By Nowboxing Staff Freddie Roach has expressed that sparring is a big factor for a Manny Pacquiao victory against undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. Roach has a holiday wish list of sparring partners to help prepare his Filipino charge for his toughest fight yet in a March 13, 2010 showdown versus Floyd Mayweather Jr. The list includes current WBO light welterweight title … [Read more...] about Freddie Roach’s wish list of Pacquiao sparring partners
By NowBoxing Staff Kelly "The Ghost" Pavlik retained his WBC and WBO middleweight titles tonight against Miguel Espino. Steve Smoger called a halt to the bout at 1:44 of the 5th round. Espino diverted from his initial gameplan and admitted his warrior mentality gave in and caused him to suffered early knockdowns in the fight, playing into Pavlik's hands. The fight took … [Read more...] about Pavlik defeats Espino in 5, Valero finishes Velazquez in 6
By Staff The most anticipated boxing event of the decade has finally found a home. After days of posturing and offers from different places such as a $20 million dollar bid from the Staples Center(home of the Los Angeles Lakers), former political analyst for Bill Clinton, James Carville, trying to pull some strings and land the fight for New Orleans at the Superdome (home … [Read more...] about Pacquiao-Mayweather to take place at MGM Grand not Dallas
By Staff December 19, 2009 is another stacked night for fight fans with boxing and MMA showing on the same night. The Return of Kelly "The Ghost" Pavlik Kelly Pavlik vs. Miguel Espino/Humberto Soto vs. Jesus Chavez. LIVE, Saturday, December 19 at 9PM ET on PPV. Contact your cable provider to order the $39.95 pay per view. Coming off a long injury stricken layoff, the … [Read more...] about Watch Kelly Pavlik, Strikeforce and WEC Live!
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