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Koncz livid over claims to cut VisionQuest from Pacquiao

An angry Michael Koncz, adviser to pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao, has blasted an internet report, which said a reliable source advised them that Koncz had returned to Manila with a letter from Top Rank promoter Bob Arum to [...]

Kushner Describes Situation With David Tua as "Volatile"

Cedric Kushner described the situation involving heavyweight David Tua as “volatile” after Kushner was stood up by the fighter a day after Tua lost a close decision to Monte Barrett on Aug. 13 in Tua’s home country of New Zeland. Kushner was [...]

Debutant watch - John Connelly

Debutant watch - John Connelly26 year-old John Connelly takes the huge step up into the world of professional boxing on the 23rd of September in Birmingham. Connelly, who will be fighting in the Lightweight division, was surrounded by a boxing mad family as he was growing up, and [...]

Free TV should bring boxing back

Aside from those with Sky TV, boxing fans have been largely starved of their regular fight feast ever since the BBC and ITV decided to pull the plug on a sport that has always brought in the viewing figures. Those not willing or able to shell out ext [...]

Moreno Talks Cordova Bout, Guerrero-Maidana, More

BoxingScene caught up with former two time world champion Carina La Reina Moreno (21-3) to talk about her upcoming fight versus Chantel Cordova (8-2-1).The fight takes place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA on the undercard of the HBO [...]

David Tua, Cedric Kushner at Odds Over Barrett Loss?

Promoter Cedric Kushner has been unable to get in contact with his own boxer, David Tua, according to TVZN. Kushner was clearly frustrated with the outcome of Tua's recent rematch with Monte Barrett. Tua lost a twelve round unanimous [...]

Bernabe Concepcion Returns, 10/27 Against Garcia

After a disappointing showing in Las Vegas last May, former world title challenger Bernabe Concepcion will meet fellow featherweight Aaron Garcia on Oct. 27 at San Manuel Casino in San Bernardino, Calif., according to Garcia’s manager, Vince [...]

Ross vs Wilson IBF Eliminator on 11/19 in Atlantic City has learned that the IBF Final Eliminator between cruiserweights Troy Ross (24-2, 16 KOs) and Garrett Wilson (10-5-1, 4 KOs) will take place Nov. 19 at Bally's Atlantic City in New Jersey. The winner will become the mandatory [...]

Mayweather: Forget Money, Pacquiao Must Be Tested

Regardless of the money, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not going to back away from his demand that Manny Pacquiao accepts a contract clause where both boxers submit to random, Olympic-style blood tests for performance-enhancing drugs. A [...]

Kessler: Bute Low-Balled Me, Johnson Can Beat Him

Mikkel Kessler recently sat down with Lionheart Boxing to discuss a variety of subjects, including his upcoming challenge for the WBO super middleweight title against champion Robert Stieglitz, the reason why a fight with IBF champ Lucian Bute [...]

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