Michael Koncz on Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao: "If the fans still want to see this fight, we're willing to do it."
Lucian Bute attributes much of his recent success to Glen Johnson, who he faces on Saturday. The undefeated 168-pound titleholder says sparring with Johnson, who he is friends with, boosted his confidence.
Lightweight contender Michael Katsidis says he wants to pull Ricky Hatton out of retirement after he faces -- and defeats -- former junior lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns in London on Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao: "I'm not going to say that I'm going to knock him out...If the knockout comes, then it comes. That would be a bonus for the hard work that I did."
Bob Arum: "The steroid problem is fading into the past."
Co-hosts Doug Fischer and Michael Rosenthal preview the big Saturday showdowns -- Alfredo Angulo vs. James Kirkland on HBO and Lucian Bute vs. Glen Johnson on Showtime -- on the RingTV show.
Middleweight prospect Peter Quillin, an undefeated boxer-puncher of Cuban descent, says he will honor his "Kid Chololate" nickname and heritage in his HBO debut against Craig McEwan on Saturday.
Leonard Ellerbe claims Angel Hernandez's presence in Juan Manuel Marquez's camp validates Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s random drug testing demands, while Victor Conte is "suspicious" of Hernandez's "activities."
Undefeated welterweight contender Mike Jones is looking to add speed and power to his game with his work with a new strength and conditioning coach in advance of his Dec. 3 bout against Sebastian Lujan.
The December 2011 issue of THE RING Magazine features a 34-page preview of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marques fight. Here's a glance at the issue, which is on newsstands now.