Boxing Insider Notebook: Cotto, Kirkland, Khan, Golovkin, Jacobs, and more…. Compiled By: William Holmes The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of January 3rd to January 10th; covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed. Photo Credit: Rebecca Taylor, Dave …Read More »
Super Heavyweight to Cruiser Never Hurt Mike Wilson’s Ability!
Super Heavyweight to Cruiser Never Hurt Mike Wilson’s Ability! By: Ken Hissner I used to see Mike Wilson and Mike Hunter’s names in the amateur results all the time. Both are unbeaten in the professional ranks at 15-0. Wilson turned professional in 2009 at the age of 26 which Hunter …Read More »
Report: Pacquiao To Face Horn In April
Report: Pacquiao To Face Horn In April By: Sean Crose Credit ESPNs Dan Rafael with breaking the news: Manny Pacquiao will be defending his WBO world welterweight title against Jeff Horn on April 22nd . Rafael reports that the sight of the fight is unknown, but Horn’s native Australia is …Read More »
Thurman-Garcia Is Great…But What About Afterwards?
Thurman-Garcia Is Great…But What About Afterwards? By: Sean Crose “That’s when they were fighters,” the man behind the counter said. I had heard that line a million times before and had always, without exception, rolled my eyes at it. This time, however, it struck me. Why? Because the man behind …Read More »
Selby Defends IBF Crown Against Jon Barros With One Eye on a Unification Fight
Selby Defends IBF Crown Against Jon Barros With One Eye on a Unification Fight By: Phil Oscarson Former WBA World featherweight champion Jonathon Victor Barros (http://boxrec.com/boxer/244423) fought his way to a split decision over Satoshi Hosono in early October. Barros` 41st professional victory laid the path for a mandatory title …Read More »
What Some Fighters Could Learn From Miguel Cotto
What Some Fighters Could Learn From Miguel Cotto By: Sean Crose Make no mistake about it – Miguel Cotto is a great boxer. At least he’s been one. It’s been some time since he’s been in the ring, after all, so the wear and tear may show when he throws …Read More »
The Return: Cotto vs. Kirkland
By: Francisco Martinez February 25th in Frisco, Texas in the Ford Center at The Star Miguel Cotto is set to make his long awaited & anticipated ring return versus the rugged James Kirkland. Cotto’s last bout, a much more competitive bout than the official judges scorecards would indicate to be. …Read More »
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev Robbed of Belts and Unbeaten Record!
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev Robbed of Belts and Unbeaten Record! By: Ken Hissner As a boxing writer I have covered former WBA, WBO and IBF light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, 31-1-1 (26), for years. He is a perfect example along with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin of how a boxer should act …Read More »
My Fighter of the year for 2016 is – Vasyl Lomachenko
My Fighter of the year for 2016 is – Vasyl Lomachenko By: John Hoolan There were three fighters on my shortlist, however I could not really see past the 28 year old Ukranian who, as we close out the last few days of 2016 has only had eight fights… Lomachenko …Read More »
Did Sergey Kovalev Scare Andre Ward into Retirement?
Did Sergey Kovalev scare Andre Ward into Retirement? By: Matthew N. Becher A little less than two months ago, at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Andre Ward defeated Sergey Kovalev in one of the most highly anticipated fights in years. Ward, the former unified Super Middleweight champion edged out …Read More »