Michael Koncz on Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao: "If the fans still want to see this fight, we're willing to do it."
Top Rank president Todd duBoef gave his take on Yuriorkis Gamboa's apparent pullout from the April 14 showdown with Brandon Rios during the recent Los Angeles press conference, which Gamboa skipped. Rios also addressed the L.A. media.
Fighting in his hometown for the first time in his professional career, Zab Judah believes that his big-fight experience will be too much for young Vernon Paris, and that "Super" will be wearing a belt again after March 24.
Top Rank president Todd duBoef was miffed that Yuriorkis Gamboa skipped the second press conference, in L.A. on Tuesday, announcing the April 14 fight with Brandon Rios, but would not call the bout off or speculate on a replacement for Gamboa.
Top Rank President Todd duBoef has offered the winner of Brandon Rios-Yuriorkis Gamboa a "winner take all" fight bonus of $100,000. Gamboa, however, says there will be no fight on April 14 until he is satisfied with the terms.
Yuriokis Gamboa says he won't sign to fight Brandon Rios unless he's comfortable with the deal, but the dynamic undefeated featherweight would not go into specifics.
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam drops out of THE RING's pound-for-pound list after losing to Sonny Boy Jaro. The question of who would replace him set off another debate.
Unheralded Sonny Boy Jaro turned in one of the more-stunning upsets in recent memory by stopping Pongsaklek Wonjongkam to win the RING flyweight championship.
Vicente Escobedo, two bouts into his junior lightweight campaign, is trying to maneuver himself into a title shot against WBO 130-pound beltholder Adrien Broner.
The IBF has denied Gabriel Campillo's request for a rematch with Tavoris Cloud, who won a controversial split decision over the Spaniard on Feb. 18 in Corpus Christi, Texas, but the Texas commission's investigation still is ongoing.