Advertisement
Advertisement

Tim Bradley, Rigondeaux Double in Play For February 23

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised that WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley's return is likely to take place on February 23rd in a fight televised by HBO. Andre Ward's fight against Kelly Pavlik was rescheduled to that date but it is likely that the fight will be pushed back again to March.

Bradley doesn't have an opponent locked in but Lamont Peterson is one name being mentioned. Top Rank had originally tried to make that fight in December.  Bradley holds a unanimous decision victory over Peterson.

BoxingScene has also been advised that WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux may appear in the co-featured bout. Rigondeaux of course was scheduled to face Poosawat Kratingdaenggym tomorrow night but the fight fell out when the Thai boxer failed his blood tests.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter
@ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene's official audio on
Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 12-15-2012

[QUOTE=Fighting_Pride;12817819]bradley has got to be the most overrated boxer of this era. it's ironic how the tables have turned, he refused to fight alvarado, guerrero and peterson thinking he's the top dog in the division. but now, he's willing to…

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 12-15-2012

too bad, i wanted to see rigo fight a legit contender. hope arum can some pull a rabbit out of his magic hat and find an opponent for rigo. what of montiel or vasquez, jr, i think that sound good…

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 12-15-2012

bradley has got to be the most overrated boxer of this era. it's ironic how the tables have turned, he refused to fight alvarado, guerrero and peterson thinking he's the top dog in the division. but now, he's willing to…

Comment by illmaticfighter on 12-15-2012

Id love a bradley maidana fight. bradley needs to go back down to 140 i believe he will dominate everyone except mattyshe a 50/50 fight.

Comment by Ray* on 12-15-2012

[QUOTE=tlarry;12817541]Bradley held out for the Pacquiao payday; he knew he couldn't beat Manny and he didn't. Maidana has made himself more than available, and Bradley runs the other way.[/QUOTE] You must have forgot that Maidana ducked the Bradley fight, he…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (50)
Top Headlines Roman Gonzalez Says Return Will Happen on Golovkin-Wade PBC on FS1 Early Results From Bethlehem: Alex Martin Wins Rey Vargas To Return on Leo Santa Cruz-Kiko Martinez Card Timothy Bradley Formally Vacates WBO Welterweight Title Chavez Sr. Not Happy With Canelo-Khan, Wants Canelo-Golovkin Andre Ward-Sullivan Barrera Confirmed For March 26 in Oakland Photos: Manny Pacquiao Flexing His Political Muscle Back Home Golden Boy VP: Shabranskyy Was Willing To Face Andre Ward Billy Dib: Thank God I Finally Got Away From 50 Cent! Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido Still a Possibility? Martinez-Berchelt On Course For March 12 After WBO Rejects Appeal Julio Ceja, Hugo Ruiz Ready For Rematch War on Feb. 27th Anthony Joshua-Charles Martin in Serious Talks, Says Hearn Zou Shiming Ring Return Draws 36.5 Million Viewers in China Gabe Bracero Arrested After Allegedly Beating Up Cop Rigondeaux To Train At Derry Mathews' Gym In Liverpool Oscar Duarte Signs With Golden Boy, Returns February 19 Juan Hernandez Has Chocolatito In Sights After Latest Win Gallagher: Canelo is Not Golovkin, Amir Khan Can Win K. Porter: Shawn Will Punish Keith Thurman Until He Breaks Lomachenko on When He Learned Mike Tyson Was Not Ukrainian Masternak Returns on Loaded April 2 Bill In Krakow Jazza Dickens Embraces Underdog Role Versus Rigondeaux Kiatniwat Scores Repeat Win Over Lebron in Thailand Nonito Donaire's Trainer Expects Pressure Fight From Bedak Hearn Expects Quigg To Score "Brutal" Knockout of Frampton Tasif Khan Stops Isaac Quaye In Six, Wins WBU/GBU Crowns Eddie Chambers: The Division is in Good Hands With Tyson Fury Moralde, Duno Ready To Go To War in General Santos City Amir Khan: Once My Shots Land on Canelo, He Will Think Twice! Mayweather: Khan Thinks He Can Do What I Did To Canelo Here's One Vote For Another Bernard 'Alien' Hopkins Sighting Erik Morales: Amir Khan Won't Last Four Rounds With Canelo Luis Ortiz Warns Tony Thompson: Barking Dogs Don't Bite! Billy Dib To Face Sukkasem Kietyongyuth on February 26 Arreola Suspended For 90 Days, Tests Positive For Marijuana Denis Lebedev-Yunier Dorticos Clash Ordered By The WBA Photos: Jamel Herring Makes Weight, Set For First TV Main Event Garcia's Team Disputes Possibility Of Donnie Nietes Fight Freddie Roach is Pleased With Frankie Gomez Performance
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement