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
[VIDEO] RAY BRADLEY NOT ON THE GOLOVKIN BANDWAGON YET: "I WANT TO SEE THAT YOUNG MAN TESTED...ANDRE WARD"
"Man, I want to see that young man tested...Andre Ward. Now if he beat Andre Ward, which ain't gonna happen, then guess what...I'ma jump on the bandwagon. Right now, I ain't on his bandwagon," stated Ray Bradley, father and trainer of ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY DISCUSSES TOP RANK AND GOLDEN BOY WORKING TOGETHER
"It's great for the sport, it's great for the boxing fans...the fans are not stupid, man...I don't know if you look at the pay-per-view revenue nowadays; it's not the same...the fans are tired of buying bullcrap fights. They want to ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MAURICIO HERRERA INSISTS JOSE BENAVIDEZ JR. ISN'T READY: "I'M GOING TO SHOW WHY THEY CALL ME EL MAESTRO"
"They're always confident. Like another, Danny Garcia was confident. They go in the ring and they're surprised. They get surprised at the experience...it's gonna be a lot of new things for him, so he's going to have to really be ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOSE BENAVIDEZ JR. CAN'T WAIT FOR SHOT AT MAURICIO HERRERA: "I'VE BEEN READY...I'M A BETTER FIGHTER"
"I've been ready for this moment since I first started boxing. It's like a dream come true for me...he's a good fighter, I don't take nothing from him, but I think I'm a better fighter...when they told me I was gonna fight him, I ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM DOESN'T THINK LEGAL ISSUES OF MIKE ALVARADO WILL PREVENT RUBBER MATCH WITH BRANDON RIOS
"I think that those legal issues will not be an impediment to the fight and we're checking with Mike's lawyer now to assure us that will not be an impediment," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, who seems confident that the legal issues ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY ON KELL BROOK: "I CALL HIM A MASTER AT THE BASICS...A SOLID FIGHTER"
"Kell Brook's a good fighter...I'll fight anybody...Kell Brook is a really good fighter. I call him a master at the basics. He's a master at the basics. Great jab, great straight right hand, step back left hook...he's very, very ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MAURICIO HERRERA VOWS TO "HAUNT" AND "CHASE" DANNY GARCIA FOR ENTIRE CAREER UNTIL HE GETS REMATCH
"Our goal is to get a belt at 140 and still move up to 147 and still chase Danny. I think I'm gonna haunt him for his whole career. I don't want him to let this go," stated interim WBA jr. welterweight champion Mauricio Herrera, who made it ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY SHOWS INJURY SUSTAINED IN PACQUIAO REMATCH; REFLECTS ON PERFORMANCE
"I tore my gastro off, which is a large muscle...during the fight, second round...that's how it goes, man...I was out on a mission to beat Manny Pacquiao, to knock him out. I continued on to fight hard...I'm not going to quit, man," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM DOESN'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO; SAYS HE HASN'T TALKED TO AL HAYMON IN YEARS
"I don't want to talk about any negotiations or lack of negotiations because any time I say something, that's used as an excuse to not do the fight, so I'm not saying anything until the fight gets done or doesn't get done...a number ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY EXPLAINS WHY HE BELIEVES HE CAN COMPETE WITH THE BIG NAMES AT 154 OR 160
"Boxing is about skill. I walk around anywhere from 65, 170; sometimes 175 if I'm really getting it...I can get diesel, dude, without even lifting weights...I got a big frame...I'll probably actually have more punching power going up in ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY TALKS ABOUT HAVING VICTOR ORTIZ IN CAMP; OFFERS ADVICE AND SAYS HE'LL BE BACK
"I haven't sparred Vic Ortiz yet...he's a very funny guy, very nice kid...he's just gotta believe in himself even when people don't believe in him...stay focused on the task in front of him and don't have any distractions," ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ DISCUSSES TRAINING VICTOR ORTIZ: "I BASICALLY READ HIM HIS RIGHT"
"I brought him to my house and I basically read him his rights...I basically told him, 'Right now, the world of boxing don't believe in you. The world of boxing thinks you're a quitter. The world of boxing thinks you don't belong in ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] RAY BRADLEY TALKS BRADLEY VS. CHAVES; SAYS EXPECT "EXPLOSIVE, FAST HANDS AND INTELLIGENCE"
"What I told him, whatever you do, you gotta work to get. If a man can't work, he can't eat. It's simple as that. It's in the Bible...it don't matter who he fight. He gonna give everybody a hell of a fight and he gonna come out ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY BREAKS DOWN PACQUIAO VS. ALGIERI; SAYS ALGIERI WILL BE NERVOUS
"Pacquiao has experience...Algieri, young fighter, full of confidence...fought a heck of a fight against Ruslan Provodnikov...he is capable of changing the game plan and figuring it out in there, but at the same time, he's in there with a real ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY WARNS DIEGO CHAVES: "YOU DON'T WANT TO MESS WITH ME WITH DIRTY TACTICS"
"You don't want to mess with me with dirty tactics, man. What you do to me, I'ma do to you. That's just how it works...they just need to make sure they have a ref who can control the action," stated former welterweight champion Timothy ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM ON CONTRACT DISPUTE WITH CHAVEZ JR.: "WE'RE HOPEFUL WE CAN ARRANGE A BIG FIGHT"
"We're hopeful that we can arrange a big fight for him early next year and we're optimistic that we can do that...an athlete's career is limited...I'm optimistic that Chavez will fight early next year in a big fight," stated Hall of ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY BELIEVES DIEGO CHAVES CLASH WILL BE A "RUSLAN TYPE" FIGHT
"This is another Ruslan type fight. He's a bigger guy, you know, a puncher coming in to knock me off my pedestal...he's a big threat," stated former welterweight champion Timothy Bradley, who talked about his upcoming December 13 clash with ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM NOT CONCERNED ABOUT KHAN VS. ALEXANDER GOING HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH BRADLEY VS. CHAVES ON DECEMBER 13
"I don't see it as direct competition. I mean, we're holding the fight at The Cosmopolitan. It's a relatively small venue, it'll be sold out, and if Showtime wants to go with any kind of card against this card on the 13th, that's ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. DIEGO CHAVES PRESS CONFERENCE
FightHype.com was on the scene as former welterweight champion Timothy Bradley, who faces welterweight contender Diego Chaves, as well as interim WBA jr. welterweight champion Mauricio Herrera and undefeated challenger Jose Benavidez, held a press ...... continue reading
KEVIN CUNNINGHAM ON ALEXANDER FACING KHAN: "WE'RE DEFINITELY GEARING UP FOR IT...WE'RE GETTING THE BEST AMIR KHAN THERE IS"
"It's two of the bigger names in the division. It's a fight that both fighters need and it's a fight that I think the fans want to see. We're definitely gearing up for it. I know Amir's going to be ready, so I think it's a ...... continue reading
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY FOR BRADLEY VS. CHAVEZ/HERRERA VS. BENAVIDEZ
Former two-division world champion TIMOTHY "Desert Storm" BRADLEY JR. returns to the ring where he will battle one-time interim welterweight world champion DIEGO "La Joya" CHAVES in a 12-round welterweight rumble, Saturday, December 13, inside The ...... continue reading
GOOSSEN PROMOTIONS REVIVES "LIVE AT THE LODGE" TO HONOR DAN GOOSSEN
World Class Professional Boxing will return to the legendary Sportsmen's Lodge in honor of DAN GOOSSEN on Thursday, November 20th. Presented by Goossen Promotions in association with the world famous Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, ...... continue reading
KHAN VS. ALEXANDER, ANDRADE VS. CHARLO, AND THURMAN VS. BUNDU TRIPLEHEADER EYED FOR DECEMBER 13
According to multiple sources, a welterweight showdown between former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan and former welterweight champion Devon Alexander is in the works for December 13 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...... continue reading