1. Ivan Calderon's Loss Should Serve as a Warning for Ricky Hatton's Comeback

    This past Saturday in Puerto Rico, Ivan Calderon lost his bid to recapture the WBO strawweight title when Moises Fuentes stopped him in five rounds...

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  2. Lucian Bute vs Denis Grachev Set for November 3: Will It Prepare Bute for Froch?

    According to RingTV .com's Lem Satterfield , former IBF super-middleweight champion Lucian Bute , who had been training for his November 3 fight against Denis Grachev in Florida, has returned to Montreal and is exuding confidence...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about 2 years ago 163 reads 1 comments

  3. Amir Khan and Kell Brook's War of Words Is Bad for Both Fighters

    According to ESPN.com's UK outlet , former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan and current welterweight contender Kell Brook were involved in a heated face-to-face exchange ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about 2 years ago 5,051 reads 17 comments

  4. Toshiaki Nishioka and the Top 15 Fighters 35 and Older in the World

    The aging process of a prizefighter is often fickle. Generally considered to be a young man’s sport, boxing’s physical toll can rear its ugly head in what seems like an ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about 2 years ago 3,641 reads 26 comments

  5. Ricky Burns and George Groves to Headline Big London Card on December 15

    The remainder of the 2012 boxing schedule is filled with important, quality fights . Thanks to British promoter Frank Warren, fans and pundits should mark December 15th on their ...

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  6. Antonin Decarie Impresses on HBO with Big TKO, Targets Robert Guerrero

    In an interview with RingTV ’s Bill Emes , promoter Lou DiBella mentioned Robert Guerrero as an ideal opponent for rising welterweight Antonin Decarie of Montreal...

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  7. Edwin Rodriguez Has More Realistic Options Than Kelly Pavlik and Jean Pascal

    In dismantling the severely over-matched Jason Escalera in eight lopsided rounds at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket , Connecticut, super-middleweight prospect Edwin ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about 2 years ago 1,271 reads 8 comments

  8. Amir Khan: 3 Areas Where Virgil Hunter Will Help Khan Improve

    According to ESPN's Dan Rafael , former world champion Amir Khan has hired Virgil Hunter as his new trainer and will face Carlos Molina—a career lightweight with a thin resume and little power—in a comeback fight this December...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about 2 years ago 4,848 reads 10 comments

  9. James DeGale to Defend European Title on Oct. 13 Against Hadillah Mohoumadi

    According to ESPN.com’s UK outlet , rising prospect and 2008 Olympic gold medalist James “Chunky” DeGale will return to the ring on Oct...

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  10. Kell Brook Rejects Timothy Bradley Fight, Eyes IBF Title Shot and Ricky Hatton

    Given the plethora of alphabet titles that populate boxing’s 17 weight classes, the sport has become infamously known for how fighters are able to navigate sanctioning body ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 2,943 reads 17 comments

  11. Andre Berto Eyeing Possible November 24 Return Against Cornelius Bundrage

    According to ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael , former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto is eyeing a November 24 ring return against current IBF light middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 2,861 reads 14 comments

  12. Ricky Hatton to Fight Michael Katsidis in Worthy but Risky Comeback Fight

    According to ESPN.com’s UK outlet , reports have surfaced that former two-division world champion Ricky Hatton has selected all-action brawler Michael Katsidis as his opponent for his comeback fight on November 24th in Manchester...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 2,725 reads 19 comments

  13. Ricky Burns Crushes Kevin Mitchell and Carl Frampton Dominates Steve Molitor

    In Glasgow, Scotland, reigning WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns served notice that he is an elite champion, as he retained his belt with a spectacular fourth round TKO over hard-hitting Kevin Mitchell...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 1,862 reads 3 comments

  14. Ricky Burns vs. Kevin Mitchell: WBO Title Fight Promises World-Class Action

    When Ricky Burns defends his WBO lightweight title against Kevin Mitchell this Saturday in Glasgow, Scotland, it will be the not unfamiliar case of two good friends—who ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 1,770 reads 5 comments

  15. Frampton vs. Molitor: Can Top UK Prospect Defeat Former World Champion?

    After a tremendous weekend for boxing where the well-rounded yet dueling cards headlined by Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul “ Canelo ” Alvarez vs...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 1,034 reads 4 comments

  16. Ricky Hatton Should Not Expect Many Fights in His Comeback

    Sometimes in boxing name recognition is more important than actual viability. With former two-division world champion Ricky Hatton set to make his comeback on November 24 in Manchester ...

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  17. Martinez vs. Chavez Jr.: Statistics Show No Need for Immediate Rematch

    The aftermath of the surprisingly thrilling finish between lineal and WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and former belt-holder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has many fans begging for a rematch...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 7,126 reads 13 comments

  18. Martinez Defeats Chavez Jr.: Maravilla's Dominance Overshadows Near-Collapse

    For fans of lineal and now WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez , the one area of concern heading into his fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was that his anger and disdain towards Chavez Jr...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 3,802 reads 11 comments

  19. Hernandez Defeats Ross in Controversial and Thrilling IBF Title Fight

    Yoan Pablo Hernandez was perhaps fortunate to retain his belt via 12-round unanimous decision over Troy Ross by scores of 114-113, 115-112 and 116-112 in Bamberg Germany...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 2,299 reads 2 comments

  20. Hernandez vs Ross: Cruiserweight Clash Is Ideal Warm-Up for Saturday Night Cards

    Whether your allegiances lie with the more complete fight card headlined by Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez, or the tantalizing pay-per-view showdown between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

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  21. Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4: Is Pacman Afraid of a Timothy Bradley Rematch?

    According to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, Manny Pacquiao is heading toward a fourth showdown with Juan Manuel Marquez, as opposed to opting for an immediate rematch against Timothy Bradley...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 2,568 reads 23 comments

  22. 7 Creative Changes for Boxing to Catch Back Up to MMA

    It is no secret that MMA has surpassed boxing in many respects in recent years. While boxing certainly has a more storied history, the sport seems to have been resting on its laurels ...

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  23. Ward Stops Dawson: Does Ward Have Any Viable Options Left at 168?

    By stopping Chad Dawson at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Saturday, Andre Ward punctuated a sequence of victories that has seen him largely dominate and dismantle the elite class of the super middleweight division...

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  24. Ward Stops Dawson: Why Dawson Should Now Look for Redemption Against Jean Pascal

    The genius of Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KO) was on full display at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Saturday as the undisputed super middleweight champion dismantled his seemingly strongest ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 1,270 reads 8 comments

  25. Chad Dawson vs. Andre Ward: How Dawson Can Upset the Heavily Favored Ward

    If the upcoming Andre Ward vs. Chad Dawson fight wasn’t already laced with intricate levels of intrigue, the recent report that Ward has now been bumped up to a 4:1 favorite ...

    Zachary Alapi Written by Zachary Alapi about over 2 years ago 2,794 reads 22 comments