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BOXING'S CHRISTMAS WISH LIST HEADING INTO 2015

Check out the Boxing Observer's Christmas Wish List for 2015.

MAYWEATHER TALKS PACQUIAO, ARUM, DE LA HOYA

Floyd Mayweather speaks in depth on Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, and Oscar De La Hoya

IS KHAN THE MAN TO BEAT MAYWEATHER?

Is Amir Khan the toughest challenge for Floyd Mayweather?

EXCLUSIVE: FLOYD MAYWEATHER OPENS UP

Floyd Mayweather exclusive about Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, and recent tragedy.

OBSERVE AND FIGHT: BOXING'S CHRISTMAS WISH LIST HEADING INTO 2015

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. It's Christmas week and I've got a few requests for jolly ole ...... continue reading

TERRELL GAUSHA: "MAYBE LATE FEBRUARY...BE LOOKING FOR ME TO STEP IT UP NEXT YEAR IN COMPETITION"

"We already talking about maybe late February. I get some time to spend with my family. I had to train through the holidays, so now I get to go back home and spend some time with my daughter and my family and then go back at it to have another 6 or ...... continue reading

JESUS CUELLAR RETAINS TITLE WITH BRUTAL 5TH-ROUND KO OF RUBEN TAMAYO

Aggressive-minded Jesus "El Jinete" Cuellar (26-1, 20 KOs), of Santa Fe, Argentina, won his ninth in a row and retained his interim WBA Featherweight Championship for a third time with a rock-solid fifth-round knockout over fellow southpaw Ruben ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SAYS HE WON'T FIGHT KELL BROOK BECAUSE HE'S VERY DISRESPECTFUL: "HE'S NOT ON MY LEVEL"

"He's not on my level...To be honest with you, I won't even fight him because he's very disrespectful...if he was cool and he was being respectful, I would, but I'm not going to bother fighting him," stated former jr. welterweight ...... continue reading

GARY ANTONIO RUSSELL: "I HAVE TO WIN FLAWLESS...GOTTA LOOK GOOD WITH IT"

"The losses I took as an amateur that I might not ever get back, I can't think about that. We're going to move forward and see what we can accomplish as a pro... I feel good at 118. I think 118 will be a good weight for me because of my ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN QUESTIONS FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S LEGACY: "HE WILL NEVER BE SEEN AS A LEGEND IN THE SPORT"

"If that happens...he will never be seen as a legend in the sport or he'll never be seen like the likes of Sugar Ray Leonard...Mayweather is never going to be one of them fighters like the Tommy Hearns and Haglers and Leonards, he'll never ...... continue reading

ADONIS STEVENSON SCORES 5TH ROUND KNOCKOUT OF DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY

Adonis Stevenson defended his WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship for the fourth time with a devastating fifth-round knockout of Russian challenger Dmitry Sukhotskiy in the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION on Friday at Pepsi ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] WELCOME ABOARD AIR MAYWEATHER: FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S PRIVATE JET

"It feels good to have your own jet...I'm happy, I'm blessed...I'm investing like $50 million...life after boxing, you gotta be smart," stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather, who gave FightHype.com an exclusive ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN EXPLAINS WHY MAYWEATHER IS AN EASIER FIGHT THAN PACQUIAO USING SUGAR RAY LEONARD BLUEPRINT

"Pacquiao gets a little wild sometimes. With Mayweather, he's not a wild fighter...speed will break his shoulder defense...just have a look at when Sugar Ray Leonard fought his father...it beats anything. Speed is a key to break a lot of things ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SPEAKS MORE ON PACQUIAO SPARRING SESSIONS; BLOWS OFF COMMENTS MADE BY FREDDIE ROACH

"No disrespect to Freddie, he's a great trainer, but with Virgil, he'll make you just do so many drills...he trains you the way you're going to fight...I remember the wars I used to have in the Wild Card gym...I thought it was good to do ...... continue reading

CORNELIUS BUNDRAGE LIKES IDEA OF TIMOTHY BRADLEY SHOWDOWN: "WE WILL DEFINITELY WELCOME THE CHALLENGE"

"That's a fight that can happen. It can be body vs. body and somebody gonna win (laughing). But yeah, my man Bill was there. Listen, I know he's killing himself to make 147. I was out there in Los Angeles one day and I saw a picture and I ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SAYS HE'D WIN CHESS GAME WITH MAYWEATHER; NEVER HAD GAME PLANS UNTIL HE GOT WITH VIRGIL HUNTER

"It's a fight I can win...Mayweather can't punch. He'd never hurt me anyway. That fight'll be a game of chess. When it comes to a game of chess, nobody can beat me...when I went into the Garcia fight, I had not game plan. When I went ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN REFLECTS ON DEVON ALEXANDER WIN, IMPROVEMENTS UNDER VIRGIL HUNTER, AND MOVE TO 147

"Things started to click when the Collazo fight happened...seven pounds makes a massive difference...I feel so much stronger, smarter, fitter, wiser...I'm slowly getting better and better...I could see everything in slow motion, man...he ...... continue reading

BERMANE STIVERNE TALKS DEONTAY WILDER CLASH: "HE'S FOUGHT NOBODY...NOBODY WILL BEAT ME"

With one of the most potentially explosive, must-see heavyweight matchups in recent history less than a month away, hard-hitting WBC World Champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder ...... continue reading

DEONTAY WILDER TALKS BERMANE STIVERNE CLASH: "THIS IS MY TIME...MY HAND WILL BE RAISED AS THE NEW"

With one of the most potentially explosive, must-see heavyweight matchups in recent history less than a month away, hard-hitting WBC World Champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder ...... continue reading

AMIR KHAN TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "COME TO ENGLAND, I'LL SHOW YOU HOW BIG I AM"

"What I bring to the table is huge. I bring countries to the table, being a Muslim, being a Pakistani, having a huge fan base in India where they've got a billion people living there. Pakistan is half a billion. You've got England. Floyd ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS REFLECTS ON HIS CONNECTION WITH THE GARCIA FAMILY AND OXNARD

"When I was a kid, I asked God to help me be one of the most loved athletes, fighters, boxers, like my idol...me and Robert, we grew up together...I'll never forget them...I have that much love and respect for the Garcias," stated former jr. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] J'LEON LOVE ASKS WHO WOULD YOU RATHER WATCH ON MAY 2: MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO OR COTTO-CANELO?

"I still don't think you can take away Mayweather's fight...I would love to see Canelo and Cotto, but I'm a fan of boxing as well, like anybody else; I would love to see Mayweather-Pacquiao...who are you going to watch...if those two ...... continue reading

MIKE REED: "I'M GOING BACK TO WORK ON MY COMBINATION PUNCHES"

"I train so hard that when I was fighting 6 rounds, I knew that I could go 8 rounds. Now I believe that I can go from 8 rounds to 10 rounds fighting and that's the way that we take our training. We want to always be able to go on as the fight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DOMINIC WADE: "I'MA TRY TO GET HIM OUT OF THERE...I AIN'T GOT TIME TO PLAY"

"You can see me box a little bit more. You can see my stamina is prepared for this. You'll just see a smarter Dominic Wade...I expect it to be a tough fight, so I'm looking forward to going 10 rounds, but I hope it don't. Of course ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS TALKS TRAINING FIGHTERS AT FEROZ FIGHT FACTORY

"I opened Feroz Fight Factoray about a year ago...I made it in the hood. Why? Because if there wasn't a gym in La Colonia where I got a chance in the hood, there would be no Fernando Vargas...I got great talent that's in my hands right now," ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER IN-DEPTH EXCLUSIVE ON MANNY PACQUIAO, BOB ARUM, AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA

FightHype.com recently caught up with undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who had a lot to say regarding a potential showdown with 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. You don't want to miss what he had to say in this ...... continue reading

TEDDY ATLAS ON ANDRE WARD SITUATION: "I HATE TO SEE HIM ON THE SIDELINES"

"Athletes, and particularly fighters, have a small window of opportunity in their workplace and their profession and you hate to see any of that window wasted or lost. I hated to see some of that window lost with Muhammad Ali, where it was taken ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS GIVES PROPS TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER; TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO

"Nobody's gonna beat Money May. He's too smart...it's still going to be one of those crazy revenue-making fights...I guarantee you that'll be Mayweather's last fight of his contract with Showtime," stated former jr. middleweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BILLY BRISCOE TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO; SAYS NEITHER FIGHTER IS SCARED...JUST BUSINESS

"I don't think that fight's ever going to happen, and if it does, it'll probably happen as Mayweather's 50th fight...as far as Floyd being scared of Pacquiao, I don't see it. As far as Pacquiao being scared of Floyd, I don't ...... continue reading

FLOYD MAYWEATHER RESPONDS TO MANNY PACQUIAO: "IT'S NOT CALLED SLUGGING...HE MUST KNOW THAT HE'S NOT GOING TO WIN"

"I think me and Baldomir did better numbers than him and the undefeated fighter Algieri...Last time I checked, it's not called slugging; it's called boxing. I mean, that's what happened in the Marquez fight. You was trying to play tough ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS WOULD'VE LOVED TO FOUGHT CANELO ALVAREZ; PICKS COTTO TO BEAT HIM

"After my fight with Ike Quartey, I would've loved to fight Canelo. If there was time reversed and we're in a time capsule and we went back to the future or back in time, I would love to be able to fight Canelo after my fight with Ike ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SHOWS OFF $110,000 POST-FIGHT TREAT; A LOT OF SIMILARITIES TO MAYWEATHER

"This is worth $110,000...we have a lot of similarities...every fight, I like to treat myself," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who showed off the watch he treated himself to following his dominant unanimous decision victory over ...... continue reading

JULIAN WILLIAMS: "I JUST WANNA WIN IMPRESSIVELY...I'M EXPECTING A TOUGH FIGHT"

"I just wanna win impressively. I want to go in here and be better than I was the last fight and win. I'm expecting a tough fight. I kind of think a lot of people overlooking this kid [Edgar Ortega], but I'm not overlooking him because I ...... continue reading

TEDDY ATLAS BREAKS DOWN MOST RECENT PERFORMANCES OF MANNY PACQUIAO AND FLOYD MAYWEATHER

"I don't think Pacquiao is the same fighter...Quite frankly, he left himself open with this kid Algieri. It was a one-sided fight, but there were spots there when he was coming in from too far away or looping his aggression and he was getting ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS TALKS REUNION WITH OSCAR DE LA HOYA: "ME AND OSCAR ARE GOING TO BE DOING BUSINESS"

"It was great, man...I was invited by Golden Boy...he invited me...we sat down and started watching the fights...we started talking business...we respect each other...we have common respect for one another, so we're going to do some ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BILLY BRISCOE ON GABRIEL ROSADO: "HE'S A WARRIOR...JUST FOUGHT THE WRONG FIGHT"

"I trained Gabriel Rosado his whole career...boxing's boxing, man...rule number one in this game is protect yourself at all times, right. Rule number two is never forget rule number one. Okay, I go for the fighter, but I also go for the ...... continue reading

MANNY PACQUIAO TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "NOWHERE TO RUN BUT TO FIGHT ME...ENGAGE ME IN A SLUGFEST"

"He [Mayweather] has reached a dead end. He has nowhere to run but to fight me," stated 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who recently responded to the challenge of undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to face him in his next ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SUITE EXCLUSIVE DAY AFTER ALEXANDER WIN PART 2: A MESSAGE TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER

"With Floyd being a superstar, I'm a superstar in my country...we have a lot of similarities...if we did cross paths...look, Floyd, I think it's time now. I think I've proven myself and I think we should get that big fight on," stated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BERTO, JUDAH, QUILLIN, PORTER AND SPENCE TALK BLACK OUT BOXING IN LAS VEGAS

A decorated group of boxing stars met over the weekend to discuss the Black Out Boxing movement and their opinions on what could and should be done to address the issues facing communities across the country. Former two-time world champion Andre ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SUITE EXCLUSIVE DAY AFTER ALEXANDER WIN PART 1: "I DON'T THINK ANYONE CAN BEAT ME"

"I was the one who was slicker...We fought him at his own game and beat him at his own game...I've proven to everyone that, look, even if we had fought last December, I would've beat him...I won nearly every round of the fight and it was ...... continue reading

OBSERVE AND FIGHT: AMIR KHAN JUST MIGHT BE FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S TOUGHEST CHALLENGE

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

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. ON MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "THERE AIN'T NOTHING TO SPEAK ABOUT"

"That's out of my control. I don't know whether they're going to fight or not...I won't speak about it...there ain't nothing to speak about," stated world-class trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., who was tight-lipped about whether or ...... continue reading

[VIDEO GALLERY] AMIR KHAN VS. DEVON ALEXANDER VIDEO COVERAGE

Over the weekend, FightHype's Luis Sandoval was on the scene at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada where former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan scored a dominant unanimous decision victory over former welterweight champion Devon ...... continue reading

[VIDEO GALLERY] TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. DIEGO CHAVES VIDEO COVERAGE

Over the weekend, FightHype's Adrian Valdez was on the scene at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada where former welterweight champion Timothy Bradley fought to a controversial draw with welterweight contender Diego Chaves. Check out all the ...... continue reading