Hatton Admits Nerves.

Ahead of his IBF light welterweight title challenge to champion Kostya Tszyu, undefeated Manchester fighter Ricky Hatton admitted recently that he is experiencing nerves as never before. And with good reason. Tszyu is one of boxing’s most lethal punchers and perhaps the most dominant light welterweight champion of the past …

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Mayorga-Piccirillo for WBC Title.

It is rumored that in the wake of the Javier Castillejo-Fernando Vargas-WBC mix-up, Castillejo’s former title will be contested by former welterweight world champion Ricardo Mayorga and unheralded Italian Michele Piccirillo. No official word is available but the assignment would seem a curious one being that Mayorga’s last fight was …

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Judah Back to Chicago.

Don King is planning yet another blockbuster card to be held at Chicago’s United Center, the site of his most recent fight card of which the main event saw Lamon brewster defend his WBO heavyweight championship against Andrew Golota. On that card, undisputed welterweight champion of the world Zab Judah …

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Harrison-Brodie Hit 126!

Both main event participants for tonight’s headliner at the MEN arena in Manchester, England made weight for the contest without too many problems. WBO featherweight champion Scott Harrison of Glasgow, Scotland made the 126-pound limit comfortably while challenger Michael Brodie of Manchester had to shed his clothing to properly register …

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Golota-Valuev?

Polish heavyweight Andrew Golota’s reward for being knocked out in less than a minute by Lamon Brewster last month is to fight a WBA title eliminator against Russian giant Nicolai Valuev. “The Best from the East” Valuev’s record stands at forty-one wins without a loss and his last five fights …

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Mayweather to Judge Cage Girls.

Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. will be among the celebrity judges when King of the Cage (www.kingofthecage.com/ring-girls), the world wide recognized mixed martial arts competition spearheaded by owner Terry Trebilcock and agent Steve Karel, will move into the forum of adult-branded pay per view for the first time when …

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