CHRIS ALGIERI: "I WANTED THE FIGHT TO BE AT 147...THEY WOULD NOT BUDGE ON THAT"
"Absolutely! Absolutely! And even being around him on the press tour, I think that was painfully evident that I am the bigger man even though we're fighting in technically his weight class," stated WBO jr. welterweight champion Chris Algieri, ...... continue reading
MANNY PACQUIAO ALREADY IN FIGHTING FORM; WEIGHT AT 143 FOUR WEEKS BEFORE CHRIS ALGIERI CLASH
Fighter of the Decade and boxing's only eight-division world champion MANNY "Pacman" PACQUIAO put on an awesome display at his Media Workout on Friday. Members of the press from all over the Philippines crammed into his General Santos City gym ...... continue reading
TOP CONTENDERS NADJIB MOHAMMEDI AND VYACHESLAV GLAZKOV TO SHOWCASE ON HOPKINS VS. KOVALEV UNDERCARD
History will be made once again on Saturday, November 8 when the ageless wonder Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins attempts to unify the light heavyweight world title against Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. But before the HBO ...... continue reading
CORNELIUS BUNDRAGE: "I AIN'T BEGGING NOBODY TO FIGHT...I'LL BE BACK IN THE RING REAL SOON"
"I want to fight Canelo, but I wanna fight Oscar more than I want to fight Canelo. I want your boss. I'm a boss; I want to fight other bosses...Oscar responded to something I said about fighting Canelo. He said, 'K9 get in line.' I just ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] GILBERTO RAMIREZ IS A REALLY BIG FAN OF GENNADY GOLOVKIN, BUT WOULD LOVE TO FIGHT HIM IN THE FUTURE
"My favorite is Gennady Golovkin...he's a good fighter...he always goes to fight. And I have shared training camp with him...he's a really cool guy...of course I would love to fight with him in the future," stated undefeated hard-hitting ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MIA ST. JOHN DISCUSSES HER FOUNDATION AND WHY LATINOS FIGHT
"You'll see why so many Latinos fight, and it's not so much for the trophies or the medals; it's really out of necessity and one thing you can find on every corner in a hispanic town is a boxing gym, and that's why I started my ...... continue reading
MATT KOROBOV VS. ANDY LEE ADDED TO BRADLEY-CHAVES/HERRERA-BENAVIDEZ DECEMBER 13 EVENT
The exciting world championship boxing event, featuring the Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley vs. Diego "La Joya" Chaves 12-round welterweight rumble and the MAURICIO "El Maestro" HERRERA vs. JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR. World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim ...... continue reading
FREDDIE ROACH DISCUSSES PACQUIAO'S GAME PLAN FOR CHRIS ALGIERI: "WE HAVE TO REALLY TAKE THAT JAB AWAY FROM HIM"
"He's a petty good mover. He moves pretty well. He's very defensive, at least against Ruslan when I faced him last time he was. He has a good left hand and he has good jab. I think his jab is his best weapon and something we really have to ...... continue reading
BERNARD HOPKINS CONTINUES CHAMPIONSHIP REIGN WHILE CONTEMPORARIES WATCH FROM RETIREMENT
There is one thing that virtually every professional athlete born in 1965 has in common - retirement from professional sports. The only exception is current IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins. On November 8, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] GILBERTO RAMIREZ TALKS DREAM FIGHTS WITH ANDRE WARD AND JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR.; READY TO MAKE NOISE IN 2015
"The fight of my dreams would be Andre Ward at MGM and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr....it would be a great, great fight...it would be a war, a great fight...that would be the real Mexican style...I would use all of my strategies...I would like to fight ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MIA ST. JOHN EXPLAINS WHY SHE LIKES FLOYD MAYWEATHER OVER MANNY PACQUIAO AND GENNADY GOLOVKIN
"The only fight I want to see happen, I want to see GGG fight Floyd Mayweather...I have to say Floyd Mayweather because I love his style, I love technique, I love the art of it...if they fought right now, Floyd would win...if they wait any longer, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TRAINER RICKY FUNEZ DISCUSSES JUSTIN BIEBER'S WORKOUT WITH FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "18 ROUNDS...HE HITS PRETTY HARD"
"Justin Bieber shows up an hour and a half before Mayweather gets there...we had started talking and everything, we went inside the ring, started doing mitts; 18 rounds before even Mayweather got there...he had a good jab, left hand; he's very ...... continue reading
MANNY PACQUIAO CONFIDENT HE'S READY FOR HEIGHT ADVANTAGE AND GAME PLAN OF CHRIS ALGIERI: "WE'RE NOT TAKING IT LIGHTLY"
"I'm excited to fight again with a tall opponent like Algieri...I've been fighting a tall guy like Algieri, so I know what I'm doing and I know what I'm going to do in the ring," stated WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, who ...... continue reading
MANNY PACQUIAO, FREDDIE ROACH, AND BOB ARUM DISCUSS CHRIS ALGIERI CLASH: CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS
Earlier today, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, along with world-class trainer Freddie Roach and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, held a conference call to promote the upcoming November 22 showdown with WBO jr. welterweight champion Chris ...... continue reading
ARUM EXPECTING 750,000 TO 900,000 PPV BUYS FOR PACQUIAO VS. ALGIERI; THINKS ALGIERI MIGHT BE MORE KNOWN THAN BRADLEY
"Well, you know, I think we did quite well going back last November. We did 475,000 buys for the Brandon Rios fight. For a fight that took place outside of the country, I thought that was a great number," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, who ...... continue reading
FREDDIE ROACH SAYS MANNY PACQUIAO IS HURTING SPARRING PARTNERS: "I SEE A KNOCKOUT COMING FOR SURE"
"Well, you know, we added some big sparring partners. Mike Jones is really a big, good puncher and so forth, and Manny is doing really well with him. He's hit him with some good shots here. He's hurt him a couple time in training camp ...... continue reading
FELIX STURM: "I HAVE NO DOUBT IN MY MIND THAT I'LL BE TOO MUCH FOR ROBERT STIEGLITZ ON NOVEMBER 8"
Four-Time World Middleweight Champion Felix Sturm looked to be in prime shape at today's Media Day at his gym in Cologne, Germany, where he is preparing for his November 8 mega-fight against Two-Time World Super Middleweight Champion Robert ...... continue reading
SHARIF BOGERE: "THERE ARE SOME TOUGH GUYS IN MY DIVISION...I CAN TAKE CARE OF ANY OF THESE GUYS ON ANY GIVEN NIGHT"
"I just want to get back in there and look for openings and if I see an opening to where I can take him out, then I am going to try and take him out. But if I can't take him out, I'll be prepared for everything...There are some tough guys in ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TEVIN FARMER EXCITED FOR FRESH START WITH LOU DIBELLA: "I'M GONNA SHOCK THE WORLD"
"I knew DiBella was the right guy...real down to earth guy...I'm like, that's the guy I need to rock with...I'm excited, I'm gonna shock the world every time I fight, and I'm the future...I got my own style...I go in there and do ...... continue reading
MICKEY BEY: "ONCE I GET HEALTHY, IT'S A WRAP I'LL BRING THE ACTION NEXT TIME"
"I haven't heard anything yet, but as far as that goes, I heard him whining about it of course, but he gotta realize he got beat with one hand. With two, the fight wouldn't even be close. That's a fight that people are not interested in ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JERMELL CHARLO TALKS DEMETRIUS ANDRADE CLASH: "EVERY SOUTHPAW I FOUGHT, I KNOCKED THEM OUT"
"When I step in the ring on the 13th, you're getting the best of Jermell Charlo...every southpaw I fought, I knocked them out...we got some advantage, he got some advantages, I mean, may the best man win," stated undefeated jr. middleweight ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JERMALL CHARLO EYES TITLE SHOT WITH K9 BUNDRAGE: "WE READY TO TAKE THAT IBF"
"Neither one of the guys really looked like they could go no more than 4 rounds with me, so I mean, I'm ready just to see whenever K9 bounce back, will he give me the chance to fight him...I'm just waiting on my turn...I'll be possibly ...... continue reading
RUDY HERNANDEZ ON NICHOLAS WALTERS' KO WIN OVER NONITO DONAIRE: "WE WERE EXPECTING TO MAKE A STATEMENT"
"We were expecting to make a statement. Nonito is a great fighter and a great human being and unfortunately we had to go up against a real nice guy, but that's boxing, right? It was a real good win and it felt really good to win, but it sucks ...... continue reading
KARIM MAYFIELD: "I HAVE SOME FIGHT LEFT IN ME AND I'M GOING TO BRING IT ON NOVEMBER 8TH"
Boxing returns to San Francisco as OPP & MoBetta Entertainment Present "Back To Business , War On The Wharf" Saturday November 2, 2014, at the Longshoreman's Hall. In the main event, hometown hero, Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield ...... continue reading
DARLEYS PEREZ: "THIS IS SIMPLY ANOTHER STEP I NEED TO TAKE TO FULFILL MY GOAL"
Interim WBA Lightweight World Champion Darleys Perez (30-1, 19 KOs) defends his title against fellow Colombian Jaider Parra (23-1-1, 12 KOs) this Saturday, Oct. 25, in the 12-round main event from the Coliseo Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY STILL HAS POUND-FOR-POUND GOALS; STILL WANTS TO FIGHT FLOYD MAYWEATHER
"My ultimate goal is being the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the game...I want to get back my title...either at 47 or at 54...I want to fight the best...he's tough...he'll be another tough opponent, not of all of them, the toughest, but ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ ON WHY BRADLEY IS FIGHTING CHAVES: "IT'S NOT WHO WE WANT. IT'S WHO THEY WANT"
"At the end of the day, it's who they want Tim to fight. It's not who Tim wants to fight. It's who they want to fight...we would like to fight a lot of people, man, but it's not who we want. It's who they want, you know. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY PRAISES MAURICIO HERRERA AS THE TRICKIEST FIGHTER HE EVER FACED
"I sparred both of those guys. I've done over 100 rounds with Mauricio Herrera. That guy is one of the trickiest fighters I've ever been in the ring with...right in front of you, but hard to hit," stated former welter champion Timothy ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ TALKS CANELO VS. COTTO AND HOW TIMOTHY BRADLEY WOULD FIGHT MIGUEL COTTO
"Cotto-Canelo, you know what, it's an evenly matched fight...it could go either way...experience on Cotto and youth on Canelo...if Tim would fight against a Cotto, that fight right there, we would have to be really smart and box," stated Joel ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY THINKS RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV HITS LIKE A SLEDGE HAMMER: "MY LIFE FLASHED BEFORE MY EYES"
"When you get hit by Ruslan Provodnikov...man, when he landed that right hand on me, dude...I thought my life flashed before my eyes...that dude hits...I felt like I got hit by a sledge hammer," stated former welter champion Timothy Bradley, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ RECALLS WHAT WENT WRONG FOR TIMOTHY BRADLEY IN MANNY PACQUIAO REMATCH
"The problem is not your nutrition. The problem is not your training. The problem is the high intensity of opponent you had in front of you. I mean, when you have a Manny Pacquiao in front of you, believe me, things change," stated Joel Diaz, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY DESCRIBES THE MOMENT MANNY PACQUIAO HURT HIM: "THE LIGHTS WERE FLICKERING"
"Yeah, he did [hurt me]. It wasn't like I was hurt to where, you know, you see me staggering back...but there was a time when I was on the ropes...he landed a left hook...he worked his quick combination on the outside...woooooo...the lights were ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY SAYS GENNADY GOLOVKIN LOOKS VERY SLOW; PICKS CANELO TO BEAT HIM
"Golovkin looked good...Golovkin's a really good fighter, man. He's a tough guy...I got Canelo in that fight if they were to fight...I say Canelo because Canelo has boxing ability...he's very smart, got a lot of skills...we know what to ...... continue reading
RANDALL BAILEY SHREDS ANDRE BERTO: "I'LL KNOCK BERTO'S B*TCH ASS OUT"
"I'm tired of all of these guys saying they will fight anybody and then don't step up to the plate. Andre Berto is a bitch ass nigga, plain and simple. He talked shit on Twitter with Victor Ortiz, but wouldn't say shit to me," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY BREAKS DOWN DIEGO CHAVES; SAYS HE FIGHTS LIKE FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND JAMES TONEY
"Chaves is a good fighter...he was in there with Keith Thurman, who is a tough, tough fighter...this kid, truly, he can fight. When I watch him, he like reminds me of little Floyd Mayweather with the roll, right hand, and the little hide behind the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] IRRITATED BOB ARUM ERUPTS WHEN ASKED IF HE'S OPTIMISTIC ABOUT MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO GETTING MADE
"What the f*ck difference does it mean if I'm optimistic or not optimistic," stated an irritated Bob Arum, who clearly doesn't think it matters if he's optimistic about a mega-fight being made between undefeated pound-for-pound king ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ SAYS HE KNOWS DIEGO CHAVES VERY WELL; NO CONCERNS ABOUT DIRTY TACTICS
"We're not stepping in the ring with an easy opponent...there's no easy fights for us...I know him very well...as far as dirty tactics, I think sometimes styles make fights," stated Joel Diaz, world-class trainer of Timothy Bradley, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MAURICIO HERRERA EXPLAINS WHY CONFIDENCE AS A CHAMPION WILL CARRY HIM PAST JOSE BENAVIDEZ JR.
"It feels great to be a champion finally...I feel I have all the belts, even though I don't have Danny's belts, but that's the way I'm trying to carry myself...that I am the true champion and I should be champion...I carry that ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOSE BENAVIDEZ JR. SAYS TRAINING WITH PACQUIAO, KHAN AND BRADLEY MADE HIM BETTER; READY TO PROVE IT
"When I was 16 years old, I got the chance to spar with Amir Khan, Timothy Bradley, Manny Pacquiao, so just training alongside them and just being around them, just getting the chance to work with them and spar with them just really motivated me a ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRADLEY SAYS FANS WILL PREFER HIS FIGHT WITH CHAVES OVER KHAN VS. ALEXANDER ON DECEMBER 13
"I know everybody going to be tuning into my fight. Everybody wanna see me get back on there and get back in the winning column and they know that Diego Chaves and myself, we like to bring the pain," stated former welterweight champion Timothy ...... continue reading