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Concepcion Approaches WBO Prez For Brian Viloria Shot

During his recent visit to Panama, WBO President Francisco Paco Valcarcel was appraoched by former WBA champion Luis El Nica Concepcion (23-3, 18KOs). Concepcion is preparing for his return after getting knocked out in the first round by Tyson [...]



Zanfer To Battle WBA For Stripping Juan Manuel Marquez

Unfairly, the World Boxing Association (WBA) stripped Juan Manuel Marquez of his super champion status at lightweight, arguing that the Mexican fighter has not defended his title in the last 18 months against a mandatory [...]



Weng Haya Lands WBO Title Bout, Faces Jose Ocampo

Exciting 22 year old Weng “Capt. Barbell” Haya, fresh from a gallant showing against WBO featherweight champion Orlando “Siri” Salido of Mexico last December 17 battles equally tough Jose The Bomber Ocampo for the WBO Asia Pacific [...]



Muhammad Ali: Reflecting Back on Meeting “The Greatest”

Muhammad Ali: Reflecting Back on Meeting “The Greatest”Since 2003, I go through this every year around Christmas, pulling out a Muhammad Ali DVD or two, checking out some of the memorable moments in the career of “The Greatest,” and then it’s back to whatever the task at hand is.Why [...]



Donaire's Trainer Expects The Best Vazquez Jr. Possible

Sports Illustrated “Trainer of the Year” Robert Garcia says both he and WBO super bantamweight title contender Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire need to be worried about former world champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr whom Donaire fights for [...]



Oliveras Stops Villafranco in Five, Wins Vacant WBO Belt

Argentine star Alejandra Marina Oliveras (24-2-2, 10KOs) captured her third championship. She previously held the WBA female lightweight title and the WBC female super bantamweight crown. She won the vacant WBO female featherweight title [...]



Luis Lazarte Pleased and Can't Wait To Fight Casimero

As previously reported, the former flyweight world champion of the IBF, Argentine Luis El Mosquito Lazarte (49-10-2-1, 18 KOs) will face Philippine fighter Johnriel Casimero (15-2, 9 KOs) for the interim-IBF flyweight title on Friday February 10 at the [...]



Come Friday Night, It Will Be All Right...Sort Of

All things considered… I’d rather be in Key West.And not just because of the near-tropical weather. And not just because it’s got one of the coolest bar strips known to mankind. And no, not even just because it’s where I was married six years [...]



Peterson: I'm Tired of Khan's Claims, Pacquiao Top Priority

WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson is tired of Amir Khan's protests. Khan has continued to question the validity of last month's twelve round split decision loss to Peterson.Khan’s team have already appealed the result to the WBA [...]



Luis Ramos Jr. Ready For Beltran And Big ‘12 Campaign

Showtime officially kicks off its 2012 season tonight with a dandy of a doubleheader on its prospect-based Shobox series (11PM ET/PT), featuring three unbeaten lightweight prospects and one trialhorse. The co-feature pits Michael Perez and [...]



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