1. Wlad Klitschko vs. David Haye Moving Forward: 50/50 Split and Date Agreed Upon!

    Here we go again with the good news: Wladimir Klitschko (55-3-0) and David Haye (25-1-0) are not only back in negotiations, but have already solidified a few bullet points...

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  2. Ricardo Mayorga Looks Past Miguel Cotto: Wants Manny Pacquiao, Vows a Knockout

    It appears that the former multi-weight world champion Ricardo Mayorga (29-7-1) is aiming high. Not only is he aiming high, but he is going way beyond what his capabilities and ...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 1,589 reads 11 comments

  3. Zab Judah Picks Mosley by K.O., Thinks Pacquiao Fights Possibly Staged

    Slowly but surely, the amount of boxers who call Manny Pacquiao (52-3-2) a cheater in one way or another are adding up. His remarkable fairytale-like victories are beginning to appear fictional...

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  4. Manny Pacquiao: What if He Played the Villain Role Instead?

    A battle between a villain and a hero is a must-have in any story being told. In sports, this balance of "good and evil" is widely spread, providing the fans with a more direct option for a desired choice of support...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 2,345 reads 19 comments

  5. Ana Julaton vs. Franchesca Alcanter: Press Conference Pictures and Interviews

    On Friday, February 25, 2011, WBO super bantamweight female champion Ana Julaton (7-2-1) will defend her title against a more seasoned Franchesca Alcanter (18-9-1) of Kansas City, Missouri...

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  6. Nonito Donaire Interview and Other Videos From Donaire Vs. Montiel Weekend

    This past Saturday, February 19, 2011, I had the pleasure of joining a small army of Filipino and Mexican boxing fans for the Nonito Donaire (26-1-27) vs. Fernando Montiel (44-3-2) fight in Las Vegas, Nevada...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 2,001 reads 6 comments

  7. Michael Koncz: 'Marquez Has Got Manny Figured Out'

    From time to time, boxing’s popular names say something that was probably meant to be kept away from the public. Some things said are really meant to be locked up inside the person’s head and away from you and I...

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  8. Top 10 Jabs in Heavyweight Boxing History

    Since the very beginning of boxing, trainers have always suggested and reminded their fighters of the significance of the jab...

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  9. Boxing's Upcoming Interviews: Please Feel Free To Submit Your Questions!

    Hello fellow boxing fans, As you may already know, or if you are new to my name, I sometimes have the pleasure of doing over the phone or live interviews. I would then transcribe them onto e-paper and publish them for all of you to read...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 185 reads 8 comments

  10. Nonito Donaire vs. Fernando Montiel: The Best Matchup in a Long Time

    Lately, it seems that boxing has taken a turn for the worse. Since when are we supposed to be happy and excited in anticipation of a semi-decent fight, which happens at most a couple ...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 2,310 reads 16 comments

  11. Erik Morales vs. Marcos Maidana Nearly a Done Deal

    Fresh information has just arrived from Golden Boy Promotions, suggesting that a fight between Erik "El Terrible" Morales (51-6-0) and Marcos "El Chino" Maidana (29-2-0) is essentially a done deal for April 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada...

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  12. Saul Alvarez Wants Manny Pacquiao's WBC Belt

    According to a new report by Fightnews.com , a current 20 year old freckle-faced worldwide boxing sensation Saul "Canelo” Alvarez (35-0-1) is aiming at Manny Pacquiao ’s (52-3-2) 154-pound belt...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 1,210 reads 15 comments

  13. Manny Pacquiao vs. Aaron Pryor: The Tale of the Tape for the Dream Matchup

    “I like Pacman in the fight. I think Pacman throws a lot of punches and I don't think that Pretty Boy Floyd Mayweather is gonna be equipped to handle it. That's just how I feel...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 2,107 reads 4 comments

  14. Manny Pacquiao: Who's Next After Sugar Shane Mosley?

    Who should fight Manny Pacquiao next? You've probably heard this question too many times already. Every boxing fan (and especially every Manny Pacquiao fan), wants to know who Pacquiao ...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 3,346 reads 13 comments

  15. Richard Schaefer: Bradley vs. Maidana Unlikely, Alexander vs. Maidana Possible

    In May of 2010, Marcos Maidana and Timothy Bradley were preparing for their scheduled fight. Both fighters seemed eager and impatient to get inside the ring and show the world their potential...

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  16. Boxing: Is Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao a Reasonable Fight?

    "I think Bradley is too tough a guy for Amir, that Khan has nothing to keep Bradley off of him. Khan has nothing to hurt Bradley with while he's getting constant pressure . Bradley's the kid [sic] of fighter we'd love to have...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 1,411 reads 19 comments

  17. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Who Needs Who?

    “I came this far in my boxing career without Mayweather, so I see no need to call him out. He needs me to bolster his career. I am open to me fighting him anytime he wants to...

    Vitali Shaposhnikov Written by Vitali Shaposhnikov about over 3 years ago 1,362 reads 21 comments

  18. Manny Pacquiao Confession: Help Me Figure Out The Man Who Keeps on Shocking!

    Most journalism and reporting is meant to provide information or opinion to a targeted audience, keying readers in to the knowledge or insight a writer may posses...

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  19. Tomasz Adamek vs. Wladimir Klitschko: The September Fight Is Signed!

    Really? YES! “I can officially announce that Monday evening I signed the contract to fight Vladimir Klitschko in September, in Poland for a heavyweight championship fight,” Tomasz Adamek said...

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  20. Freddie Roach and the 10 Best Trainers in Boxing History

    It seems to me, that there are always as many opinions as there are people. Some see this as a bad thing; it may create more confusion as those with limited interest and knowledge add to the pool of names, numbers and picks...

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  21. Larry Merchant Exclusive Video Interview: Your Questions Answered!

    As promised, I had the opportunity to meet with Larry Merchant and deliver the fans’ questions directly to him...

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  22. Manny Pacquiao Opens a Tattoo/Merchandise Shop Next to WildCard Gym!

    The relationship between Manny Pacquiao and his head coach Freddie Roach, has transformed over the years from professional to family-like...

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  23. Interview with Larry Merchant: Please Send In Your Questions

    Dear readers, From time to time, I get the opportunity and the pleasure of interviewing someone from the world of boxing. Sometimes it’s a fighter, sometimes a promoter and other times everyone else...

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  24. The Real 1995 HBO Version of “High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell"

    In and out of the ring, fighter’s lives are different yet are directly intertwined. A boxer’s career is directly dependant on their boxing coach, friends and family...

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  25. Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Josie Harris Surveilence Video Released (Video Inside)

    On September 9 just after 5 pm, a security camera at a guard station picked up three kids running inside. Some time later, a police car arrived at the scene, followed by an ambulance...

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