Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
In tomorrow's matchup with Brandon Rios, Manny Pacquiao and his team will also need to vanquish a second enemy: the image of the Filipino icon lying unconscious on the canvas in Las Vegas.
Marcos Maidana on challenging WBA welterweight beltholder Adrien Broner on Dec. 14: "... once he feels my punches and my power... Broner will either quit or end up getting knocked out because he has never been tested."
Amidst a crackling atmosphere British stars Carl Froch and George Groves both made weight ahead of their eagerly anticipated IBF super middleweight title fight in Manchester tomorrow night.
Cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez and challenger Alexander Alekseev weighed 198.6 and 198.9, respectively, for Saturday's bout in Germany.
Watch the video stream of the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios weigh-in live from Macau today starting at 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT.
Freddie Roach, who trains both Manny Pacquiao and Ruslan Provodnikov, is not keen on his top two boxers fighting in the near future. Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s promoter, recently stated that Pacquiao could face Provodnikov if he beats Brandon Rios on Saturday.
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios, Carl Froch-Geroge Groves, the Freddie Roach-Alex Ariza incident in Macau, Andre Ward, and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
The third episode of HBO's 24/7: Pacquiao-Rios culminated with Wednesday's controversial, obscenity-laced altercation between the trainers Freddie Roach and Robert Garcia as well as strength and conditioning guru Alex Ariza.
British boxing fans were treated to one last head-to-head media conference involving IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and undefeated challenger George Groves, who have waged a war of words during the build up to their Saturday showdown at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England.
Watch a live stream of Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios conduct one-hour satellite tour interviews tonight. Rios will go at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT, followed by Pacquiao at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT.