Daily Archives: November 15, 2012

Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum will prove to be an unlikable version of Greg Oden

An MRI exam conducted Tuesday on Andrew Bynum revealed that the Philadelphia 76ers’ center is still suffering from knee problems and won’t be available to play until the middle of January. The 7-foot, 285 pound Bynum, who the Los Angeles Lakers chose as a 17-year-old out of St. Joseph High School in New Jersey with the 10th overall selection in the 2005 NBA Draft, was diagnosed with cartilage swelling in both knees and a bone bruise in his left knee. Bynum, a member of the All-NBA Second Team last year after averaging 18.7 points and 11.8 rebounds in 60 games, … Continue reading

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As a likable ‘Hitman,’ Ricky Hatton claims to be over Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather losses and ready to continue fighting his personal demons

Claiming to have a grasp on his personal and professional problems, former WBA welterweight and IBF light welterweight champion Ricky Hatton is excited to return to the squared circle after a three year hiatus to scrap Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko on November 24 at the Manchester Arena in England. Hatton (45-2, 32 KOs), awarded the 2005 Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year, hung up his gloves after sustaining a vicious second round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao in May 2009. “The Hitman,” who has only been trumped professionally by prizefighting greats Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KOs) and Floyd Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs), … Continue reading

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Sergio Martinez is planning to beat mediocre bloke Martin Murray and pothead Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. in 2013

The Ring and WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is planning to defend his belts on April 27 at a venue to be determined in the Argentinean’s native country. “Martin Murray is the desired opponent, as long as he wins his upcoming fight,” said Martinez promoter Lou DiBella, 52, a graduate of Tufts University and Harvard Law School. “There’s a huge competitive thing between Argentina and the Brits.” The 30-year-old Murray (24-0-1, 10 KOs), a standout amateur pugilist who was born in St. Helens, is next slated to battle Venezuelan Jorge Navarro on November 24 at the Manchester Arena in England. … Continue reading

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