Andrew Wake | 06.05.13 05:01
Paulie Malignaggi believes Adrien Broner is little more than a
Floyd Mayweather tribute act and says the cocksure Cincinnati man
is yet to face a real opponent.
The pair exchanged barbs at a heated press conference to
promote their June 22 clash at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New
Malignaggi, the reigning WBA welterweight champion,
responded to Broner calling him a clown by stating: "Now you
are fighting a real fighter. You know what happens when you fight a
Andrew Wake | 06.05.13 04:50
Female boxing star Holly Holm will have her final fight this
weekend before pursuing a career in mixed martial arts.
The 31-year-old defends her IBA and WBF light-welterweight
crowns against former NABC champion Mary McGee at the Route 66
Casino Hotel in Albuquerque on Saturday and will be hanging up her
gloves immediately afterwards.
"I am dealing with some pressure being in my final time in
boxing and knowing that I'll be in MMA," Holm said. "So, I'm
focusing on this las...
Andrew Wake | 06.05.13 04:44
Floyd Mayweather Jnr showed no signs or age as he dominated
Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday
At age 36, the universally regarded No. 1 pound-for-pound
boxer in the world employed his superb defensive skills and a
powerful right hand to better the 30-year-old Guerrero.
In his first fight since a May 5, 2012 triumph over Miguel
Cotto, Mayweather scored the unanimous decision by the score of
117-111 three times.
Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO's), ...
Andrew Wake | 04.05.13 01:47
Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero both step on the
Andrew Wake | 04.05.13 12:35
Robert Guerrero says he'll be ready for whatever Floyd
Mayweather Jnr throws at him when they square off in Las Vegas
The California faces the world's number one boxer at the
MGM Grand and believes he has the tools to cause a major
"I'm comfortable with however he wants to fight," Guerrero
"I'll fight him on the inside. I'll fight him on the outside.
Whatever, he wants, I'm ready.
"You can't underestimate him, and you can't look past anything ...
Andrew Wake | 03.05.13 07:38
Jose Gonzalez has wrapped up his training and says he's ready to
take the WBO lightweight title from Ricky Burns next weekend.
The Puerto Rican is set to fly into Glasgow over the
weekend after completing the hard part of his camp on home
"We are in the final stage of my training and I feel very
good thanks to God," he said. "We have worked intensely, as always,
for my fights, but with the focus in win the title".
"We are comfortable with all the work. It's just time to
Andrew Wake | 03.05.13 06:14
Floyd Mayweather Jnr says he'll prove he was right to reinstall
his father as his head trainer when he faces Robert Guerrero in Las
Vegas tomorrow night.
The pound-for-pound for great has been trained by his
uncle Roger for more than a decade, but decided to work with his
dad again after the pair made up following a long
Roger, who has diabetes, will still be in the corner
tomorrow, but will be acting as an assistant alongside veteran
cutsman Rafael Garcia.
Andrew Wake | 03.05.13 05:55
By Dan Yeo
Boxing in the UK has taken a heavy blow. It's currently reeling
following the death of Michael Norgrove, who passed away last
The light-middleweight collapsed during a bout with Tom
Bowen at The Ring in Blackfriars, London. He was only
The Zambian Hitman had been on course to chalk up his
sixth professional win. He came into the fight undefeated and had
his opponent on the canvas as early as the second round, but in the
end this counted for nothing.
Andrew Wake | 03.05.13 01:01
Sheffield's Sam Sheedy takes on Dee Mitchell over four
Andrew Wake | 03.05.13 12:51
Robert Guerrero has fired back after big fight rival Floyd
Mayweather accused him of looking for sympathy afterhis wife
The California boxer challenges for Mayweather's WBC
welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Guerrero's wife beat a near fatal leukemia battle three years
ago and her illness has become a major story during the build-up to
this weekend's big clash at the MGM Grand Garden.
He has dismissed Mayweather's claim that he used her s...