Boxing Interviews Interviews en Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:40:02 GMT 720 Affino 5 RSS Generator Vargas Puts Sentiment Aside, Plans DeMarco KO <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> By Mark G. Butcher in Macao: A retooled Jessie Vargas is seeking a statement KO against former world champion Antonio DeMarco at the Cotai Arena on Sunday. The seasoned DeMarco has been motivated by his teenage sister’s battle with cancer, but the sympathetic Vargas has vowed to show no sentiment in the ring. </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:55:00 +0000 Cleverly And Bellew Lock Horns In Liverpool <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew locked horns once again at Thursday&rsquo;s press conference – and both men predicted KO wins ahead of their rematch on Saturday at the sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:46:00 +0000 Othake Has The Support Of His Entire Country <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Hidenori Othake takes on Scott Quigg for the WBA super bantamweight title – and the Japanese star wants to become a history maker on Saturday night at the sold out Echo Arena in Liverpool,England. </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:33:00 +0000 Tim Lane: ‘Chris Algieri Is A Vampire’ <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> By Mark G. Butcher in Macao: Manny Pacquiao might be advised to take holy water between rounds when he faces Chris Algieri at the Cotai Arena on Sunday. Trainer Tim Lane has jokingly suggested that Algieri’s recuperative powers may emanate from a more sinister origin after viewing his fighter’s unnatural regeneration at first hand </div> </div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:39:00 +0000 Groves And Douglin Come Face To Face <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> George Groves and Denis Douglin came face-to-face for the first time at today’s(Nov 20) press conference ahead of their WBC Silver World Super Middleweight Championship fight on Saturday night. </div> </div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:11:00 +0000 Lomachenko talks Walters, Rigondeaux <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> By Mark G. Butcher in Macao: Vasyl Lomachenko is far too professional to look beyond Thai challenger Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo to the brighter lights glinting on the horizon. Yet a projected unification clash with WBA title-holder Nicholas Walters is already casting its shadow. </div> </div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Video Exclusive: Algieri, 'My Timing Beats Pacquiao <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Chris Algieri believes His timing will be the the key to nullifying Manny Pacquiao’s speed when the pair clash in Macau, China in Saturday night. Radio Rahim spoke exclusively to undefeated New Yorker ahead of the most important fight of his career so far and revealed so much more about how he will defeat the Filipino boxing legend. </div> </div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:40:00 +0000 DeMarco fighting for much more than a title <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> By Mark G. Butcher in Macao: There is far more than a world title at stake when Antonio DeMarco challenges WBA junior welterweight champion Jessie Vargas at the Cotai Arena on Sunday. DeMarco is fighting for his 13-year-old sister who was diagnosed with cancer during his training camp in the Philippines. For obvious reasons, this is the most important fight of the Mexican’s career. </div> </div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:43:00 +0000 Pacquiao returns to the dark side <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> By Mark G. Butcher in Macao: During his workouts, a self-professed man of god has shown glimpses of his former devil. In the gym in the catacombs of the Venetian Casino, Manny Pacquiao is a prowling, mustachioed menace, ripping into his trainer Freddie Roach and cornering him with spiteful bursts of punches. </div> </div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:02:00 +0000 Video: Pacquiao Talks To The Media In Macau <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Manny Pacquiao conducted his first interview with the assembled media in Macau, China on Tuesday ahead of his WBO welterweight title defence against unbeaten American and WBO junior welterweight Chris Algieri at the Cotai Arena in China on Saturday night. </div> </div> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:22:00 +0000