Found May 13, 2012 on
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We're back with another edition of the rumor mill, as the last week has been busy with buzzing boxing headlines and news. Right here, we'll give you a quick rundown of all of the biggest stories, including a potential mega-fight between Chad Dawson and Andre Ward, and pay-per-view numbers for the recent Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto event, and a rumored match at 140 lbs between Juan Manuel Marquez and Zab Judah. Take a look.
Ward vs. Dawson
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The promoters of Ward and Dawson are trying to hash out the details of a September clash between the undefeated winner of the Super Six Tournament, and the current WBC light heavyweight champion. The Ward vs. Dawson fight would pit two of America's best young - and proven - fighters against one another, and would be at a catchweight of about 170 lbs. That means that Dawson's light heavyweight titles would be at stake for both men.
It's hard to envision Ward vs. Dawson being particularly ent...
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The CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, Richard Schaefer, broached the prospect of a rematch between “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather and powerful Puerto Rican icon Miguel Cotto during an interview yesterday with boxingscene.com. Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs), the reigning WBC world … Continue reading →
HBO Sports is reporting that the May 5 junior middleweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas sold 1.5 million pay-per-view buys and generated $94 million in pay-per-view revenue.
The event was presented by Golden Boy Promotions, Mayweather Promotions, and Miguel Cotto Promotions, in association with HBO Sports and the...
ESPN.com reported Friday that WBA, WBC and The Ring super middleweight champion Andre “Son of God” Ward and Ring Magazine and WBC light heavyweight titleholder “Bad” Chad Dawson are in negotiations to fight this September at a venue yet to … Continue reading →
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In the electric main event of the Ring Kings pay-per-view, one of the best fighters to ever come from the island of Puerto Rico stood proudly opposite one of the greatest American boxers of this era. With nearly 15,000 screaming fans in attendance (breaking the live gate record in Nevada), over 1.5 million PPV buys and countless souls watching on, the two gladiators, Miguel Cotto...