Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.
Rapper 50 Cent has officially applied for a promoter’s license in Nevada.
IBF junior middleweight titleholder Cornelius Bundrage on his separation from manager Manny Steward: “It’s just time to move on. So I’m putting it out there that I need a new manager, a new promoter, and that I need to be with somebody that’s going to help me to get the big fights.”
Lamont Peterson on his positive drug test and the IBF’s decision to allow him to keep their title: “The IBF did the proper process and they did an excellent job. I feel like the IBF did the job and they cleared my name.”
HBO’s 24/7 series will debut on Sept. 1 and will detail the events leading up to the Sept. 15 clash between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was released from the Clark County Detention Center in Nevada just after midnight on Aug. 3 after having served 63 days of an 87-day sentence thanks to good behavior.
Rapper 50 Cent is licensed to promote boxing shows in New York, but not yet in Nevada, where he has applied for a license and plans to eventually promote boxing events under The Money Team banner.
IBF featherweight titleholder Billy Dib became the third known fighter to sign with TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
In his first public interview about his new venture with Floyd Mayweather, rapper 50 Cent announces that he has signed Australia’s IBF featherweight titleholder Billy Dib to a promotional contract with TMT Promotions.
Andre Dirrell: “As 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather boost my career, I can boost theirs as well, and we can make a big name for The Money Team.”
Super middleweight contender Donovan George has accepted an Aug. 11 eliminator bout against Adonis Stevenson for the right to face IBF beltholder Carl Froch.