[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER TEACHES A BOXING CLASS IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Last week, undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather embarked on a multi-city international tour to celebrate his 47th win, a 12-round unanimous decision victory in his rematch against former welterweight champion Marcos Maidana. After ...... continue reading
AMIR KHAN SAYS FLOYD MAYWEATHER NEEDS HIM TO "GET HIS [PAY-PER-VIEW] NUMBERS HIGH"
"I think Floyd needs somebody to get them [pay-per-view] numbers high. If you look at his last few fights, they've been quite low, apart from the Canelo fight," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who strongly believes that ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] MIKE REED EAGER TO IMPRESS IN TOP RANK DEBUT; EYES MOVE TO 135 IN NEAR FUTURE
"I've been doing everything right, so we look to do the same exact thing...we're looking to impress, be safe...whether I get a knockout or not, we look to crowd friendly...I really make 140 easy, so with that being said, 135, I'll be ...... continue reading
AMIR KHAN STILL EXPECTS DECEMBER 6 RETURN ON SHOWTIME; IS GOLDEN BOY PLANNING DUELING CARDS?
"We're looking at December 6th as the date, I heard that from Al [Haymon] and we're looking at a few opponents at the moment," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who informed FightHype.com that he still plans on making ...... continue reading
TERENCE CRAWFORD ON RAY BELTRAN CLASH: "I AM GOING TO FIGHT HIM LIKE A BAD DOG...FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE"
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD, Omaha's favorite son, will make an encore hometown title defense on the heels of his wildly successful victory over previously undefeated world champion and ...... continue reading
TYRONE BRUNSON TAKES ON DECARLO PEREZ ON CUNNINHAM VS. VISINIA UNDERCARD
Hidden beneath the publicity surrounding the NBCSN-televised twin main events on Saturday, Oct 18, is an intriguing eight-round middleweight match. It features Tyrone Brunson, of Philadelphia, and DeCarlo Perez, of Atlantic City, NJ, in what figures ...... continue reading
ALEX ARIZA SAYS IT'S MAYWEATHER OR BUST FOR HIS BOXING CAREER: "I WOULDN'T WANT TO END MY CAREER ANYWHERE ELSE BUT WITH HIM"
"I don't know the extent of the rumor, but yeah, it's true. I'm going to leave. I spoke to Floyd and got the green light for it, so I'm gonna go on vacation before I basically go check it out...all I'm doing is entertaining an ...... continue reading
UNDEFEATED MIDDLEWEIGHT ANTOINE DOUGLAS TAKES ON JOSE MEDINA ON OCTOBER 24
On Friday night, October 24, undefeated Middleweight Antoine "Action" Douglas will take on veteran Jose Medina in the main event of a great night of boxing at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, New Jersey. The scheduled 8-round bout will be ...... continue reading
MANSOUR VS. KASSI HEADLINES NOVEMBER 8 NBCSN FIGHT NIGHT TRIPLEHEADER
Heavyweight powerhouse Amir "Hardcore" Mansour (20-1, 15 KOs) headlines the final Fight Night edition of 2014 with a ten-round heavyweight battle against Frederic "Big Fred" Kassi (18-2, 10 KOs) on Nov. 8live from Sands Resort Casino in Bethlehem, ...... continue reading
CURTIS STEVENS ON HASSAN N'DAM CLASH: "WITH THE POWER I GOT...IT'S A BLOOD BATH"
This Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, Curtis "Showtime" Stevens (27-4, 20 KOs) will face Hassan N'Dam (30-1, 18 KOs) for the #1 position in the IBF. Over the last several weeks and months, he has stepped up his training camp routine to prepare for this ...... continue reading
ANDRE WARD: "WHILE DAN AND I RECENTLY HAD OUR PROFESSIONAL STRUGGLES, HE WAS A GREAT MAN"
A statement from Andre Ward on the passing of Dan Goossen. ...... continue reading
STEPHEN ESPINOZA: "WE WILL REMEMBER DAN AS A PASSIONATE ADVOCATE FOR THE SPORT OF BOXING"
A statement from Stephen Espinoza, on behalf of SHOWTIME Sports, regarding the passing of promoter Dan Goossen. ...... continue reading
DAN GOOSSEN PASSES AWAY DUE TO LIVER CANCER COMPLICATIONS
Promoter Dan Goossen has passed away today at the age of 64 due to liver cancer complications. His family released the following statement earlier today. ...... continue reading
OBSERVE AND FIGHT: IS CANELO ALVAREZ ENDING BOXING'S COLD WAR?
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
RANCES BARTHELEMY DISCUSSES FERNANDO SAUCEDO CLASH: "I'M GOING TO SHOW EVERYBODY THAT HE DOESN'T BELONG IN THERE WITH ME"
"Fernando is a great problem and he has like 14 wins in a row and he doesn't have power and all that, but he can fight. You look at my career, I'm 20-0, so I have won 20 times in a row and I expect a great fight that night and I'm going ...... continue reading
MICHAEL KING TALKS N'DAM VS. STEVENS: "THIS IS A 50/50 FIGHT...THAT'S WHAT MAKES BOXING SO GREAT"
"We are going to put great fight cards on with young pros and they are going to be the kind of fights where these guys are really gonna have to dig in to win. It's going to be great matches; both fighters gonna have to challenge themselves. They ...... continue reading
WEEKEND FIGHT RECAP: BETERBIEV'S STATEMENT, ABRAHAM'S GIFT, AND JONES JR., MAYORGA, AND PETER GET QUICK KNOCKOUTS
Although there were no major fights taking place on HBO or Showtime this weekend, there was still a lot of boxing action around the globe. Titles changed hands, rising stars impressed, and former champions returned to score quick knockouts. Check ...... continue reading
RANCES BARTHELEMY EAGER TO PROVES HE'S THE BEST SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT IN THE WORLD
With one week to go until his first defense of his IBF Super Featherweight world title, Champion Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (20-0, 12 KOs) wraps up his final day of training camp with an intense day of sparring. Barthelemy will face challenger ...... continue reading