Bob Arum: "The fight's off!"
According to reports, Top Rank’s Bob Arum stated late last night (Jan. 6) that the proposed Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout scheduled for March 13 in Las Vegas is officially off. Purportedly, the fight fell through after last ditch efforts to save the promotion failed.
Pascal vs Diaconu ll Now Available On Demand
Canadian Jean Pascal put his WBC light-heavyweight title on the line against Romanian tough guy Adrian Diaconu at the Bell Center in, Montreal, Canada on Friday night.
The rematch between two of the world’s best and most exciting 175lbs fighters plus big punching David Lemieux’s attempt to score his 20th knockout in as many fights- is now available to view On Demand at secondsouttv.com
Klitschko Set For Title Defence
Vitali Klitschko insists he is in his best of condition for a long time ahead of his WBC heavyweight title defense against American challenger Kevin Johnson at the Post Finance Arena in Bern, Switzerland on Saturday night
Speaking at the pre fight press conference the world’s No.1 heavyweight said: “This is even better than my last successful title defense against Chris Arreola in September.”
Boxing Gives Thanks for Manny Pacquiao
Thanksgiving and Christmas came early for boxing this year. The November 14th mega-match between Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto was the biggest and most important fight of 2009. Think of it as a holiday festival with Pacquiao in the role of Santa Claus. Or maybe Manny is better characterized as a non-stop Energizer Easter Bunny, whose fists exploded like Fourth of July fireworks and turned Cotto’s face into a gruesome Halloween mask.
Montoya's Monday Mailbag
Take the day off, fight fans with the continuing debate over Mayweather/Marquez, more on Ward vs. Kessler, a fantasy match-up and more. Plus, Montoya’s Weekend Fight Picks results.
Showtime's More Than Just the 'Super Six'
It was with great fan-fare and ballyhoo that Showtime announced ’the Super Six, World Boxing Classic’ which pits half-dozen of the world’s best super middleweights in a round-robin tournament that will culminate in 2011. They kick things off on October 17Th when Arthur Abraham takes on Jermain Taylor and Carl Froch faces Andre Dirrell. On November 21st, Mikkel Kessler and Ward Ward square off.
The Japanese Koki Monster
Colorful, brash, outspoken, and possessed of an arrogance that is on constant display in or out of the ring. Koki Kameda embodies everything Japanese culture reviles, think of Kameda as a Naseem Hamed persona on steroids. Kameda’s title winning performance drew an incredible 42 percent of the nation’s television audience, and he has garnered near Ali like admiration and vilification. Sadly, when Brian Viloria hit a speed bump named Omar Nino, any chance of American audiences seeing K
Mosley to Face Clottey on December 26th
December 26th is Boxing Day in Canada and it will be fight night in Los Angeles, as WBA welterweight titlist, Shane Mosley will defend his crown versus Joshua Clottey. The deal was completed on Thursday afternoon.