Post subject: Hatton Continues to drop comeback hints
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:40 pm
Ricky Hatton dropped the strongest hint yet, regarding his return to boxing following his two-round knockout loss at the hands of Manny Pacquiao in May. Speaking to the Portsmouth paper The News, Hatton claimed that he might take the lead from his friend Tony Oakey, and try to rebound from a big defeat.
Oakey was stopped By Dean Francis last year, he also lost a decision to Nathan Cleverly, both contests were for the British ...
Roach wants 70-30 split for Pacquiao By NICK GIONGCO June 23, 2009, 7:10pm
When Freddie Roach said his No.1 fighter Manny Pacquiao deserves the lion’s share of the money against Miguel Cotto, the distinguished trainer wasn’t talking about a mere 60-40 split in favor of the Filipino pound for pound king.
Roach wants much more than that.
“70-30,” Roach told the Bulletin over the phone from the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood.
When Wladimir Klitschko defended his IBF and WBO titles yesterday against undefeated Ruslan Chagaev he was at more risk than just losing his titles. Chagaev from Uzbekistan has hepatitis antigens running through his veins. Though Klitschko was immunized for the virus, and German doctors told him his chances of getting infected are the same as "the sky falling on your head". Many boxing officials aren't so sure. Finland's boxing federation recently called off Chagaev's fight ...
The official time was 3:00 of the 9th Round for the IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring Magazine Heavyweight Championship. Wlad's fans in the Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany loved their hero’s totally dominant performance. However, it is doubtful American fans would agree. It was appropriate this fight was televised in the afternoon in the USA. That ...