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Rexon Flores Has Ivan Calderon in his Sights

PROMOTER Gabriel “Bebot” Elorde Jr. wants WBO Inter-Continental light flyweight champion Rexon “Pison” Flores to make his first fight as early as February next year....Read More

Rubillar To Face Sonny Boy Jaro on February 29

WORLD number two light flyweight contender Juanito Rubillar is planning to take two more fights, instead of one, before taking another chance to vie in a coveted title in the WBC. ...Read More

Hopkins May Be Joe Calzaghe's Last Fight

According to a recent interview in The Mirror, Joe Calzaghe's bout against light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, tentatively scheduled for an April date in Las Vegas - could be his last....Read More

Powell Looks Forward To Cory Spinks Shot

After a soul searching 2007, Sechew Powell (22-1, 13KOs) is banking on having a better year in 2008. Without a promoter for a months, Powell signed up with Warriors Boxing, won a crucial eliminator an...Read More

Pavlik's Trainer Anticipates The Old Taylor

WBO/WBC middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (32-0, 29 KOs) is already in training camp, preparing for his rematch with Jermain Taylor, (27-1-1, 17 KOs) on Feb. 16 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pavlik ...Read More

Choi Yo-Sam Slips Into Coma After Win

SEOUL - South Korean boxing champion Choi Yo-Sam (32-5, 19KOs) fell into a coma after he successfully defended his WBO intercontinental flyweight title on Christmas Day....Read More

HBO Cites Arum as Promoter of The Year

Top Rank promoter extraordinaire Bob Arum has been cited by the pre-eminent TV boxing network HBO as “Promoter of the Year” in its annual awards for 2007....Read More

Cintron: "I Want a Margarito Rematch Now!"

Wyomissing,PA – Kermit Cintron announced today his desire to avenge his only professional loss by calling out Antonio Margarito. Cintron, who lost to Margarito in April of 2005, is ready to fight Ma...Read More

Warren: "Hopkins-Calzaghe Close To Done"

According to a recent report in IC Wales, the much hyped showdown between WBO/WBC/WBA super middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins is close to done. The bout...Read More

Graham Fuming Over Hatton Split Rumors

Trainer Billy Graham is fuming over rumors of a split with former champion Ricky Hatton (43-1, 31KOs). The rumors began shortly after Hatton was knocked out by Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Dec. 8 in Las Ve...Read More

Bob Arum: "Mayweather Will Never Fight Cotto"

"He's afraid to lose," promoter Bob Arum, quoted by the Arizona Republic, regarding WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (39-0, 25KOs). ...Read More

Marquez Begins Camp For Pacquiao Rematch

WORLD Boxing Council super-featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez has started training early for his March 15 “Unfinished Business” re-match with Manny Pacquiao, who now frolics in the beaches of ...Read More

Katsidis' Manager To Sue For Juan Diaz's Belt

The breakdown of Juan Diaz's bout with Michael Katsidis (23-0, 20KOs) may cost him the WBO lightweight title. Diaz (33-0, 17KOs) was scheduled to face Katsidis in the main event of an HBO televised ev...Read More

Duddy Moves To 3/15, Lee-Eastman on 2/23?

Since the announcement that Oleg Maskaev's defense of the WBC heavyweight title against Sam Peter was moving to Cancun, Mexico on March 8, unbeaten John Duddy (23-0, 17KOs) is planning a move as well....Read More

Shaw Knew Nothing of Glenn Donaire Bout

Promoter Gary Shaw claims he knew nothing about a scheduled December 20 bout between Glenn Donaire, the elder brother of IBF/IBO flyweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire and Mexican Tirs...Read More

Brian Viloria Returns against Bernal on January 4

Former WBC light flyweight champion Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria returns to the ring when he battles Jose Garcia Bernal in Los Angeles on January 4....Read More

David Haye vs. Hasim Rahman Hits a Snag

The proposed bout between two-time heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (45-6-2, 36KOs) and WBC/WBA cruiserweight champ David Haye (20-1, 19KOs) has hit a snag over money. ...Read More

Glen Johnson Talks on Fighting Chad Dawson

Former champion Glen Johnson (46-11-2, 31KOs) is looking at his last shot at glory when he collides with the face of the next generation, WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (25-0, 17KOs). The ...Read More

Hector Camacho-Stephan Pryor Bout is Off

A source close to the situation has informed that Hector Camacho Sr. (78-5, 37KOs) vs. Stephan Pryor (10-3, 7KOs), scheduled for January 26 in Michigan, is off due to breakdown in nego...Read More

Paul Williams: "I Want To Fight Miguel Cotto"

WBO welterweight champion Paul Williams (33-0, 24KOs) is looking to make 2008 a year to remember. He wants to unify the welterweight division and his number one target is WBA champion Miguel Cotto (31...Read More