A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Sharif Bogere knocked out fellow undefeated lightweight prospect Francisco Contreras in the third round of their ShoBox main event on Friday, but it wasn't clear if the finishing punch was a clean blow.
Sergio Martinez became the second boxer to be chosen for ESPN's Body Magazine, following Manny Pacquiao.
Hasim Rahman: "This is it. This is everything. I feel like this is my last shot. But I'm ready. I'm ready to win the title for the third time."
Five-division titlewinner Thomas Hearns, two- division beltwinner Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson and five-time Trainer of The Year Freddie Roach headline the 2012 International Hall of Fame ballot.
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola returns to the ring against Alonzo Butler on Nov. 5
Amir Khan, who is scheduled to defend his WBA and IBF 140-pound titles against Lamont Peterson on Dec. 10, could fight Matthew Hatton in his welterweight debut next year if talks go well with Hatton Promotions.
We're coming to the end of a slow week and going into a slow weekend, but readers still have plenty of have questions and comments on a wide variety of boxing subjects for this week's Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Ray Leonard: "One of the main robots is Atom, and he reminds me of myself. So you will see my little signature punches here and there."
Hugh Jackman: "I play what Angelo Dundee was to Ray Leonard, you know? I play the corner man. So Sugar Ray talked to me a lot about that as well as the life of a boxer inside and outside of the ring. He taught me the right way to talk to the fighter."
Lamont Peterson: "This is a dream come true for me. This is my chance right here to win two world titles right here in my home town."