Gennady Golovkin’s trainer: ‘We have the best fighter in the world’

06
Jan

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer: ‘We have the best fighter in the world’

WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin “beats” RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward if they were to meet, according to Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, who ranks the 160-pounder behind Sugar Ray Robinson and Bernard Hopkins as the best in the division’s history.

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06
Jul

Dib saves 50 Cent’s Birthday Bash with win over Oliver

Billy Dib rebounded from his recent featherweight title loss with a majority decision over Mike Oliver in a Friday Night Fights main event in Hartford, Conn., on Friday. The hard-fought scrap salvaged the 50 Cent-promoted show that lost it’s original main event.

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04
Jul

Dib aims to turn setback into comeback

Former featherweight titleholder Billy Dib lost his belt in what was supposed to be a triumphant debut under promoter 50 Cent’s banner, but says the experience has shown him exactly what he needs to do to become champion again.

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23
May

Will Froch get revenge versus Kessler? The experts weigh-in

IBF super middleweight beltholder and THE RING’s No. 1-rated 168 pounder Carl Froch has the home advantage on Saturday against THE RING’s No. 2-rated super middleweight Mikkel Kessler, who win their first clash by unanimous decision.

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22
May

Lem’s latest: Mares says Russell ‘hasn’t fought anybody’

Unbeaten three-division titlewinner Abner Mares on a potential matchup with prospect Gary Russell Jr.: “Whenever this fight with Gary Russell were to happen, we’ll find out then if I’m tailor-made for him.”

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21
May

Lampley mulls Kessler-Froch II

Going into the anticipated HBO-televised Mikkel Kessler-Carl Froch rematch this Saturday, HBO commentator Jim Lampley considers Froch the better fighter and Kessler the better boxer.

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14
Apr

Bradley, Ward break down Rigondeaux-Donaire

Andre Ward called Guillermo Rigondeaux “a sharpshooter” against Nonito Donaire, adding, “this is the best I’ve ever seen him look.” Of the criticisms of Rigondeaux’s strategy, Tim Bradley said, “If you want to see blood and guts, and you want to see warrior-type of fights, then you should definitely hit MMA.”

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04
Nov

Green gets up off canvas to stop St-Juste after seven

Former super middleweight contender Allan Green bounced back from a fourth-round KO loss to Mikkell Kessler with an up-from-the-canvas seventh-round stoppage of Renan St-Juste on the Lucian Bute-Denis Grachev fight in Montreal on Saturday.

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05
Oct

Bute-Grachev slated for Nov. 3

Former super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute returns to action on Nov. 3 opposite unbeaten light heavyweight Denis Grachev.

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07
Aug

Kessler extends contract with Sauerland Events

Three-time super middleweight titleholder Mikkel Kessler has extended his contract with Sauerland Events through 2014.

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