Bernard Hopkins: “I don’t want my next fight to be just a fight. It has to be historic. If I fight just a fight, then I would probably lose… I want at least one or two more fights. Then, I want to exit out of this game.”
Outspoken Carl Froch shares his thoughts on Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson, says Mikkel Kessler overlooked Andre Ward, and believes Lucian Bute is over-rated.
Eva Futch on Joe Frazier: “When you think about his life, Joe was always able to just display that fighting spirit. It helped him along in his life. It was his best asset.”
Muhammad Ali is praying for Joe Frazier, who is battling cancer and whose documentary will be screened on Tuesday in New York.
Neither back surgery nor throat cancer is slowing down famous ring announcer Michael Buffer, who will be at it again for Saturday night’s Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson card.
Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson: “There was never any pressure being the only black guy anywhere near my weight class. I never ran from it. In fact, I embraced it.”
Larry Merchant discusses the fiery post-fight exchange with Floyd Mayweather Jr., and offers some opinions on how “Money” and Pacman would fare against past fighters.
Angelo Dundee on Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao: “Mayweather wins. I just don’t know why Mayweather’s not fighting him. He walks around saying that he’s the best fighter in the world? Well, fight the sucker.”