Continuing in it’s quest to revolutionize the business of boxing promotion and put the power back in the hands of the people who have worked tirelessly to entertain legions of fight fans, Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to welcome Marco Antonio Barrera and “Sugar” Shane Mosley as equity partners in …Read More »
Heralded Amateur Khan Makes Pro Debut
Olympic Silver Medallist Amir Khan makes his greatly anticipated professional debut tonight in his hometown of Bolton, England on the undercard of Matt Skelton’s British Heavyweight title defense against late replacement Mark Krence. The eighteen year old lightweight is riding an unprecedented crest of public goodwill and is arguably responsible …Read More »
Williams Pulls Out of Skelton Clash, Krence Steps In!
Citing the flu, Danny Williams has pulled out of his British Heavyweight title bid against reigning champion Matt Skelton at the last minute and been replaced by former English beltholder Mark Krence. It was only yesterday that Williams weighed in for the much anticipated bout in Bolton, England’s Reebok Centre …Read More »
Monster Hopkins-Taylor Weigh-in Gallery
Bernard Hopkins 160 Jermain Taylor 160 Wayne McCullough 120 Oscar Larios 122 Click for larger image © Sergio MartinezRead More »
In and around the MGM Grand
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Antonio Tarver: \”Bernard\’s Experience Will be Too Much in the End.\”
Click for larger image© Sergio Martinez While at the Hopkins-Taylor weigh-in on Friday, Antonio Tarver sat right behind me and was yelling “One more win,” to Oscar de la Hoya. I turned and asked the “Magic Man” for his prediction on tomorrow night’s fight, and Tarver said, “Taylor is a …Read More »
Writer\’s Predictions: Bernard Hopkins vs. Jermain Taylor.
If there is going to be a changing of the guard in the middleweight division, it must happen tomorrow night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas when Bernard Hopkins puts every relevant middleweight title at stake against hungry young contender Jermain Taylor. Hopkins has perhaps one fight left after …Read More »
Bert Sugar Picks Hopkins.
Click for larger image© Sergio Martinez Fight fans, Bert Sugar spoke to this writer and give his take on what he thinks is going happen tomorrow night. This is a SaddoBoxing.com exclusive. “I think Hopkins will win the fight. I remember Pat Burns at the press conference saying that Jermain …Read More »
Jennings Meets Vincent for Vacant British Crown.
English starlet Michael Jennings will be given his final exam tomorrow night in Bolton as he meets veteran hard case Jimmy Vincent for the vacant British welterweight title on the under-card of the much-anticipated Matt Skelton – Danny Williams heavyweight showdown. Jennings is already the reigning English titlist but the …Read More »
Foster Gets Betts in Bolton.
WBU featherweight titlist Steve Foster Jr. faces journeyman Jim Betts tomorrow in Bolton in a non-title bout as he gears up for much higher profile contests that are on the horizon for the Manchester area puncher. The son of former Commonwealth light middleweight titlist Steve “The Viking” Foster, Steve Jr. …Read More »
Vitali Will Fight Rahman-Barrett Winner.
World Boxing Council Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko’s next fight will be against the winner of the Aug. 13 Hasim Rahman-Monte Barrett “interim” WBC heavyweight title bout. A letter from the WBC dated July 14 and sent to Klitschko, the management teams of Rahman and Barrett and Don King Productions, said …Read More »
WBC Says No to Vitali.
The Board of Governors of the World Boxing Council, presided by doctor Jose Sulaiman, announces from its offices in Mexico City that a final decision has been taken in regards to the heavyweight division, as follows: 1. The WBC requires that Vitali Klitschko make his following defense against the interim …Read More »