By Staff On Saturday, December, 18, at the Beeghly Center in Youngstown, Ohio, Kelly Pavlik of Youngstown will defend his WBC and WBO middleweight titles against Miguel Espino of North Hollywood, California. Both fighters made weight while a special guest the Governor of Ohio, Ted Strickland, officiated Friday's weigh-in. The challenger Miguel Espino (20-2-1, 9 KOs) … [Read more...] about Kelly Pavlik vs. Miguel Espino make weight, both fighters have something to prove
By Staff Upon release from his contract with Don King, Nate "Galaxy Warrior" Campbell signed on with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions on December 17th. Nate Campbell won 3 major belts at lightweight after handing Juan"Baby Bull" Diaz his first loss in March of 2008 on HBO boxing. After the fight Nate Campbell was considered a viable opponent for Manny "Pacman" … [Read more...] about Oscar De La Hoya acquires Nate Campbell and Sergio Mora
By Staff James Toney wants to fight in the UFC Octagon, according to FightHype the NABO heavyweight champion was at the UFC 107 BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez card in Memphis, Tennessee and exchanged contact info with UFC head honcho Dana White. Toney also mentioned while at UFC 107, Chuck Liddell was uneasy with him and uncomfortable with the boxers presence as Toney sat … [Read more...] about Boxer James Toney wants to fight in the UFC Octagon
Fresh off of their impressive victories at UFC 107, Lightweight champion BJ Penn and former heavyweight champion Frank Mir had both mentioned Manny Pacquiao as an inspiration, Frank Mir credited his knock down punch of Cheick Kongo as "The Pacquiao" punch, the same type of overhand left that Pacquiao knocked out Ricky Hatton with. Mir who looked like a heavyweight version of … [Read more...] about UFC fighters BJ Penn and Frank Mir credit and praise Manny Pacquiao
140 pounder Paulie Malignaggi will have a chance to erase a controversial decision loss he suffered in Texas against hometown boy Juan "Baby Bull" Diaz. The two will face off in a catchweight bout of a 139 pounds a pounder under the junior welterweight limit. On the undercard Victor Ortiz will be in his first fight since quitting in the corner against Argentinean boxer … [Read more...] about Watch HBO Malignaggi-Diaz and Showtime Bradley-Peterson Live!
Floyd Mayweather Jr., scheduled to fight Manny Pacquiao on March 13, 2010 recently had an interview with HBO's Bored to Death creator and novelist Jonathan Ames for Interview magazine. Mayweather Jr. is a title holder in 5 different weight divisions and considered by many to be the best boxer of this decade, he is labeled a villain for his ego maniacal ways outside of the … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather says he’s not the Greatest, but the Best Ever
UFC 107, Penn vs. Sanchez, live from FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. Hawaiian born BJ Penn considered the worlds best lightweight MMA fighter, will put his UFC 155 pound title on the line against lightweight challenger and former TUF winner Diego "The Nightmare" Sanchez on Saturday, Dec. 12. The undercard will feature former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir vs. … [Read more...] about Watch UFC 107 BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez Live!
December 12th is a good day for fight fans. It's also a difficult choice for fans of both combat sports, many will have to pick and choose which fights to watch live since they are all pretty much coinciding with one another. UFC 107 is on pay per view, while the two boxing cards are on HBO and Showtime cable networks. HBO boxing triple header Live from UIC Pavilion, … [Read more...] about Jam-Packed Week of Televised Boxing/MMA: HBO, Showtime and UFC 107 PPV
By NowBoxing Staff Tiger Woods is not the only other sports star having female problems lately, Manny Pacquiao's last opponent, Miguel Cotto, is now facing a lawsuit filed by a Venezuelan woman who used to work for him at his residential property in Puerto Rico. Various media outlets are reporting that Martha Chacon Acevedo a former employee of boxer Miguel Cotto filed a … [Read more...] about Former employee of Miguel Cotto sleeps with him, now sues him for sexual harassment
Former pound for pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. who is likely to face Filipino boxer Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao in March of 2010 will be a guest on the HBO sports series "Joe Buck Live" December 8, 2009, 10 pm ET/PT. Other guests included in this episode are Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Pedro Martinez, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, Philadelphia Eagles … [Read more...] about Watch Floyd Mayweather Jr. On HBO’s Joe Buck Live! Dec. 8th
Paul Williams one of the most feared boxers in the sport will take on Sergio Martinez in a 160 pound, 12 round, non-title bout on HBO World Championship Boxing. Sergio Martinez only loss was by 7th round TKO in 2000 to Antonio Margarito, a man who Paul Williams is very familiar with, having beat Margarito in 2007 by decision. Both fighters are southpaw and at the top of … [Read more...] about Watch Paul Williams vs. Sergio Martinez, Arreola vs. Minto live on HBO Boxing
The WBA 140 pound junior welterweight champion Amir Khan from Bolton, England knockouts Dmitriy Salita in the first round of their 12 round title bout. The first defence of the 22 year old Khan's WBA title came in a flash. As the bell rung Amir already on his toes threw a 1-2 punch combo that dropped Salita and had him on wobbly legs. After Salita beat the count, Amir … [Read more...] about Amir Khan steamrolls Salita and KO’s him in the 1st round