In an interview with Boxing News Online’s Matt Christie, WBA World welterweight champion Keith Thurman (26-0, 22 KO’s) provided pithy comments regarding nine potential opponents that he could face in the future. Kell Brook: IBF World Welterweight titleholder “Solid. He’s
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IBF World welterweight champion Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KO’s) could well be headed for the first big fight of his championship reign, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn. The Matchroom Sports head had an interview with Sportsmail that was later
Floyd Mayweather Jr. knew he was gifted from an early age. Following a rousing second-round stoppage of a then 18-3 Louie Leija in 1997, Mayweather was already in preparation to become an all-time great. “It’s so easy. This sport is
Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26 KO’s) is expected to fight former welterweight titlist Andre Berto at the MGM Grand on September 12th. Although the fight has not been made official by Mayweather himself, he has already begun training, and TMZ
To many, Tim Bradley is still the third best welterweight in the world behind Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Bradley is coming off a decision victory over Jessie Vargas where Bradley won a clear decision, but it wasn’t without controversy.
The highly-anticipated super fight between WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and former undisputed light-middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will take place in the fall, although a specific date and venue have yet to be decided. Earlier on Wednesday, we mentioned
Whether Floyd Mayweather Jr. is joking or not, the names, Andre Berto and Karim Mayfield should not be associated with him for his September 12th fight date. I’m not sure if Mayfield has ever been elite or close to it.
After the boxing world was mostly centered on the Northeast and Las Vegas for the last 10 weeks, the West Coast will be the main object of affection for boxing fans this week as HBO Boxing will be live from
Jessie Vargas (26-0, 9 KO’s) is out to prove he belongs. Timothy ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley (31-1-1, 12 KO’s) is trying to prove he still belongs. The two will clash in a welterweight showdown Jun 27th in The Stub Hub Center
“I can only write a check for 100 million for one fighter.” As Floyd Mayweather Jr. was holding court with the media members after the Shawn Porter-Adrien Broner fight, more of the questions were about who he is fighting rather
Undefeated WBA World super-lightweight champion Jessie Vargas takes on former two-division world champion Timothy Bradley on Saturday, June 27 from the StubHub Center in Carson, California for the vacant WBO World welterweight title This will serve as the first significant
When Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0) defeated Manny Pacquiao this past May, there wasn’t much more the pound-for-pound stalwart could do to top that in his resume. In terms of boxing, he beat the one guy that would have challenged him
When Top Rank founder and CEO of Top Rank Bob Arum mentioned that he would want to make a Nicholas Walters-Vasyl Lomachenko unification fight in October or November this year, Walters (26-0, 21 KO’s) was in possession of the WBA
Former WBA Super World featherweight champion Nicholas Walters lost his title on the scales on Friday afternoon after failing to make weight ahead of his fight against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday evening at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in
Former four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (57-6-1, 40 KO’s) wants nothing more than a world welterweight title, a title that he has been pursuing for the past four years. Marquez turns 42 in August, but the injury to his
British super-middleweight Paul Smith (35-5, 20 KO’s) took time out of preparing for his June 20th match against the returning Andre Ward (27-0, 14 KO’s) in Oakland, California to talk about a simmering domestic rivalry that has caught the attention
Oscar De La Hoya sent shockwaves through the boxing community when he announced on Power 106’s radio show that he thinks about coming back to boxing all the time. Most took it as speculation, others as a ploy. Hardly anyone
Juan Manuel Marquez wants one more fight before retirement. He doesn’t want a gimme fight either but one that will challenge him and pay him well at the same time. His strength and conditioning coach Angel “Memo” Heredia had suggested
We are almost a month removed from the most sought-after fight of the modern era. When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao stepped in to face one another on May 2, 2015, they brought into realisation a dream match with
Roger Mayweather, uncle and co-trainer of former five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26 KO), implied that his nephew may not enjoy retirement so much after all, and could make a comeback to fight again. In his post-fight interview