Hank "Hammerin" Lundy wants a rematch against Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera ASAP. While Mauricio Herrera has expressed that he wants to move forwrad with his career and participate in more prominent fights, he said that he is also very open to the idea of doing a rematch against Lundy, but somehwere
Carl "The Cobra" Froch has retired from the sport of boxing. Froch has ended career with a record of 33-2-0 with 24 knockout wins. Froch last fought in May of 2014 against George Groves and won by TKO, maintaining his WBA and IBF Super Middleweight Titles. "I'm officially retired from Boxing." Froch tweeted,
Donnie Nietes retained his WBO and The Ring Magazine Light Flyweight titles after a unanimous decision win against Francisco Rodriguez Jr. While Rodriguez placed constant pressure on Nietes throughout the fight, it was no match for Nietes defense. Judges scored the fight at 119-109, 118-110, and 115-113, all in favor of
In a much anticipated fight, Cotto and Canelo will finally face off on November 21st, according to Cotto and Oscar De La Hoya. While an official announcement is still imminent, an announcement appeared on the WBC's official website. Venues that are in consideration include the MGM Grand and the Thomas Mack Center, both
Amidst all the controversy, Al Hayman has gotten himself another fighter. James DeGale announced on his Twitter account that he has signed under Al Haymon. "Delighted to announce I've joined forces with Al Haymon. Great things ahead of me." were the words tweeted. DeGale is the IBF Super Middleweight champion after his bout
It's fight week in LA! Aside from running Hooked on Boxing, I write for other sites too, such as Boxing News and Views (www.boxingnewsandviews.com) - give it a look! I got to represent Boxing NAV this week for the Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera vs Hank "Hammerin'" Lundy fight, which is happening tomorrow.
The WBO Welterweight title is now vacant. Due to Mayweather not complying with WBO rules, he was stripped of the title on Monday. Mayweather did not pay the $200,000 sanctioning fee that was needed. "The WBO world championship committee is allowed no other alternative but to cease to recognize Mr. Floyd Mayweather