Carl Froch rejected Cleverly fight

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Frank Warren, the acclaimed boxing promoter has confirmed to the English media that English boxing world champion Carl Froch has turned down the chance to take on Nathan Cleverly in a much hyped Fight of Britain after his massive win against Mikkel Kessler.

Not only that, Warren also revealed that it didn’t take the International Boxing Federation or the IBF and the World Boxing Association or the WBA Super Middleweight champion more than an hour to reject the offer as well.

Cleverly wins easily against Krasniqi

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Nathan Cleverly successfully defended his World Boxing Organization or the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship against Robert Krasniqi last night as he remains on course for a title unification match against the International Boxing Federation or the IBF Light Heavyweight Championship holder Bernard Hopkins in a lucrative fight.

The unbeaten Welshman stayed on course for that staggering payday as he brushed aside the Kosovo born German on points, winning 120 – 108, 120 – 108 and 119 – 109 at the fabled Wembley Arena in England.

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There have always been fighters all the way through human history, it seems to be built into people to love the competition of man taking on man. Many examples of this are well recorded in history such as the attributes of Roman Gladiators who would compete for their lives but if they came out on top they would be given their freedom as well as fame.

Amir Khan doesn’t take criticism

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English boxer and former world champion Amir Khan has admitted that he has given up trying to win over each and every boxing fan, stating that no matter what he does inside the boxing ring, he will always be denounced by a section of the crowd.

The Bolton based brawler takes on Julio Diaz as he looks to get back into the reckoning and try and regain his footing in the division to get another crack at regaining the Light Welterweight Championship.

Calzaghe named Fighter of the Decade

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It is very rare for Americans to praise someone from the shores of Britain and even if they do heap praise on someone, they never tend to go overboard.

So, it was extremely refreshing as well as an astonishing piece of news when it emerged that Joe Calzaghe was give the recognition he deserved across the Atlantic. A group of influential fight personalities from New York known as Ring 8 named the Welsh boxing legend as the Fighter of the Decade.

Austin Trout arrested for public drunkenness

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Austin Trout, the Junior Middleweight Championship holder was among several people arrested by the local police on the suspicion of being publicly intoxicated in the wee hours of New Year’s Day at his home state in Texas, United States of America.

A local newspaper reported that along with several other people, the boxer was arrested by the local police department at 4.30 in the morning and was sent behind bars at 8.50 am. However, the champion boxer was released on bail as early as 11 am.

Manny seeks vindication against Marquez

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For all those avid fans of The Filipino Bomber Manny Pacquiao, the last two fights that he has had might have been extremely disappointing for them as he managed to only deliver below par performances, even going on to lose his WBO Welterweight Championship against American boxer Timothy Bradley back in June 2012.

And now, the former eight division champion is now looking to get some vindication as he gets ready to take on former foe Juan Manuel Marquez on the 8th of December.

Pacquiao – Marquez IV Set

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Manny Pacquiao, the former eight division world champion will make his competitive return to the boxing ring on the 8th of December with a fight against Juan Manuel Marquez.

The Filipino Bomber and the Mexican have already had a storied trilogy of bouts in the past and this night on HBO pay per view will be the fourth time that Marquez attempts to get the better of the Filipino. The bout is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, where two of their three previous fights have been held already.

Mary Kom Disappointed with Boxing Bronze

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Ever since the start of the Olympic Games in London, Indian female boxer MC Mary Kom has been at the centre of attention among the media personnel from all over the world. The 29 year old, mother of two has already won 5 World Championships in boxing and numerous other accolades. And she came to the Olympic Games in London where women’s boxing is being introduced for the first time as one of the favorites for the title. And she did her best not to disappoint the fans as she stormed into the semi finals securing a Bronze medal.

Indian Pugilists looking for Boxing Glory

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Four years back at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, the only hope India had of securing a medal in boxing was Vijender Singh, who lived up to the prayers and hope of the nation to win the Bronze Medal, narrowly missing out on securing the Silver Medal by reaching the final. And four years down the line, the talented pugilist has plenty of able reinforcements to share the weight and burden of expectations and lead the country to glory at the upcoming Olympic Games in London.

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