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Amir Khan Signs with Al Haymon

Behind the scenes power broker, Al Haymon, has added another big name to his stable of fighters by signing former junior welterweight champ, Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KOs). According to Ben Thompson of Fight Hype, the 27-year-old UK fighter has signed an exclusive deal with Haymon, making him a part of the single largest stable [...]

Saul Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara, Confirmed For July 12

The first news concerning the bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) and Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs) came Sunday evening via Canelo’s official Twitter account: “Ready. July 12, 2014. Canelo vs. Lara. Let’s give him what he wants.” Previously confirmed as a pay-per-view, Alvarez-Lara is the fight most hardcore fans demanded of the 23-year-old Mexican [...]

Sloppy Seconds (The Pacquiao-Bradley Postmortem); Magno’s Monday Rant

All was right with the boxing world on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The better man won the bout. The better man got the decision. Fans, no matter who they supported, walked away knowing that nothing shady went down at their expense. Remember, though, that this is how it’s supposed to [...]

Pacquiao – Bradley Two, Too: The Sunday Brunch

by Jesse Ian Lardies Hola and welcome home, family to a lime, culantro and balut scented edition of the Philippines’ 56th most popular mid-afternoon, loosely food-themed pugilistic paper, The Sunday Brunch – We are to basil and golden beef broth what extra Italian sausage and six different kinds of cheese are to your bi-weekly pizza [...]

Pacquiao Beats Bradley Again– This Time It Sticks

MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada– It took Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) nearly two years to avenge his controversial loss to Timothy Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs), but he did so Saturday night with an equally decisive victory that was, fortunately, scored correctly this time. Judges’ final tallies were 116-112, 116-112, and an [...]

Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Staff Predictions

Jim McGrady I’m probably in the minority on this, but I don’t think this is going to be the brutal slugfest so many are calling for. In fact, I think Manny will walk away with this one comfortably. The two have taken different paths since their first meeting two years ago: Bradley’s come out with [...]

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  • Under the Under Card: The Pacquiao – Bradley 2 off-TV Match Ups

    Under the Under Card: The Pacquiao – Bradley 2 off-TV Match Ups

    *Some internet, cable, and satellite providers are airing select opening bouts free of charge Saturday night. Check your local listings. Sean Monaghan (20-0, 13 KO’s) vs. Joe McCreedy (15-6-2, 6 KO’s) With the Yankees and Red Sox playing a four game set in New York, we get New York vs. New England in the boxing [...]

  • Heavyweight Scene: David Price’s Redemption Tour Continues Saturday: Hughie Fury, Manuel Charr Also In Action

    Heavyweight Scene: David Price’s Redemption Tour Continues Saturday: Hughie Fury, Manuel Charr Also In Action

    by Johnny Walker UK heavyweight giant David Price of Liverpool was, at this time last year, still reeling from being knocked off of his perch as “the next heavyweight champion of the world” after American veteran Tony Thompson shockingly stopped him in the second round of what was supposed to be another routine KO for [...]

  • Pacquiao – Bradley 2: The Undercard

    Pacquiao – Bradley 2: The Undercard

    Raymundo Beltran (28-6-1, 17 KO’s) vs. Arash Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KO’s) Raymundo Beltran should have been the lightweight champion of the world, but a bum decision in Scotland last September left him with a disputed draw with WBO lightweight champ Ricky Burns. Burns has since lost the title to Terence Crawford and Beltran has the [...]

  • Maderna Retains Lightweight Crown: Women’s Boxing – The Weekly Wrap Up

    Maderna Retains Lightweight Crown: Women’s Boxing – The Weekly Wrap Up

    In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Maria Elena Maderna (12-8-3, 1 KO) successfully defended the WBC lightweight title, defeating Dalia Vasarhelyi (7-5, 1 KO) in three rounds and scoring her first TKO victory. With both the height and reach advantage, Maderna was in control from the start. The right hand was her money punch, and she was [...]

  • Inoue Wins WBC Title in Sixth Pro Outing

    Inoue Wins WBC Title in Sixth Pro Outing

    With just a handful of professional bouts on his resume, Naoya Inoue (6-0, 5 KOs) of Yokohama, Japan, scored an impressive sixth round TKO over WBC light flyweight champion Adrian “Confesor” Hernandez (29-3-1, 18 KO’s) to win his first world championship. Inoue was favored to win, though Hernandez was expected to put up a more [...]

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