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Witter Taunts Mayweather.

Junior Witter has responded with indignation to suggestions that Floyd Mayweather Junior will face Lovemore N’dou, Stevie Johnston or Mohammed Abdulaev on his upcoming HBO date. “Floyd is letting himself down by considering opponents of this caliber,” began Junior. I don’t like to say I told you so, but I …

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‘Stoney’ Issues a Public Apology.

BOSTON, Mass. (November 16, 2004) – Norman “Stoney’ Stone, manager/head trainer for World Boxing Association heavyweight champion John “The Quietman’ Ruiz, has issued a public apology for his behavior last Saturday night during the Ruiz-Andrew Golota fight at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz successfully defended his title, winning a unanimous twelve-round …

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Tua and Toney Return in the New Year?

Former heavyweight contender David ‘Tuaman’ Tua may be nearing the end of the legal matters that have kept him out of the ring for almost two years. Tua is hoping that the lengthy court battle with former members of his team will conclude soon and allow him to resume his …

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Pacquiao Returns to the Ring.

Fahsang 3K Battery is Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent, but Pacquiao’s preparations are beginning in order to swipe the Thailander out of the way before fixing his sights on Juan Manuel Marquez once again in the New Year. In a hotly disputed featherweight clash in May this year, Pacquiao felt robbed …

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Sam Soliman Update.

Sam Soliman’s opponent for his December 12th date has been confirmed as Argentinian Jose Clavero, 25-2 (11 KO’s). His next fight in the US will be his first fight in 2005, perhaps as early as February according to manager Stuart Duncan. “We have every bit of faith in Dan Goossen,” …

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Holyfield Saved From Himself?

The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) announced today that it has placed former four time heavyweight champion of the world Evander Holyfield on indefinite medical suspension in light of his latest uncharacteristic performance that saw him drop a points decision to unheralded heavyweight Larry Donald on Saturday in New …

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Hopkins and De La Hoya Announcement Delayed.

Further to the major announcement scheduled to be made today by Bernard Hopkins and Oscar de la Hoya as reported on this site, Golden Boy Promotions today released a short press statement indicating that the major announcement will be postponed until further notice. Yesterday, we reported that Hopkins had agreed …

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‘Stoney’ Suspended for Outburst.

Norman ‘Stoney’ Stone, manager and trainer of WBA heavyweight champion John Ruiz has been suspended and fined for the misconduct which had him ejected from ringside during Ruiz’s bout with Andrew Golota on Saturday night in Madison Square Gardens. The fight itself was an ill-tempered affair that saw both fighters …

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Eastman Gets a Shot at Hopkins!

A day before a major statement is due to be released by Bernard Hopkins and Oscar de la Hoya as exclusively reported on this site, serious reports are circulating that undisputed middleweight champion Hopkins has granted Britain’s own top ranked middleweight Howard Eastman a shot at his championships. Eastman’s first …

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Fans Speak About Tszyu’s Future.

After his demolition of Sharmba Mitchell, the question was put to our dedicated forum fans here at saddoboxing.com as to who exactly Kostya Tszyu should aim to fight next. Opinions are fairly divided on which other light welterweight deserves to share the ring with King Tszyu. The Russian/Korean Aussie’s performance …

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Olympian Brock Wins Again.

Calvin Brock, former 2000 Olympian in the Sydney Games and current heavyweight contender moved his professional record to 23-0 over the weekend in Colorado, USA. Brock scored a second round stoppage of Wesley Martin. Brock is twenty-nine years old and hails from Charlotte, North Carolina in the USA. As his …

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Ruiz Escapes With Title.

Andrew Golota may well retire now after being apparently cheated out of two world championships in a row. Golota fought Chris Byrd to a standstill in April of this year before a draw scuppered his chances of becoming a champion. Tonight in Madison Square Gardens, Andrew Golota knocked John Ruiz …

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