Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 November 2010 08:33
Written by Alexander Zammit
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 08:05
Latest Boxing News – Wednesday 3rd November, for: Carl Froch, Arthur Abraham, Andre Ward, Johnson, Green, Marquez, JuanMa, “La Bomba” Rodriguez, James McGirt, Nathan Cleverly, Tavoris Cloud, Lucian Bute, Miguel “Títere” Vázquez, Ricardo “Pelón” Domínguez, President Jose Sulaiman, Luis Orlando "Orlandito" Del Valle, Tony Thompson, Haye, Harrison, "PacMan", Tijuana Tornado" Antonio Margarito
Super Six Tournament fighters - Carl Froch and Arthur Abraham will be getting a glimpse of what Andre Ward has in his arsenal for them in the near future when Ward takes on super middleweight contender Sakio Bika (28-4-2, 19 KO’s) in a non-Super Six tournament fight on November 27th at the Oracle Arena, in Oakland, California.
TODAY! JuanMa-Marquez / Johnson / Green MGM Grand Arrivals -- Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ and two-division world champion RAFAEL MARQUEZ, the pride of Puerto Rico and México, respectively, will make their official Grand Arrivals, Today! Wednesday, November 3, at the Front Lobby Porte Cochere of the MGM Grand. Marquez and Lopez will arrive at Noon PT and 12:30 p.m. PT, respectively.
“La Bomba” Rodriguez Vs James McGirt -- When unbeaten prospect Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez steps into the ring Friday (5th Nov) night to fight James McGirt for the vacant WBC USNBC super middleweight title on ShoBox: The New Generation, the dangerous Dominican boxer will be fighting for his most significant victory as a professional, as well as a major step forward towards a top 15 rating in one of the major boxing organizations.
Cloud’s more than welcome Says Cleverly -- Light heavyweight contender Nathan Cleverly has welcomed the attention from IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud – but says he would love to shut the American up. Last week, Cloud called out the unbeaten Welsh star, telling him “I’l knock you out in the UK.” But Cleverly, who will challenge for the interim WBO World Light-Heavyweight title on December 11 in Liverpool, has fired back. “Cloud’s more than welcome to come to Wales and try and knock me out,” he said. “But quite a few fighters have tried before and got nowhere.”
Lucian’s Bute three fight deal -- Unbeaten IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (27-0, 22 KO’s) and his promoter Jean Bedard from Interbox are reportedly working on a three fight deal with Showtime to have Bute fight the best fighters in the super middleweight division in 2011. There still in the process of negotiating the contract.
Miguel “Títere” Vázquez Vs Ricardo “Pelón” Domínguez -- The world lightweight champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Miguel “Títere” Vázquez (26-3, 12 KOs) is ready to make the first defense of his title against Ricardo “Pelón” Domínguez (32-6-2, 20 KOs), tentatively to take place in Tijuana, Mexico on November 27. Ricardo Dominguez is a native of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, and this will be his second chance to win a title. The first chance was against Humberto Soto. --- Vazquez won the vacant 135-pound title on August 14 in Laredo, Texas, defeating Korean boxer Kim Ji Hoon by unanimous decision. --- Vázquez will be the co-main event with the new WBA junior flyweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Giovanni Segura, who makes the first defense of his title on the same card, and then takes on Ivan Calderon in a rematch on April 23 in Puerto Rico.
Sulaiman makes it in Guinness World Book of Records -- Within the framework of the World Boxing Council 48th Annual Convention that is being held at the Royal Hotel of this city, WBC President Jose Sulaiman was recognized as the “Longest Serving President of a Global Sports Organization.” The corresponding certificate was presented to Sulaiman by Carlos Martinez, representative of Guinness World Records. -- This recognition is of extraordinary relevance, as the Guinness Book of World Records is published annually, 100 million copies of it are printed, it is sold in 100 countries, and is written in 37 languages.
Featherweight prospect Luis Orlando "Orlandito" Del Valle (10-0, 8 KOs) has been added to the Paul Williams-Sergio Martinez undercard, set for Saturday, November 20 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. -- He will be facing experienced Mexican Arthur Trevino (5-5-3, 2 KOs). Trevino went the distance with former world champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero.
Tony Thompson thinks Haye will defeat Harrison easily -- Former heavyweight title challenger Tony Thompson thinks WBA heavyweight champion David Haye is going to easily beat Audley Harrison on November 13th, saying in an article at Boxrec.com “I couldn’t have been more impressed with David in sparring, and he was twice the fighter I first thought he was. I just think this is going to be an easy win for him on November 13.”
Fight Camp 360º Episode 8 - Super Six: Abraham, Froch, Green, Johnson -- In Helsinki Finland, the cameras of Showtime Sports follow the fight camps of Arthur Abraham and Carl Froch for an inside look at the Super Six tournament. Plus, meet the latest addition to the tournament Glen Johnson as he prepares to take on the hard hitting Allan Green.
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (November 2, 2010) -- Fighter of the Decade, boxing's No. 1 pound for pound fighter and seven-division world champion CONGRESSMAN MANNY "PacMan" PACQUIAO took time from training for his upcoming World Super Welterweight Championship rumble with three-time welterweight champion "The Tijuana Tornado" Antonio Margarito to make his third appearance in the past 12 months on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! On Monday.