Though the bout will be held at a catchweight of 143-pounds, IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson believes he will face RING champion Danny Garcia at the right time of their careers on April 11.
Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.
Tasked with providing expert commentary for NBC’s new boxing series, ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Sugar Ray Leonard believes Al Haymon and the network put ‘good pressure’ on premium cable giants HBO and Showtime.
Al Haymon and NBC announced their new boxing series on Wednesday. The first significant fights of the new series includes a March 7 doubleheader in Las Vegas topped by Robert Guerrero-Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner-John Molina, and an April 11 junior welterweight showdown between RING champ Danny Garcia and IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson.
Amir Khan recently sat down with RingTV’s Dominic Verdin and discussed a variety of topics, including his return date, fighting at welterweight (and eventually junior middleweight), and how he believes he would perform against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
Although three-division titleholder Adrien Broner called out THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse after defeating Emmanuel Taylor on Saturday, Broner’s trainer, Mike Stafford, would rather his top fighter go for a 140-pound title first.
Adrien Broner turned in an impressive performance against Emmanuel Taylor on Saturday, pulling away in the second half of the fight to win handily and position himself for a big fight.
Adrien Broner earned a hard-fought 12-round unanimous decision over Emmanuel Taylor in their Showtime-televised main event on Saturday in Broner’s home town of Cincinnati. Broner, who scored a knockdown in the final round, won by scores of 115-112 and 116-111 (twice).
Get to know lightweight prospect Robert Easter Jr. (10-0, 8 knockouts), who meets journeyman Roberto Acevedo in his adopted hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday on the undercard of fellow “Band Camp” member Adrien Broner’s main event against Emmanuel Taylor.
Emmanuel Taylor knows he’s the underdog going into his Showtime-televised bout against Adrien Broner at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday but the 23-year-old junior welterweight says he’s prepared to expose the odds favorite’s limitations and pull the upset.
Adrien Broner worked out for his hometown fans in Cincinnati on Wednesday, just three days out from facing Emmanuel Taylor at the US Bank Arena along with Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto and others.
Adrien Broner and Emanuel Taylor held court at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati to officially announce their Sept. 6 fight, which will take place at the same venue. Photos by Mark Zerof – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions.
Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse and Andre Berto will appear in separate bouts of a tripleheader on Sept. 6 in Broner’s hometown of Cincinnati.
Once-beaten junior welterweight veteran Paul Spadafora, who is coming off a unanimous decision over Hector Velazquez on July 11, confirmed a report that he is a consideration for a Sept. 6 fight against Adrien Broner.