Undisputed Middleweight Champ Jermain Taylor Transferred to Arkansas Drug Center

Former Undisputed Middleweight champion, Jermain Taylor awaiting trial on some felonies and misdemeanors, was ordered by an adjudicator on Tuesday to be shifted from a secure private hospital to a residential drug treatment centre.

Undisputed Middleweight champ Jermain Taylor transferred to Arkansas drug centre

In addition, the judge also ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device on Taylor’s ankle. Subsequent to the arrest in January for supposedly threatening a husband and wife along with their three children with a handgun, the Former world middleweight champion underwent a court-ordered psychiatric examination.

Witness told police that, Taylor fired one shot into the air. No one was injured.

A state doctor of psychiatry told the court in February that Taylor, who is in front of physical attack, alleges in two gun-related incidents, should get psychiatric care and be supervised for substance abuse in lieu of incarceration.

He was scheduled to preserve his title in April. Alluding to his lawful and medical complications, the international boxing federation last month affirmed the middleweight championship unoccupied.

In 2014, he recaptured the title while free on bond and awaiting trial for purportedly gun firing a cousin.
During the 2000 Olympics, the boxer has won a bronze medal and seized the world middleweight belt in 2005 not in favor of Bernard Hopkins. With that said, he discarded the competition in 2009 following a brain injury sustained in the ring, nevertheless commenced a reappear in 2011.

With 20 knockouts, Taylor has a professional record of 33-4-1.

Filed under: Boxing News,Jermain Taylor — proboxing March 5, 2015 @ 2:48 am

Floyd Mayweather Challenge Responded

Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao has promised to track and run after Floyd Mayweather into ring compliance after the undefeated American offered to fight him next year.

The Filipino star was issued a May 2 challenge on Friday and Pacquiao appears to be of the same mind to a first showdown flanked by the two long-time opponents for the title of best “pound-for-pound” boxer of their age group.

“Mayweather having reached a dead end, he has no choice except to fight me,” said Pacquiao.

“Putting all efforts to make this fight more entertaining and nail-biting, I doubt if he’s going to slot me in a slugfest”.

“Everyone knows his style of fighting, majority of his previous fights, if not all, induced us to fall asleep”
Should the fight take place, Manny Pacquiao, who turns 36 on Wednesday, said he will execute to Mayweather, 37, what he did to another formerly undefeated American, Chris Algieri, who misplaced to the WBO welterweight champion in Macau last month.

“I know what I have to do. I will chase him wherever he goes just in case he decides to run around the ring. We will work out a good fight plan in opposition to him,” Pacquiao said.
Insisting on the sharing and dissection of the purse- this is going to be the richest in boxing history- not a concern for him.

“Mayweather can get hold of the amount he wants. As early as January, I challenged him to a fight of charity. He has not fixed it, until now, so money is not the issue in our fight,” he added.

“This fight is not just about grabbing the prize, but it’s all about legacy, making fans happy, above all, this is for the good of boxing”

Filed under: Boxing News,Floyd Mayweather — proboxing December 17, 2014 @ 1:24 am

Exclusive Punch Bag For The Fashionable Fighter

Have you ever spent £69,000 on a punch bag? Karl Lagerfeld has designed luxury leather boxing range for the stylish fighter!

Exclusive punch bag for the fashionable fighter

This is an exclusive boxing set for Louis Vuitton. Not an easy to make one, it takes 12 months to build one.

It comes along with a pair of gloves; however, it would come with an additional cost of £4,000. This custom made bag includes a punch bag enclosed in a trunk costs £69,000

Having said that, there is a warning of a high price tag as well and that is, the words Louis Vuitton and Karl Lagerfeld used in one sentence packs a particularly pricey punch.
In order to produce such luxury boxing equipment range, the German designer has teamed up with the French fashion house.

Following are the list of items that the collection includes:
• Set of gloves
• Gym bag
• Custom-made leather trunk with a punch bag tucked inside.

Designed by Karl Lagerfeld, it prides you on an aged cowhide leather trim with golden-brass hardware and consists of four inside compartments and two zipped pockets.

The best part about the bag is that is serves for dual purpose, apart from using it as a punch bag, the trunk can be used as a travel closet.

The set includes:
• A monogrammed mat
• Pair of boxing gloves

In addition, it also includes a pair of leather boxing gloves worth almost £5000

This luxury sportswear isn’t the first attempt by Karl; previously he has created surfboards, skis and dumbbells. In view of the fact that, there are only 25 in production currently, you got to hurry if you need one.

Having created havoc in the sporting world, this product has provoked outrage. The former world champion Ricky Hatton has shown his condemnation of the higher-priced product on twitter.

Filed under: Boxing latest news,Boxing News — proboxing October 18, 2014 @ 2:21 am

Boxer “Jerome Wilson” badly hurt take up life-saving brain operation


Jerome Wilson- in critical condition even after the surgery… 

Having suffered a head injury during his pugilism with Serge Ambomo, the British boxer is in a critical condition. The 29-year-old underwent a surgery on the head injury he suffered last Friday. Having said that, there is no clear view on his condition and it was stated that he is in a critical condition.

A life-saving brain operation was carried out on the 29-year-old British welterweight boxer – Coldwell boxing updated the news on its social media page.

The fight between Serge Ambomo and Jerome Wilson was stopped in the sixth, where Wilson was knocked down in round two. The boxer was then treated at ringside and given oxygen.

Being unaware of the rival’s injury, the London Olympian Ambomo reportedly knelt down over Wilson and kissed his head after delivering the knockout blow.

Later, Wilson was put in the recovery position by the Cameroonian’s trainer Glyn Rhodes.

Sources say, Ambomo 28, who previously beaten the Briton in May, later apologized.

With Wilson’s debut in February 2010, he has set a record of eight wins and two losses with no inclusion of Friday’s fight.

Filed under: Boxing latest news,Boxing News — proboxing September 15, 2014 @ 1:54 am
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