Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward on his decision to vacate the WBC's "Champion Emeritus" title: "I think the fans know and appreciate that I am the super middleweight champion of the world, and I trust that I will continue to be recognized as such."
"I keep saying 'I'm different' because it is true and I'm going to prove it once again on July 13," said 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins, referring to his upcoming fight with Karo Murat, who is 19 years younger.
X-rays taken late Sunday night revealed a break in the fifth metacarpal bone in the left hand of IBF welterweight beltholder IBF Devon Alexander, who suffered the injury during his win over Lee Purdy on Saturday night.
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Fans had lots of feedback on Lucas Matthysse's impressive third-round stoppage of Lamont Peterson and plenty of opinions on a potential showdown with Danny Garcia, as well as other fights, including the Carl Froch-Mikkel Kessler rematch, in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander broke his hand in the first round of Saturday night's seventh-round technical knockout victory over Lee Purdy.
Shane Mosley on his victory over Pablo Cesar Cano: "This fight was to let them know that I'm still here. I'm not washed up. I'm not too old. I'm older, but I'm not too old. I'm still smart and I can still run down these young guys."
Lucas Matthysse spoke to the boxing media after his third-round KO of Lamont Peterson. The Argentine puncher said that he was aware that RING 140-pound champ Danny Garcia was ringside for the fight. "He looked a little worried," Matthysse said. "I told him 'I'm coming for you next.'"
Lucas Matthysse finally claimed a signature victory by blowing out IBF 140-pound titleholder Lamont Peterson in three rounds Saturday night in Atlantic City, N.J.