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Boxing pound-for-pound: December 2009

10/12/2009 13:30
The final numbers for 2009 have been crunched and the boxing pound-for-pound (P4P) rankings for December tabulated. According to the five most credible websites, here is how we end the year:   Number 10. Ivan Calderon. Iron Boy has probably worn out his welcome on the P4P lists. Both of his...

REQUIRE MUCH HEAVIER PENALTY FOR COMING IN OVERWEIGHT

10/12/2009 13:29
What are three million dollars to give away if the purse is 30 million and the projected total earnings much more than that? Peanuts, if I may say. Particularly if the benefit is a possible advantage in weight at fight night! There has been many speculations regarding weight on the yet...

WORLD CHAMPIONS TIMOTHY BRADLEY / LAMONT PETERSON VIC DARCHINYAN / TOMAS ROJAS ARE READY FOR FIGHT WEEK!

10/12/2009 13:28
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Friday! December 11 at 1 P.M. PT Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa Cahuilla Ballroom Rancho Mirage, California RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIF. (December 9, 2009) – World Boxing Organization (WBO)...

Pacquiao-Mayweather bout appears headed for Vegas

10/12/2009 13:27
Promoters of the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather jnr bout have cancelled a trip to Dallas, an apparent sign that the new Cowboys Stadium won't host the mega-bout next year. The trip was called off at the last minute on Wednesday because Mayweather's promoter apparently decided he didn't want the...

Boxing Fans’ Xmas Wish Granted: Floyd Mayweather JR – Manny Pacquiao is a Done Deal

10/12/2009 13:27
The two biggest names in boxing are now officially on a collision course for March 13, 2010. A reliable source very close to the negotiations told RSR that both fighters have signed to fight and have agreed on their cut and their purses in this super fight. The issue of the weight that they will...

Bradley 'willing to die' for title in one of cable's big bouts

10/12/2009 13:26
As 2009 comes to a close, the premium cable channels are closing strong and chock full of significant matchups: •Timothy Bradley (24-0, 11 KOs) doesn't shy away from tough opponents. He'll have one in Lamont Peterson (27-0, 13 KOs) on Showtime (9 p.m. ET/PT). "I'm willing to die Saturday; I'm...

The best city to host the Pacquaio Mayweather fight

10/12/2009 13:08
The best city to host the Pacquaio Mayweather fight Lets stop the madness with all of these potential locations for the Pacquiao Mayweather fight. The best location for this March13 mega fight is in Las Vegas,Nevada. It doesn't make since to hold a fight of this magnitude...

JAPANESE MANAGER WANTS HIS BOXERS TO SEEK TITLES OUTSIDE WBC AND WBA

10/12/2009 13:07
Former WBC minmumweight world champ Katsunari Takayama of Japan is aiming to become the first Japanese boxer to win titles in the four major sanctioning bodies: WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF. His manager, Koichi Matsumoto was at the ALA Gym Wednesday afternoon and was impressed with the facilities....

Can Boxing's upswing outlast Mayweather and Pacquiao?

10/12/2009 13:07
(AP Photo) Over the past few months, boxing has undergone a revival of sorts, with several big cards, more big fights to come and some of the competition struggling. The latest big fight, perhaps even the biggest in history, was announced last week (I think we're all on the same page here about...

DIAZ-MALIGNAGGI II MEDIA DAY IN CHICAGO

10/12/2009 13:06
Former Three-Time Lightweight World Champion Juan Diaz signs autographs for fans on December 9, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois following a media workout in preparation for his December 12, 2009 bout against former Junior Welterweight World Champion Paulie Malignaggi at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago...
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