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Invisible Collazo

By Mark Villanueva After months of preparation and a steady yet losing early couple of rounds,

Exclusive interview with Scott Harrison as he prepares for his return to boxing

Ringnews24.com: Do you feel let down by the Scottish Sheriff Court after they announced you would be extradited to Spain to serve a four-year prison sentence for assault charges dating from May 2007?

There are a lot of ins and outs of the case. I can’t talk too much about the actual case because I have still to go up in front of the High Court – whenever it may be – come my appeal. There are a lot of points of law that the Sheriff should have… the case should have been thrown out. For some reason he never gave an explanation why, so I will be appearing at the High Court this year.

Makabu vs Mchunu set to explode tonight

The International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa, tonight plays host to a real potential fight of the year candidate, when Ilunga “Junior” Makabu and Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu clash in an intriguing cruiserweight contest.

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao – the Real winner was

Floyd “Money” Mayweather emerged as the victor over Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, under the bright lights of the MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The fight was tense and a boxing match with few fireworks. It was an intriguing match-up of styles between the two best fighters of a generation.

Mayweather vs Pacquiao – Ringnews24 Writers’ Predictions

The long wait is almost over. Floyd Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) faces Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, tonight – in what will be the highest grossing boxing match of all-time.
Ringnews24’s writers’ give their prediction on the fight that has everyone talking.

Manny vs Floyd Breakdown – Dumbed Down 4.0 Version Fo’ Duh $$$

OK, Manny vs Floyd, Vegas, MGM Floyd, May 2nd, Cinco de Mayo weekend @ MGM Floyd…most $$$$$ evah…all time great legacies on the line…blah, blah blah and such, the endless steaming, streaming consciousnesses of “boxing experts” blushing forth orgasmic prematurity. We get it. We the poor, the huddled, the bedeviled, the unwashed rubes are supposed to be impressed.

Gutsy Andy Lee earns Draw against Peter Quillin

The magnificent Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA, played host to the intriguing clash between WBO middleweight champion “Irish” Andy Lee and former, undefeated holder Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin. There was controversy at the weigh-in, as Quillin failed to make the weight and subsequently, Lee’s WBO belt wasn’t on the line.

The fight was aired as part of Premier Boxing Champions on NBC, and the bout while not fast paced, certainly contained drama. A lack of action, for periods, was countered by the intense nature of the affair.

Prince Naseem Hamed, Ray Mancini, and Riddick Bowe headline the 2015 International Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Class

Prince Naseem Hamed, Ray Mancini, and Riddick Bowe headline the 2015 International Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Class
 
Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, and “Prince” Naseem Hamed lead the 2015 International Boxing Hall of Fame class, as results were announced earlier today. The induction ceremony will be held on June 14, 2015, in Canastota, New York
 
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Can Bernard Hopkins defy Father Time again?

Following the thrills and spills of 2013, which boxing sage Al Bernstein described as the best year in the sport for 25 years, 2014 has been nothing but a damp squib.  It has been a year characterised by in-fighting behind the scenes involving the major players in the sport, i.e., Oscar De La Hoya, Al Haymon, Richard Schaefer and the two big cable networks, HBO and Showtime.  For people who follow the sport closely, all that is fascinating, but what we really want to see is action and big fights inside the ring. 

At last this Saturday we have what is almost certainly the biggest and most intriguing fight of 2014, as WBO light-heavyweight champion and the number one in the division, Sergey Kovalev, takes on the challenge of Bernard Hopkins who, at nearly 50 years of age, is the crotchety old fogey of the sport.  Hopkins holds both the WBA and IBF belts and all three trinkets will be on the line on Saturday night.  The fight takes place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and is to be televised live on HBO in the U.S. and BoxNation in the U.K.  The only fight this year which comes even close to rivalling this one as far as impact and importance goes, was the rematch between Pacquiao and Bradley in April. 

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Andy Ruiz Jr and Chris Arreola in deep discussions for…

Andy Ruiz Jr and Chris Arreola in deep discussions for all-action heavyweight scrap

Former unified heavyweight champion Andy ‘The Destroyer’ Ruiz Jr 33-2 (22) is in negotiations to face former three-time world title challenger Chris ‘The Nightmare’ Arreola 38-6-1 (33). The 30-year-old Mexican-American is on the comeback trail aft…

Carlos Takam outpoints Jerry Forrest, wants Tyson Fury, Oscar Rivas

Carlos Takam outpoints Jerry Forrest, wants Tyson Fury, Oscar Rivas

Heavyweight Carlos Takam 39-5-1 (28) overcame a less than perfect preparation to outpoint Jerry ‘Slugger’ Forrest 26-4 (20) at ‘The Bubble’ at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday night. The 39-year-old stepped in as a late replacement a…

Carlos Castro calls for world title shot following dominant win…

Carlos Castro calls for world title shot following dominant win over Cesar Juarez

Super bantamweight contender Carlos Castro 26-0 (11) has called for a world title shot following his dominant fourth-round knockout of former world title challenger Cesar Juarez 25-9 (19) at ‘The Bubble’ at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thurs…

Mikey Garcia still focused on Manny Pacquiao fight

Mikey Garcia still focused on Manny Pacquiao fight

Mikey Garcia 40-1 (30) is still holding out hope a fight against Manny Pacquiao 62-7-2 (39) can be made. The 32-year-old Californian is coming off a 12-round decision win over Jessie Vargas in February. The victory came almost a year after his dis…

Terence Crawford warns Jose Carlos Ramirez to remain patient

Terence Crawford warns Jose Carlos Ramirez to remain patient

WBO welterweight champion Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford 36-0 (27) warned WBC and WBO junior welterweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez 25-0 (17) to remain patient. Crawford was responding to comments from Ramirez about the possibility of moving up in weig…

Vasiliy Lomachenko opens training camp for Teofimo Lopez fight

Vasiliy Lomachenko opens training camp for Teofimo Lopez fight

Unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko 14-1 (10) has kicked off his training camp ahead of his fight against IBF titleholder Teofimo ‘El Brooklyn’ Lopez 15-0 (12) according to ESPN’s Mark Kriegel. No official announcement has yet been mad…

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