Today's dose of Boxing News
Lee Purdy pulls out of fight this Saturday - Unfortunately for us boxing fans, Lee Purdy was forced to pull out of his fight with Carson Jones. Purdy is suffering from a virus, but Carson Jones was having none of it, he said "Purdy must has a runny nose."
Date and venue set for Kell Brook/Devon Alexander - Devon Alexander will defend his IBF Welterweight World Title against Kell Brook on the 19th of January. The fight will take place in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre. Lucas Matthysse will be in action on the under-card.
Outrageous quote from Richard Schafer - C.E.O. of Golden Boy promotions, Richard Schafer became an unpopular man when he said this to Boxing News 24 earlier today: "Trout's victory over Cotto isn't enough to get him Canelo." He went on to say: "I don't think one fight itself gives you a big, big fight. It's an accumulation of things you do."
Sergio Martinez to take on third British Middleweight - It is 100% official, Martin Murray will challenge for Sergio Martinez's Middleweight crown, in April, in Argentina. This will be the first time Martinez has fought in Argentina since 2002. Home support should help Martinez, but Murray has travelled before.
Split decision victory for Kameda - Koki Kameda successfully defended his WBA World Bantamweight crown for the fifth time with a split decision victory over Hugo Ruiz. Many spectators believe that Ruiz was very unlucky not to get the decision. A rematch is possible
Mariusz Wach latest boxer to fail drugs test - Heavyweight contender, Mariusz Wach has tested positive for anabolic steroids. Wach showed great strength to take Wladimir's best shots and go the distance, and he hurt Wladimir in the fifth round. However the failed drugs test will diminish his performance.
That's the Boxing News for today, what story interests you??