with three wins from three, Astana Arlans Kazakhstan now face their hardest challenge of this early season when a formidable Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder line-up comes to the Almaty Sports Palace this Friday 14 December (20:30 local time). Bagdad Alimbekov, experienced Irishman Eric Donovan, and two-time World Series Boxing (WSB) Middleweight King Sergiy Derevyanchenko will be the ones relied upon … Read Article
Photos: Esther Lin — LOS ANGELES (Dec. 10, 2012) – Three of the fighters who’ll be fighting on CBS Television Network’s portion of an unprecedented boxing marathon on CBS and SHOWTIME® this Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena participated in a media workout Monday at the Ponce De Leon Boxing Gym in Montebello, Calif.
The three – undefeated International Boxing Federation (IBF) Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (22-0-1, 13 KO’s), … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referees and judges who will work on this Saturday, December 15, in the world title bouts to be held in United States (Donaire-Arce), Argentina (Narvaez-Quijano) and Germany (Abraham-Bouadla).… Read Article