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Boxing News: James Toney and Sam Peter Meet the Press

Boxing News: James Toney and Sam Peter Meet the Press

On Saturday, Sept. 2, James “Lights Out” Toney faces Samuel “The Nigerian Nightmare” Peter in a 12-round WBC heavy weight elimination bout on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) at STAPLES Center in L.A. The two bruisers met the press via telephone conference call on Tuesday, ...

Stevie Johnston Returning To Lightweight

Stevie Johnston Returning To Lightweight

LAS VEGAS (July 31, 2006) – Crafty veteran Stevie “Little But Bad” Johnston has decided to return to his natural fighting weight of 135 pounds, back to the lightweight division he dominated for four years, rather than continue giving up too much size and strength to the world’s top rated sup...

Prince Badi Ajamu Ready For Roy Jones

Prince Badi Ajamu Ready For Roy Jones

BOISE, Idaho (July 29, 2006) – Some boxing insiders believe Prince Badi “The Boxing Prince” Ajamu will dethrone the contemporary king of boxing, five-time world champion Roy Jones, Jr., tomorrow night (Saturday) in Boise, Idaho. Prince Badi (25-2-1, 14 KOs), promoted by Silverhawk Boxing (w...

Rivera Writes To Margarito/Arum

Rivera Writes To Margarito/Arum

Dear Antonio & Bob,How can you be the most feared fighter in the world? I’ve made it well known several times that I’ll fight you for my WBA super welterweight title. Just name the time and place, as long as the deal is right. Hey, amigo, I must be the most feared super welterweight in th...

Boxing News: Roy Jones Quotes From Boise

Boxing News: Roy Jones Quotes From Boise

In anticipation of Saturday’s PPV fight from Boise, Idaho against titleholder Prince Badi Ajamu, former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. made these comments to the press. “I am boxing because I love what I do. There is no other reason. I’ve got nothing to prove – nothing to prove to any...

Russian Champ Valuev Boxing Bio

Russian Champ Valuev Boxing Bio

Don Hopper of DKP (Don King Productions) recently emailed what he describes as “the first full-fledged biography of World Boxing Association heavyweight champion” Nikolai Valuev. Hopper gives “special thanks for the quotes used in this bio from The Times of London sportswriter Brian Doogan'...

Boxing News: Final Gatti-Baldomir Presser

Boxing News: Final Gatti-Baldomir Presser

About to kick off what should a bloody good fight at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City Saturday night (HBO), Carlos Baldomir and Arturo Gatti met the press a final time, in Gatti’s adopted home state New Jersey, and this is what some of the principals had to say. Larry Hazzard (NJ Commissioner) ...

Will Roy Jones Jr. Hold Nothing Back In Boise?

Will Roy Jones Jr. Hold Nothing Back In Boise?

BOISE, Idaho (July 17, 2006) – When Roy Jones, Jr. steps into the ring July 29th after a 10-month absence, Idaho fight fans will have their first opportunity to watch a bonafide Hall of Fame candidate fighting live in Boise for the first time in more than 66 years, since former lightweight champio...

Boxing News: Vivian Harris Meets Stevie Johnston

Boxing News: Vivian Harris Meets Stevie Johnston

SANTA YNEZ, Calif. (July 17, 2006) – Former two-time WBC lightweight champion Stevie Johnston will go mano-a-mano with former WBA super lightweight champion Vivian Harris in the main event of a spectacular card which will also feature top-rated welterweight contender Joshua Clottey risking his wor...

Boxing News: Gatti-Baldomir Undercard

Boxing News: Gatti-Baldomir Undercard

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 17, 2006) – Undefeated middleweight contender Giovanni Lorenzo returns to the ring in a 10-round bout against Canadian Bryon Mackie in a 10 round middleweight bout on the Carlos Baldomir-Arturo Gatti July 22 undercard. Lorenzo, who is ranked in the top-15 by the WBC and the...