A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz looked ripped and ready at the Friday weigh-in for their welterweight title bout on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather weighed 146.5 pounds. Ortiz weighed 147.
The big fight is finally here and fans have plenty to say about the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz showdown in this week's special edition of the Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
An injury forced Alfonso Gomez to pull out of a fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. last year but the missed opportunity was replaced with his title shot against Saul Alvarez, who Gomez believes he will defeat on Saturday.
Amir Khan has fought twice in Las Vegas, once in New York, and now could face Lamont Peterson in either Washington, D.C., or Detroit.
Featherweight standout Jhonny Gonzalez retained his WBC title with a second-round stoppage of faded veteran Rogers Mtagwa in El Paso, Texas, on Thursday.
Leonard Ellerbe: "We've got a lot of surprises for him. We're working on a lot of things. Victor could look around the arena and see a lot of people from his past."
Source: Amir Khan could defend his belts against Lamont Peterson on Dec. 10, with Detroit, Washington, D.C., and, Montreal being considered for the site
Roger Mayweather: "We're not worried about beating Pacquiao in a fight. That's the easy part.
"He take that test, he would have gotten his a-- whipped a long time ago."
Leonard Ellerbe: "He's not biting his nose...but it is a weird looking picture." Richard Schaefer: "No comment."
There are notable up-and-comers in action this weekend, including Seth Mitchell and Mercito Gesta, but the attention of the boxing world will be on the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz showdown on Saturday.