Golden Boy Promotions are looking to lock down their fighter WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next opponent for his first title defense on May 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two names that Golden Boy are reportedly looking at right now is two-time world title challenger Gabriel Rosado (22-9, 13 KOs) and Willie Monroe Jr. (19-2, 6 KOs), according to bleacherreport.com. … Read Article
Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) is getting his 15 minutes of fame with his recent upset win over 39-year-old past his best IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) last November. Fury, 27, has the spot light on him and is getting a ton of positive attention right now. He soon will have to prove whether his victory over Klitschko was just a fluke thing, as the two fighters will be facing each other … Read Article
WBO light welterweight champion Terence Crawford (27-0, 19 KOs) failed to get the Manny Pacquiao fight on April 9th after being passed over by WBO welterweight champion Tim “Desert Storm” Bradley. Instead of getting the Pacquiao fight and making a huge killing, it’s looking like Crawford, 28, will need to settle for a fight against lightweight Hank Lundy (26-5-1, 13 KOs) on February 27th on HBO at Madison Square Garden in New York. … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao is reportedly saying he’s going to retire after his third fight against Tim Bradley on April 9th. Pacquiao was recently quoted as saying he wanted to continue fighting after the Bradley fight in order to get a much desired rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. so that he could end up career with a big bang. Never the less, Pacquiao is saying he didn’t make those comments and that he’ll definitely be retiring after … Read Article
Boxing in 2015 had arguably its most memorable year in a long, long time.
Finally Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio fought. Wladimir Klitschko was dethroned. Serious contenders faced off and created some deserving champions and some modern greats further enhanced their reputations.
With 2015 having been such a great year for the sport, much is expected of 2016. With all major promoters now showing a willingness to put on the fights the fans want to … Read Article
Stacey Reile has a New Year’s Resolution for 2016 and that is to be an active boxer again. Despite not having a fight in about four years, Reile still trains and says that she is in the best shape of her life. She has been told by matchmakers and promoters that she is being avoided because of her boxing ability. With punching power in both hands and tremendous athleticism, the ambidextrous Reile is one of … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) is counting on Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) coming out of retirement to give him a rematch in the near future so that the two of them can end their careers with a bang. Until then, Pacquiao plans on continuing to fight. Just when he’ll be hanging up his gloves has yet to be determined.
It was thought that Pacquiao would retire after his fight with WBO welterweight champion … Read Article
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that one of the biggest selling points for the third fight between his fighters Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley is the improvements that have been made in Bradley’s fighting style with new trainer Teddy Atlas. Arum thinks that this isn’t the same Bradley that Pacquiao fought in the past in 2012 and 2014, and got the better of in both fights.
Pacquiao lost the first fight in 2012 and … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao likes what he sees in the changes that trainer Teddy Atlas has seemingly made in the fighting style of WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley since he started training him. Pacquiao feels that Bradley is a more aggressive fighter now that Atlas is at the wheel in his training camp, and he’s hoping that Bradley will fight aggressively against him when they get inside the ring on April 9 in their fight on HBO … Read Article
IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook’s promoters at Matchroom Sport are hoping to put together a fight between Brook and former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) in the summer on June 4th at Wembley Stadium, in London, England. The chances for the Khan vs. Brook fight increased dramatically this past week with 37-year-old Manny Pacquiao agreeing to fight WBO welterweight champ Tim “Desert Storm” Bradley on April 9.
Khan was one of … Read Article