SEMAJAY THOMAS: "IT'S TIME TO MOVE DOWN...WE GOING TO MAKE 140 WITH EASE AND DOMINATE AT 140"
"I feel it's time to move down and start making my way at the 140 pound championship. I heard my boy Danny Garcia is supposed to move up and vacate some belts. I'm trying to grab them. We going to move our way up in the rankings and go grab ...... continue reading
NADJIM MOHAMMEDI SAYS TRAINER ABEL SANCHEZ HAS HIM READY FOR WAR WITH SERGEY KOVALEV
On July 25, 2015, Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) the current IBF #1 contender, will face WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on HBO ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] D'MITRIUS BALLARD CONFIDENT IT WON'T BE LONG BEFORE HE'S BEATING THE BEST AT 168: "I EXECUTE IN THE RING"
"This will be my 10th professional fight coming up...we've been training mad crazy...the execution and the ring generalship, I bring that to the ring...the skill, the punching ability...I execute in the ring...I'm confident in myself...we ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] LAMONT ROACH JR. SAY HE LEARNED A LOT SPARRING WITH LAMONT PETERSON: "THEY WANT TO PUSH ME...I'M READY"
"Training camp's been great, man. We're just ready to get it in...I'm progressing as well as people see that I am...I'm getting better every day...they want to push me, so I'm ready...I actually sparred Lamont Peterson last ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JERMALL CHARLO VS. ARTUR SZPILKA INSANE JUMP ROPE BATTLE: WHO WON?
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka and undefeated jr. middleweight contender Jermall Charlo went toe to toe during an insane jump rope training routine. Who did better? Check out the ...... continue reading
BEIBUT SHUMENOV AND B.J. FLORES SQUARE OFF ON JULY 25 PBC CARD
Former world champion Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) meets cruiserweight contender and NBC boxing analyst B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs) on Saturday, July 25 on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN live from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas ...... continue reading
KEITH THURMAN: "I AM HERE TO RETAIN MY TITLE AND BECOME THE UNDISPUTED, TRUE WELTERWEIGHT CHAMP"
Undefeated Welterweight World Champion Keith "One Time" Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) is ready for his July 11 Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN fight, the first PBC fight on ESPN. Thurman will meet former world champion Luis Collazo (33-6, 19 KOs) on ...... continue reading
KARIM MAYFIELD TALKS POTENTIAL FLOYD MAYWEATHER CLASH: "HE'S TRYING TO GET THAT WORK...MAY VS. MAY IN SEPTEMBER"
"It's just sweet being mentioned by one of the greatest...he mentioned me, so he's been doing his homework one way or another...I think he's trying to get that work. He ain't trying to have someone in front of him trying to outthink ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JERMALL CHARLO TRAINING FOR K9 BUNDRAGE CLASH
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where undefeated jr. middleweight Jermall Charlo was putting in work for his upcoming clash with jr. middleweight champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage. Check out how he looks as he works the mitts ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ARTUR SZPILKA SHOWS OFF CRAZY ACCURATE HANDS WITH ELASTIC HEAD BALL TRAINING TECHNIQUE
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka was already back in training for his next return to the ring. Check out how he looks as he shows off crazy accurate hands using an elastic head ball ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRYANT CRUZ PUTTING IN WORK FOR JULY 8 RING RETURN
FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where fast-rising undefeated cruiserweight Bryant Cruz was putting in work for his July 8 return to the ring. Check out how he looks just weeks before he steps back into the ring. ...... continue reading
OSCAR DE LA HOYA ENDS COMEBACK TALK: "I HAVE DECIDED TO STAY RETIRED"
"I am retired, and after speaking to my family and following a great deal of introspection, I have decided to stay retired," wrote Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, who recently took to social media to clarify that he will remain ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] SCOTT QUIGG CONFIDENT OF VICTORY OVER MARTINEZ; EYES BIG FIGHTS WITH FRAMPTON, SANTA CRUZ, AND DONAIRE
"We're just in the thick of the sparring...everything is going well...I will get past Kiko Martinez...After Martinez, I want the big fights...Carl Frampton, Leo Santa Cruz, Nonito Donaire," stated WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg, who ...... continue reading
JULIAN POLLARD CAPTURES INAUGURAL BKB HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
BKB made good on its promise of a more-intense and aggressive brand of boxing with its third event at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night and broadcast live on Pay-Per-View. A night filled with toe-to-toe battles in The Pit culminated with ...... continue reading
TIMOTHY BRADLEY WINS UNANIMOUS DECISION; HANDS JESSIE VARGAS FIRST DEFEAT
Moments ago at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, two-division former world champion Timothy Bradley won a unanimous decision victory over previously undefeated jr. welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. Although Bradley was clearly ahead on ...... continue reading
VIRGIL HUNTER SAYS CARL FROCH IS AFRAID TO AVENGE LOSS; FAMILY ADVISED HIM NOT TO FIGHT ANDRE WARD AGAIN
"Well, you know, like I said earlier, I'd like to see him get into a groove and have another fight as soon as possible. I consider Carl Froch one of those guys for him to continue to get into a groove with. We'd have fought Carl Froch out ...... continue reading
DOMINIC WADE REMAINS UNDEFEATED AFTER SPLIT DECISION OVER SAM SOLIMAN
In an extremely close fight to score, undefeated middleweight Dominic "Lights Out" Wade (18-0, 12 KOs), of Washington, D.C., escaped with a split 10-round decision over former world champion Sam "King" Soliman (44-13, 1 NC, 18 KOs), of Melbourne, ...... continue reading
YOEL ROMERO TALKS LYOTO MACHIDA CLASH: "I SEE A FIGHT THAT'S GOING TO MAKE THE FANS VERY HAPPY"
"I see a fight that's going to make the fans very happy. In the new breed of fighters, this man Lyoto Machida is one of the great ones. He will be a legend in this sport...My prediction is that I will put forth my maximum effort. I know God will ...... continue reading
VIRGIL HUNTER ANALYZES ANDRE WARD'S PERFORMANCE; KEEPING OPTIONS OPEN FOR 168 AND 175
"Well, you know, it's impossible for him to be 100%. I'd say on a scale of 1 to 10, he's like an 8 right now. It's just a matter of fights. I'd like to get a couple of more fights to get into a fight groove where everything is ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA BREAKS DOWN TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. JESSIE VARGAS
"I think Jessie Vargas is a good fighter, but I have to say Bradley is the better fighter of the two...if I'm a betting man, I'm gonna bet Timothy Bradley, unanimous decision," stated jr. welterweight contender John Molina, who shared his ...... continue reading
EDDIE MUSTAFA MUHAMMAD: "I'VE ALWAYS HAD A LOT OF CONFIDENCE IN BADOU HE IS ALREADY AHEAD OF SCHEDULE"
"I've always had a lot of confidence in Badou... he boxed about 7 rounds when he didn't have to box at all because we still got a few months to go. So he is already ahead of schedule because that's the way that Badou is. So what we will ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BOB ARUM SAYS OSCAR DE LA HOYA IS CRAZY TALKING COMEBACK: "I DON'T KNOW WHAT HE'S THINKING"
"Oscar De La Hoya, I don't know what he's thinking...I think he's just playing around...this is boxing and a guy can get hurt coming back and fighting, like talking about fighting Golovkin...is he crazy," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] DOMINIC WADE DISCUSSES SAM SOLIMAN CLASH: "I'M ABOUT TO PUT IN WORK"
"Training went great...we've been putting in work...just keep my hands, keep the jab on him...I'm about to put in work," stated fast-rising middleweight Dominic Wade, who talked about his upcoming clash this Friday with Sam Soliman. Check it ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. JESSIE VARGAS INTENSE FACE OFF
Former world champion Timothy Bradley and undefeated jr. welterweight champion Jessie Vargas came face to face at the final press conference leading up to their anticipated showdown this Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Check it ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRADLEY RIPS VARGAS FOR QUESTIONABLE WINS: "ENJOY THESE LAST DAYS BEING UNDEFEATED"
"This young boy, Jessie Vargas, ain't faced anybody. His last three opponents has been questionable...questionable wins...he needs to enjoy these last few days of being undefeated," stated former world champion Timothy Bradley, who spoke at the ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JESSIE VARGAS INSISTS TIMOTHY BRADLEY IS INTIMIDATED: "YOU'RE 32...YOU'RE ON YOUR WAY OUT"
"I'm not backing down about what I said. I do see that he's intimidated...I've been in some good, entertaining matchups and this will be no different...you're 32 years old; you're on your way out," stated undefeated jr. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TIMOTHY BRADLEY CLARIFIES WAR OF WORDS WITH ERIK MORALES: "COME GET IT...THE OFFER IS STILL THERE"
"If you want to come get some, come get it...the offer is still there...listen man, this ain't my first day at the rodeo...can't nothing phase me...it don't matter what he say," stated former world champion Timothy Bradley, who explained ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ UNFAZED BY TALK FROM ERIK MORALES: "BEING A FIGHTER IS ONE THING; BEING A TRAINER IS ANOTHER"
"Being a fighter is one thing, being a trainer is another thing...at the end of the day, it's Tim Bradley and Jessie Vargas in that ring...there's nothing that he can throw my way that bothers me," stated Joel Diaz, world-class trainer of ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ARUM SAYS BROOK VS. RIOS WOULD BE SAME DAY AS MAYWEATHER FIGHT, BUT RIOS MAY CHOOSE ANOTHER OPTION
"Well, his choice. He can fight Kell Brook in England on September 12th or he can wait for September 26th and fight somebody else on our pay-per-view show," stated Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, who revealed that a potential clash between ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA COMPARES GOLOVKIN'S CHANCES VS. MAYWEATHER TO SWATTING A GNAT; THINKS THURMAN DESERVES A SHOT
"I think there's too much of a weight difference...that would be like trying to swat a gnat...I don't see the fight happening...it's like asking to see if Floyd Mayweather would fight Vitali Klitschko," stated jr. welterweight contender ...... continue reading
VIRGIL HUNTER COMMENTS ON MAYWEATHER NAMING ANDRE BERTO AS POTENTIAL OPPONENT: "I WASN'T SHOCKED...BERTO IS UP FOR THE CHALLENGE"
"I wasn't shocked for several reasons. You know what? Floyd is entitled to do what he wants to do. I mean, people need to accept that. He's done everything, so he has his choice...Berto is up for the challenge and I think it'll be a ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ERIK MORALES DEFENDS ABILITIES AS TRAINER: "WHAT I KNOW HOW TO DO IN THE RING IS NOT QUESTIONABLE"
"What I know how to do in the ring is not questionable...how many trainers are there and tell me how many of them had my experience of getting in the ring with the best in the world," stated four-division former world champion Erik Morales, who ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] FIRED UP TIMOTHY BRADLEY READY TO WHUP JESSIE VARGAS AND HIS TRAINER, ERIK MORALES
It all started on Tuesday afternoon when former two-division world champion TIMOTHY "Desert Storm" BRADLEY JR. (31-1-1, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., arrived at his fight week hotel and was asked about his upcoming welterweight world title fight ...... continue reading
GENNADY GOLOVKIN HONORED TO RECEIVE NOMINATION FOR "BEST FIGHTER" ESPY AWARD: "I'M VERY GRATEFUL"
Boxing superstar GENNADY "GGG" GOLOVKIN has been nominated by the ESPY's for the 2014 Fighter of the Year. Recognized as the world's most dominant boxer, the middleweight world champion has compiled a record of 33-0 with 30 stoppages, a ...... continue reading
ANDRE BERTO COMMENTS ON SHAWN PORTER'S WIN OVER ADRIEN BRONER: "I KIND OF SEEN THAT FIGHT GOING HOW IT WAS"
"I like Shawn, I like Adrien, but I kind of seen that fight going how it was. Shawn, you know, he brings that pressure and I know that Adrien ain't have no big punch output. I know that was going to be his game plan, you know, just to maul him," ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA EYES ALL-ACTION, FAN-FRIENDLY CLASH WITH OMAR FIGURERA: "HE'LL SEE HIS OWN BLOOD"
"The fans are calling for a fight with me and Omar Figueroa...I got a lot of things I gotta prove in the near future hear and I'm willing to do it...I think that has Fight of the Year candidate written all over it...he'll see his own blood," ...... continue reading
STEPHEN EDWARDS ON JULIAN WILLIAMS: "I'M NOT GOING TO HOLD HIM BACK I'VE BEEN TOLD WE GETTING A BIG FIGHT IN SEPTEMBER"
"When I say I'm not going to hold him back, of course I'm not going to hold him back because it's great when a fighter has confidence because the game is 75% mental. So he believes in himself I've been told we getting a big fight in ...... continue reading
BOBBY RAZAK DISCUSSES GERALD MCCLELLAN AND NIGEL BENN REUNION IN "FALLEN SOLDIER" DOCUMENTARY
"It was a very emotionally draining experience for everyone. For Nigel and Gerald, it was a culmination full circle. Gerald getting hurt in the fight and meeting the guy that did that to him, it was a very emotional and highly charged event. You ...... continue reading
FLOYD MAYWEATHER VIES FOR 7TH "BEST FIGHTER" ESPY AWARD: "IT'S BEEN ANOTHER GREAT YEAR...I'M VERY APPRECIATIVE"
Twelve-time world champion and boxing's number one attraction Floyd "Money" Mayweather continues to rack up career accolades as it was announced today that he has been nominated for the 2015 ESPY Award for "Best Fighter." With this nomination, ...... continue reading