Trout will fight Lara in honor of his late grandmother

07
Nov

Trout will fight Lara in honor of his late grandmother

Junior middleweight contender Austin Trout will dedicate his Dec. 7 fight with Erislandy Lara to his grandmother, Ann Johnson, who died of a heart attack in May.

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05
Nov

Demetrius Andrade believes he can beat Floyd Mayweather, Alvarez

Undefeated junior middleweight contender Demetrius Andrade said of RING/WBA/WBC champ Floyd Mayweather, “I would beat him by decision, if not, I may knock him out.” Andrade, who fights Vanes Martirosyan for the vacant WBO title on Saturday, also believes he can easily beat Canelo Alvarez.

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04
Nov

IBF: Hopkins, Molina have time to mull big fights

Carlos Molina has until next June to defend his IBF junior middleweight belt against a mandatory challenger, and Bernard Hopkins has until next July to do the same with his IBF light heavyweight title.

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01
Nov

Kirkland: ‘The sky is the limit for me’

James Kirkland on the potential for facing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Canelo Alvarez or Miguel Cotto: “When these fights actually happen, hey, James Kirkland’s going to be the one on top. I can’t wait until these opportunities actually take place.”

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31
Oct

Adrien Broner calls Marcos Maidana ‘one-dimensional’

Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.

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30
Oct

Molina craves Alvarez matchup

Newly crowned IBF junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina on a potential fight with former champ Canelo Alvarez: “I’m not happy with just having the title, I want to defend it successfully, and get all of the title belts. Fighting somebody like Canelo would help me to do that.”

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28
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez to fight thrice in 2014

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer plans to have Canelo Alvarez fight three times in 2014. Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto and middleweight champ Sergio Martinez are among the top opponent considerations for Alvarez.

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27
Oct

Schaefer to meet with Alvarez, Cotto

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is looking to name an opponent for Canelo Alvarez as early as next week. Popular Puerto Rican veteran Miguel Cotto is the most lucrative option for the young Mexican star.

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26
Oct

Lem’s latest: Broner eyes ‘electrifying’ victory over Maidana

Adrien Broner on what to expect from his upcoming bout with Marcos Maidana: “You’re going to see an electrifying victory from Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner. You will see why I’m the lottery pick to take over this sport.”

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22
Oct

Lem’s latest: Stevens ‘coming to wreck’ Golovkin

Curtis Stevens on Gennady Golovkin: “I’m coming there to wreck him. I’m coming to wreck the wrecking machine.”

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