Donaire vs. Vetyeka live on BoxNation

Nonito Donaire - WBA undisputed featherweight world champion Simpiwe  “V12” Vetyeka and four-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year, Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire weigh in (Vetyeka 125.5 lbs, Donaire 126 lbs) Friday for their upcoming world title fight,  Saturday, May 31 from the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao Resort in Macau, China.

WBA undisputed featherweight world champion Simpiwe “V12” Vetyeka and four-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year, Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire weigh in (Vetyeka 125.5 lbs, Donaire 126 lbs) Friday for their upcoming world title fight, Saturday, May 31 from the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao Resort in Macau, China.

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, PS4 and Foreman Boys Promotions, “Featherweight Fury- Donaire vs Vetyeka” will be televised in the US on HBO, same day at 4pm ET/PT

Donaire vs. Vetyeka live on BoxNation

Filipino hotshot Nonito Donaire is ready to begin a new era of dominance when he challenges Simpiwe Vetyeka in his bid to become a five-weight world champion.

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Povetkin vs Charr Tonight

Alexander Povetkin, Manuel Charr - When "Diamond Boy" Manuel Charr and former WBA world heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin step into the ring at Luzhniki Arena in Moscow (Russia) tonight (live on live.360fights.com / broadcast starts at noon EST / 6pm Central European Time) they will not only fight for the WBC international championship. According to Manuel Charr the fight will also be dedicated to the peace process in Syria.

When “Diamond Boy” Manuel Charr and former WBA world heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin step into the ring at Luzhniki Arena in Moscow (Russia) tonight (live on live.360fights.com / broadcast starts at noon EST / 6pm Central European Time) they will not only fight for the WBC international championship. According to Manuel Charr the fight will also be dedicated to the peace process in Syria.

“I respect Alexander Povetkin. He is a likable guy and a great champion. We will not only fight against each other in the ring – we also fight together for peace in the world and especially in Syria”, says Charr. “It is an honor to fight for the WBC international championship because the WBC has always supported the ‘Fight for Peace’ all around the world. And I know that WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman is expecially concerned about the Middle East – just like his father Don José has always been.”

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Froch vs. Groves II: A Prince plots to make history by dethroning the reigning King Carl the Cobra of Great Britain

Carl Froch, Froch vs. Groves 2, George Groves - Two noble men battle in the modern day coliseum of Wembley Stadium for historic supremacy. The reigning King Carl Froch from Nottingham earned his kingship at war, with the blood running through his body from a long line of warriors representing proudly out of the house of Froch.

Two noble men battle in the modern day coliseum of Wembley Stadium for historic supremacy. The reigning King Carl Froch from Nottingham earned his kingship at war, with the blood running through his body from a long line of warriors representing proudly out of the house of Froch.

Prince George of London is plotting his revenge after claims of robbery by way of referee, being the sole the reason for his demise. The pouting Prince was jeered and booed on his way into the ring last November and received a hero’s exit on the way out.

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Bradley Saunders ready for first title shot

Red-hot light-welterweight Bradley Saunders will challenge for his first professional title at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday 7th June.

The undefeated 28-year-old from Sedgefield, a former Beijing Olympian and 2007 Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist, faces Villi Piispenen for the Vacant WBO Intercontinental title on the undercard of Stuart Hall’s IBF World Bantamweight title defence against Paul Butler.

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Cassius Connor drops down to lightweight for British Masters test

Surrey boxer Cassius Connor 11-8(1)-1 has dropped down from light welterweight to lightwweight to challenge for the vacant British Masters Gold title at York Hall, London on July 12th.

The title challenge takes place on a talent-packed Goodwin Promotions show with the headlining fight between unbeaten lightweight Richard Commey 17(17)-0-0 and Welshman Gary Buckland 28(9)-4(2)-0 in a battle for the vacant Commonwealth lightweight title.

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How would a near-prime Joe Calzaghe fare today?

Carl Froch, Froch vs. Groves 2, George Groves, Joe Calzaghe - With bated breath, the entire boxing world is looking forward to the eagerly anticipated rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves. The sheer energy and excitement that will undoubtedly be unleashed by 80,000 screaming British fans is so electric it can practically be felt already. Their first encounter was  incredible, and there is every reason to believe that this time the action will be every bit as intense, with the possibility of even exceeding the former's fireworks. The atmosphere being generated is so fiery and profound and explosive, that it is totally reminiscent of the mood often created during the lead-up for fights involving the soon-to-be Hall of Fame inductee, Joe Calzaghe, the greatest super middleweight boxing has ever known. Makes you kind of wonder how Joe Calzaghe would do if he was fighting today at or near his best?

With bated breath, the entire boxing world is looking forward to the eagerly anticipated rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves. The sheer energy and excitement that will undoubtedly be unleashed by 80,000 screaming British fans is so electric it can practically be felt already. Their first encounter was incredible, and there is every reason to believe that this time the action will be every bit as intense, with the possibility of even exceeding the former’s fireworks. The atmosphere being generated is so fiery and profound and explosive, that it is totally reminiscent of the mood often created during the lead-up for fights involving the soon-to-be Hall of Fame inductee, Joe Calzaghe, the greatest super middleweight boxing has ever known. Makes you kind of wonder how Joe Calzaghe would do if he was fighting today at or near his best?

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Cus D’Amato is the Force Behind the Champ – Once Again

Boston, MA (May 2014) – Legendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato was the strategic force behind legendary heavyweights Mike Tyson, Floyd Patterson, Jose Torres, and Muhammad Ali (in an advisory role). The biographical novel based on his life, Confusing the Enemy: The Cus D’Amato Story (Acanthus Publishing, 2013) has swept through the ranks and taken the 2014 Eric Hoffer Book Award. Co-authors Dr. Scott Weiss and Paige Stover, are honored with this prestigious literary achievement having already received glowing reviews from readers and the media alike. A reader on Facebook has posted, “It is impossible to have a full understanding of boxing history without this book.” The Boxing Magazine has declared it “an instant classic for the boxing bookshelf.”

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Freddie Roach would watch Pacquiao vs. Provodnikov on TV from home

Freddie Roach - It is no secret that most, if not all boxing trainers would prefer not have their fighters face each other. Aside from having the difficulty of choosing which one to train, it is a mental burden knowing that you could have potentially ended one of your own client’s careers.

It is no secret that most, if not all boxing trainers would prefer not have their fighters face each other. Aside from having the difficulty of choosing which one to train, it is a mental burden knowing that you could have potentially ended one of your own client’s careers.

The idea of Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Manny Pacquiao has been slowly gaining ground, although no official talks ever taken place. Still, the two explosive styles would most certainly make a crowd friendly event. It would most likely turn out to be a non-stop action from bell to bell, with one of the fighters probably leaving the arena with a KO loss on their record.

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