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
(AP Photo/Scott Heppell) 22 year old British boxer Amir Khan is looking for a dominating win over Dmitriy Salita on Saturday night at Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena in England. If Khan should prevail this would be his first defence of the WBA light-welterweight title he won from beating the former holder Andreas Kotelnik last July. Both fighters made weight Friday, Khan … [Read more...] about Muslim boxer Amir Khan puts up his WBA title against Jewish boxer Dmitriy Salita
By NowBoxing Staff Quinton "Rampage" Jackson had a bit of a falling out with the UFC President Dana White earlier this year over his choice in doing the A-Team movie remake instead of facing Rashad Evans on Dec. 12th at UFC 107 in Rampage's hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. Rampage vs. Rashad was being built up during the 10th season of TUF (The Ultimate Fighter: … [Read more...] about MMA fighter Rampage Jackson to Box after finishing his UFC contract?
Manny Pacquiao has proven once again he fears no man in the ring and is eager to take on the toughest challenges put in front of him by agreeing to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. the undefeated boxer out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bob Arum flew out to Manila to take care of a television deal with ABS-CBN a Philippine station but more importantly to discuss the terms and … [Read more...] about Just weeks after his fight with Cotto, Pacman agrees to face Mayweather in March
Freddie Roach trainer of many boxing stars Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao is being sued by Filipino boxing writer Alex Vidal for assault, battery and infliction of emotional distress. The altercation happened over an article titled ‘SICK’ ROACH MISSES CONCEPCION’S FINAL WORKOUT IN WILD CARD GYM, The event of the altercation occurred on July, 2008 at the MGM grand … [Read more...] about Boxing writer sues Pacman’s trainer Freddie Roach for assault
Bernard Hopkins vs. Enrique Ornelas "Broad Street Brawl" 12-round light-heavyweight bout, presented by Golden Boy Promotions East and sponsored by MGM Grand hotel and casino in Las Vegas will be shown live Dec 2, 2009 on VERSUS cable network beginning at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The televised card will also air the replay of the … [Read more...] about Watch Bernard Hopkins vs. Enrique Ornelas Live! on Versus
The long awaited rematch between Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr. was derailed on December 2, 2009 at the Acer Arena, Sydney, Australia, as the Australian slugger Danny Green KO'd the 40 year old former world champion. Roy Jones Jr. was fighting for the IBO cruiser-weight belt, which would of been his 5th title in 5 different weight classes, but couldn't even get passed the … [Read more...] about (Video)Danny Green KO’s Roy Jones Jr. in the first round
The boxing super fight of the century looks to be headed in a positive direction. In an article by ESPN Dan Rafael, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has agreed to the terms for the Pacquiao fight. According to Rafael's sources the fight will be at 147 lbs the welterweight limit, it will air on March 13 HBO PPV with a venue still yet to be named, possible candidates are Las Vegas, Dallas … [Read more...] about PACQUIAO vs. MAYWEATHER bout almost finalized for March 13
Romanian born Lucian Bute retained his IBF super-middleweight title Saturday night Nov. 28 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, by knocking out the rugged Mexican Librado Andrade via body shot knockout in the 4th round if their rematch on HBO B.A.D (Boxing After Dark) Bute, who was apart of a controversial bout with Andrade back in October 2008 when Andrade mounted a comeback in … [Read more...] about Lucian Bute KO’s Andrade! Funeka vs. Guzman Ends In Controversy!
Unbeaten Romanian-born IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (24-0, 19 KO’s) puts his title on the line in a rematch against Librado Andrade (28-2, 21 KO’s) of Mexico. The championship bout will take place in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada at the Quebec Pepsi Coliseum. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jacques Boissinot) Both boxers tipped the scales under the … [Read more...] about Watch Live! Librado Andrade vs. Lucian Bute tonight on HBO
The UFC vs. Boxing debate is like comparing apples to oranges, but in terms of monetary gain boxing prevailed in November. According to figures released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto on Nov. 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada scored big number with the live gate. USA Today reported that Pacquiao's 12th round TKO win over Miguel Cotto at the … [Read more...] about Boxing Outdoes UFC In Las Vegas
J. Monte of TruFan Boxing (with sourced video/sound bites) reports Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will fight in early May of 2010, also included is the Vegas' early line. J. Monte also takes a visit to Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym in Hollywood as well as J. Monte's chat with Dmitriy Salita before his trip to England where he will challenge Amir Kahn for the WBA Light … [Read more...] about Pacquiao-Mayweather Confirmation For Early May of 2010?