January 4, 2013
The possibility of retirement for Manny Pacquiao was raised on Thursday after neurologist Dr Rustico Jimenez speculated as to whether the Filipino was showing the first signs of Parkinson's.
According to reports Jimenez, president of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines, said he was concerned about the health of the fighter, who suffered a brutal knockout at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez at the end of 2012.
January 8, 2013
'When should I retire?' is a question modern boxers ask themselves even in the early stages of their career.
The question will hang over them for as long as they box and the strange thing is, once they have stopped fighting, the question often changes and expands: 'When should I go back into the ring and who for?'
January 14, 2013
Dereck Chisora is confident he will get his British boxing licence back in time for a return to the ring in March after being named on the undercard for Nathan Cleverly and Ricky Burns' title fights at Wembley.
Chisora was stripped of his licence by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) for his behaviour before and after his fight with Vitali Klitschko in Munich in December 2011.
“ You’ve got more chance of seeing me fighting in the UFC than fighting either of those two. David Haye on rumoured fights against David Price and Tyson Fury ”
January 15, 2013
IBF super-middleweight champion Carl Froch has declared 2013 "the year of the rematches" after securing a unification showdown with Mikkel Kessler - likely to be at the O2 Arena in London - this summer.
Froch, out to avenge his points defeat by WBA champion Kessler in 2010, expects the fight to take place on May 25 and has promised the Dane a "rude awakening" before he turns his attention to fixing a second showdown with Andre Ward.