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ALGIERI EXPECTS TO WIN EVERY ROUND VS. PACQUIAO

Chris Algieri discusses his upcoming showdown with Manny Pacquiao.

DIRRELL READY FOR THE BIG NAMES AT 168

Andre Dirrell discusses his future plans as he eyes the big names at 168.

DANNY GARCIA EYES BIG 2015

Danny Garcia discusses his future plans and much more!

KHAN LOOKS TO EARN HIS SHOT AT MAYWEATHER

Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander: Will the winner earn a shot at Floyd Mayweather?

TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR "ROYAL BATTLE: KHAN VS. ALEXANDER" TRIPLEHEADER ON DECEMBER 13

The stars of boxing's present and future will be out in full force at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, when Golden Boy Promotions in association with Khan Promotions and The Great Promotions present a SHOWTIME ...... continue reading

AUSTIN TROUT, CHRIS ARREOLA, ANTONIO TARVER, SERGIO MORA AND MORE FIGHTING ON DECEMBER 11 ESPN BOXING SPECIAL

"NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" a three-hour ESPN Boxing Special televised LIVE on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Advance tickets starting at $55.00 can be purchased through the Pechanga Resort and Casino website ...... continue reading

CHRIS ALGIERI DISCUSSES MANNY PACQUIAO CLASH: "I'M AHEAD OF SCHEDULE...I'M LOOKING TO WIN EVERY SINGLE ROUND"

"They're seeing a much more rested guy, a guy who's coming into training sessions hungry to learn and get better, and my coaches are saying it every day, I'm ahead of schedule. We are ahead of where we wanted to be...as you can see, ...... continue reading

ANDRE DIRRELL: "I'M GOING TO MAKE A LOT OF NOISE...I'M LOOKING FOR ALL THE BIG NAMES"

"You have the chance to mix up the 168-pound division once again. Once I get up and get going and the crowd is finally saying Andre Dirrell is back in action, they're going to feel like it's a brand new division. They're going to be ...... continue reading

WILLIE MONROE JR. SOUNDS OFF: "FLOYD GETS CRITICIZED FOR FIGHTING SOMEBODY BETTER THAN ALGIERI, BUT PACQUIAO GETS A PASS"

"I think people should give Floyd the credit he deserves. These casual fans have to understand the state of boxing right now. It's a fight that everybody wants [Mayweather/Pacquiao]. Me, as a fighter myself, it's a fight that I want to see ...... continue reading

BEFORE THEY WERE PROS: JOHN SCULLY RECALLS ROY JONES JR. VS. GERALD MCCLELLAN AMATEUR FIGHT

[As told by John Scully] I remember when Roy Jones and Gerald McClennan fought, and to be honest with you, there are very few people in the world who can say they were actually there, and the ones that were there, only about half of them were ...... continue reading

PAULIE MALIGNAGGI: "THURMAN AND KHAN, RIGHT NOW, PRESENT A PUZZLE I THINK WOULD BE DIFFICULT FOR FLOYD MAYWEATHER OF 2014/2015 TO SOLVE"

"I think Thurman has shown, little by little, he's gotten a lot better because physically he's very strong, but also he's a fighter who you can see he adapts in the fights. When he kind of runs into a little trouble, and yeah, he has run ...... continue reading

ANDRE DIRRELL RECALLS AMATEUR FIGHTS WITH GENNADY GOLOVKIN; LOOKING FORWARD TO FUTURE FIGHT: "MY EXPERIENCE WITH HIM WAS LEFT UNDONE"

"I actually fought him twice. I fought him in Mississippi and I came out with the decision in that one. And I fought him maybe 3 months later in the Olympics and I believe I won that fight, but didn't [get the win]. I remember him being a pretty ...... continue reading

SERGEY KOVALEV: "MY HANDS ARE MY WEAPONS...HOPKINS THINK THAT I ONLY HAVE TWO BULLETS, BUT I WILL BRING SOME MORE"

"My hands are my weapons. It's my weapon in the ring. Hopkins think that I only have two bullets but I will bring some more," stated WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, who opened up his camp to the media today in ...... continue reading

ANDRZEJ FONFARA VS. DOUDOU NGUMBU FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Virtually all corners of the world were represented at Thursday's final press conference at the W Hotel in Chicago for this Saturday's SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition tripleheader from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Warsaw, Poland native and ...... continue reading

RICARDO WILLIAMS CONTINUES ON THE COMEBACK TRAIL WITH HOMETOWN FIGHT ON NOVEMBER 7

Live boxing returns to Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati on Friday, Nov. 7 for another action-packed night of boxing presented by Ohio's largest boxing promoter, R&R Promotions. The Friday Night Fights event will feature boxers William Jackson, ...... continue reading

CZAR GLAZKOV: "I AM VERY EXCITED TO BE ON THE BIG CARD IN ATLANTIC CITY"

Ahead of his bout on the undercard of Hopkins-Kovalev on Nov. 8, Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov and his team reflected on his last outing. On Aug. 9,Glazkov defeated Derric Rossy via majority decision, but the fight was much closer than anyone predicted. ...... continue reading

BILLY DIB: "ONE STEP AT A TIME...I PLAN ON WINNING ANOTHER CROWN"

Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) featherweight champion Billy "The Kid" Dib (37-3, 21 KOs) will not be trick-or-treating tomorrow night (Friday) at home in Australia. Instead, he'll be dressed in trunks and wearing boxing gloves for ...... continue reading

ANDRE DIRRELL EAGER FOR REMATCH WITH CARL FROCH: "I WANT TO PROVE TO THE WORLD THAT I DON'T HAVE A BLEMISH ON MY RECORD"

"I talked about [Carl] Froch getting out of the game. I know he's talking about retirement and I know every fight that he has from here on in that he's definitely looking at retirement because I seen it online. I'm just hoping we can ...... continue reading

SADAM ALI ON LUIS ABREGU CLASH: "HE'S TRYING TO KNOCK ME OFF, BUT I'M NOT GOING TO GO ANYWHERE"

"He's tough and very strong and hungry. I'm in his way, but really he's actually in my way at the same time and it's going to be a great fight. He's trying to knock me off, but I'm not going to go anywhere...I just gotta be ...... continue reading

CHRIS ALGIERI EXPLAINS WHY HE CHOSE BOXING OVER MIXED MARTIAL ARTS AFTER HIS KICKBOXING CAREER

"That never crossed my mind. I respect the hell out of the guys who compete in the sport. It takes a tremendous amount of discipline and hard work. There's so many aspects to that game, but for me to want to be an MMA fighter, never a day in ...... continue reading

IRAN BARKLEY: "NOTHING IS GONNA KEEP ME DOWN"

FightHype.com was able to briefly catch up with former middleweight champion Iran "The Blade" Barkley to get an update on his health after the recent scare he had. Although his nurse walked in during the conversation to perform further tests, ...... continue reading

DAVID LEMIEUX: "I'M GOING TO BE A BEAST ON DECEMBER 6...TRIPLE G, THERE'S A NEW NAME THAT'S COMING IN"

"I'm going to be a beast on December 6 and it's going to be dangerous. I can't wait...Not everybody knows me here, but after December 6, you will. If you're worried about Triple G, there's a new name that's coming ...... continue reading

[VIDEO GALLERY] BERNARD HOPKINS MEDIA DAY RECAP AHEAD OF SERGEY KOVALEV CLASH

FightHype.com was on hand at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where WBA & IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins held a media workout as he continues to prepare for his upcoming unification with WBO light heavyweight ...... continue reading

ANDRZEJ FONFARA: "I JUST WANT TO WIN THE FIGHT...MY NEXT STEP IS THE REMATCH WITH STEVENSON"

Hometown favorite Andrzej "The Polish Prince" Fonfara,  France's Doudou Ngumbu, WBO Bantamweight World Champion Tomoki Kameda and Interim WBO Bantamweight Champ Alejandro Hernandez worked out for the media on Wednesday at Oakley Fight Club ...... continue reading

GABRIEL ROSADO: "RECORDS CAN BE DECEIVING...DAVID LEMIEUX WILL LEARN THAT FIRST HAND"

Golden Boy Promotions returns to its East Coast home - Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, December 6 with a special HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader. In the 12-round main event, rising Canadian star David Lemieux will defend his NABF ...... continue reading

TYSON FURY ON DERECK CHISORA: "ONCE I START DETONATING BIG RIGHT HANDS...HE'LL QUICKLY FALL INTO A PILE OF RUBBLE"

Tyson Fury is following Hollywood star Brad Pitt into action and is ready for war against heavyweight rival Dereck Chisora. Pitt tops the box-office in the UK with his hit movie Fury about an army sergeant in World War Two who commands a tank with a ...... continue reading

CHRIS ALGIERI SAYS MANNY PACQUIAO HAS MORE HOLES IN HIS STYLE THAN MOST FIGHTERS AND HE PLANS TO EXPLOIT THEM

"My coaches have studied a tremendous amount of tape. You know, everybody has holes, and to tell you the truth, Manny has more than most, so we just gotta capitalize on those specific holes and tendencies. So far in sparring, we've had some ...... continue reading

EDDIE CHAMBERS WOULD LOVE TO TEST ANTHONY JOSHUA IN 2015

Former world heavyweight title challenger 'Fast' Eddie Chambers likes what he has seen of fast-rising prospect Anthony Joshua, but fears his run of soft opposition may only serve to hurt him in the future. The 32-year-old Chambers, once of ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS SAYS SERGEY KOVALEV IS A THREAT AND "WON'T BE AN EASY FIGHT", BUT "IT MIGHT LOOK EASY"

"He's a dangerous puncher. He has over 90% knockout rating, and anybody who fights this guy has an opportunity to not be the same. That's real. And we don't want to take nothing away from what this guy is now...we don't want no one ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS PREACHES ON CRITICS, KNOWING YOUR VALUE, AND THE POLITICS OF BOXING

"It doesn't really bother me one way or the other whether somebody root for me or they don't. I'm not controlled by peoples opinion about me...when you know your value, that's called negotiations. You can go to the table with ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] CONFIDENT HOPKINS SAYS HE CAN BEAT ANY FIGHTER IN ANY WEIGHT CLASS: "AND THAT'S NOT BEING COCKY"

"I don't get caught up to what another guy might and can do. I train, I study, I know me. There's no fighter in the world that I will not put my record up to beat them any given day in this era in any class, and that's how I feel. And ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA DISCUSSES THE LEGACY OF BERNARD HOPKINS: "PUT HIM TOP 10 ALL-TIME GREATS IN ANY ERA"

"Hopkins always has the motivation no matter who he's facing...he's a machine...he's already one of the all-time greats...a win over Kovalev will once again solidify Hopkins as one of the all-time greats...you have to probably put him ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS SAYS HE REUNITED GOLDEN BOY AND HBO TO SPARK THE FLAME FOR MORE BIG FIGHTS

"This fight has a lot of politics and a lot of historic things wrapped up around it that I never had really in any fight in a long time...one is of course Golden Boy and the Cold War, and then second, I was the last fighter that left that was on HBO ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA DOESN'T THINK BERNARD HOPKINS WILL RETIRE ANY TIME SOON: "HE'S A FREAK OF NATURE"

"Hopkins hasn't shown me any sign of him slowing down whatsoever...there's no sign of him slowing down. Lately I've seen signs of him increasing his stamina, his punching power, his speed; he's a freak of nature," stated Golden Boy ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS ON AMERICAN SUPPORT: "THEY'D RATHER A RUSSIAN BEAT ME THAN ME BEAT HIM"

"I think I get my just due in Philadelphia. I don't think I get my just due in sport wide around the world...I believe I'm respected, but I believe it's just a thing where boxing is not looked amongst the top American sports...I ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA ON THE MOMENT HE KNEW IT WAS TIME TO RETIRE: "AFTER I GOT MY BUTT KICKED FROM PACQUIAO"

"After I got my butt kicked from Pacquiao. I just knew. I even knew beforehand...when you start getting beat up by your sparring partners, then that's a sign," stated Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, who joked about the moment he ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS EXPLAINS WHY HE'S HAVING THE BEST TIME OF HIS CAREER RIGHT NOW AT AGE 49

"I know the difference between, even with success Naazim, between this and between that. I'm having the best time in the last 5 or 6 years that I had in my whole career, even with the accolades of success. The best time," stated WBA & IBF ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS SHOWS HE STILL GOT JUMP ROPE SKILLS AT AGE 49 AHEAD OF KOVALEV CLASH

FightHype.com was on hand at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where WBA & IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins held a media workout as he continues to prepare for his upcoming unification with WBO light heavyweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA SAYS RICHARD SCHAEFER WAS BUILDING WALLS, BUT HE'S BUILDING BRIDGES

"We're not about building walls. We're about building bridges...the last management that I had, they were building walls and it wasn't good for boxing...now, we're working with HBO, we're working with Showtime, we're working ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS HITS THE MITTS DURING MEDIA DAY AHEAD OF SERGEY KOVALEV CLASH

FightHype.com was on hand at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where WBA & IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins held a media workout as he continues to prepare for his upcoming unification with WBO light heavyweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA RECALLS HOW BERNARD HOPKINS BEAT HIM PSYCHOLOGICALLY: "HE MADE ME COMPLACENT"

"This guy made me think; made me overconfident...I was 10, 15 years younger than him...he made me think if I just get by training camp, I don't have to do extra, I don't have to run extra miles or train harder...I can take this guy on; ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS WORKS THE HEAVY BAG IN PREPARATION FOR SERGEY KOVALEV CLASH

FightHype.com was on hand at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where WBA & IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins held a media workout as he continues to prepare for his upcoming unification with WBO light heavyweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA ON BERNARD HOPKINS: "HE'S TOYING WITH YOUNG FIGHTERS...PSYCHOLOGICALLY HE BREAKS YOU"

"It's discipline...there's more to it, but that has a lot to do with it...I want to say he's fighting with no pressure...he's toying with young fighters half his age and for Hopkins, it starts outside the ring. Psychologically, he ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERNARD HOPKINS SHOWS OFF SPEED AND TIMING ON SPEED BAG DURING MEDIA DAY AHEAD OF SERGEY KOVALEV CLASH

FightHype.com was on hand at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where WBA & IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins held a media workout as he continues to prepare for his upcoming unification with WBO light heavyweight ...... continue reading