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Amir Khan is ready to step up to the plate
By Pat Sheehan, The Sun, 23 Jul 2011
THEY are calling it the stairway to heaven for Amir Khan - but he knows it means going through a self-inflicted hell.
For 10 weeks every fibre of his body, every pain-inflicting nerve and every muscle have been stretched beyond the limit in preparation for tonight's light-welterweight unificati Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr: 'I would love to fight Amir Khan at Wembley'
By Kevin Mitchell, guardian.co.uk, 23 Jul 2011
Floyd Mayweather Jr talks like he boxes, slipping questions with the practised ease of someone for whom evasion is as easy as breathing. He is the Natural.
However, dropping his guard, he says he would fight Amir Khan – in London next year – if the WBA light-welterweight champion beats the IBF ti Read Full Story >>>
Can Tyson Fury Live Up To His Own Hype?
By Johnny Walker, boxinginsider, 23 Jul 2011
Tomorrow night at Wembley arena in London, England, the greatest heavyweight trash talker since David “Ouch, my toe” Haye, as well as the fighter with the greatest name in boxing history, Tyson Fury, will step into the ring with current British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Dereck “Del Boy” Read Full Story >>>
Alvarez to fight Gomez on Sept. 17
By Michael Rosenthal, RingTV.com, 23 Jul 2011
Saul Alvarez will fight Alfonso Gomez on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Victor Ortiz pay-per-view broadcast on Sept. 17, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said.
The Alvarez-Gomez fight will take place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, where Alvarez has a large fan base. The Mayweather-Ortiz f Read Full Story >>>
Images from Vegas: Khan and Judah both come in at 140; ready for war tomorrow
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 23 Jul 2011
Moments ago inside of the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBA junior welterweight champion Amir Khan and IBF champion Zab Judah both tipped the scales at 140 pounds for the Read Full Story >>>
Marquez vows to settle old score
By Hermie Rivera, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jul 2011
With doubts or drawbacks finally resolved, the title clash between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Marquez sails on hitchlessly on November 12 at the MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Marquez says this time the issues that clouded t Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr. may toss villain's mask for relevancy, popularity
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, 23 Jul 2011
UFC guru Dana White on whether or not he thinks Manny Pacquiao would have success in the octagon:
“He wouldn’t do well. I’m a huge, huge Manny Pacquiao fan. He is boxing right now. Floyd Mayweather, and Floyd and I go way back and I told Floyd to his face too, Floyd is one of the big problems w Read Full Story >>>
Julaton returns to Canada to show love for her fans and MMA
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, 23 Jul 2011
Ontario, Canada - The Hurricane is back in the Great White North for the next few days, but this time as an Orion Sports Celebrity Spectator rather than competitor, as she is here to support Bellator 47 Read Full Story >>>
IT'S TYSON TIME!
PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jul 2011
LONDON (July 22, 2011) -- Tyson Furysays he is more than ready for his moment of truth against British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Dereck Chisora on Saturday night at Wembley Arena.
The 6ft 9' Mancunian, with Irish ancestory, has come in for some criticism for how outspoken he has been Read Full Story >>>
Dana White: “Floyd (Mayweather) is one of the big problems with boxing”
By Chris Fedor, SportsRadioInterviews.com, 23 Jul 2011
There continues to be worldwide debate and there probably always will be between boxing and MMA. However, with the emergence of the UFC it really is no contest at this point. Boxing is still popular and of course some of the top pound-for-pound fighters make big money with pay-per-views and big time Read Full Story >>>
Playful Punching: Roger Mayweather Accuses Everyone of Being on Steroids
By Rich Thomas, ProBoxing-fans.com, 23 Jul 2011
Dateline August 4, 2011 - It started with the Mayweather camp accusing Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s arch-rival Manny Pacquiao of abusing steroids and other performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), implying that the only way Pacquiao could have grown into a full-blown welterweight was with chemical assistance. Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan v Zab Judah: Floyd Mayweather Jnr confirms that contest against Briton is on the cards
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 23 Jul 2011
Holding court in an open workout for British fans and the media at his Las Vegas gym, Mayweather explained: “We’re in the fight game and everyone wants to fight Floyd Mayweather. But you’ve got to take it one fight at a time.
“Zab Judah is one obstacle. I’ve got to get past Victor Ortiz [in Sep Read Full Story >>>
McAleese And Toms Face To Face Ahead Of Tomorrow’s Title Clash
PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jul 2011
Earlier today Newmarket’s ‘Phat’ Pat McAleese and Northolt’s Ryan Toms came face to face for the first time ahead of their Southern Area Light Middleweight title showdown at Wembley Arena tomorrow night.
Following the weigh-in at the Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood, London, the two protagonists Read Full Story >>>
GOOSSEN TUTOR PROMOTIONS NAMES DANNY BRENER VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jul 2011
Los Angeles (July 22, 2011) – Goossen Tutor Promotions has named Danny Brener, son of California Boxing Hall of Fame and public relations veteran Steve Brener, as its Vice President of Communications. The younger Brener has grown up surrounded by the sport of boxing and the skills needed to be a to Read Full Story >>>
JESSIE VARGAS AND JAYSON VELEZ ENTER THE COMPETITION FOR THE “CINTURON TECATE”
PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jul 2011
“Sólo Boxeo Tecate” Viewers Choose Vargas and Vélez as Boxers With The Most Carácter From Their Respective
Fights On June 8 and June 15
New York (July 22, 2011) - Boxing fans rewarded pugilists Jessie Vargas and Jayson Vélez for the character they showed in their respective fights on the July 8 Read Full Story >>>
Hall of Fame bound or Hall of Fame bust? Fan’s take on today’s biggest fighters
By Paul Magno, Yahoo! Sports, 23 Jul 2011
There are great fighters and then there are modern day legends. Only the best of the best make it into the prestigious International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Here's a list of active, veteran fighters bound for glory and another list of those who just don't quite make the grade:
Hall of Fame Bound
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Prizefight Preview: Of Prose and Khans
By Ryan Bates, 3MoreRounds.com, 23 Jul 2011
One of the participants in Saturday’s main event is still suspected to have a glass jaw, despite only having gone the distance in only two of his past seven fights and wins. The other participant is only 33, yet critics call him “old,” “battle-worn,” and “past his prime.”
Saturday, therefore, pre Read Full Story >>>
Weekend Rundown: Khan vs. Judah, Fury vs. Chisora and more
By Mark Lyons, 8countnews, 23 Jul 2011
I can’t say I share the buzz flying around for this weekends unification fight at Jr Welterweight between Amir Khan and Zab Judah. But it is a significant fight and if my brief time writing this column has proven anything, it’s that I can be incredibly wrong.
Let’s start with Zab, I think th Read Full Story >>>
Superstar Heavyweights rip Wladimir Klitschko
By Vitali Shaposhnikov, Diamond Boxing, 23 Jul 2011
In a recent interview Lennox Lewis stated that he would knock Wladimir Klitschko out had they ever fought.
“I am a more complete boxer than Wladimir. In most of his fights, he proposes very little. I have much more in my repertoire. I work to the body; I get close to my opponent and throw uppercu Read Full Story >>>
Quillin: Martinez Wants a Pacquiao Check, Not To Win
By Mike Coppinger, BoxingScene.com, 23 Jul 2011
Golden Boy middleweight prospect Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin was preparing for the toughest test of his career this Saturday on the undercard of Amir Khan-Zab-Judah, versus slick southpaw Tarvis Simms. Unfortunately, Simms was forced to pull out just last week with a rib injury, leaving Quillin’s Read Full Story >>>