Sugar Ray Leonard spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after the debut show of “PBC on NBC” at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday. The living legend talked about the importance of boxing’s return to prime-time network TV, Adrien Broner’s potential, and gave his thoughts on the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight (but no prediction).
Fans share their thoughts on the Keith Thurman-Robert Guerrero fight, what might be next for both welterweights who (in the opinion of many fans, but certainly not all) made the debut of PBC on NBC a success, and also give their opinions on the broadcast of boxing’s return to prime-time network TV in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Responding to the boos heard during his fight against John Molina on Saturday night, Adrien Broner insisted he fought like he did for a reason but every game plan will be different.
It wasn’t exactly the barnburner that fans expected but Adrien “The Problem” Broner took care of business and cruised to a relatively easy unanimous decision victory over John Molina in the co-main event of Premier Boxing Champions debut on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
Adrien Broner defeated John Molina by a unanimous decision on NBC’s “Premier Boxing Champions” card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Weigh-in photos for Saturday’s “Premier Boxing Champion” show featuring Keith Thurman vs. Robert Guerrero, Adrien Broner vs. John Molina and Abner Mares vs. Arturo Santos Reyes.
Photos from the final press conference before the NBC-televised inauguration of “Premier Boxing Champions” featuring Robert Guerrero vs. Keith Thurman, Adrien Broner vs. John Molina and Abner Mares vs. Arturo Santos Reyes.
“The Ghost,” “The Gladiator,” “The Problem (aka Mr. NBC)” and “One Time” were all on hand for a quick press workout before Saturday’s NBC-televised show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Junior welterweight puncher John Molina, one of the most accessible and affable active TV fighters, answered questions from his fans in advance of his NBC-televised showdown with Adrien Broner on Saturday. Molina talked about the Broner challenge, his Fight of the Year with Lucas Matthysse and more.
This Saturday, NBC kicks off its “Premier Boxing Champions” series with a welterweight bout between Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero. Anson Wainwright recently caught up with “The Ghost” to get his thoughts on the fight.
First “Mr. HBO,” then “Mr. Showtime” and now “Mr. NBC,” Adrien Broner says his new network-TV home is where he’ll begin his new push to be a star, beginning with John Molina on the inaugural edition of “Premier Boxing Champions” on March 7.
Are you a John Molina fan? Got any questions for the all-action Southern California slugger before his NBC-televised showdown with Adrien Broner on March 7? If so, send your question to REAL TALK host Dominic Verdin at firstname.lastname@example.org and it could be read on the show.
Having skipped 140 pounds when making his transition from lightweight to welterweight, Adrien Broner is now looking for a prolonged return at junior welterweight, complete with a title shot.
Junior welterweight puncher John Molina Jr. is the first to admit that he’s not the most technical boxer around, but the all-action fighter says he brings attributes to the ring — “heart, chin and power in both hands” — that will sternly test Adrien Broner when they fight on March 7.
Former welterweight champ Buddy McGirt, now a noted trainer, shared his thoughts with boxing fans during the first REAL TALK of 2015. McGirt talked about the best he fought during the 1980s and ’90s, the differences between this era and his era, fighters he’s high on (Terence Crawford) and not so high on (Adrien Broner).
While John Molina Jr. has predicted pain for opponent Adrien Broner in a junior welterweight clash on March 7, “The Problem,” in turn, is looking for a knockout win.
Echoing the sentiments of many a fan and pundit, undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman says Al Haymon’s deal with NBC is a blessing and good for the sport.