Weigh-in results: Khan, Alexander, Thurman, Bundu make weight

12
Dec

Weigh-in results: Khan, Alexander, Thurman, Bundu make weight

All four welterweights on the “Royal Battle” card made weight at Friday’s weigh-in. Amir Khan and Devon Alexander, who fight in the main event, weighed 147 pounds. Keith Thurman, who faces Leonard Bundu in the co-feature, weighed 146 pounds. Bundu weighed 146.5.

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30
Dec

Lem’s latest: Manager makes case for Marcos Maidana against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.

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26
Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”

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17
Dec

Trainer Robert Garcia: The transformation of Marcos Maidana

Robert Garcia on Marcos Maidana’s win over Adrien Broner: “We were ready to throw 100 punches a round. We know that’s the only way to beat somebody like Adrien Broner, or that’s the way to beat somebody like Floyd Mayweather [Jr.,]. That’s the way [Roberto] Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard.”

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15
Dec

Keith Thurman: ‘I’m ready for the world’

Richard Schaefer: “I think the question is, who can beat Keith Thurman? I don’t there there’s anybody. I just don’t think there is anybody who is going to beat Keith Thurman.”

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15
Dec

Shawn Porter makes case for Marcos Maidana fight

Shawn Porter on Marcos Maidana’s victory over Adrien Broner: “It didn’t go the way that I thought it would go. I actually thought that Broner would move more and use his quickness, but Maidana came in and got the job done.”

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15
Dec

Lem’s latest: Body-punching 101: Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer on Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner: “I would like to see a rematch. I would like a rematch at the Alamodome. There is no rematch clause.”

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04
Dec

Experts analyze Paul Malignaggi-Zab Judah buddy bash

Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah will meet in Saturday’s clash of Brooklyn natives. Sixteen boxing experts are split over who will win the showdown between the veteran two-division titleholders. 

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04
Dec

Lem’s latest: Malignaggi vows ‘no love taps’ with Judah

Paulie Malignaggi says he is motivated to defeat Zab Judah, despite the fact that the Brooklyn natives are friends. Malignaggi and Judah headline a Showtime-televised card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday.

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04
Dec

Lem’s latest: Maidana says Broner is not ‘a slick boxer’

Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.

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