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CANELO EDGES LARA TO WIN SPLIT DECISION

Canelo Alvarez wins narrow split decision over Erislandy Lara.

GET READY FOR MAYHEM!

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 is a done deal for September 13 at MGM Grand.

TAKE TWO: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA II ON DECK

Floyd Mayweather reveals rematch with Marcos Maidana on deck for September 13.

WILLIE NELSON LOOKING TO MAKE A MAJOR STATEMENT AGAINST GRAJEDA: "AN IMPRESSIVE PERFORMANCE IS A MUST"

Next Friday night, top-rated junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson (22-1-1, 13KO's) will be entering the ring with a bit of a chip on his shoulder when he faces hard-hitting Mexican contender Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13KO's) in the ...... continue reading

SAMMY VASQUEZ JR: "I TRULY BELIEVE MY TIME IS NOW"

Amidst the high altitude of the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, top rated welterweight prospect and Western Pennsylvania fan favorite SAMMY VASQUEZ JR., 15-0-0 (11KO's), is wrapping up training for his highly ...... continue reading

AUSTIN TROUT: "I'M READY TO GET BACK TO WORK...READY TO GET BACK TO THE TOP"

Former world champion AUSTIN "No Doubt" TROUT returns to battle against two-time world title challenger DANIEL "The Rock" DAWSON in the main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra™ from the Pechanga Resort & Casino in ...... continue reading

SHAWN PORTER HINTS AT A MORE TECHNICAL, CAUTIOUS FIGHT WITH KELL BROOK: "WE WON'T BE RUSHING IN"

"We now have another opponent in front of us, someone who's very skilled, very basically and fundamentally sound. Just looking at film of the guy, he keeps his hands up, he throws a good, straight jab and good a one-two. That's the basics of ...... continue reading

KELL BROOK VOWS: "I'M A LION AND I'M COMING TO TAKE THAT TITLE"

"I think he knows that he's up against someone who's 32-0, who's passionate about actually becoming world champion and he's probably seen the cat-like reaction. I'm a big welterweight and strong and determined. I think that he ...... continue reading

DANNY GARCIA GUARANTEES AN EXCITING FIGHT; VOWS TO GO FOR KNOCKOUT AGAINST ROD SALKA

Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia opened his DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia Wednesday for a media workout prior to his August 9 welterweight bout against "Lightning" Rod Salka at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY live on ...... continue reading

PRE-SALE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR BRONER VS. TAYLOR, MATTHYSSE VS. ORTIZ, AND RETURN OF BERTO ON SEPTEMBER 6

Although an official announcement has yet to be made, information has now surfaced confirming a previous report by FightHype.com revealing the September 6 jr. welterweight clash between three-division world champion Adrien Broner and contender ...... continue reading

SHAWN PORTER SAYS EXPERIENCE WITH BIGGER NAMES GIVES HIM THE UPPER HAND AGAINST KELL BROOK

"I feel that all the experience that I had in the amateurs has been great for me, and has made me where I am as a pro and all the experience that I've had now as a pro has got me to the point that I'm at right now where I just feel very ...... continue reading

KELL BROOK DECLARES HIMSELF "MORE THAN READY"; NO CONCERNS ABOUT FIGHTING SHAWN PORTER IN THE U.S.

"It's going to be brilliant fighting for the welterweight world champion at my young age, and we're not too far away now, after finishing some hard training with still more to come. I'm more than ready for this opportunity," stated ...... continue reading

DOMINIC BREAZEALE: "THIS DIVISION IS WIDE OPEN...HERE COMES TROUBLE"

As boxing aficionados and experts are aware of the current status of the heavyweight division, there is one heavyweight that is ready to take this division by storm. Dominic "Trouble" Breazeale (11-0, 10 KO's) is considered by most to be a top ...... continue reading

ABEL SANCHEZ ON GOLOVKIN'S WIN OVER GEALE: "IT'S GONNA TAKE A LOT MORE THAN A RIGHT HAND TO KEEP HIM OFF OF YOU"

"He was determined to go out there and make a statement and he sure did...He's just such a determined guy that it's gonna take a lot more than a right hand to keep him off of you. You gotta throw combinations. A right hand is not gonna be ...... continue reading

BRYANT JENNINGS DISCUSSES VICTORY OVER MIKE PEREZ: "I DESERVE RESPECT...I CAME UP THE HARD WAY"

"This is my second undefeated opponent. Mike Perez was another notable opponent and so was Artur Szpilka and I just took the hard road. I deserve respect. I'm not gonna say I demand it because I respect myself enough to have self respect for ...... continue reading

ANDRE DIRRELL: "I JUST WANT TO HEAR THE BELL RING AND GET BACK TO WHAT I DO BEST"

Former world title challenger and Super Six Participant ANDRE "The Matrix" DIRRELL will battle Vladine Biosse on Friday, AUGUST 1 in a ten round super middleweight co-feature Bout at "Little Creek Brawl V" on ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by ...... continue reading

ANDERSON SILVA RETURNS JANUARY 31 TO FACE NICK DIAZ AT UFC 183

"The greatest of all time, Anderson Silva, is back. His doctor gave him clearance to fight. And the fight that the fans have been waiting for, the fight that the fans have been screaming for, also back is Nick Diaz. So we have made Anderson ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER HITS THE HEAVY BAG IN PREPARATION FOR MARCOS MAIDANA REMATCH

Undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather recently released more video footage from training camp as he continues preparations for his upcoming September 13 rematch with former welterweight champion Marcos Maidana. Check out how ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OMAR DOUGLAS TALKS TRAINING CAMP WITH DANNY GARCIA: "HIS TIMING IS GREAT...HE'S VERY STRONG"

"I've been training hard, staying in the gym. I've been in camp with Danny Garcia, helping him get ready for Rod Salks...Danny looks great. His timing is great. He's really coming along well. He's very strong," stated up-and-coming ...... continue reading

RON FRAZIER DISCUSSES UPCOMING BOOK ON THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF MMA

"It's gonna be a little bit of everything; details about my career and my experiences and some of my opinions on how to make things better for coaches and fighters. It's kind of the good, the bad, and the ugly of it all, the highest of the ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] GARCIA, PETERSON AND JACOBS VOW TO GO TOE-TO-TOE WITH OPPONENTS ON AUGUST 9

With fight night less than two weeks away, the challengers on the Saturday, August 9 card at Barclays Center, "Lightning" Rod Salka, Edgar "El Camacho" Santana and Jarrod Fletcher are preparing hard to shock the world and give the fight fans a great ...... continue reading

OBSERVE AND FIGHT: ARE THERE STILL DOUBTERS OF GENNADY GOLOVKIN?

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

KING MO TALKS TOM DEBLASS CLASH: "I'M GOING TO PUT ON A DOMINANT PERFORMANCE"

"I think you are gonna see a good fight. I'm going to put on a dominant performance. I'm liking the change of the canvas and doing my camp at American Top Team. I'm ready to get this fight in and prepare for whatever is next after the ...... continue reading