It’s been nearly 30 years since championship boxing has been broadcast on NBC in prime time. Former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes fought on that card on May 20, 1985 and shares his experience and thoughts on the sport’s return on Saturday night.
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.
On ESPN and Sirius, Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum recently laid out how Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao became reality. Our own Michael Woods is here with more.
Former welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana will continue pursuing R&R in his native Argentina before returning to the ring in the summer or fall, according to manager Sebastian Contursi.
Fans share their thoughts on a variety of subjects — including the fear of an Al Haymon-run sport, missing Antonio Margarito, the Garcia-Peterson catchweight, the hateful back-and-forth between Mayweather/Pacquiao fans in the Disqus comments section, and mythical matchups — in this week’s extra-long Monday mailbag.
Andre Berto, Josesito Lopez, Shawn Porter and Roberto Garcia all agree on the dividends of fighting on Spike TV’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions.’
On Friday, light heavyweight prospects Ahmed Elbiali and Dustin Craig Echard will clash in support of middleweights Sergio Mora and Abraham Han at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Miss.
The March 13 doubleheader featuring Andre Berto-Josesito Lopez and Shawn Porter-Roberto Garcia has found a home: Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.
Undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman believes he might encounter rough tactics in his March 7 bout against Robert Guerrero, so he’s preparing accordingly.
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.
Veteran trainer Joe Goossen spoke from the heart with broadcast veteran Alan Massengale in a very special RingTV interview. Goossen talks candidly about the passing of his brother, beloved promoter Dan Goossen, Goossen Promotions’ close relationship with Al Haymon, and what the future holds.
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.
Junior welterweight contender Viktor Postol could fight on the undercard of the April 11 143-pound catchweight bout between RING champion Danny Garcia and IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, according to the unbeaten Ukrainian’s manager Vadim Kornilov.
Having vacated the WBO middleweight title that Andy Lee now holds, undefeated Peter Quillin won’t rule out a future clash between the two.
Heading into his March 13 fight against Josesito Lopez, former welterweight titlist Andre Berto feels he’s at a point in his career in which nothing can deter him.
Roberto Garcia looks to create stability in his career – and life – on March 13 when he kicks off the premiere episode of Spike TV’s new boxing series in a 147-pound bout against former titlist Shawn Porter.