LOS ANGELES (July 30, 2015) – On October 3, one of the most exciting fighters and fearsome punchers in boxing, Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KO’s) will take on the dangerous and undefeated Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11
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ThaBoxingvoice.com got a chance to catch up with the CEO of Top Rank Boxing, Bob Arum, and we were able to touch upon a variety of topics going on currently with the veteran promoter’s company. First off we talked about
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
Former light-welterweight champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KO’s) has responded to the report from LA Times writer Lance Pugmire, who was told by his sources that Floyd Mayweather has officially removed him from consideration because of his mouth. “Told by
Joel Diaz is the trainer of Tim Bradley and has twice gone head-to-head with Manny Pacquiao. So when it came down to a fight with Floyd Mayweather, Joel Diaz knew how the fight was going to play out. “That fight
After listening to another awesome production of Tha Boxing Voice Radio Show podcast on Thursday evening, I started to think – the hosts were talking about how the Cotto vs. Alvarez fight was being held up primarily due to a
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.
To catch-weight or not, that is the question. Using a Shakespearian tone, it seems that much of the debate in boxing lately has been about the use of catch-weights. Catch-weights have been used throughout the history of the sport. It
The truth about the expectations for Danny Garcia heading into his August 1st fight with Paulie Malignaggi is that he only really needs to control the fight and earn the decision in a decisive manner. That is not to say
Responding to criticism from Top Rank promoter Bob Arum for canceling a scheduled rehab visit with his surgeon on July 4th to begin rehab on his surgically repaired right shoulder, former eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao revealed that he has
The Mayweather-Pacquiao saga seems to never go away especially with the mention of Pacquiao and his most recent rehab stint that he missed in the U.S. Bob Arum called Pacquiao unprofessional and an inactive fighter. Jefff Mayweather, the uncle of
According to TMZ Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight Andre Berto on September 12th at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Respected boxing writer Michael Woods of The Sweet Science initially broke the story about a week ago. TMZ Sports
WBC Silver welterweight champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KO’s) is stirring the pot once again. Four days after telling World Boxing News that he was open to Kell Brook and Manny Pacquiao fights in the future, the former light-welterweight titlist
Top Rank founder and CEO Bob Arum, is not too pleased with former eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao for canceling a scheduled check-up with his surgeon. When asked about Pacquiao’s status following Cesar Cuenca’s unanimous decision victory over Ik Yang to
Wednesday night, the boxing internet partially broke the news that Floyd Mayweather will likely fight Andre Berto on CBS, free TV, on September 12th from Las Vegas. The story was broken by a source of The Sweet Science Reporter Michael
Floyd Mayweather Sr. feels his son will be better served by retiring than sticking around for a few more fights against inferior opposition. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has amassed 48 consecutive wins along with eleven world titles in five weight divisions
You have to admire Al Haymon’s attempt at marketing #FreeBoxingForAll by trying to trend it, literally. But, he actually caught a few of his own fighters off-guard. One of those fighters is 168 lb. contender Andre Dirrell, who wasn’t entirely
WBA World welterweight champion Keith Thurman (26-0, 22 KO’s) has no interest in fighting Errol Spence Jr. (17-0, 14 KO’s). However, he has a legitimate reason he’s been ducking the 25-year-old rising star. Let’s be honest ladies and gentleman, Mr.
So after May 2 and seeing the recent string of possible opposition for Mayweather to fight on the PBC Series, is there a big fight left for him? Amir Khan, Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia, and Shawn Porter had their auditions,
Keith Thurman (26-0, 22 KO’s) successfully defended his WBA World welterweight title last night in a homecoming to his native Florida. His opponent Luis Collazo (36-7, 19 KO’s) was forced to retire at the beginning of the eighth after suffering