Category Archives: Boxing News

UFC heavyweight Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga wins pro boxing debut as part “New England’s Future 4” event

2 Submitted by on Sun, 29 October 2017, 01:09
October 28th – DCU Exhibition Hall, Worcester Massachusetts – Rivera Promotions presented “New England’s Future 4” boxing event, which featured some of the best up and coming talent in the area. With an energetic crowd supporting their local fighters, the event was entertaining from the first bout to the last. The co-feature bout featured former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Gabriel Continue Reading...
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David Lemieux and Billy Joe Saunders square off in press conference ahead of their middleweight title showdown

0 Submitted by on Mon, 23 October 2017, 23:49
MONTREAL – Oct. 23, 2017 – There was a lot of hostility in the air today, while the WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) and former IBF World Middleweight Champion David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) were hosting a press conference to discuss their upcoming showdown to be held on Dec. 16 at the Place Bell in Continue Reading...
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Jermell Charlo destroys Lubin in 1 round, Hurd impressively stops Trout & Lara defends his IBO belt in world championship triple-header

2 Submitted by on Sun, 15 October 2017, 18:42
BROOKLYN (Oct. 15, 2017) – WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy Lara knocked down previously unbeaten Terrell Gausha en route to a 12-round unanimous decision in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday on SHOWTIME at Barclays Center. The Premier Boxing Champions event featured three world title fights in the stacked 154-pound division, a lineup including five fighters ranked Continue Reading...
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Jermell Charlo, Erislandy Lara & Austin Trout final press conference ahead of Saturday night’s triple header

0 Submitted by on Thu, 12 October 2017, 23:43
NEW YORK (Oct. 12, 2017) – Six of the world’s best 154-pound boxers met face-to-face at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan on Thursday at the final press conference for this Saturday’s world championship tripleheader live on SHOWTIME. The Premier Boxing Champions event taking place at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®, features five fighters ranked in the top 10 Continue Reading...
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James DeGale: “If I wasn’t knocked down in the last round, I would have won the Badou Jack fight”

4 Submitted by on Wed, 11 October 2017, 01:53
IBF super middleweight champion, James DeGale, is looking to return to the ring this December and return in a big way in 2018. In his last defense in January of this year, DeGale had a unification fight with Badou Jack, a fight that was a close back and forth match that ended in a draw. DeGale hopes now after surgery Continue Reading...
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Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fight to a draw in front of sold out T-Mobile arena

2 Submitted by on Sun, 17 September 2017, 11:58
LAS VEGAS (Sept. 16, 2017) Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) retained their respective titles in a back-in-forth war that was ruled a draw on Mexican Independence Day in front of a sold-out crowd of 22,358 raucous fans at T-Mobile Arena in Las Continue Reading...
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Tom Loeffler: “I think whoever wins Golovkin vs. Canelo really should be considered the best fighter in boxing”

4 Submitted by on Thu, 07 September 2017, 22:30
Boxing Promoter, Tom Loeffler has a busy two weekends ahead of him as he has a triple header on HBO this Saturday, featuring Roman Gonzalez vs Srisaket Sor Rungvisai II and a week later the mega event with Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin. The two events are the best of the fall schedule and feature three of the top ten Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “Gennady Golovkin is the favorite because sports books are not used to losing money”

2 Submitted by on Tue, 05 September 2017, 03:13
Boxing trainer, Abel Sanchez, is one of the best and most respected corner-men in the sport. He has a great stable of fighters and is one of the most active trainers in the game. The biggest fight of his training career is now less than two weeks away when IBO/WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin faces off against Canelo Alvarez on Continue Reading...
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Floyd Mayweather: “I think Canelo wins real good and real easy. He just needs to jab and hook off and Golovkin will never find you!

2 Submitted by on Thu, 24 August 2017, 08:27
Trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr, returned to his son’s corner back in 2013 and ended that year with a highly anticipated bout against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. At that time, Canelo was only 22 years old and was outclassed over 12 rounds by Mayweather Jr. in a bout that sold over 2 million PPV buys. Since that fight, Canelo has gained experience Continue Reading...
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Robert Garcia: “Mikey Garcia is too strong and beats Mayweather at Floyd’s old age”

2 Submitted by on Sun, 13 August 2017, 01:52
Former world champion and current boxing trainer Robert Garcia has one of the biggest stars in the sport in his stable, his younger brother, Mikey Garcia. Robert has helped lead his brother to world titles in 3 different weight classes and most recently, guided him to a picture perfect performance after former champion Adrien Broner. In part 2 of my Continue Reading...
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Canelo Alvarez: “There isn’t any fear whatsoever because we’re ready for the Golovkin fight. We asked for it!”

2 Submitted by on Tue, 08 August 2017, 22:39
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 8, 2017) Former two-division world champion and current Lineal and Ring Magazine titlist Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) hosted an international conference call ahead of his highly anticipated showdown against WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) during Mexican Independence Day weekend Saturday, Sept. 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. CEO and Chairman of Continue Reading...
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Floyd Mayweather Sr: “McGregor wouldn’t even put a hand on me, When Floyd gets through with him he can come holler at the old man!”

3 Submitted by on Sat, 05 August 2017, 02:03
Trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr. is no stranger to big fights and the world tour promotions, but the tour for Mayweather vs. McGregor was different from all the rest. The four stop tour featured Mayweather Jr. and McGregor verbally sparring with each other, but also saw the elder Mayweather exchange words and a fight challenge to McGregor. Senior, now 64, expressed Continue Reading...
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Carl Moretti: “If Manny Pacquiao decides to retire, then Jeff Horn could look at a fight with Terence Crawford”

3 Submitted by on Mon, 31 July 2017, 22:02
Top Rank Promotion’s Vice president of boxing operations, Carl Moretti, has a full plate ahead of him as Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford headline two big events in August. The fights will be broadcast Live on ESPN, as part of a recent deal to put quality fights on basic cable. In part 2 of my interview “On The Ropes” boxing Continue Reading...
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Steve Farhood: “If Floyd Mayweather can go for the knockout on McGregor and views that as very low risk, he’ll do it!”

2 Submitted by on Mon, 24 July 2017, 02:11
Steve Farhood is a boxing commentator for Showtime sports and is now a member of the international boxing hall of fame, after being enshrined this June. Farhood has worked in the sport for over 30 years and is most known for his work on the series “ShoBox”, which has produced many of the world champion fighters you see today. In Continue Reading...
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Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia: Media Q & A with both fighters ahead of July 29th

1 Submitted by on Sun, 23 July 2017, 01:09
The Barclays Center will once again play host to a terrific card as Adrien Broner faces off with Mikey Garcia in a 12-round junior welterweight fight on SHOWTIME on July 29th, 9:00 pm, Eastern Time, 6:00 pm, Pacific Time. The event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Dibella Entertainment in what promises to be an action packed night in New Continue Reading...
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Carl Moretti: “If all three judges would have had Pacquiao vs. Horn 115-113, I’m not so sure that you would have seen the outcry that you did”

9 Submitted by on Fri, 21 July 2017, 02:41
Carl Moretti is the Vice President of boxing operations with Top Rank promotions. The company is hired Moretti back in 2009 after having worked in a similar role for Dibella entertainment. Top Rank recently made news with the recent announcement of a deal with ESPN to broadcast boxing events from the company. The first event of the deal aired on Continue Reading...
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Ronnie Shields: “I think McGregor is going to pose a problem for Mayweather because one thing he has is power”

5 Submitted by on Mon, 17 July 2017, 01:16
Trainer, Ronnie Shields, has seen his fair share of big events and fights. Having worked with both Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, he has been a part of some of the biggest promotions in the sport and has also seen the circus atmosphere they can create. With the recent Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor promotion, the boxing world got its Continue Reading...
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Manny Pacquiao outslugs and batters a game Jeff Horn, but loses a controversial decision

9 Submitted by on Sun, 02 July 2017, 03:05
Former 8 division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, returned to the ring Sunday morning in Brisbane, Australia and defended his WBO welterweight title against highly rated contender, Jeff Horn. Most figured the fight to be nothing more than a tune-up for Pacquiao and a chance to end his 12 fight knockout-less streak, something that was backed up by the long odds Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “Jeff Horn doesn’t have the skills to deal with a good Manny Pacquiao”

2 Submitted by on Thu, 29 June 2017, 01:38
Abel Sanchez is now ten weeks away from the biggest fight he has ever trained a boxer for, Golovkin vs. Canelo. Sanchez has trained IBO champion Gennady Golovkin for seven years and has seen his fighter become one of the biggest named fighters in the sport and seen him collect the IBO/IBF/WBA/WBC title belts at middleweight. The fight against Saul Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “At one time everyone thought that Golovkin would kill Canelo, but I think they’ are dead even at this point”

5 Submitted by on Tue, 20 June 2017, 01:09
Hall of Fame boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, has a very important fight coming up for his most famous fighter, Manny Pacquiao, as it was announced Pacquiao’s upcoming bout against Jeff Horn will be on ESPN. Pacquiao has fought on PPV for the last ten years, but this move may help Pacquiao’s future PPV’s if he is able to look impressive Continue Reading...
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Andre Ward’s rematch win over Sergey Kovalev marred with controversy following repeated low blows

1 Submitted by on Sun, 18 June 2017, 11:26
Chapter two of Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Andre “S.O.G.” Ward drama ended in another controversial loss for Kovalev. The referee waived off Kovalev after he struggled to recover from several consecutive low blows from Ward that the official failed to call. Sergey remained on his feet throughout the exchange but nevertheless the referee called a halt to the action at Continue Reading...
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Ward vs. Kovalev II: Virgil Hunter and John David Jackson media Q & A, plus Guillermo Rigondeaux quotes.

1 Submitted by on Fri, 16 June 2017, 00:12
LAS VEGAS, NV (June 15, 2017) – On Wednesday, June 14, the televised undercard of Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” sat down to participate in roundtables with the media during Fight Week Powered by Monster. Head trainers Virgil Hunter (Team Ward) and John David Jackson (Team Kovalev) followed the group of boxing talent with respective roundtables of Continue Reading...
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Kathy Duva: “Sergey Kovalev has to dominate, I just don’t think he can win a decision in a close fight”

2 Submitted by on Wed, 14 June 2017, 23:35
Promoter Kathy Duva is the CEO of main events and she had been in the boxing business since 1979. Through her years in the sport, she has promoted legends like Lennox Lewis, Arturo Gatti and Evander Holyfield. This upcoming weekend Duva has the biggest star of her stable competing in the most important fight of his career, a rematch with Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “We’re going to go out there and I think demolish Jeff Horn, which is what we need to do!”

6 Submitted by on Sat, 10 June 2017, 21:00
Hall of Fame boxing coach, Freddie Roach, has had an amazing career which had been highlighted by his success with his main fighter, 8 division world champion Manny Pacquiao. The two have produced some of the biggest events and exciting fights and now with his boxer Pacquiao approaching the end of his career, the team looks to close things out Continue Reading...
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Gary Russell Jr: “I’m going to knock Lomachenko out or stop him. This fight is personal!”

2 Submitted by on Wed, 07 June 2017, 01:54
Gary Russell Jr. is the reigning WBC featherweight champion the world with a current boxing record of 28-1 (17 KO’s). The only loss in his career is against two division champion, Vasyl Lomachenko, a fight that was competitive, but a clear defeat for Russell Jr. Since that fight, Lomachenko has established himself as one of the best P4P fighters in Continue Reading...
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