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Tony Martin on Melligen’s Situation, Training Steve Claggett

Fresh into the New Year, trainer Tony Martin is taking on a new project in the form of once-beaten junior welterweight prospect Steve Claggett.Known best for his work with Bacolod City, Philippines native Mark Melligen in recent years, Martin [...]

Vusi Malinga To Pursue Mandatory Abner Mares Showdown

For well over a year, Vusi Malinga has sat back and watched four of the best bantamweights in the world square off against one another while his own career has been placed on hold.The South African bantamweight hasn’t fought since winning a [...]

Boxing's 2011 Worst Robbery of the Year Award: Erislandy Lara vs. Paul Williams

Back on July 9, 2011, Cuban former amateur world champion Erislandy Lara fought Paul Williams in Atlantic City.Lara proceeded to beat Paul Williams from pillar to post, round after round, landing huge straight left hands at will. From ringside I had [...]

Manny Pacquiao Makes the Top 3 Searched Althletes on Yahoo!

Manny Pacquiao Makes the Top 3 Searched Althletes on Yahoo!We all know that Manny Pacquiao is of colossal importance and popularity when it comes to boxing, but what s even more impressive is that he is one of the top three athletes searched on Yahoo! in the year 2011. This may seem [...]

2012 - Who should step up...and who should step down

2012 - Who should step up...and who should step downTwo perennial bugbears of boxing fans come at opposite ends of the career scale. On the one hand, we are continually calling for certain up-and-comers to prove themselves against a higher level of opposition. Then at the same time, there will always [...]

Eloy Perez To Open Camp For Adrien Broner on Jan. 9 was on hand one of Eloy The Prince Perez's (23-0-2) recent workouts. The undefeated fighter faces WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (22-0) on February 25th in St. Louis, MO. The fight will be televised by HBO. [...]

Huck Doesn't Rule Out Dropping For a Lebedev Rematch

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (34-1, 25KOs) is taking a huge jump on February 25th when he moves up in weight to challenge WBA regular heavyweight champ Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16KOs). Some fans are questioning Huck's rise in [...]

Oner: Golovkin, Pirog and Martinez Would Defeat Sturm

Promoter Ahmet Oner of Arena Box Promotions had a short-lived business relationship with Felix Sturm, the WBA's super champion at 160-pounds. Sturm (36-2-2, 15KOs) will return on April 13th in Germany and the two rumored opponents are IBF [...]

Rubio: I'm Sorry, But I'm Going To Knock Chavez Jr. Out!

Middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46KOs) finally got the fight he wanted so badly. On February 4th he faces undefeated superstar Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0, 31KOs) for the WBC middleweight title at the Alamodone in San [...]

Team Rigondeaux Eye The Donaire vs. Vazquez Winner

Team Rigondeaux Eye The Donaire vs. Vazquez WinnerCuban star Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux finished 2011 by training strong. Last Friday, Rigondeaux sparred for twelve rounds with three different opponents - Hevinson Herrera, John Wapash and Mauricio Pastrana - four rounds each. The [...]

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