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Hatton: "Mayweather fouled, Cortez did nothing"

Ricky Hatton (43-1, 31KOs), fresh off the first loss of his pro career, claims that Floyd Mayweather Jr. fouled him to death when the two fought last weekend at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas....Read More

John Duddy-Matt Vanda on Maskaev-Peter Card

After recently winning a tough ten-round decision over Howard Eastman at King's Hall in Belfast, undefeated middleweight John Duddy (23-0, 17KOs) is now taking a step back in class by facing Matt "The...Read More

Graham: "No More Hatton at 147-Pounds"

Billy Graham, trainer of Ricky Hatton, says his fighter is going to move back down to the junior welterweight limit of 140-pounds, and regardless of the money involved, he does not want Hatton taking ...Read More

Mayweather, Cotto Camps Trade Verbal Blows

The heat is on for a unification bout between the two top welterweights in the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (39-0, 25KOs, WBC champion) and Miguel Cotto (31-0, 25KOs, WBA champion). Both camps camps ha...Read More

Ulrich-Barashian to land on Dimitreko-Krasniqi

Frenchman Brahim Asloum won the a world title in his third attempt, moving down to light flyweight, where he outscored Argentinian Juan Carlos Reveco this past weekend in Le Cannet. Asloum thus became...Read More

2K Signs Don King To Develop Video Game

2K Sports announced on Monday, that they have signed promoter Don King to help develop a new boxing video game to challenge the popular Fight Night franchise by EA Sports (Electonic Arts)....Read More

Schaefer Squashes Marquez Accident Story

Golden Boy Promotions CEI Richard Schaefer claims there is “no truth to the rumors” that WBC super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez had figured in a car accident and that he had a “laceratio...Read More

IBF To Notify Condes of Mandatory Defense

IBF Championship Committee chairman Lindsey Tucker says he will notify minimum weight champion Florante Condes “on February 7, 2008 to do his mandatory” despite the fact that the IBF announced earlier...Read More

Junior Witter: "It's Time For Hatton To Fight Me"

WBC junior welterweight champion Junior Witter (36-1, 21KOs) feels it's the perfect time for a British showdown with UK rival Ricky Hatton (43-1, 31KOs)....Read More

Mayweather Not Thinking About a Cotto Clash

WBC welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. (39-0, 25KOs) is not thinking about a potential unification clash with Miguel Cotto (31-0, 25KOs), the holder of the WBA title....Read More

Gello-ani Confident of Bert Batawang's Chances

Well-known promoter and boxing manager Sammy Gello-ani says he is confident of the chances of his often frustrated mini flyweight contender Bert Batawang who battles Mexican champion Ulises Solis for ...Read More

Updated BoxingScene Pound-For-Pound List

Personally, I’m of the opinion that pound-for-pound lists, by anyone, are best left for the end of each calendar year. That is, after all, the end of the boxing season in a sport without such declared...Read More

Lennox Lewis: "Ricky Hatton Should Retire"

According to former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, Ricky Hatton should consider retirement after being stopped by Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Lewis, while speaking with BBC...Read More

Foreman: "Mayweather is a Nobody, Chicken"

Former two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman was recently interviewed by The Star and was far from kind to WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. I sense a pattern among the veterans of...Read More

Floyd Drops "Pretty Boy" Adds "Money" Moniker

It appears WBC welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. is no longer the "Pretty Boy." The pound-for-pound fighter told Allhiphop that he's officially changed his moniker to "Money" or Floyd "Money" Ma...Read More

De La Hoya Stands Firm on Hatton Winning

Oscar De La Hoya is standing firm on his prediction that Ricky Hatton will upset Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. De La Hoya has mixed interests in the fight. Golden Boy Promotions,...Read More

Dimitrenko-Krasniqi in Feb? Sturm's Next Move

Hamburg, Germany - Susianna Kentikian retained the WBA flyweight title and added the vacant WIBF belt to her collection with a hardfought unanimous decision over Nadia Hokmi from France. It was scored...Read More

Hopkins, Calzaghe Raise Tensions in Vegas

Most expected this to happen, and it sure did. Bernard Hopkins and Joe Calzaghe, clashed verbally throughout the day on Friday in Las Vegas. Observers would crowd around them and watch closely, antici...Read More

Macca Targets Bell, David Haye, Cunningham

WBO cruiserweight champion Enzo Maccarinelli is setting his sights on a major fight for 2008. He wants WBC/WBA champ David Haye, IBF champ Steve Cunningham or former champion O'Neil Bell. Macca's drea...Read More

Jaro Says Condes Never Signed Fight Contract

The Filipino manager of IBF minimum weight champion Florante Condes says his fighter didn’t sign any contract agreeing to fight Mexican Raul Garcia on February 16 in La Paz, Mexico. ...Read More