David Haye produced a punch-perfect performance to cut Russian giant Nikolai Valuev down to size and win the WBA heavyweight title in Germany tonight with a majority decision points victory. The Englishman was attempting to the fill the boots left empty by Lennox Lewis's retirement in 2003 by winning a portion of the one-time 'richest prize in sport' at the Arena Nurnberger Versicherung...Read More.
Manny Pacquiao was surprised by the ease of his second-round defeat of Ricky Hatton on Saturday night. The reigning P4P king dropped Hatton twice in the first before ending proceedings with a stunning left hook in the second. It was a sensational end to a fight that many experts had found tough to call beforehand, Pacquiao said: "I'm surprised that it's kind of easy. I thought it would be hard because he can punch - he has...Read More.
Vitali Klitschko has signed a contract to defend his WBC heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Juan Carlos Gomez instead of Londoner David Haye.Haye recently agreed terms to fight Klitschko in London this summer having previously expected to take on his younger brother, IBF and WBO champion Wladimir...Read More.
Wladimir Klitschko stopped Hasim Rahman in the seventh round to retain his IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight titles at the SAP-Arena in Mannheim, Germany. Rahman, who famously beat Lennox Lewis to become heavyweight champion of the world in 2001, barely landed a punch as the Ukrainian dominated the encounter from start to finish...Full Story.
Amir Khan took the first step to restoring his reputation by completing a devastating second-round stoppage of Oisin Fagan at the London ExCeL on Saturday night. Fagan required oxygen treatment in his corner after a brutally one-sided contest was stopped by referee Mickey Vann one minute and 37 seconds into the round...Full Story.
Carl Froch ended years of frustration in exhilarating fashion in Nottingham on Saturday night when he claimed the WBC super-middleweight title in a manner which will stand comparison with some of Britain's greats. Memories of ring wars involving the likes of Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank came flooding back as Froch pounded out a unanimous 118-110, 117-111, 116-112 victory over brave Canadian Jean Pascal...Read More.
Manny Pacquiao produced an astonishing display to stop Oscar De La Hoya after eight rounds of their superfight in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The reigning P4P king disproved the old adage that size matters by moving up three weight divisions in just eight months to hand out a sustained beating to the faded 'Golden Boy'.In March this year Pacquiao was plying his trade at super-featherweight, while De La Hoya...Read More.
Manny Pacquiao says he's ready for Ricky Hatton once he's fought Oscar De La Hoya. Pacman, the current P4P king, takes on De La Hoya in what promises to be the richest fight of the year in Las Vegas on Saturday week.The winner is being lined up for a megabucks showdown with Hatton next summer, possibly at Wembley Stadium in London. Pacquiao, who confirmed he's likely to fight in Hatton's....Full Story.
David Haye slammed Monte Barrett's press conference antics, calling him a prima dona and insisting that he will be throwing bombs from the first bell. Barrett complained about the size of his room, his daily allowance and a rematch clause in his contract - which Haye's manager Adam Booth insists will now be taken out. Haye believes this behaviour shows that Barrett is not in the right frame of mind to step into the ring...Full Story.
Juan Diaz and Juan Manuel Marquez have confirmed they will fight for the Ring Magazine lightweight title on February 28. Mexican Marquez, a three-weight world champion, will travel to Diaz's home city of Houston for what promises to be an explosive fight. Oscar de la Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, said: "This fight between Marquez and Diaz will shake the lightweight division to its core and truly determine....Read More.