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Cueller Is Ready And Fully Prepared For Mares

Cueller Is Ready And Fully Prepared For Mares

Featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar and former three-division world titleholder Abner Mares went face-to-face for the first time Thursday as they hosted a media roundtables in Los Angeles, California ahead of their showdown on Saturday, June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Cueller Is Ready And Fully Prepared For Mares
Wilder Ready To Conquer Russia

Wilder Ready To Conquer Russia

By Marc Livitz: The Iron Curtain has long since fallen and although the Cold War is a thing of the past, there are few pairings within the sporting world that draw as much ire and attention as a faceoff between The United States and Russia. Wilder Ready To Conquer Russia
Khan Says Fighting Brook ‘Is Not An Option’

Khan Says Fighting Brook ‘Is Not An Option’

Amir Khan has ruled out any possibility of taking on fellow Briton and IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, insisting that facing the unbeaten Sheffield puncher ‘is not an option’. Khan Says Fighting Brook ‘Is Not An Option’
Tyson Fury: ‘I Hate Boxing’

Tyson Fury: ‘I Hate Boxing’

One has come to expect the most outrageous and headline catching statements from world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury whenever a tv camera and microphone is thrust in front of him, and today’s press conference in Manchester to officially announce his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko on July 9 was no exception. Tyson Fury: ‘I Hate Boxing’
Alvarez Fully Prepared For Khan's Game Plan

Alvarez Fully Prepared For Khan's Game Plan

WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez believes Amir Khan will rely on speed and movement to defeat him when they clash at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on My 7 Alvarez Fully Prepared For Khan's Game Plan
Trout Is Ready For A ‘Dogfight’

Trout Is Ready For A ‘Dogfight’

Austin Trout, the former junior middleweight champion, is ready to collect his second world title on Saturday, May 21 when he meets IBF Junior Middleweight titleholder Jermall Charlo in a 12-round bout at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Nevada. Trout Is Ready For A ‘Dogfight’
Khan Liking Chances Vs Canelo

Khan Liking Chances Vs Canelo

By Marc Livitz: Applause is always customary for fighters who take the biggest of chances within the ring. As is usually the case in boxing, there aren’t many instances outside of perhaps the heavyweight ranks where a difference in size is clearly noticeable, save for the miracle of re-hydration for those who must keep their respective weight in check. Khan Liking Chances Vs Canelo
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 4-10-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 4-10-16

By Derek Bonnett: There comes a time in nearly every world championship caliber fighter’s career that he gets served up a heaping dose of reality from a younger boxer. A few have been able to turn back the clock and hang on longer than others or gain sweet revenge, but, ultimately, it will only happen again. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 4-10-16
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 4-3-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 4-3-16

By Derek Bonnett: Some fighters are blessed with talent and natural ability. Others require experience through which their ability can grow. This requires perseverance though and the unwillingness to be deterred by both set-back and defeat. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 4-3-16
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-27-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-27-16

By Derek Bonnett: Did you really think Sullivan Barrera could do it? Really? During the build up to Andre Ward’s bout with unbeaten Sullivan Barrera, some folks felt compelled to call the upset...possibility. Personally, I can’t recall anyone actually picking Barrera to win, but there were a lot of qualifying comments added to the pick of a Ward victory alluding to inactivity, age, letdown, etc. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-27-16
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-20-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-20-16

By Derek Bonnett: This week was all about the minimumweights in terms of world class boxing with implications upon the SecondsOut divisional rankings. In what is arguably the biggest upset of the year, Nicaragua’s Byron Rojas took the title from the highly regarded Hekkie Budler. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-20-16
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-13-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-13-16

By Derek Bonnett: This week in boxing could be titled the week that almost wasn’t. Visa issues prevented Guillermo Rigondeaux from lacing them up underneath Flanagan-Mathews and David Lemieux couldn’t shed two pounds and found himself out of a fight. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-13-16
Tony Luis: "I'm A legitimate Contender At 135"

Tony Luis: "I'm A legitimate Contender At 135"

By Derek Bonnett: "Don’t believe your own headlines." The words of Tony Luis, lightweight contender when asked of the single most valuable lesson he has learned during a fight. Back in January 2013, Luis traveled to Verona, New York. Many fighters heading that way are looking forward to enshrinement in the boxing Hall of Fame in nearby Canastota. Tony Luis: "I'm A legitimate Contender At 135"
Douglas-Khurtsidze:  A Tragic Near Miss

Douglas-Khurtsidze:  A Tragic Near Miss

By Jason Pribila: It is often said that no one steps inside a boxing ring if they have another choice. The sport is filled with stories of troubled youths who found the boxing gym as an alternative to life on the street. The sport has served as a vehicle for which many have hitched a ride out of the projects; while their peers are often lead down a different path in the back of a police cruiser or hearse. Douglas-Khurtsidze:  A Tragic Near Miss
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-6-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-6-16

By Derek Bonnett: While many boxing fans will focus their attention toward the number of upsets in the sport this weekend, most out of the spotlight, my attention must go back to the officiating. In just a matter of a handful of important bouts this weekend, boxing followers witnessed myriad officiating blunders which received little attention, mostly probably because they did not impact the overall result of the bout. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 3-6-16
Mykquan Williams Eyes Professional Ranks

Mykquan Williams Eyes Professional Ranks

By Derek Bonnett: It was June 13, 2008. I was in press row at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT covering my first boxing card for SecondsOut. I was there following, then promising featherweight prospect, Matt Remillard. Remillard, unbeaten was matched tough. Mykquan Williams Eyes Professional Ranks
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 2-21-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 2-21-16

By Derek Bonnett: In a career spanning fifteen years to date, Felix Sturm has captured five world titles in two divisions. The former four time middleweight champion and now reigning WBA super middleweight champion has taken a difficult road to get to where he is in the sport. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 2-21-16
On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 2-14-16

On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 2-14-16

By Derek Bonnett: The typical slow start for boxing following the new year has been a little slower than usual. So far, the best action I have seen have come in bouts that few fans outside of the hosting countries even got the chance to see. Well, that is unless you are a boxing nut who knows how to use every boxing resource site out there to find news and footage of the latest bouts. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 2-14-16
Scott Quigg Vs Carl Frampton Conference Call Transcript

Scott Quigg Vs Carl Frampton Conference Call Transcript

WBA champ Scott Quigg and IBF titleholder Carl Frampton took part in an international media conference call on Tuesday to discuss their super bantamweight unification battle in Manchester,England on February 27. Scott Quigg Vs Carl Frampton Conference Call Transcript
Does Guerrero Have Enough Left In The Tank To Defeat Garcia?

Does Guerrero Have Enough Left In The Tank To Defeat Garcia?

By John J. Raspanti; Former two-division world champion Robert Guerrero is 32, considered young in just about every profession, except boxing. Two years ago, he fought the then pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, NV. Does Guerrero Have Enough Left In The Tank To Defeat Garcia?
Five Champions Who Will Remain And Five Who Will Go In 2016

Five Champions Who Will Remain And Five Who Will Go In 2016

By Derek Bonnett: As we encounter another new year, the landscape of the boxing scene continues to evolve. With old champions acting out the final stages of their careers and new ones emerging to fill the void, boxing maintains a state of homeostasis and keeps fight fans intrigued even amid the dubious officiating and cries of scandal. Five Champions Who Will Remain And Five Who Will Go In 2016
SecondsOut 2015 Divisional Superlatives

SecondsOut 2015 Divisional Superlatives

By Derek Bonnett: As another fruitful year of professional fisticuffs wraps up, SecondsOut has honored boxing’s greatest practitioners and non-participants with such accolades as Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Service to Boxing, etc. SecondsOut 2015 Divisional Superlatives
State Of The Heavyweights: Top Ten Year In Review

State Of The Heavyweights: Top Ten Year In Review

By Mikko Salo: The heavyweight division is entering 2016 with the most positive buzz in a long, long time. The atmosphere is the result of major shake-ups in the heavyweight landscape and the international infusion of fighting talent into the top ten during the year 2015. State Of The Heavyweights: Top Ten Year In Review
Steve Goodwin Talks Expansion Of The Goodwin Brand & David Haye undercard

Steve Goodwin Talks Expansion Of The Goodwin Brand & David Haye undercard

After celebrating their 5th anniversary earlier this year, Goodwin Boxing continues to go from strength-to-strength, with the fast-ring promotional/managerial firm enlisted to provide the undercard for David Haye’s Jan. 16 ring return. Here, Goodwin CEO, Steve Goodwin, speaks exclusively to SecondsOut.com, telling Olly Campbell, that the best is yet to come. Steve Goodwin Talks Expansion Of The Goodwin Brand & David Haye undercard
State Of The Heavyweights: The Measure Of A Champion

State Of The Heavyweights: The Measure Of A Champion

By Mikko Salo: When is the character and dedication of a Boxing Champion measured? Is it when he is standing on top of the fighting world, basking in the glow of the Championship of his weight class? Or is it after he falls from the mountain top, having to look himself in the mirror, wondering if he is ever going to reach that peak again? State Of The Heavyweights: The Measure Of A Champion
Title Shots Here! Getcha' Free Title Shot!, Vol. 11

Title Shots Here! Getcha' Free Title Shot!, Vol. 11

By Derek Bonnett: It’s been over a year since I communicated my thoughts regarding the organizing bodies to boxing fans through this medium. Yep, it’s been since August of 2014 that I felt compelled to write a volume of Title Shots Here! Getcha’ Free Title Shot! Title Shots Here! Getcha' Free Title Shot!, Vol. 11
Fresquez’s Master Plan Leads Holm To Top of Boxing & MMA

Fresquez’s Master Plan Leads Holm To Top of Boxing & MMA

By Andy Rivera: Back in April of 2004, on a breezy spring night outside at the Sandia Amphitheater, a tall local female fighter opened the card in front of a sparse crowd yet to be seated. Fresquez’s Master Plan Leads Holm To Top of Boxing & MMA
The Nine Lives Of Arthur Abraham

The Nine Lives Of Arthur Abraham

By John J. Raspanti: In a span of 14 months, Arthur Abraham lost three out of four fights. What made the losses so troubling was the fact that Abraham was barely competitive in the matches. The Nine Lives Of Arthur Abraham
Stan “The Man” Martyniouk Wants To Prove His Worth

Stan “The Man” Martyniouk Wants To Prove His Worth

By John J. Raspanti: Stan Martyniouk believes he’s a pretty good fighter. Martyniouk won 85 matches as an amateur, eventually winning a bronze medal at the National Golden Gloves in 2007. Martyniouk turned professional soon after, winning his first 10 fights until being upset by Khadpehi Proctor at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. Stan “The Man” Martyniouk Wants To Prove His Worth
How Good Is Joseph Parker?

How Good Is Joseph Parker?

By John J Raspanti: New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker began perfecting his world class jab before he hit kindergarten. At the age of 3, he was popping his tiny knuckles into the palm of his father Dempsey, who just happened to be named after legendary heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. How Good Is Joseph Parker?
Mayweather Doesn't Owe Us Anything

Mayweather Doesn't Owe Us Anything

By Derek Bonnett: From the title alone, many fans already hate where I am going with this. However, deep down, very deep down for some of you, we all know this assertion is right. After forty-eight professional prize fights, most of which were fought at the top of the game, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has done everything he has needed to become the sport’s number one fighter pound for pound. Mayweather Doesn't Owe Us Anything
Boxing Hall Of Fame Weekend 2015

Boxing Hall Of Fame Weekend 2015

By Jeff Jowett in Canastota: On the weekend of June 11-14, the boxing world turned on its axis from the village of Canastota, NY. It was the 26th annual induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame of a new class of the sport’s most accomplished achievers both in and around the ring. Boxing Hall Of Fame Weekend 2015
Secondsout Pound-For-Pound List For May

Secondsout Pound-For-Pound List For May

By Matthew Hurley: Some major shakeups occurred in the Secoundsout pound-for-pound list for the month of May. After Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao on the 2nd Floyd obviously remains at #1 while Manny drops to #5. Secondsout Pound-For-Pound List For May
The Boxing Paradox

The Boxing Paradox

By José Santana: Technical boxing, as a style and term, is becoming increasingly more popular. It has evolved from traditional outside fighting and is touted as the smartest and best way to win a fight. It focuses on sticking and moving, defense and counterpunching, and using the entire area of the ring to avoid prolonged sequences of offensive engagement. The Boxing Paradox
Mykquan Williams: National Golden Gloves Bound

Mykquan Williams: National Golden Gloves Bound

By Derek Bonnett: As a boy, I wanted to be a fighter. That is if you can call "wanting" the passive dreaming of being a professional boxer without all the blood, sweat, tears, and, often, puke that comes along with the hard work required. Mykquan Williams: National Golden Gloves Bound
Warren Looking Past Jennings To Put Klitschko V Fury Together

Warren Looking Past Jennings To Put Klitschko V Fury Together

By Olly Campbell: British promoter Frank Warren has spoken to TalkSPORT in the UK today to once again signal his intent with regards to enforcing Tyson Fury’s mandatory challenge to fight Wladimir Klitshcko. Warren Looking Past Jennings To Put Klitschko V Fury Together
Mayweather – Pacquiao:  Will The Fight Exceed The Hype?

Mayweather – Pacquiao:  Will The Fight Exceed The Hype?

By Matthew Hurley: As the biggest fight of his career approaches Manny Pacquiao seems as content, perhaps even as happy, as he’s ever appeared before one of his bouts. His love for boxing became infectious during his rise to the top. Ever grinning, always bouncing, his enthusiasm and unflappable persona has also seemingly affected his opponent Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather – Pacquiao:  Will The Fight Exceed The Hype?
Movie Review:  Champs

Movie Review:  Champs

By Matthew Hurley: The new film Champs, written and directed by Bert Marcus, is a fascinating portrait of three of the most compelling fighters of the last thirty years – Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins. Movie Review:  Champs
The Return of David Haye??

The Return of David Haye??

By Olly Campbell: As a boxing writer and columnist, you learn very quickly that certain fighters get talked about a hell of a lot more than others, particularly by the fans. The Return of David Haye??
A Look At Boxing’s Return To Free TV

A Look At Boxing’s Return To Free TV

By Jason Pribila: Premier Boxing Champions brought their brand to network television on Saturday Night, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This marked the first time that boxing aired in primetime on NBC since Larry Holmes defended his heavyweight title against Carl “The Truth” Williams. A Look At Boxing’s Return To Free TV
Zou Shiming and the rise of Macao

Zou Shiming and the rise of Macao

By Mark Butcher: For many years, US boxing promoters and sporting entrepreneurs speculated on the gold mine on the other side of the world. The lucrative gambling market in Macao (currently pulling in seven times the revenue of the entire state of Nevada) whispered Eastern promise and China’s extraordinary 1.3 billion population could offer a potential viewing audience like no other. But the Chinese needed one of their own to spark the revolution - this untapped market lacked a superstar. Zou Shiming and the rise of Macao
The Problem Facing Kid Galahad  

The Problem Facing Kid Galahad  

By Olly Campbell : British boxing rocked the world super bantamweight division last night in Belfast after Carl Frampton’s sensational home town defense of his IBF 122lb strap against brash American challenger, Chris Avalos. The Problem Facing Kid Galahad  
SecondsOut Pound For Pound Rankings For February

SecondsOut Pound For Pound Rankings For February

By Matthew Hurley: The Secondsout pound for pound list for February remains unchanged from the month of January. However, there were two moves of significance in the sport that could alter the rankings in the coming months. SecondsOut Pound For Pound Rankings For February
Five Champions Who Will Remain and Five Who Will Go in 2015

Five Champions Who Will Remain and Five Who Will Go in 2015

By Derek Bonnett: As we encounter another new year, the landscape of the boxing scene continues to evolve. With old champions acting out the final stages of their careers and new ones emerging to fill the void, boxing maintains a state of homeostasis and keeps fight fans intrigued even amid the dubious officiating and cries of scandal. Five Champions Who Will Remain and Five Who Will Go in 2015
SecondsOut Pound For Pound Rankings Update

SecondsOut Pound For Pound Rankings Update

By Matthew Hurley: The SecondsOut pound-for-pound list for January 2015 consists of only one significant change. Although pound-for-pound lists are mythical and certainly debatable, inactivity counts against a fighter, no matter how talented, almost as much as a loss. SecondsOut Pound For Pound Rankings Update
SecondsOut 2014 Divisional Superlatives

SecondsOut 2014 Divisional Superlatives

By Derek Bonnett: As another fruitful year of professional fisticuffs wraps up, SecondsOut will honor boxing’s greatest practitioners and non-participants with such accolades as Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Service to Boxing, etc. However, among the 170 ranked SecondsOut fighters and beyond, a multitude of fighters go unrecognized for their less obvious contributions to the sport inside of a single division. SecondsOut 2014 Divisional Superlatives
The State of the Heavyweights: Top Ten Year in Review

The State of the Heavyweights: Top Ten Year in Review

By: Mikko Salo: The year 2014 saw the heavyweight division gather momentum on different fronts. In Europe, the main market in today`s heavyweight landscape, the Undisputed Champion Wladimir Klitschko fought a 5-round barnburner against top contender Kubrat Pulev. The State of the Heavyweights: Top Ten Year in Review
‘Desert Storm’ Bradley makes it rain in the ring

‘Desert Storm’ Bradley makes it rain in the ring

Interview by Mark G. Butcher: It’s unlikely you will ever see Timothy Bradley in a club ‘making it rain’ or dripping in gold flanked by a hollering entourage. Bold or arrogant proclamations are not the Californian’s style, unlike a few other fighters one could mention. Bradley only makes it rain punches and the man known as ’Desert Storm’ will be seeking to reignite his career when he takes on battle-hardened Argentine Diego Chaves at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on Saturday. ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley makes it rain in the ring
Secondsout Pound-For-Pound List For December

Secondsout Pound-For-Pound List For December

By Matthew Hurley: Secondsout.com’s pound-for-pound list for the month of December consists of three main moves among the ten fighters ranked. On the strength of his three recent victories over Brandon Rios, Timothy Bradley and most recently Chris Algieri, Manny Pacquiao has regained the number two position behind Floyd Mayweather. Secondsout Pound-For-Pound List For December
Chris Eubank Jr: The Real Deal?

Chris Eubank Jr: The Real Deal?

By Philip Anthony: Prior to Saturday night, Chris Eubank Jr had never been involved in a boxing match which lasted beyond eight rounds. Despite having racked up 18 wins, his victories had all come against less than stellar, low level opposition. Chris Eubank Jr: The Real Deal?
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