From The Telegraph: Joe Calzaghe says Hall of Fame entry an honor

02
Jun

From The Telegraph: Joe Calzaghe says Hall of Fame entry an honor

It is fitting that former undisputed super middleweight champ Joe Calzaghe’s induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in New York this weekend comes in the wake of the division’s biggest fight in decades.

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29
May

From The Telegraph: Froch to earn £8million, Groves £2million

Carl Froch is set to earn around ┬ú8million and George Groves ┬ú2million from their anticipated Wembley Stadium showdown on Saturday. Froch will take the lion’s share of the prize money from the biggest fight in British history.

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25
May

From The Telegraph: Groves wants warrior spirit in Froch rematch

George Groves says he is looking to call on the warrior spirit of Nigel Benn for his grudge super middleweight title rematch against Carl Froch on May 31. The hatred between the British rivals reminds many of the Benn-Eubank clashes of the ’90s.

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21
May

George Groves vows to stop Carl Froch ‘in three rounds’

George Groves has vowed to stop Carl Froch early in their May 31 rematch at Wembley Stadium in London. Groves says he will dictate the fight in the return bout with the IBF super middleweight titleholder, who stopped him controversially in their first bout.

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21
May

From The Telegraph: George Groves’ trainer concerned about fouls

George Groves’ trainer Paddy Fitzpatrick says he is “extremely concerned about the fouling of Carl Froch” in their highly anticipated rematch at Wembley Stadium in London, fouling that he says “could kill a man.”

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08
Apr

Manny Pacquiao wants Hatton-like win, says Bob Arum

From The Telegraph: Promoter Bob Arum claims Manny Pacquiao is looking for redemption against Timothy Bradley with “an outcome like the Ricky Hatton fight” (which, for those who don’t remember, was a second-round cold KO).

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04
Apr

Freddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao-Amir Khan could happen one day

Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach is unimpressed by Amir Khan’s recent form, yet reasoned that the British fighter’s speed could give Floyd Mayweather Jr. “problems” and believes a fight between Khan and Pacquiao could take place before the Filipino retires.

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03
Feb

Floyd Mayweather proving king of the mind games as well as the ring

Floyd Mayweather already wants to fight Amir Khan. THE RING welterweight and junior middleweight champ’s latest publicity stunt — Tweeting that he will allow fans to vote who his May 3 opponent will be, Khan or Marcos Maidana — is designed purely to heap on the pressure.

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08
Jan

From The Telegraph: Chisora wants ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ with Klitschko

Dereck Chisora wants to fight Wladimir Klitschko this October on the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s legendary battle with George Foreman in Kinshasa.

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