Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday's bout with Zab Judah: "Back in the Roman times, you never knew who you fought, but you fought to the death. Sometimes, you probably did have to fight your friend and it was either him or you."
Showtime Sports will offer live streams of today's final press conference and Friday's weigh-in for the Zab Judah-Paulie Malignaggi welterweight bout that takes place at Barclays Center in their native Brooklyn on Saturday. Today's presser begins at 8:30 p.m. PT/11:30 p.m. ET.
In lieu of this weekends upcoming Brooklynite fight card between Paulie Malignaggi and Zab "Super" Judah Showtime is handing out a stocking stuffer for a lucky boxing fan.
Oscar De La Hoya, a winner of 10 title belts over six different weight divisions, says he's wearing "a smile on my face that isn't coming off any time soon" after having been voted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame for 2014.
Guillermo Rigondeaux was criticized for his “amateurish” style by some fans, the media and even his own promoter after he outclassed Nonito Donaire, but the Cuban boxing genius tuned it out going into Saturday’s 122-pound title defense against Joseph Agbeko.
English heavyweight David Price has vacated both his British and Commonwealth titles as he plans to focus on regaining his place among the division’s genuine contenders.
Zab Judah has been in boxing so long – 18 years as a pro – that he inspired Paul Malignaggi when his fellow Brooklynite was an amateur. Judah says he once sparred with a young Malignaggi, who says it never happened, but the two vets will definitely trade leather when they fight as pros on Saturday.
Edgar Sosa is having the best year of his 13-year pro career. The former 108-pound beltholder stopped rival Ulises Solis in March and outpointed Giovani Segura in May. Sosa, who challenges RING/WBC flyweight champ Akira Yaegashi on Friday in Tokyo, spoke with RingTV.com about his stellar 2013 and his accomplished career.
Junior middleweight contenders Erislandy Lara and Austin Trout have engaged in a bitter war of words in advance of Saturday night's fight. Twelve boxing insiders are split on their predictions on the outcome of what looks like an even contest.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said that he expects Canel Alvarez to make a decision regarding his next opponent potentially as early as next week, with Miguel Cotto being the young former champ's desired rival.