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
OBSERVE AND FIGHT: GENNADY GOLOVKIN WILL CONTINUE HAVING PROBLEMS GETTING BIG NAMES TO FIGHT HIM
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] CHRIS ALGIERI EXPLAINS WHY PACQUIAO WILL BE THE BEGINNING OF HIS LEGACY: "I WANT TO BE WHERE HE'S AT"
"I'm a confident guy to begin with...I know I put in the hard work, you know, so I feel that much more confident because the work is done...this is a real fight...it's the old lion versus the young lion...I want to be where he's ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY SAYS LACK OF AMATEUR CAREER HAS HELPED LONGEVITY OF BERNARD HOPKINS
"It depends on your amateur career, how long, and Bernard never had an amateur. That's why he can go as long as he's going. He don't got the wear and tear on his body...You career is determined by what you've done before," stated ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] ABEL SANCHEZ THINKS SERGEY KOVALEV CAN OUT-BOX BERNARD HOPKINS: "I HAD KOVALEV FOR A YEAR AND A HALF"
"I had Kovalev for a year and a half. That style that he has is a style that was developed in my gym. But I see it as a 50/50 fight...I think that his exuberance and youth boxing-wise may work against him...box him because if he thinks he's ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MAX KELLERMAN ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT MAYWEATHER, ALI, HOPKINS, CANELO, GOLOVKIN, WARD AND MORE
"Eventually he won't be able to do it and maybe that time is against Kovalev, but in the past, when he's fought a guy with that kind of style, he's done very well...Gennady Golovkin would be correctly favored against anyone 175 pounds or ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY SPEAKS ON NICHOLAS WALTERS, VASYL LOMACHENKO, AND NONITO DONAIRE
"I think he's going to dominate the game...I think 'Nito got two more years in him...we'll see how he comes back from that fight...it's not about winning all the time...it's when you lose and how you come back," stated former ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CONFIDENT CHRIS ALGIERI EXPLAINS WHY FIGHTS WITH PROVODNIKOV AND TAYLOR HAVE PREPARED HIM FOR PACQUIAO
"The Ruslan fight was tough in the adversity part...my fight with Emmanuel Taylor was mentally exhausting...I'm not looking at Manny as this legend. He's just the guy in front of me...this fight is all about strategy, game plan, patience. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY SHOCKED THAT PRINCE NASEEM HAMED CONSIDERED FOR HALL OF FAME: "WHAT ABOUT ME?"
"If they taking about the Prince getting in, I should've been in. You can't talk about Prince until I get in...how can he get in over me when my career even before him was huge...I was 47 and 1 when I fought him...I earned my way through..he ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CHRIS ALGIERI DISCUSSES HOW LIFE CHANGED FINANCIALLY FOR HIM: "IT'S TOUGH"
"Everything on the business side has been taken care of. That's probably been the most overwhelming stuff. The money has changed dramatically. Taking care of my finances became a full-time job and I didn't know how to do that...I set up a ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY TALKS FLOYD MAYWEATHER, A FIGHT WITH AMIR KHAN, AND HOW HE WINS WITH THE 7-5 RULE
"Floyd's the best fighter in the world we have right now. Why? He finds ways to beat you...I'ma tell you how Floyd wins fights. There's one thing he does as a fighter that's the hardest thing for a fighter to do, the hardest thing. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CHRIS ALGIERI BELIEVES HE CAN GET A KNOCKOUT AGAINST MANNY PACQUIAO
"If you can hit a man, you can hurt him. If you can hurt him, you can stop him. I've had that mentality my entire career. I don't care who I'm fighting...I think guys are underestimating my speed a little bit, but I don't necessarily ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY BREAKS DOWN PACQUIAO VS. ALGIERI: "I DON'T THINK PACQUIAO IS THE SAME"
"Good fight...there's a chance that he can come up with a decision, Algieri, but I want to see what kind of Pacquiao shows up. I don't think Pacquiao is the same Pacquiao we've seen years ago...ever since the knockout, now he wants to ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA GIVES AN UPDATE ON CONTRACT DISPUTE WITH TOP RANK: "I HOPE 2015 CAN BE A BETTER YEAR"
"Still don't know, man. We hope to be back as soon as possible...I was trying to get something before the end of the year, but we're not getting there, so I hope 2015 can be a better year for me," stated undefeated two-division world ...... continue reading
CHRIS ALGIERI DISCUSSES GAME PLAN FOR MANNY PACQUIAO: "MARQUEZ MADE MANNY THINK...THAT'S A GREAT STRATEGY"
"Marquez made Manny think. Pacquiao is the king of start and stop, in and out, start and stop. Marquez was able to use broken rhythm to keep that rhythm off...that's a great strategy for anybody but especially for Manny Pacquiao," stated WBO jr. ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY EXPLAINS WHY HE THINKS GENNADY GOLOVKIN WOULD KNOCK OUT MIGUEL COTTO WITH AN UPPERCUT
"Cotto, I'ma tell you the punch that he gets knocked out with, an uppercut. Becuase Cotto gets knocked out with uppercuts...the thing is, Cotto doesn't know how to block," stated former featherweight champion Kevin Kelley, who explained why ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] RONDA ROUSEY LIKES GINGERS; FAVORS CANELO ALVAREZ OVER MIGUEL COTTO
"Canelo's always been such a sweetheart to me...I like gingers," stated UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who shared her prediction on a potential clash between former jr. middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez and WBC middleweight champion ...... continue reading