[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SAYS PACQUIAO DIDN'T HANDLE LOSS LIKE A CHAMPION AND STILL USING HIS NAME TO SELL FIGHTS
"Pacquiao should have just handled the situation like a true champion...what hurt him was him having excuses talking about his arm was injured...the story continued to switch up...right now, they're using my name to sell pay-per-view for his ...... continue reading
LUIS ORTIZ GETS OPPONENT IN TONY THOMPSON; SADAM ALI FACES JESSIE VARGAS ON MARCH 5 HBO CARD
Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant "By-By" Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) will make his first title ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SAYS KEITH THURMAN WILL HAVE TOUGH FIGHT WITH SHAWN PORTER; THINKS KELL BROOK IS BETTER
"Do I think that Kell Brook is a better fighter than...Keith Thurman...absolutely...I think Keith Thurman, I think he's going to have a tough fight with the guy that Kell Brook beat...he's just rugged...you gotta take your hat off to Kell ...... continue reading
TEVIN FARMER EAGER TO FACE FORTUNA, PEDRAZA, AND MARTINEZ: "NO ONE IS READY TO STEP IN THE RING WITH ME"
"It seems like no one is ready to step in the ring with me. It's not just coming from me; it's coming from my promoter himself and he is a big time promoter, so if he says it, then I know it's true...the outcomes show that I work hard, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER REVEALS MIND GAMES HE PLAYED ON PACQUIAO; EXPLAINS HOW HE GOT HIS EX-TEAM MEMBERS
"Manny Pacquiao had met a guy; he had got a videographer...Manny Pacquiao left him in the Philippines, so he was homeless...he just left him out there in the dry...he came to my boxing gym...I hired him and I hired Alex Ariza...leading up to the ...... continue reading
JOSEPH ELEGELE EAGER TO FIGHT AGAIN ASAP: "I DIDN'T GET TOUCHED...I'M BACK"
"Al called me and we talked last night and he's going to let me know something in the next week to week and a half so I should know something. Listen, I didn't get touched in that fight. The only thing I hurt is my left knuckle a little bit, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SAYS AMIR KHAN THINKS HE CAN FIGHT CANELO LIKE HIM; WARNS HE SHOULD HAVE FOUGHT BROOK
"I think that Amir Khan should have fought Kell Brook...that's just my honest opinion...that's the reason why Amir Khan took the fight with Canelo because he thinks that he's going to be able to do the same thing that I did...it ...... continue reading
AMIR KHAN AND EDDIE HEARN SHARE TOTALLY DIFFERENT STORIES ABOUT FAILED NEGOTIATIONS FOR KELL BROOK FIGHT
UK boxing fans were recently given a glimmer of hope about seeing a summer showdown between undefeated IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook and longtime British rival, former world champion Amir Khan. As negotiations were said to be taking place, ...... continue reading
CHRIS "THE CRIPPLER" LEBEN RETURNS TO MIXED MARTIAL ARTS AND SIGNS WITH BELLATOR MMA
Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of Chris "The Crippler" Leben (22-11) to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. The former World Extreme Cagefighting Middleweight World Champion has fought professionally since 2002, and holds ...... continue reading
RANDY CABALLERO: "I WANT TO BECOME A WORLD CHAMPION AGAIN...THE OPPORTUNITY IS COMING SOON"
A sold-out crowd of 1,814 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino welcomed back hometown hero Randy "El Matador" Caballero (23-0, 14 KOs) of Coachella Valley, Calif. in his first fight since 2014 against the fierce fighter Ruben Garcia (15-2-1, 6 KOs) of ...... continue reading
FIGHTHYPE RADIO RETURNS TODAY AT 5PM ET/3PM PT
This Saturday, at 5PM ET/3PM PT, FightHype Radio returns with hosts Ben Thompson and Percy Crawford bringing you all the hottest topics in boxing and mixed martial arts. Joining us this week as a special co-host is Bellator light heavyweight and ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER REVEALS HIS SWEETEST VICTORY; ANSWERS OTHER QUESTIONS FROM FANS
"Number 48...record-breaking...over $77 million that we did at that gate...and of course I made $300 million in 36 minutes," stated retired undefeated former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who answer several questions from fans in attendance ...... continue reading
PAULIE MALIGNAGGI GIVES EPIC ANALYSIS OF CANELO VS. KHAN; EXPLAINS WHY HE DOESN'T LIKE THE FIGHT
"Weight classes matter...not only is it hard to win, but...guys can get hurt...weight classes should be respected a little bit more...with his chin, he's not the strongest...Canelo being not only a puncher at that weight, but now he's ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ASHLEY THEOPHANE BREAKS DOWN CANELO VS. KHAN; SAYS KHAN HAS CHANCE IF HE FOLLOWS MAYWEATHER'S BLUEPRINT
"I like Khan...he goes after the big names...what boxer doesn't want to fight the best...he's got the speed...it's just that weight...I have to side with Canelo, but I think that Khan's speed will make it a fight for ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CHRIS EUBANK JR. TALKS CANELO VS. KHAN; SAYS IF KHAN PERFORMS WELL, HE COULD BE FUTURE OPPONENT
"That would be a very interesting fight to think about in the next year or two...you'd have to see how he performs at that weight against Canelo...it's very brave of him to step up to that weight and fight someone of that caliber for the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH TALKS SERGEY KOVALEV VS. ANDRE WARD; LOVES THE FIGHT, BUT THINKS KOVALEV TOO STRONG
"I like that fight a lot...Ward is a great boxer...I would love to see that fight...I think Kovalev might be too strong for him...but Ward's a good boxer...he's good at what he does," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who shared his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER EXPLAINS PURPOSE OF EUROPEAN VICTORY TOUR: "IT'S TIME TO HELP YOUNG FIGHTERS"
"It's an unbelievable feeling...not a good feeling, but a great feeling...now it's time to help young fighters get to this level...European fighters, absolutely...I get a chance to go to different parts of Europe and just touch my fans and ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ASHLEY THEOPHANE SAYS ADRIEN BRONER IS GETTING WORRIED: "ADRIEN NEEDS MORE TIME...FIGHT'S A DONE DEAL"
"I heard it might be moved to April now...I'm hearing that Adrien needs more time...he's getting worried I guess...it's moved for him...I'm just waiting on the announcement...the fight's a done deal," stated jr. welterweight ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CHRIS EUBANK JR. SAYS HE LEARNED A LOT FROM FLOYD MAYWEATHER; EXPECTS HIM TO RETURN
"When the time comes for me to step back into the ring, I'll be ready to answer the call...money can't buy that type of experience...I learned a lot...I'm sure I'll be working with him soon...personally, I think that yes, he would ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER WARNS ADRIEN BRONER ABOUT ASHLEY THEOPHANE: "BRONER MUST KNOW, ASHLEY WILL NOT LAY DOWN"
"He's a solid competitor...Adrien Broner must know, Ashley will not lay down...if he go down, he will get right back up and fight...he has heart, boxing skills, he applies great pressure on fighters, and he got the will to win," stated retired ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TRAINER ERIC BROWN EXPLAINS HOW GOOD FLOYD MAYWEATHER REALLY IS; NAMES ONLY FIGHTER TO PUSH HIM
"You can't take anything away from Floyd Mayweather...he fought the very best that they put in front of him, he took them all to school, and he made them all look like children in there against him...it's a fact...the guy is good at what he ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER COMMENTS ON CANELO VS. KHAN; SIMPLY WISHES BOTH FIGHTERS NOTHING BUT THE BEST
"Those guys are young, strong, and hungry and I wish all fighters nothing but the best...I can't really say...I don't regret anything that I've done," stated retired undefeated former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who commented ...... continue reading
FLOYD MAYWEATHER ON HIS BEST FIGHT AND WHAT'S MOST IMPORTANT IN BOXING: OFFENSE OR DEFENSE?
"I mean, knockouts are very important, but every fighter paints a picture in his own way...I've had good days, I've had bad days, but when it's time to fight, I always find a way to win," stated retired undefeated former pound-for-pound ...... continue reading
AMIR MANSOUR TRAINER CALVIN DAVIS REFLECTS ON LOSS TO DOMINIC BREAZEALE: "I WAS HEARTBROKEN...STILL AM"
"I was heartbroken; heartbroken and I still am. That guy was winning this fight by a landslide, everything was going his way, but I understand the difficulty of not being able to breathe because he had a big laceration on his tongue that occurred in ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH EXPLAINS WHAT HAPPENED TO MANNY PACQUIAO'S KO POWER: "HE DIDN'T CARRY THE PUNCH UP"
"He's not a big puncher at 147...at 140, he's a better puncher...he didn't carry the punch up to 147...he's not a big puncher at that weight division and he never will be," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who shared his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FRANKIE GOMEZ RECALLS SPARRING MANNY PACQUIAO, MIGUEL COTTO, LUCAS MATTHYSSE AND MORE
"When I sparred with him, he's quick...a lot quicker than I thought...moves in and out...it was good experience...it was different...I sparred Lucas Matthysse, Manny, Cotto...it was good...hard to hit," stated fast-rising welterweight Frankie ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TRAINER ERIC BROWN BREAKS DOWN PACQUIAO VS. BRADLEY 3; EXPLAINS WHAT MADE MANNY PACQUIAO SO SPECIAL
"I expect Pacquiao to take it again...I honestly don't think Bradley has anything for him...I still think he's too fast and too good of a puncher for Bradley...unless Pacquiao gets old overnight, he's going to take it again...I ...... continue reading
ABNER MARES VS. FERNANDO MONTIEL ADDED AS CO-FEATURE TO MARCH 12 THURMAN VS. PORTER CLASH
Former three-division world champions Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel will square off in all-action co-feature on Saturday, March 12, live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. In the main event of the first primetime boxing presentation on ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JAMEL HERRING DISCUSSES GROWTH SINCE OLYMPICS; HOPES FOR TITLE SHOT IN NEAR FUTURE: "2 OR 3 MORE FIGHTS"
"Probably 2 or 3 more fights...I'm 30 right now, but I keep my body in shape...I don't want to wait too long...I do want to get that title shot at least 3 fights out from this one...I still just want to grow a little bit...when I get that ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH SPEAKS HONESTLY ABOUT FRANKIE GOMEZ; HOPES TRAINING WITH PACQUIAO MATURES HIM
"I just hope he rises to what he should be....Frankie, he can beat all these guys...after this fight, I'm taking him to the Philippines with me for training camp...it's a hard place to be for 8 weeks...it's very competitive, believe ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FRANKIE GOMEZ OPENS UP ON PAST MISTAKES AND WEIGHT ISSUES; EYES TITLE SHOT BY END OF YEAR
"I think I'm ready...it's just up to the promoter...147 is packed with great fighters...I have to do something in the 140's and then move up...they said by the end of the year, I should be getting a world title," stated fast-rising ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JAMEL HERRING TRAINING HARD FOR FEBRUARY 9 MAIN EVENT CLASH ON FS1
FightHype.com was on hand in Cincinnati, Ohio where fast-rising lightweight Jamel Herring was putting in some hard word as he prepares to headline the main event of the February 9 PBC card on Fox Sports 1. Check out how he looks as he works the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ROACH ADMITS DISAPPOINTMENT IN PASCAL'S PERFORMANCE; THOUGHT ABOUT STOPPING KOVALEV FIGHT IN 4TH
"I was a little disappointed...I was thinking about stopping the fight in the 6th round...it's hard decision to make, but since we were getting beat so badly from maybe the first round on...he was getting hit more and more...the punches were ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TRAINER ERIC BROWN BREAKS DOWN THURMAN VS. PORTER; SAYS PORTER WILL HAVE TO MAKE IT UGLY FIGHT
"I like Shawn Porter a lot...hit best chance at winning that fight is to really make it an ugly fight...I think Shawn's got the toughness and the tenacity to take it to him and make it an ugly fight...Thurman's a very skilled fighter...great ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FRANKIE GOMEZ COMMENTS ON CANELO VS. KHAN: "STYLES MAKE FIGHTS"
"I think Canelo will be able to take it...he's a lot stronger than him, a lot bigger...but Amir Khan's faster...styles make fights...Khan has the speed and stuff," stated fast-rising welterweight Frankie Gomez, who shared his thoughts on the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH RESPONDS TO TEDDY ATLAS: "THIS IS NOT A STORYBOOK...THE FIGHTER MAKES THE TRAINER"
"This is not a storybook...this is a fight...I've done well with fighters...I've done well with bad attitudes...I can get them on the right track...I've been with like 33 world champions, but believe me, I didn't make all those ...... continue reading
FRANKIE GOMEZ: "ON FEBRUARY 5, IT'S GOING TO BE A WAR"
Undefeated welterweight Frankie "Pitbull" Gomez (19-0, 13 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout today at Wild Card Boxing Club with his trainer Freddie Roach, Hall of Fame Trainer and Seven-Time BWAA Trainer of The Year Award Winner, ahead of his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH BREAKS DOWN CANELO VS. KHAN; SAYS KHAN HAS A LOT OF BALLS AND HAS A CHANCE
"I don't even believe it still...Khan's got a lot of balls taking that fight...I like that fight...he can outbox him...he might be a little bit too small...if he wins this one, this will put him on the map worldwide," stated Hall of Fame ...... continue reading
AMIR KHAN STILL SIGNED WITH AL HAYMON; CLASH WITH CANELO IS ONE-FIGHT DEAL, BARRING REMATCH
When news first broke that Canelo Alvarez will be defending his middleweight title against former world champion Amir Khan, many assumed that there might be trouble brewing between Khan and his influential advisor Al Haymon. After all, Golden Boy ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH REVEALS AMIR KHAN WAS TURNED DOWN FOR MIGUEL COTTO BEFORE HE GOT CANELO ALVAREZ FIGHT
"I said no to Amir Khan actually...we don't want to fight a guy that's going to run and try to make us look bad...I think we need to be a little bit impressive to keep the crowd on our side," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who ...... continue reading