Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recent hints at having “a totally new team” for his next fight in May leads a packed Lem Satterfield notebook that includes news items on Orlando Salido, Joseph Diaz Jr. and Dusty Hernandez-Harrison.
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya stated that he has “talked to Al Haymon about various possibilities” for matching his boxers against those from Top Rank during an interview on Tuesday night’s episode of HBO’s “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley.”
While promoting the Mayweather-Maidana rematch in Las Vegas, Oscar De La Hoya spoke about his efforts to thaw the cold war with Top Rank, making fights the fans want, Canelo Alvarez’s next bout, working with Al Haymon, and Golden Boy’s arbitration with Richard Schaefer.
Amid severe backlash in the aftermath of suddenly vacating the WBO middleweight title, Peter Quillin recently spoke to RingTV.com in order to defend his decision.
Undefeated middleweight Peter Quillin announced on social media that he is vacating his WBO title, effectively pulling himself out of his scheduled Nov. 1 bout against mandatory challenger Matt Korobov.
Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.
Main Events has dropped a lawsuit filed against advisor Al Haymon, promoter Yvon Michel, Showtime and Golden Boy charging those parties with interfering with a tentative fight between Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook has the details on a tentative lightweight title bout between IBF beltholder Miguel Vazquez and Mickey Bey.
Oscar De La Hoya addressed several subjects during a Friday night interview with RingTV.com, including tonight’s Canelo-Lara showdown, taking the helm of Golden Boy Promotions in the wake of Richard Schaefer’s resignation, and promoting the Mayweather-Maidana rematch.
Fans share their thoughts on the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, Mayweather-Maidana II, the two best boxers of all time from each continent (well, almost all of ‘em), the top five fights that could have happened but didn’t, and other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
IBF lightweight beltholder Miguel Vazquez has signed with Al Haymon, and is being considered for a mid-September defense against twice-beaten Kevin Mitchell, Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions informed RingTV.com on Saturday.
On Friday night, just before 2012 U.S. Olympians Errol Spence and Marcus Browne’s take the national television stage against their toughest challenges to date, John Magda will be doing the same on the undercard.
Fledgling promoter Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson spoke to RingTV.com about his star fighter Yuriorkis Gamboa’s challenge to lightweight beltholder Terence Crawford, SMS Promotions, his business falling out with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and concerns for his friend, the current state of boxing and his projects away from the sport.
Added to the June 21 Showtime tripleheader headlined by Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai, former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson returns after a year’s absence.