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Emanuel Steward doesn't see Samuel Peter lasting more than five or six rounds on Saturday. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Emanuel Steward doesn't see Samuel Peter lasting more than five or six rounds on Saturday. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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Peter and Klitschko’s camps up the ante (NEXT)
Emanuel Steward believes that with emotions building for Saturday, Wladimir Klitschko will unleash his power earlier. "I see a knockout in five or six rounds," Steward says. "And that's stretching it."

Freddie Roach might train Chad Dawson (Sports Illustrated)
Freddie Roach says there "have been some calls" about possibly training Chad Dawson for his next fight. Dawson is formerly trained by Floyd Mayweather Sr., and currently trained by Eddie Mustafa Muhammad.

David Haye angers rape victims with slur on Audley Harrison (Telegraph)
David Haye said his fight with Audley Harrison will be "as one-sided as gang rape." WELL THEN.

Shay Day: Margarito's License; Mayweather-Berto; More (BoxingScene.com)
Ishe Smith is back to share some thoughts on the sport. Ishe's just one of those guys I like. Gives everyone a tough fight in the ring, and out of it, he's humble, he's honest, and he clearly puts thought into the things he says, and truly cares about and still enjoys the sport of boxing. Here he weighs in on, among other things, Sergiy Dzinziruk, Shawn Porter, Alfredo Angulo, Kendall Holt, and Omar Henry, for whom he has some choice words.

Rendall Munroe turns up heat on world title bid (Leicester Mercury)
Good news: The fine folks at Biffa have given Rendall Munroe two months off so he can properly prepare for his October 24 fight with Toshiaki Nishioka.

Alex Arthur rules out challenge on Ricky Burns’ WBO superfeatherweight title (Herald Scotland)
Alex Arthur says there's no way he can make 130 pounds again to take a crack at Ricky Burns' new title belt. Arthur beat Burns back in 2006. He'd still like to fight Burns again someday at 135 pounds.

Tyson documentary reminds boxing of what it's missing (Los Angeles Times)
Last night ESPN aired a documentary on the night of the Tyson-Seldon fight in 1996, and a cab driver bemoaned the lack of big-money criminals in Vegas for big boxing fights nowadays. Also Mike Tyson wishes he'd gotten to smoke weed with Tupac Shakur, who was fatally shot after the fight. It's fun for everyone.

Marquez picks old rival Pacquiao over Margarito (GMA News)
Juan Manuel Marquez is picking his rival over his countryman.