JEFF MAYWEATHER GIVES EPIC TAKE ON PACQUIAO VS. VARGAS AND MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO FALLOUT
"That's why he ended up losing that contract with HBO because HBO was building that fight for him...I think that he does have what it takes to beat Pacquiao, but Jessie has to fight the perfect fight and Pacquiao doesn't. I think Pacquiao ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ INSISTS KOVALEV WILL OUTBOX WARD LIKE HE DID HOPKINS; EXPLAINS WHY
"I still think Kovalev wins...I don't think you can grade them on their last fight...you have to grade them on their body of work...Kovalev is the stronger guy...I think Kovalev will box him like he did Hopkins," stated world-class trainer Abel ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] #TBT - ARTURO GATTI REFLECTS ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER LOSS AND LOVE FROM FANS: "I TOOK IT PERSONAL"
On April 13, 2006, FightHype.com caught up with Hall of Fame legend Arturo Gatti, who was at a press conference to promote his upcoming clash with then-WBC welterweight champion Carlos Baldomir. In this throwback video, check out what Gatti had to ...... continue reading
KEVIN CUNNINGHAM SAYS DEVON ALEXANDER VS. BRANDON RIOS "MAKES A WHOLE LOT OF SENSE"; EXPLAINS WHY
"I hear Brandon Rios is looking for a fight. Alexander vs. Rios, a fight like that makes a whole lot of sense to me. We've been knowing Brandon for a long time, you know, from the amateurs and whatnot, but this is business," stated Kevin ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS REACTS TO NEWS OF DEVON ALEXANDER'S PAIN KILLER ADDICTION; HAS A MESSAGE FOR HIM
"It really depends on some of the people...hopefully he gets back soon...Devon Alexander is my boy, man...him and his brother, I got a lot of respect for...even his coach...they remember me as Chico," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE HAS UNIQUE SOLUTION FOR CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN NEGOTIATIONS
"Mayweather did it for a long time...maybe Canelo is doing the same thing...fighters fight...I think people need to know...put your promoter, my promoter, we sit down, this is what we negotiate," stated super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM SAYS KELL BROOK WAS A "PUNCHING BAG" FOR GOLOVKIN; EAGER TO MATCH HIM WITH GILBERTO RAMIREZ
"It wasn't a fight...when Triple G realized that Brook couldn't hurt him, he just forgot about boxing...he was there with a punching bag...all I'm saying is it wasn't a real fight...I would love to match him with Triple G," stated ...... continue reading
JIM ROSS EXPLAINS DIFFERENCE IN COMMENTATING BOXING, MMA, AND WRESTLING: "I RESPECT THE GAME"
"I'm trying my best to get better as a boxing broadcaster. I don't rest on any laurels of anything I did in pro wrestling to boxing. I respect the game I don't try to go over the top with stuff. I just don't think that the MMA world ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE WARNS JESSIE MAGDALENO: "I EAT LIONS FOR BREAKFAST...I GOT MY SECOND WIND"
"I'm a dragon, man, I eat lions for breakfast...he is a hungry lion...he knows how to fight...I know how to fight...is he ready for that level of competition....I got my second wind after the Walters [fight]," stated super bantamweight champion ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ SAYS CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN FOLLOWING MAYWEATHER PLAN; EXPLAINS WHY PATIENCE IS KEY
"All of us as fans want to see the fight...they're doing as they're supposed to do...we have to be patient...he's probably been a pro shorter than Canelo has year-wise...Canelo's got 50 fights; close to 50 fights...I don't worry ...... continue reading
SCOTT ALEXANDER: "I GOTTA KICK THE BACK DOOR IN...I'M A MIDDLEWEIGHT TRAPPED IN A HEAVYWEIGHT BODY"
"To fight an undefeated guy is really not a lot of pressure to me. I don't worry about a lot because everybody I fight has more experience than me. I'd rather take the tough route and learn on the job instead of being spoon fed, so when I ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM NOT SURE IF PACQUIAO CAN CONTINUE BOXING; INSISTS PACQUIAO VS. VARGAS PPV WILL BE INNOVATIVE
"Because we're doing it ourselves, we can be very, very innovative...we were with picking the announcing team...we're going to do other things for the first time...the public will be judging what kind of job we've done...I think the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE BREAKS DOWN PACQUIAO VS. VARGAS: "THIS IS GOING TO BE A GREAT FIGHT"
"Vargas didn't become a world champion by just paying somebody...this is going to be a great fight...Vargas is young, he's hungry...Pacquiao, who's always going to be the Pacquiao that you will see," stated super bantamweight champion ...... continue reading
JEFF MAYWEATHER SAYS CONOR MCGREGOR WAS NEVER GOING TO BE A PART OF FLOYD'S LEGACY; EXPLAINS WHY
"I didn't think it would ever happen for more than one reason...You don't want to go out with that being the closing of his legacy, against a guy that was at least 95% overmatched," stated world-class trainer Jeff Mayweather, who shared his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] RICKY FUNEZ SAYS CANELO DOESN'T NEED GOLOVKIN; ANALYZES RECENT WINS FOR BOTH FIGHTERS
"He gave Triple G some problems...Triple G didn't look himself that day...hey, an awkward fighter is going to give you some problems...Canelo looked good...I believe Canelo doesn't need Triple G...I wouldn't move him up to 160," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE BREAKS DOWN LOMACHENKO VS. WALTERS; COMPARES IT TO LEONARD VS. DURAN
"Lomachenko has a really dynamic style...both guys are opposite in style...like Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard...completely opposite of each other...it's a matter of who comes in there 100%," stated super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ ANALYZES DANIEL JACOBS; EXPLAINS WHY HE'S A TOUGH FIGHT FOR GOLOVKIN
"I have a lot of respect for Daniel Jacobs...he was the first one to say he wasn't ready for the elite guys...now he's coming out and talking like he's supposed to...he's looking for the challenge...it'd be a great fight...I look ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM SLAMS DE LA HOYA FOR SCREWING AROUND AND HIDING CANELO FROM GOLOVKIN; SAYS HE'S WASTING TIME
"Oscar should know better about hiding Canelo from Triple G...when Oscar was a fighter, he fought everybody...he never ducked anybody...Oscar should make the Canelo-Triple G fight without screwing around anymore...they're wasting time by not ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE CRITICAL OF PACQUIAO'S POLITICAL CAREER; WOULD NOT VOTE FOR HIM AS PRESIDENT
"If I become a politician, there's too many things that get taken from me...honestly, I probably wouldn't...depends on how he is going to be...he's not presented himself well as a politician...he is the most absentee in the congress," ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM TALKS LOMACHENKO VS. WALTERS ON NOV. 26; SAYS WALTERS GOT "SLIGHTLY MORE" THAN ORIGINALLY OFFERED
"Nicholas Walters agreed to the purse we were offering, which was slightly more than we did last time...not what he was demanding...I think Lomachenko may be the best fighter in the world...I love the fight," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS REVEALS TOP RANK GAVE HIM PERMISSION TO "SHOP AROUND"; HOPES TO TALK TO MAYWEATHER
"My lawyer got the paperwork that we can go and shop around and look for people...my lawyer did get the notification from Top Rank that we can do it...I'm just waiting," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, who revealed that Top Rank has ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS COMEBACK EYED FOR DECEMBER 3 CHAVEZ JR. CARD SAYS TRAINER RICKY FUNEZ
"We hopefully have a fight date December 3rd on the Chavez [card]...that's the rumor right now...I'm excited...he looks motivated...sometimes a fighter needs a date to get motivated," stated world-class trainer Ricky Funez, who talked about ...... continue reading
KEVIN CUNNINGHAM COMMENTS ON DEVON ALEXANDER'S PAIN KILLER ADDICTION; CONFIDENT HE'S BACK AND HUNGRY TO INSPIRE
"I knew something wasn't right with him, but I was thinking it was like some kind of health issue or something going on with him...I was devastated...He had always been a squeaky clean guy and for him to let himself fall into this type of ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ COMPARES DE LA HOYA'S $10 MILLION OFFER TO MAYWEATHER OFFERING PACQUIAO $40 MILLION
"I think that's something that they have to negotiate...whatever they come up with, I'm sure it's going to be beneficial for us...if Golovkin says that's good enough, that's good enough for me," stated world-class trainer Abel ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS TELLS CANELO TO FIGHT GOLOVKIN NOW; ANALYZES RECENT WINS OF BOTH
"Triple G still looked like a monster...he got tired of looking great...Canelo did what he had to do again...I always say Triple G beats him...Canelo just should fight him already," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, who shared his thoughts ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA LANDS EXPLOSIVE SHOTS ON THE MITTS; PUTTING IN WORK AHEAD OF NEXT FIGHT
FightHype.com was on hand at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Riverside, California where undefeated former world champion Mikey Garcia was putting in work as he prepares for his upcoming return to the ring. Check out how he looked as he landed ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ SAYS ROY JONES JR. BEING A HYPORCITE; REACTS TO TALK OF GOLOVKIN FIGHTING WARD OR KOVALEV
"People don't seem to realize...when he fought at 175, he fought a guy named Mike McCallum...he wasn't a 75-pounder...that's not moving up...we can be hypocrites and not really research what we're talking about...but that's the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS SAYS MIGUEL COTTO LOWBALLED HIM, BUT HINTS HE'LL BE BACK IN RING SOON
"It feels good to be back in the gym boxing...it happens...boxing's a bunch of bullshit politics...this is one of the things I hate about politics...the politics and everything that happens behind the scenes...something's coming up on the ...... continue reading
HASIM RAHMAN JR. TURNING PRO IN EARLY 2017; JOINS GCP STABLE: "EXPECT A ROCK SOLID HEAVYWEIGHT"
"There's a big itch in the heavyweight division that's waiting to be scratched and I'm more than willing to step up and scratch it. There's a lot of good fighters out there, but I feel like I'm the best amongst them all...I'm ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ ANALYZES CANELO'S KO OF LIAM SMITH: "TOO BAD HE HURT HIS HAND"
"He did what he was supposed to do against a guy like that...he got hit some, but Liam Smith is a champion...you have to respect Liam Smith...it was a good fight for Canelo...too bad he hurt his hand," stated world-class trainer Abel Sanchez, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ COMMENTS ON RUMOR THAT GOLOVKIN DROPPED KOVALEV IN SPARRING; DID IT HAPPEN?
"Sergey sparred with Golovkin 5 or 6 times...had some very good, heated sparring sessions...sparring is sparring...that stuff has to stay in the gym...I'm not going to say it happened, I'm not going to say it didn't happen...it ...... continue reading
DEVON ALEXANDER OPENS UP ABOUT ADDICTION TO PAIN KILLERS; DRUG FREE AND EAGER TO GET BACK IN THE RING
"Now that I'm clear-headed, I'm so anxious to get back in the ring to rectify any wrongdoing, any nasty taste that's in people's mouth. I want to rectify that. Those performance wasn't me...I'm on a seek and destroy mission. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER DOES 16 ROUNDS OF SPARRING ON FIRST DAY BACK IN RING; DECLARES HE'S STILL SHARP
"This right here is just to keep me sharp...just to get me back in the groove of being back in the ring...they gonna be gunning for me though...It's all right here...I can do whatever I want with anybody...still in the late rounds, I was still ...... continue reading
JEFF MAYWEATHER OPENS UP ABOUT ROGER MAYWEATHER'S HEATLH ISSUES: "THE GYM IS HIS SANCTUARY"
"That won't change. It won't get better; it will only get worse with time. We just have to brace ourselves and be here for him as much as possible... The gym is his sanctuary. As long as he's in the gym, he's fine. That's the one ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] DUSTY HERNANDEZ-HARRISON BREAKS DOWN KOVALEV VS. WARD: "IT'S ALL ON ANDRE WARD"
"I honestly think it's all on Andre Ward...as long as he doesn't get comfortable, as long as he doesn't get relaxed...Kovalev hits hard enough to change it...maybe Kovalev gives him a scare," stated welterweight contender Dusty ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ANTHONY CROLLA ANALYZES LOSS TO JORGE LINARES; EAGER FOR IMMEDIATE REMATCH: "HE ROCKED ME...I WANT THE REMATCH"
"He hit me with a hell of a shot and he absolutely, you know, he rocked me...I lost a close fight...just disappointment...that's the fight I want...I want the rematch...I'm still learning; I'm still improving," stated former world ...... continue reading
JORGE LINARES DEFEATS ANTHONY CROLLA VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION; CAPTURES WBA LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
Jorge Linares relieved Anthony Crolla of the WBA lightweight belt by unanimous decision in Manchester Arena on Saturday. Linares, the Venezuelan based in Tokyo, hurt a knuckle in his right hand in the sixth round but wasn't being hurt by Crolla, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER COMMENTS ON CHARGES BEING DROPPED: "GOTTA COUNT MY BLESSINGS"
"When you talking about two charges that will get you twenty to thirty years...I'm not proud to say this, but I've been through that situation before...I'm just blessed, man...gotta count my blessings and cherish my blessings," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] DUSTY HERNANDEZ-HARRISON GUNNING FOR A BIG FIGHT; TALKS LATEST WIN, ROC NATION, AND FUTURE PLANS
"He was supposed to be the bigger guy, but he wasn't...he's a lot better than he was...everybody at Roc Nation kind of stepped up a little bit...we're ready...we're pushing for big fights...just waiting for one to come along," stated ...... continue reading
TREY LIPPE MORRISON STOPS LATIMORE IN FIRST; "HOT ROD" KALAJDZIC GETS 5TH ROUND TKO OVER PETERKIN
On a night when undefeated heavyweight Trey Lippe Morrison won his television debut and Ivan "The Beast" Baranchyk and Ivan "The Volk" Golub remained unbeaten, light heavyweight Radivoje "Hot Rod" Kalajdzic regained his winning ways by registering a ...... continue reading