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Roach on the offensive
SkySports.com, Thu, 16 Jul 2009
Freddie Roach insists Amir Khan has the key to break down WBA light-welterweight champion Andreas Kotelnik's tight defence.
Khan will step up to the 10st division for the first time on Saturday night as he bids to wrest the title from his Ukrainian opponent.
Cagey, counter-puncher Kotelnik is Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao, God of Hellfire: Exits in blaze of glory
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, Thu, 16 Jul 2009
Repeat after me, Pacmaniacs:.
“I am not a shellfish. A crab is a shellfish. A lobster is a shellfish. I do not and never have spoken crustacean but I always honor the claws in all my contracts. I just want what’s best for the remainder of Manny Pacquiao’s ring career, and thus b Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr in the Lead
DogHouseBoxing.com, Thu, 16 Jul 2009
LAS VEGAS (July 15, 2009) –The two greatest pound-for-pound boxers today, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr., lead a group of six active champions in “The World’s Greatest Ever Boxers” (TWGEB) promotion.
On-line voting at www.GreatestEver.com allows boxing fans from Read Full Story >>>
By Michael Rosenthal, The Ring, Thu, 16 Jul 2009
The weight-limit mystery persists.
The camps of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez -- and the fighters themselves – still refuse to reveal the exact weight limit of their Sept. 12 fight in Las Vegas.
They only reiterated on a conference call Tuesday afternoon that “itR Read Full Story >>>
WARRIOR GATTI A SHINING EXAMPLE
By Mark Staniforth, Sportinglife.com (UK), Thu, 16 Jul 2009
Before he entered the ring for the final time to face 'Contender' star Alfonso Gomez in Atlantic City in July 2007, Arturo Gatti said: "You can't have a great fight every night."
Gatti did his best to disprove his point. His greatness was not measured in his win-loss columns or world title triump Read Full Story >>>
The Hitman: Our Very Own Golden Boy
By Nick Chamberlain, SaddoBoxing.com, Thu, 16 Jul 2009
There has been plenty of speculation as to where Ricky Hatton can go following his recent destruction at the hands of Manny Pacquiao.
There was a huge amount of press and fans alike that were immediately of the opinion that Hatton should retire, hang up the gloves and bow out as a former two-weig Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Is What's Wrong With Boxing
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
It's ironic that Floyd Mayweather, Jr. may be the most recognizable name among boxers today to people who don't follow the sport closely -- he's the kind of boxer whose name is likely to draw a casual fan to my apartment for a boxing night party -- and he's the epitome of all the reasons people cite Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather needs Manny Pacquiao fight -- even if he won't admit it
By David Mayo, The Grand Rapids Press, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
When Floyd Mayweather stepped irreversibly into the pay-per-view realm four years ago, he was reliant upon the late Arturo Gatti paying more attention to profitability than sensibility to make the big fight. Today, making boxing's hottest possible matchup could require Mayweather doing just the oppo Read Full Story >>>
Arum says 145, has the contract!
By Matt Stolow, Examiner.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
It appears the Pacquiao - Cotto fight November 14th will proceed at 145 lbs. I'm sure it will be covered up with a "just a misunderstanding" regarding references to 143 lbs. that Team Pacquiao wanted.
Somebody blinked. Promoter Bob Arum told NY Examiner Mike Marley the contract has always Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao’s Most Effective Techniques part 4: Manila Ice: The right hook!
By Allan Tolentino, 8countnews, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton, 2 minutes 31 seconds left in the first round…”Bam!” right hook to the face of Hatton. Hatton clinches…2 minutes and 10 seconds left in the first round and “Bam!” again, right hook to Ricky Hatton’s face. Ricky Hatton presses f Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER & MARQUEZ CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS
By Brian Peterson, FightHype.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
already thinking about the fall and their September 19th mega-fight. Check out what both fighters had to say as they discussed their upcoming bout during a media conference call.
FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. ON HIS FIGHT WI Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER TO FACE MARQUEZ AT A GUESS-WEIGHT?
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez held a conference call to promote their September 19th clash, a bout that was originally scheduled to take place this weekend, July 18th, until a rib injury suffered by Mayweather forced a postponement. Ever since the fight was announced, there's been muc Read Full Story >>>
DONAIRE TRAINS JULATON!
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Renowned Filipino trainer Nonito Donaire Sr will prepare Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton for her July 31 showdown against Puerto Rican WIBA superfeatherweight champion Melissa Hernandez.
The fight will be held at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Califonia.
Donaire, who also trains a num Read Full Story >>>
‘Money’ talks Manny
By Brett Okamoto, Las Vegas Sun, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Just to clarify: It is Juan Manuel Marquez, and not Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is facing in his return to boxing at the MGM Grand on Sept. 19, right?
Yes? Ok Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather, Marquez, De La Hoya Gang up on Pacquiao
By Mark Vester, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
The recent conference call for the September 19 bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez was a jab-fest on pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather, coming out of retirement and fighting for the first time since December 2007, gave Manny some praise but quickly began to launc Read Full Story >>>
The World According to Mayweather & A Little Marquez Too
By David A. Avila, The Sweet Science, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Once upon a time Floyd Mayweather Jr. ruled the professional world of prizefighting at the top of the rung. But he retired.
The Las Vegas-based fighter, who temporarily departed 20 months ago as the recognized best fighter in the world Pound for Pound, is back again and this time he faces Mexico& Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather still quiet on injury, but ready to go
By Associated Press, Google News, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Although Floyd Mayweather Jr. still isn't saying exactly how he injured his ribs training for his comeback fight, he has plenty to say about nearly everything else.
Mayweather kicked off the publicity campaign for his Sept. 19 fight against Juan Manuel Marquez on Tuesday by dismissing those who b Read Full Story >>>
Hatton is ready to box again
By Pat Sheenan, The Sun, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
RICKY HATTON is plotting a November comeback — with possible opponents already being sounded out by his management team.
The Hitman has not fought since he was battered Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr. talks (and says little)
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Why have a conference call if no questions are going to be answered?
Floyd Mayweather Jr. took questions in a call today with reporters and added little to what was already known about him or his scheduled Sept. 19 fight against Juan Manuel Marquez.
What weight will that fight be at? The promo Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather says money dispute foils Pacquiao fight hopes
By Agence France Press, Google News, Wed, 15 Jul 2009
LAS VEGAS (AFP) — Unbeaten US star Floyd Mayweather Jnr declared himself fit to fight after a rib injury delayed his comeback but says money demands have foiled a possible showdown with Manny Pacquiao.
Mayweather dismissed Pacquiao's claim to the world pound-for-pound throne Mayweather vaca Read Full Story >>>