Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Ahead of his ring return on Tuesday on Fox Sports 1, Antonio Tarver, who meets Mike Sheppard in a heavyweight bout, spoke with RingTV.com about what he’s been up to and also took part in the “Best I Fought” series.
Antonio Tarver weighed 221 pounds for his heavyweight bout on Tuesday against Mike Sheppard, who weighed 227.6 pounds for the Golden Boy Live! main event on Fox Sports 1. "This is my re-introduction to the boxing world," said Tarver.
Light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson on Saturday's mandatory challenger Tony Bellew: "You can be sure that I am going to knock Bellew out. I think that the fight is going to go about four or five rounds and then I'm going to knock him out."
Read on for all the fan feedback that you can handle on Manny Pacquiao's near shutout decision over Brandon Rios and Carl Froch's controversial stoppage of George Groves, plus some thoughts on Adonis Stevenson-Tony Bellew, in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Immediately following his one-sided decision over Brandon Rios, talk turned to who Manny Pacquiao will face in his next fight, tentatively scheduled for April 12 in the U.S. The Filipino legend’s promoter and team brought up Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley. The media brought up Floyd Mayweather.
Junior featherweightweight contender Scott Quigg and middleweight veteran Andy Lee won by second-round knockouts, while lightweight standout Anthony Crolla notched a six-round stoppage on the Carl Froch-George Groves undercard on Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao probably isn't what he once was but he remains damn good, as Brandon Rios discovered the hard way on Saturday in Macau, China.
Action shots from Manny Pacquiao's unanimous-decision win over Brandon Rios in Macau. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.
Despite being stopped in his last fight and off for almost a year, Manny Pacquiao was too sharp for Brandon Rios to handle. Pacquiao won a lopsided decision against the slugger but didn’t look like the dynamic world-beater he was just two years ago.