NONITO DONAIRE AND JOSE RAMIREZ HEADLINE JULY 18 CARD AT THE VENETIAN MACAO
Former Fighter of the Year and five-division world champion NONITO "Filipino Flash" DONAIRE and 2012 U.S. Olympian and undefeated super lightweight contender JOSE RAMÍREZ will headline "Victory at The Venetian," on the Saturday, July 18 edition of ...... continue reading
PBC MONTHLY SERIES, THE NEXT ROUND, DEBUTS AUGUST 2 ON BOUNCE TV; RAU'SHEE WARREN FACES JUAN CARLOS PAYANA
Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) comes to Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), with the debut of the new monthly series, PBC - The Next Round, which will showcase the sport's future stars and potential champions. ...... continue reading
MARIO BARRIOS: "ON JULY 18TH...I'LL BE LETTING MY HANDS GO"
20-year old unbeaten super-featherweight sensation, Mario Barrios (9-0, 5 KOs), returns to the ring against an opponent TBA July 18, 2015. The 8-round bout will take place in Barrios' home state at the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, ...... continue reading
KEITH THURMAN DISCUSSES LUIS COLLAZO CLASH: "MY PUNCHING POWER IS STILL ABOVE ANYBODY THAT HE FOUGHT"
"I'm pretty sure that he can do all that he can do, but one thing is, out of all the champions, I still believe that my punching power is still above anybody that he fought, so that's going to be something new...the punching power is there ...... continue reading
LUIS COLLAZO DISCUSSES KEITH THURMAN CLASH: "I'M EXCITED...STICK TO THE GAME PLAN AND DO WHAT I DO"
"I'm excited for next week. July 11 is going to be a great fight and the boxing fans will be very happy...In this sport, anything can happen. I'm just coming in here prepared for this fight July 11 and you can count on me bringing my best to ...... continue reading
SHANE MOSLEY JR. DISCUSSES BKB WIN AND FUTURE PLANS: "I WANT PEOPLE TO WANT TO SEE ME AGAIN"
"The BKB opportunity was available and I felt like it was an avenue to get me more popularity and get me seen for myself, and not just because I'm Shane Mosley Jr. and people want to see me on the card. I want to be put on the big stage and put ...... continue reading
LAWYERS FOR AL HAYMON RESPOND TO TOP RANK LAWSUIT; SAY IT'S "BASELESS" AND "CYNICAL"
Earlier today, the law offices of Kramer Levin Naftails & Frankel, who represent Al Haymon, released the following statement in regards to the antitrust lawsuit filed today by Top Rank Inc. ...... continue reading
OSCAR DE LA HOYA APPLAUDS BOB ARUM AND TOP RANK FOR FILING LAWSUIT AGAINST AL HAYMON
Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing's lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER CLOWNS MANNY PACQUIAO AND SHOULDER INJURY; SLAPS DUMMY AND SAYS "STOP LYING"
"I love having fun, joking and living life," wrote undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who recently took to social media to post a video taking a jab at former world champion Manny Pacquiao and the shoulder injury he allegedly ...... continue reading
TOP RANK SUES AL HAYMON; ALLEGE MONOPOLY PRACTICES
According to multiple reports, Top Rank Inc. has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Al Haymon and his investors, Waddell & Reed, seeking more than $100 million in damages and an injunction to stop what's being described as "predatory ...... continue reading
SULLIVAN BARRERA TRAINING CAMP UPDATE; FOCUSED ON VASILY LEPIKHIN CLASH
On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily "The Professor" Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from ...... continue reading
DANNY GARCIA CONFIDENT MOVE TO 147 WILL MAKE HIM BETTER, STRONGER, AND IMPROVE HIS PERFORMANCES
"It feels great. For the first time in a long time, I could worry about training to get better and not training to lose weight," stated undefeated jr. welterweight champion Danny Garcia, who talked about his upcoming August 1 clash with two-division ...... continue reading
ABRAHAM CONFIDENT OF VICTORY: "STIEGLITZ HAS NO KILLER BLOW"
With only 17 days to go before Arthur Abraham (42-4, 28 KOs) locks horns with Robert Stieglitz (47-4-1, 27 KOs) in their fourth WBO World Super Middleweight title contest, the champion and his coach Ulli Wegner, yesterday, opened the doors to their ...... continue reading
SEMAJAY THOMAS: "IT'S TIME TO MOVE DOWN...WE GOING TO MAKE 140 WITH EASE AND DOMINATE AT 140"
"I feel it's time to move down and start making my way at the 140 pound championship. I heard my boy Danny Garcia is supposed to move up and vacate some belts. I'm trying to grab them. We going to move our way up in the rankings and go grab ...... continue reading
NADJIM MOHAMMEDI SAYS TRAINER ABEL SANCHEZ HAS HIM READY FOR WAR WITH SERGEY KOVALEV
On July 25, 2015, Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) the current IBF #1 contender, will face WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on HBO ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] D'MITRIUS BALLARD CONFIDENT IT WON'T BE LONG BEFORE HE'S BEATING THE BEST AT 168: "I EXECUTE IN THE RING"
"This will be my 10th professional fight coming up...we've been training mad crazy...the execution and the ring generalship, I bring that to the ring...the skill, the punching ability...I execute in the ring...I'm confident in myself...we ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] LAMONT ROACH JR. SAY HE LEARNED A LOT SPARRING WITH LAMONT PETERSON: "THEY WANT TO PUSH ME...I'M READY"
"Training camp's been great, man. We're just ready to get it in...I'm progressing as well as people see that I am...I'm getting better every day...they want to push me, so I'm ready...I actually sparred Lamont Peterson last ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JERMALL CHARLO VS. ARTUR SZPILKA INSANE JUMP ROPE BATTLE: WHO WON?
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka and undefeated jr. middleweight contender Jermall Charlo went toe to toe during an insane jump rope training routine. Who did better? Check out the ...... continue reading
BEIBUT SHUMENOV AND B.J. FLORES SQUARE OFF ON JULY 25 PBC CARD
Former world champion Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) meets cruiserweight contender and NBC boxing analyst B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs) on Saturday, July 25 on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN live from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas ...... continue reading
KEITH THURMAN: "I AM HERE TO RETAIN MY TITLE AND BECOME THE UNDISPUTED, TRUE WELTERWEIGHT CHAMP"
Undefeated Welterweight World Champion Keith "One Time" Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) is ready for his July 11 Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN fight, the first PBC fight on ESPN. Thurman will meet former world champion Luis Collazo (33-6, 19 KOs) on ...... continue reading
KARIM MAYFIELD TALKS POTENTIAL FLOYD MAYWEATHER CLASH: "HE'S TRYING TO GET THAT WORK...MAY VS. MAY IN SEPTEMBER"
"It's just sweet being mentioned by one of the greatest...he mentioned me, so he's been doing his homework one way or another...I think he's trying to get that work. He ain't trying to have someone in front of him trying to outthink ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JERMALL CHARLO TRAINING FOR K9 BUNDRAGE CLASH
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where undefeated jr. middleweight Jermall Charlo was putting in work for his upcoming clash with jr. middleweight champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage. Check out how he looks as he works the mitts ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ARTUR SZPILKA SHOWS OFF CRAZY ACCURATE HANDS WITH ELASTIC HEAD BALL TRAINING TECHNIQUE
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka was already back in training for his next return to the ring. Check out how he looks as he shows off crazy accurate hands using an elastic head ball ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRYANT CRUZ PUTTING IN WORK FOR JULY 8 RING RETURN
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where fast-rising undefeated cruiserweight Bryant Cruz was putting in work for his July 8 return to the ring. Check out how he looks just weeks before he steps back into the ring. ...... continue reading
OSCAR DE LA HOYA ENDS COMEBACK TALK: "I HAVE DECIDED TO STAY RETIRED"
"I am retired, and after speaking to my family and following a great deal of introspection, I have decided to stay retired," wrote Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, who recently took to social media to clarify that he will remain ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] SCOTT QUIGG CONFIDENT OF VICTORY OVER MARTINEZ; EYES BIG FIGHTS WITH FRAMPTON, SANTA CRUZ, AND DONAIRE
"We're just in the thick of the sparring...everything is going well...I will get past Kiko Martinez...After Martinez, I want the big fights...Carl Frampton, Leo Santa Cruz, Nonito Donaire," stated WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg, who ...... continue reading
JULIAN POLLARD CAPTURES INAUGURAL BKB HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
BKB made good on its promise of a more-intense and aggressive brand of boxing with its third event at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night and broadcast live on Pay-Per-View. A night filled with toe-to-toe battles in The Pit culminated with ...... continue reading
TIMOTHY BRADLEY WINS UNANIMOUS DECISION; HANDS JESSIE VARGAS FIRST DEFEAT
Moments ago at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, two-division former world champion Timothy Bradley won a unanimous decision victory over previously undefeated jr. welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. Although Bradley was clearly ahead on ...... continue reading
VIRGIL HUNTER SAYS CARL FROCH IS AFRAID TO AVENGE LOSS; FAMILY ADVISED HIM NOT TO FIGHT ANDRE WARD AGAIN
"Well, you know, like I said earlier, I'd like to see him get into a groove and have another fight as soon as possible. I consider Carl Froch one of those guys for him to continue to get into a groove with. We'd have fought Carl Froch out ...... continue reading
DOMINIC WADE REMAINS UNDEFEATED AFTER SPLIT DECISION OVER SAM SOLIMAN
In an extremely close fight to score, undefeated middleweight Dominic "Lights Out" Wade (18-0, 12 KOs), of Washington, D.C., escaped with a split 10-round decision over former world champion Sam "King" Soliman (44-13, 1 NC, 18 KOs), of Melbourne, ...... continue reading
YOEL ROMERO TALKS LYOTO MACHIDA CLASH: "I SEE A FIGHT THAT'S GOING TO MAKE THE FANS VERY HAPPY"
"I see a fight that's going to make the fans very happy. In the new breed of fighters, this man Lyoto Machida is one of the great ones. He will be a legend in this sport...My prediction is that I will put forth my maximum effort. I know God will ...... continue reading
VIRGIL HUNTER ANALYZES ANDRE WARD'S PERFORMANCE; KEEPING OPTIONS OPEN FOR 168 AND 175
"Well, you know, it's impossible for him to be 100%. I'd say on a scale of 1 to 10, he's like an 8 right now. It's just a matter of fights. I'd like to get a couple of more fights to get into a fight groove where everything is ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA BREAKS DOWN TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. JESSIE VARGAS
"I think Jessie Vargas is a good fighter, but I have to say Bradley is the better fighter of the two...if I'm a betting man, I'm gonna bet Timothy Bradley, unanimous decision," stated jr. welterweight contender John Molina, who shared his ...... continue reading
EDDIE MUSTAFA MUHAMMAD: "I'VE ALWAYS HAD A LOT OF CONFIDENCE IN BADOU HE IS ALREADY AHEAD OF SCHEDULE"
"I've always had a lot of confidence in Badou... he boxed about 7 rounds when he didn't have to box at all because we still got a few months to go. So he is already ahead of schedule because that's the way that Badou is. So what we will ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM SAYS OSCAR DE LA HOYA IS CRAZY TALKING COMEBACK: "I DON'T KNOW WHAT HE'S THINKING"
"Oscar De La Hoya, I don't know what he's thinking...I think he's just playing around...this is boxing and a guy can get hurt coming back and fighting, like talking about fighting Golovkin...is he crazy," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] DOMINIC WADE DISCUSSES SAM SOLIMAN CLASH: "I'M ABOUT TO PUT IN WORK"
"Training went great...we've been putting in work...just keep my hands, keep the jab on him...I'm about to put in work," stated fast-rising middleweight Dominic Wade, who talked about his upcoming clash this Friday with Sam Soliman. Check it ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. JESSIE VARGAS INTENSE FACE OFF
Former world champion Timothy Bradley and undefeated jr. welterweight champion Jessie Vargas came face to face at the final press conference leading up to their anticipated showdown this Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Check it ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRADLEY RIPS VARGAS FOR QUESTIONABLE WINS: "ENJOY THESE LAST DAYS BEING UNDEFEATED"
"This young boy, Jessie Vargas, ain't faced anybody. His last three opponents has been questionable...questionable wins...he needs to enjoy these last few days of being undefeated," stated former world champion Timothy Bradley, who spoke at the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JESSIE VARGAS INSISTS TIMOTHY BRADLEY IS INTIMIDATED: "YOU'RE 32...YOU'RE ON YOUR WAY OUT"
"I'm not backing down about what I said. I do see that he's intimidated...I've been in some good, entertaining matchups and this will be no different...you're 32 years old; you're on your way out," stated undefeated jr. ...... continue reading