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Boxing Quotes: Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

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Manny Pacquiao:
"I am ready for the fight on Saturday. I know Ricky Hatton has trained hard for this fight. I have seen it on 24/7.

"I respect Ricky Hatton. He is a good person. He is a nice guy and I would like to remind everyone that there is nothing personal for this fight and we are just doing our job to give a good fight to the people and make them happy. More...


Arena Boxing: Hide, Kretschmann, Oral On German Fight Card June 26

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

After his very successful US show on April 17 with Yuriorkis Gamboa winning the first world title for Arena Box Promotion, promoter Ahmet Öner is preparing his next event in Germany for June 26 at the Hermann Neuberger Halle in Völklingen, near Saarbrücken, close to the French border.

The show will be headlined by former world heavyweight champion Herbie Hide, promising German heavyweight prospect Steffen Kretschmann and rising middleweight star Mahir Oral. More...


TKO Boxing: Lightweight Prospect Terrance Crawford In Action This Saturday

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

Sensational lightweight prospect Terrance Crawford returns to action against Miguel Delgado this Saturday night, May 2, for an evening of world class professional boxing at The Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, PA.

The Crawford vs. Delgado scheduled four rounder is part of an action packed seven bout card presented by Chet Koerner’s TKO Boxing Promotions and Team Taylor Made Boxing in association with Rezk Medical Supply. More...


Irish Boxing Prospect Dean Byrne Faces Jose Reynoso In Las Vegas

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

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Unbeaten Irish light welterweight prospect Dean “Irish Lightning” Byrne explodes in Las Vegas against Mexican southpaw Jose Reynoso in a scheduled eight round bout Friday night at South Point Hotel Casino. More...


Sandman Boxing: Latimore Wants Top Names After Spinks Fight

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

Back in Las Vegas following his junior middleweight showdown with Cory Spinks this past Saturday night, Deandre Latimore has had a couple of days to review tapes of the battle and has one conclusion.

“Of course I won the fight, I wanted to see the tape and judge it for myself," he said. "I think Cory won five rounds, I’ll give him those, but I knocked him down in the first and won the other six rounds”. Official scores were 115-112, 114-113 for Spinks and 115-112 for Latimore. More...


Catbox Boxing: “Commanche Boy”, Brewer, Oliveria On May 15 Fight Card

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

As part of the Armed Forces Day Celebrations, Comanche Nation Casino in Lawton, OK will host a night of professional boxing on Friday night, May 15 followed by a rock concert the next night, both events under the all new and spectacular EventTent.

Six bouts are scheduled in this “sock ‘em, rock ‘em” weekend of entertainment, with the fights featuring three world class headliners. More...


Boxing In Canada: Super Channel To Rebroadcast Froch vs. Taylor

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

Carl Froch, the undefeated WBC super middleweight champion from Nottingham, England, came to America determined to make a lasting impression on U.S. fight fans.

And that, to say the least, he did last Saturday night on a Super Channel presentation of Showtime Championship Boxing when he rallied in the later rounds to register a dramatic, come-from-behind 12th round knockout over the universally known and respected challenger Jermain Taylor. More...


McDermott Gets Another Crack At Danny Williams

By Boxing Press April 30th, 2009 All Press Releases

John McDermott, 25-4 (16), will look to improve upon his his July, 2008 performance against British heavyweight champion Danny Williams, 40-7 (31), in which McDermott lost a highly controversial majority decision at Goresbrook Leisure Centre in Dagenham.

In that contest, Williams lost two points for low blows in the 11th and one more in the 12th for intentionally spitting out his gumshield, yet still won a 114-111, 114-113 and 113-113 majority decision victory. More...


Golden Boy Boxing: Undercard For “Fight Night At Sundance Square”

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Press Releases

Oscar de la Hoya's "Fight Night at Sundance Square" in Ft. Worth, TX, has proven to be a showcase for many of boxing's top prospects and the 6th annual event on Friday, May 8 will be no different.

Three of the sport's top undefeated prospects, including Dallas' Charles Hatley, will be featured on the undercard. More...


Star Boxing: Maddalone, Stevens Win In Howard Beach

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Boxing Results

Last night, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing presented its first installment of "VIP Boxing" at the elegant Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach, NY.

The card was made up of five entertaining fights, headlined by Star Boxing's heavyweight fan favorite Vinny Maddalone taking on Benji "Boom Boom" Baker. More...


Matchroom Boxing: Corbett Aiming For Prizefighter Destiny

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Press Releases

Darren Corbett believes he is destined to become Prizefighter Cruiserweights Champion.

Corbett, 36, is one of eight fighters competing in the next phase of Barry Hearn's hugely popular Prizefighter Series on Tuesday, May 19.

The event, which will be screened live on Sky Sports, comes from the Earls Court in London and tickets are selling fast. More...


Contender Boxing Alumni Jesse Brinkley Calls Out Carl Froch, Jeff Lacy

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Press Releases

World ranked super middleweight Jesse Brinkley watched with interest this Saturday night as Carl Froch came from behind with seconds to go in the 12th and final round to stop former middleweight world champion Jermain Taylor and retain his WBC Super Middleweight title.

Said Brinkley, “It was a decent fight but the skill level for both guys was below average. Froch is a tough guy but his best defense is his great chin. Had Taylor been more aggressive, he certainly would have stopped the fight in the third round.” More...


Timothy Bradley Vacates WBC Title By Email To Jose Sulaiman

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Press Releases

An press release was issued yesterday by Thompson Boxing Promotions that contained Light Welter Champion Timothy Bradley's dropping of the WBC title.

Don Jose:

It has been a privilege representing the World Boxing Council as its super lightweight champion for the past 12 months and no one was more proud to wear that illustrious green belt than I. More...


Former European Champ Dunstan Continues Comeback At Prizefighter Tourney

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Press Releases

Terry Dunstan's return to the square ring continues with a spot on the much coveted Prizefighter Series.

On May 19, Dunstan, 20-2 (12), will join Matchroom Sports and a host of seasoned cruiserweight veterans, including Dean Francis, Bruce Scott and John Keaton, to fight for the Prizefighter title at Earls Court in London.

With a purse of 25k, the competition is expected to be fierce, making the tournament a can't miss opportunity. More...


Showtime 2 To Rebroadcast Froch vs Taylor Boxing Clash Tonight

By Boxing Press April 29th, 2009 All Press Releases

Carl Froch, the undefeate WBC super middleweight champion from Nottingham, England, came to America determined to make a lasting impression on U.S. fight fans.

And that, to say the least, he did last Saturday night on Showtime Championship Boxing when he rallied in the later rounds to register a dramatic, come-from-behind 12th round knockout over the universally known and respected challenger Jermain Taylor. More...


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