Matt Hamilton Matchmaker – 7 Fights To Make Boxing Fans Froth At Mouth

Boxing Match Ups to Make

The business of boxing & the sport of boxing can be two diametrically opposed forces on a seemingly chronic basis. This reality can; and regularly does prevent the best fights from being made. Here then are the seven fights – the World Anti-Doping Agency permitting – I’d most like to see in the months & year ahead. I have gone so far as to propose a name for each promotion – hint, hint!

@Junior Welterweight

“Atlantic Storm”

Amir Khan vs Tim Bradley

Venue: Manchester, United Kingdom.

Winner gets a shot at Manny Pacquiao.

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Amir Khan vs Tim Bradley would serve as an eliminator bout with the winner earning a shot at Pound for Pound #1 Manny Pacquiao.

@Middleweight

“Lineal”

Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Junior

Venue: Las Vegas, Nevada.

Winner gets a shot at Sergio Martinez.

Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez would bring Mexico to a standstill.

@ Junior Welterweight

“Fistic Fury”

Brandon Rios vs Marcos Maidana

Venue: Los Angeles, California.

Winner gets a shot at Juan Manuel Marquez.

@Super Middleweight (catchweight of 165lbs)

“Grand Master Challenge”

Lucian Bute vs Sergio Martinez

Venue: Las Vegas, Nevada.

Winner gets a shot at loser in a rematch.

@Super Middleweight:

“The Step Up”

Peter Quillin vs Glenn Johnson

Venue: Detroit, Michigan.

Winner gets to fight Kelly Pavlik.

Kid Chocolate

Kid Chocolate vs The Road Warrior: Step up & start swinging.

@Light-Heavyweight

“Knock On Effect”

Tavoris Cloud vs Jean Pascal

Venue: New Orleans, Louisiana.

Winner gets winner of Dawson vs Hopkins.

@Heavyweight

“Eliminator”

Tyson Fury vs Robert Helenius

Venue: Monaco, France.

Winner gets fight with Chris Arreola (in Los Angeles).

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Matt Hamilton, reporting (& wishing)!