RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV DROPS AND STOPS JOSE LUIS CASTILLO IN 5
Moments ago at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, former jr. welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov defeated Jose Luis Castillo, dropping and stopping the former lightweight champion in the 5th round. It didn't take long for Provodnkov to ...... continue reading
CHRIS EUBANK JR. AND BILLY JOE SAUNDERS LOOK TO STEAL THE SHOW ON SOLD-OUT CARD HEADLINED BY DERECK CHISORA AND TYSON FURY
Rising middleweight sensations Chris Eubank Jr and Billy Joe Saunders will be out to steal the show on a truly mouth-watering evening of boxing this Saturday, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Taking place at a 20,000 sell-out at ExCel London the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] SAM WATSON ON MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "FLOYD WANTS TO FIGHT HIM REAL BAD...THAT'S ALL HE TALKS ABOUT"
"Floyd wants to fight him real bad. Floyd, that's all he talks about is fighting Manny Pacquiao, so once the deal is set and done, you're going to be seeing the biggest fight you ever saw in your life," stated Sam Watson, who shared his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN TALKS ABOUT HOW HIS RELIGION IMPACTS HIS CAREER: "I'M PROUD TO BE MUSLIM"
"I'm proud to be muslim and I don't shy away from questions when people ask me...look, there's always good and bad in every religion...I want people to follow my footsteps...it's good to be spiritual and it's good to have that ...... continue reading
TYSON FURY: "BEATING DERECK, I WILL ENSURE I'M MANDATORY...I DON'T THINK WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO WILL FIGHT ME"
Charismatic heavyweight Tyson Fury has claimed that Wladimir Klitschko will avoid fighting him should he overcome Dereck Chisora in their world title eliminator this weekend. The Manchester banger steps into the ring with Chisora this Saturday night ...... continue reading
DERECK CHISORA: "IT'S MY TIME TO CORRECT HISTORY...IT'S GOING TO BE A WAR"
Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury say all the talking is done and business will be settled in the ring this Saturday (29th November) night in front of 20,000 fans at a sold-out ExCeL London in their WBO World Heavyweight title eliminator. Chisora also ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN EXPLAINS HOW SEEING ANDRE WARD AT THE OLYMPICS INFLUENCED HIS DECISION TO WORK WITH VIRGIL HUNTER
"I saw him fight and I thought he was a great fighter. I've been always following Andre's career from then and that's how, in a way, I got hooked up with Virgil Hunter because I used to always look at Andre's fighting style and how ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FIND OUT WHAT JUNK FOOD AMIR KHAN CRAVES AND WHAT HE HATES WHILE TRAINING
"What happens is when you start training and you work hard, you start craving sugars and stuff, so it gets a little bit difficult," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who revealed his favorite junk food and what he hates to consume ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV MEDIA WORKOUT
Earlier today, "The Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov held a media workout ahead of his upcoming clash this Friday, November 28, with former two-time world champion Jose Luis Castillo. Check out how he looks just days before the showdown. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOSE LUIS CASTILLO MEDIA WORKOUT
Earlier today, former two-time world champion Jose Luis Castillo held a media workout ahead of his upcoming clash this Friday, November 28, with "The Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov. Check out how he looks just days before the showdown. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MICKEY ROURKE MEDIA WORKOUT
Earlier today, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Mickey Rourke held a media workout ahead of his upcoming return to the ring after 20 years this Friday, November 28. Check out how he looks just days before the 62-year-old steps into the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN WANTS TO SEND A STATEMENT TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER IN HIS HOME AT THE MGM; PLANS TO BEAT ALEXANDER IN STYLE
"I'm not one to shy away from a fight. I could've taken an easier fight and still got the big fights that I wanted...it's all about winning this fight in style...it's the home of boxing for Floyd; I think it's good for me to go ...... continue reading
NO JOINT TRAINING CAMPS FOR MIGUEL COTTO AND MANNY PACQUIAO SAYS FREDDIE ROACH
"No, I don't think we're gonna do a joint training camp. I want to keep those two guys a little bit separate because they both deserve individual time," stated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who made it clear that he has no intentions ...... continue reading
BILL WALLER: "I GOT A LOT OF RESPECT FOR AL HAYMON...IT'S ALL ABOUT THE ATHLETE"
"I got a lot of respect for Al Haymon. I got a lot of respect for him because he thinks about the boxer too, just like he thought about the entertainers. He paid the entertainers well. We both have the same vision. It's all about the athlete at ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN ON A MARCOS MAIDANA REMATCH: "THE FIGHT CAN HAPPEN AGAIN...I'VE NEVER SAID NO TO ANY OPPONENT"
"I'm on the top of everyone's list...I think the fight can happen again...let's get past this fight against Devon...get a good win against Devon, hopefully I'm going to get the big one against Floyd, and then if Maidana is still ...... continue reading
FLOYD MAYWEATHER TAKES JAB AT MANNY PACQUIAO; RUMORS OF NEGOTIATIONS APPEAR TO BE UNFOUNDED
Undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather has taken to social media to take another jab at 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. Despite reports from members of Team Pacquiao that negotiations for a mega-fight have resumed, Mayweather ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TERENCE CRAWFORD TURKEY GIVEAWAY: "IT'S ALWAYS IMPORTANT FOR A POSITIVE ROLE MODEL TO GIVE BACK"
Just days before he steps into the ring to defend his title, WBO lightweight champion Terence Crawford held a turkey giveaway for his community at his gym, B&B Boxing Academy. Check out the scene as Crawford handed out over 200 turkeys. ...... continue reading
ABNER MARES AND JERMALL CHARLO ADDED TO KHAN VS. ALEXANDER SHOWTIME TELEVISED CARD
With the holiday season fast approaching, boxing fans will have plenty to celebrate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, as the star-studded "ROYAL BATTLE: Khan vs. Alexander" has grown to a quadrupleheader. Added ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN EXPLAINS WHY HE HAS FASTER HANDS THAN PACQUIAO, MAYWEATHER, AND EVERYONE ELSE IN BOXING
"My hands were a lot faster. Freddie said the same thing. Freddie agreed with me. I had faster hands. I think I have the fastest hands in boxing by far...I don't think there's anyone who's as quick as me in boxing," stated former jr. ...... continue reading
BILL "DOLLAR BILL" WALLER: "START PREPARING FOR ROUND 13...THEY CALL ME THE $8 MILLION DOLLAR MAN"
"I started telling the boxers you gotta start preparing for round 13. I told K9 round 13 is your life after boxing. Not when you are done and you are a former champ because it's tougher because everyone loves a winner I got $8 million dollars ...... continue reading
ADRIAN CLARK: "LOOK OUT FOR A NEW JERRY BELMONTES...EXPECT JAMES TO BE A KILLER COME DECEMBER 6TH"
"This has been an amazing year of boxing for me. Two pay per-view cards, a world title bout, and a HBO fight next month. I can't complain about much these days. Well, I can, but I'll stay mum for now. Really looking forward to what 2015 ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] J'LEON LOVE REFLECTS ON FIRST LOSS: "MY JOURNEY DOESN'T END"
"My goal is to be world champion...my journey doesn't end because I got caught with a good shot...I can't take nothing away from the guy...we knew this dude can punch and we knew he was tough, and once again, I always take tough fights. It ...... continue reading
GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS OFFERING SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY 2-FOR-1 TICKET DEAL FOR LEMIEUX VS. ROSADO
As a special treat for boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions is offering the deal of the holiday season with a full night of exciting fights on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Barclays Center with reasonably priced tickets starting at $15 dollars. In addition, ...... continue reading
OBSERVE AND FIGHT: MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO...DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH!
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] AMIR KHAN RECALLS SPARRING SESSIONS WITH MANNY PACQUIAO: "I WAS GETTING THE BETTER OF MANNY"
"I sparred Manny at his peak. He was hurting people...I used to start with him. I used to do like 5, 6 rounds at a time, 7 rounds at a time with him, and it was proper wars, man...we had really good sparring sessions...as time went on, I was getting ...... continue reading
TERENCE CRAWFORD ON RAY BELTRAN: "WE KNOW WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST...ONCE I'M ON MY GAME, IT REALLY DON'T EVEN MATTER"
"I've been watching him in his fights coming up, so we've been on the lookout for him, and now that we're here, we know that he's a very craft veteran in the game. He's very tough. He's been in there with a lot of people that ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] GABRIEL ROSADO EYES BIG FIGHTS WITH CANELO, COTTO, AND GOLOVKIN WITH WIN OVER DAVID LEMIEUX
"I'm excited, man, and I really want to put on a show...the motivation is to be a world champion, so this fight gets me to that title. I know that this win gets me big fights...it puts me in the mix with Canelo, it puts me in the mix with ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA SAYS AMIR KHAN AND DEVON ALEXANDER ARE LOOKING SENSATIONAL AND INCREDIBLE AHEAD OF DEC. 13 CLASH
"I like the styles, the matchup. I think Amir Khan is really falling into the welterweight division. He's really coming to his own...he's demonstrating great power, amazing speed," stated Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] J'LEON LOVE GIVES PROPS TO GENNADY GOLOVKIN: "DUDE IS TOUGH...HE'S THE REAL DEAL TO ME"
"Dude is tough, man...I can't hate Triple G...I mean, what is there to prove. He's putting out everybody they put in there...as of right now, he's the real deal to me," stated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love, who gave big ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] HUGO CENTENO JR. RECALLS SPARRING WTIH GENNADY GOLOVKIN: "IT WAS GREAT WORK"
"I was working with GGG. For his last training camp, I was one of his sparring partners...it was great work...I was able to hold my own and I did probably around 20 rounds," stated Hugo Centeno Jr., who talked about what it was to spar with ...... continue reading
ERIC HUNTER: "I CAN BE WORLD CHAMPION...I'M SOMETHING TO BE RECKONED WITH"
"Everybody know that I can fight and they know that I can be world champion. My main thing now is I'm just staying focused. Golden Boy and Bernard gave me a chance to prove to the world that I'm something to be reckoned with," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOSEPH DIAZ BACKS KHAN AND ORTIZ ON DECEMBER 13: "I GOT AMIR KHAN WINNING...VICTOR ORTIZ STILL HAS IT"
"Amir Khan, I believe, has a little more power...I think if Amir Khan lands a great shot on Devon Alexander, he's probably going to hurt him...Victor Ortiz still has it in him...I truly believe Victor Ortiz is hungry for this fight," stated ...... continue reading
GENNADY GOLOVKIN: "MARTIN IS A WORTHY OPPONENT...I THINK IT WILL BE A FIERCE FIGHT"
Boxing Fastest Rising International Star, GENNADY "GGG" GOLOVKIN held a Press Conference on Saturday, November 22nd in Astana, Kazakhstan as part of an International Press Tour leading up to his World Middleweight Championship against MARTIN MURRAY ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN REACTS TO PACQUIAO'S WIN OVER ALGIERI: "HE WAS MORE PATIENT...THE EXPLOSIVENESS IS GONE"
"Good fight for Pacquiao...he just boxed...it was good, easy fight for Pacquiao...I mean, Manny, I think he's hit his peak...he did improve in a lot of things...he was more patient...I'd love that fight if I could fight Manny Pacquiao...I ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] HUGO CENTENO JR. ON JAMES DE LA ROSA CLASH: "I'M EXCITED AND I'M READY TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE"
"It's a step-up fight. It's a great opportunity...I'm excited and I'm ready to take full advantage of this opportunity," stated jr. middleweight contender Hugo Centeno Jr., who talked about his upcoming clash with James De La Rosa ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOSEPH DIAZ TALKS QUICK RING RETURN: "I WANT TO END THIS YEAR WITH A BANG"
"I just fought a couple weeks ago, man, but I didn't get any injuries, no cuts, so me and my manager, we jumped on it, man, and Golden Boy Promotions, they gave me this opportunity to fight in San Antonio, Texas...I want to end this year with a ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA FOUNDATION 18TH ANNUAL TURKEY GIVEAWAY
FightHype.com was on hand at the Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School in Los Angeles, California where Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, along with several of his fighters, hosted the 18th Annual Turkey Giveaway for the East Los ...... continue reading
MANNY PACQUIAO ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER CLASH: "IT'S TIME TO MAKE THAT FIGHT...THE FANS DESERVE THAT"
"I think it's time to say something. I'm going to say the people deserve that fight. The fans deserve that fight. I think it's time to make that fight happen," stated 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who spoke to the media ...... continue reading
BOB ARUM ON MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! LET'S JUST MAKE THE FIGHT HAPPEN!"
"Yeah, to answer the telephone. Simple as that! I think that fight should happen. I think the boxing fans deserve that fight. If boxing is to be considered a major sport, the fight has to happen," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, who sounds as ...... continue reading
MANNY PACQUIAO BATTERS AND DROPS CHRIS ALGIERI SIX TIMES TO WIN UNANIMOUS DECISION
Moments ago at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao successfully defended his title with a dominant performance, dropping the previously undefeated WBO jr. welterweight champion Chris Algieri six times en route ...... continue reading