FLOYD MAYWEATHER IN-DEPTH EXCLUSIVE ON MANNY PACQUIAO, BOB ARUM, AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA
FightHype.com recently caught up with undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who had a lot to say regarding a potential showdown with 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. You don't want to miss what he had to say in this ...... continue reading
TEDDY ATLAS ON ANDRE WARD SITUATION: "I HATE TO SEE HIM ON THE SIDELINES"
"Athletes, and particularly fighters, have a small window of opportunity in their workplace and their profession and you hate to see any of that window wasted or lost. I hated to see some of that window lost with Muhammad Ali, where it was taken ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS GIVES PROPS TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER; TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO
"Nobody's gonna beat Money May. He's too smart...it's still going to be one of those crazy revenue-making fights...I guarantee you that'll be Mayweather's last fight of his contract with Showtime," stated former jr. middleweight ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BILLY BRISCOE TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO; SAYS NEITHER FIGHTER IS SCARED...JUST BUSINESS
"I don't think that fight's ever going to happen, and if it does, it'll probably happen as Mayweather's 50th fight...as far as Floyd being scared of Pacquiao, I don't see it. As far as Pacquiao being scared of Floyd, I don't ...... continue reading
FLOYD MAYWEATHER RESPONDS TO MANNY PACQUIAO: "IT'S NOT CALLED SLUGGING...HE MUST KNOW THAT HE'S NOT GOING TO WIN"
"I think me and Baldomir did better numbers than him and the undefeated fighter Algieri...Last time I checked, it's not called slugging; it's called boxing. I mean, that's what happened in the Marquez fight. You was trying to play tough ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS WOULD'VE LOVED TO FOUGHT CANELO ALVAREZ; PICKS COTTO TO BEAT HIM
"After my fight with Ike Quartey, I would've loved to fight Canelo. If there was time reversed and we're in a time capsule and we went back to the future or back in time, I would love to be able to fight Canelo after my fight with Ike ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SHOWS OFF $110,000 POST-FIGHT TREAT; A LOT OF SIMILARITIES TO MAYWEATHER
"This is worth $110,000...we have a lot of similarities...every fight, I like to treat myself," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who showed off the watch he treated himself to following his dominant unanimous decision victory over ...... continue reading
JULIAN WILLIAMS: "I JUST WANNA WIN IMPRESSIVELY...I'M EXPECTING A TOUGH FIGHT"
"I just wanna win impressively. I want to go in here and be better than I was the last fight and win. I'm expecting a tough fight. I kind of think a lot of people overlooking this kid [Edgar Ortega], but I'm not overlooking him because I ...... continue reading
TEDDY ATLAS BREAKS DOWN MOST RECENT PERFORMANCES OF MANNY PACQUIAO AND FLOYD MAYWEATHER
"I don't think Pacquiao is the same fighter...Quite frankly, he left himself open with this kid Algieri. It was a one-sided fight, but there were spots there when he was coming in from too far away or looping his aggression and he was getting ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS TALKS REUNION WITH OSCAR DE LA HOYA: "ME AND OSCAR ARE GOING TO BE DOING BUSINESS"
"It was great, man...I was invited by Golden Boy...he invited me...we sat down and started watching the fights...we started talking business...we respect each other...we have common respect for one another, so we're going to do some ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BILLY BRISCOE ON GABRIEL ROSADO: "HE'S A WARRIOR...JUST FOUGHT THE WRONG FIGHT"
"I trained Gabriel Rosado his whole career...boxing's boxing, man...rule number one in this game is protect yourself at all times, right. Rule number two is never forget rule number one. Okay, I go for the fighter, but I also go for the ...... continue reading
MANNY PACQUIAO TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "NOWHERE TO RUN BUT TO FIGHT ME...ENGAGE ME IN A SLUGFEST"
"He [Mayweather] has reached a dead end. He has nowhere to run but to fight me," stated 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who recently responded to the challenge of undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to face him in his next ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SUITE EXCLUSIVE DAY AFTER ALEXANDER WIN PART 2: A MESSAGE TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER
"With Floyd being a superstar, I'm a superstar in my country...we have a lot of similarities...if we did cross paths...look, Floyd, I think it's time now. I think I've proven myself and I think we should get that big fight on," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BERTO, JUDAH, QUILLIN, PORTER AND SPENCE TALK BLACK OUT BOXING IN LAS VEGAS
A decorated group of boxing stars met over the weekend to discuss the Black Out Boxing movement and their opinions on what could and should be done to address the issues facing communities across the country. Former two-time world champion Andre ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SUITE EXCLUSIVE DAY AFTER ALEXANDER WIN PART 1: "I DON'T THINK ANYONE CAN BEAT ME"
"I was the one who was slicker...We fought him at his own game and beat him at his own game...I've proven to everyone that, look, even if we had fought last December, I would've beat him...I won nearly every round of the fight and it was ...... continue reading
OBSERVE AND FIGHT: AMIR KHAN JUST MIGHT BE FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S TOUGHEST CHALLENGE
It's Monday. Welcome back for another edition of Observe and Fight, The Boxing Observer's compilation of observations and random thoughts from the week that was in boxing. Get caught up on some of the most recent events you may have missed ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. ON MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "THERE AIN'T NOTHING TO SPEAK ABOUT"
"That's out of my control. I don't know whether they're going to fight or not...I won't speak about it...there ain't nothing to speak about," stated world-class trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., who was tight-lipped about whether or ...... continue reading
[VIDEO GALLERY] AMIR KHAN VS. DEVON ALEXANDER VIDEO COVERAGE
Over the weekend, FightHype's Luis Sandoval was on the scene at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada where former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan scored a dominant unanimous decision victory over former welterweight champion Devon ...... continue reading
[VIDEO GALLERY] TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. DIEGO CHAVES VIDEO COVERAGE
Over the weekend, FightHype's Adrian Valdez was on the scene at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada where former welterweight champion Timothy Bradley fought to a controversial draw with welterweight contender Diego Chaves. Check out all the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN: "THAT PERFORMANCE WAS PERFECT...A STATEMENT WAS MADE"
"I think that performance was perfect...I think it was still exciting to watch at time...I gave them skill, movement, explosiveness, power, speed...probably one of the best...I think I'm hitting a lot harder. I'm more composed like ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA DISCUSSES CHANGES IN AMIR KHAN: "HIS BEST...MOST DOMINANT PERFORMANCE"
"I would say it was his best performance and his most dominant performance of Amir Khan's career...he fought an elite fighter, a southpaw, a guy who toyed with Marcos Maidana, which had the fight of his life with Mayweather...I can't wait to ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MAX KELLERMAN BREAKS DOWN REASONS WHY MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO WILL OR WILL NOT HAPPEN
"Many people are cynical and they have been proven thus far...now, with the attrition of pay-per-view, with Canelo and Cotto maybe grabbing Cinco de Mayo, the only way for him to not get bumped, which I think is a big deal to him, is to have a dance ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BILLY DIB: "2015 IS GOING TO BE ANOTHER BREAKOUT YEAR...I'M GONNA BE CHAMPION AGAIN"
"I'm ranked in the top 10 now in numerous sanctioning bodies...I moved up in weight so it's helping with the extra couple of pounds...I'm happy to face any of the champions at the moment in the super featherweight division...2015 is ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM FED UP WITH VEGAS BOXING SYSTEM: "IT WAS WRONG FROM THE GET GO TO ALLOW TWO CARDS"
"I'm just so fed up with this whole system. I mean, it's just really, really wrong. It was wrong from the get go to allow two cards on the same night," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, who was none too pleased about the judging in the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRYANT JENNINGS ON WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO CLASH: "IT'S VERY CLOSE...APRIL 25TH AT THE BARCLAYS"
"It's very close to being final...everything else is pretty much set, but it's not final just yet...it seems as if it's going to happen...I'm ready all across the board," stated heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings, who talked about ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA SAYS MIKEY GARCIA RESOLUTION WITH TOP RANK COMING SOON; EXPECTS SOMETHING NEXT WEEK
"We had a good conversation with Top Rank and HBO and looks like things are going the right direction. Hopefully soon...it looks like hopefully by next week, they're going to have something for us," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SAYS HE SILENCED A FEW CRITICS: "I WANT TO BE BACK HERE IN MAY FIGHTING MAYWEATHER"
"I want to be back here in May fighting Mayweather...I proved myself...the critics are always going to be there, bro, there always going to be there, but I think I might have silenced a few of them," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA SKEPTICAL OF MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "I'LL BELIEVE IT WHEN I SEE IT"
"I hope it will. I really do hope it does. I really wish it would. Please, I'm a fan. I want to see that fight...but I'll believe it when I see it," stated Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, who is pessimistic about the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MAX KELLERMAN DISCUSSES BAD SCORECARDS IN BRADLEY-CHAVES AND HERRERA-BENAVIDEZ
"I thought Tim Bradley won the fight clearly...8 rounds to 4ish...Why is it throughout the history of boxing that 99 times out of 100, the money fighter, they find 7 rounds to give him, and in this case, it wasn't 7. It was 8 and 9 rounds. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEITH THURMAN EXPLAINS WHY HE ENJOYED HIS PERFORMANCE, DESPITE BOOS FROM FANS: "JUST EASY WORK"
"Tight defense, more body shots...my style is a boxer/puncher and I want to show you something new every time...I enjoyed my performance...it was just easy work," stated interim WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman, he enjoyed his performance ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BILLY DIB SAYS AMIR KHAN LOOKED FLAWLESS AND WILL GIVE FLOYD MAYWEATHER PROBLEMS
"Amir Khan fought a flawless fight...even when he got hit, he stayed focused. I know he's coming of age now and he's starting to put it together...his hand speed is phenomenal...he'll give Floyd Mayweather problems," stated former ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JESSE HART DISCUSSES 2ND ROUND TKO OF SAMUEL MILLER; WANTS BRYAN VERA ON HBO NEXT
"He couldn't stand the power. Once I hurt him the first time, he respected me. If any fighter respects me, they're just as good as dead...I deserve to be one of the top super middleweights...HBO, we coming...Bryan Vera...if he gets past him, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FELIX VERDEJO TALKS LATEST WIN AND FUTURE PLANS; EYES ORLANDO SALIDO
"The beginning of next year, probably February, we'll be back in the ring...he's an old fox and he knows all the tricks," stated rising lightweight Felix Verdejo, who talked about his latest victory, his future plans, and much more. Check it ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA SAYS MAY IS PERFECT DATE FOR MAYWEATHER-KHAN; DOESN'T THINK PACQUIAO FIGHTS HAPPENS
"Is it going to happen, I don't think so...so what's plan B for Mayweather...what's the fight that Mayweather needs? Not that he wants; that he needs? It's Amir Khan...May would be the perfect date for this fight to happen," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM FIRES SHOTS AT "MR. ADVISOR" AL HAYMON AND "BAD GUY" RICHARD SCHAEFER
"Once the bad guy departed from Golden Boy and the clouds opened for us to do fights with Oscar's pleasure just the way we do fights with all promoters. It was only the idiocy that was happening at Golden Boy and with Mr. Advisor that prevented ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "FIGHT SOMEBODY WITH SPEED, EXPLOSIVENESS AND MOVEMENT"
"It's a fight possibly that can happen in 2015...my options are going to be open...I want the biggest fights, I want the best fights, I want the fights that are going to give me the most recognition and the fights that the boxing fans want...I ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BERMANE STIVERNE ON DEONTAY WILDER CLASH: "IT'S GOING TO BE A SHORT NIGHT"
"Don't miss it. It's going to be a good fight...it's going to be a short night," stated WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne, who talked about his upcoming clash with undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder. Check it out! ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN ON PERFORMANCE AGAINST DEVON ALEXANDER: "I MADE IT EASY WORK"
"I made it easy work because I didn't have to go in there and go all crazy...the main thing is we got the win and this is only going to catapult me to the biggest fights," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who talked about his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ANDY LEE DISCUSSES TKO OF MATT KOROBOV; READY FOR GOLOVKIN OR SAUNDERS
"It's been a long journey...I never lost faith in myself...I knew I was behind on the scorecards...I could see he was slowing down. His feet weren't as brisk and he was breathing heavy," stated newly-crowned WBO middleweight champion Andy ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOSE BENAVIDEZ ON CONTROVERSIAL WIN OVER MAURICIO HERRERA: "I FELT THAT I DID ENOUGH"
"I showed the world what I can do...I felt that I did enough to win the fight...all the punches I threw were cleaner shots," stated Jose Benavidez Jr., who talked about his controversial victory over Mauricio Herrera. Check it out! ...... continue reading