Shane Mosley announced his retirement to the media in the press room at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Malignaggi-Judah fight on Saturday night. “It’s a young man’s game,” he said. “It’s time to step aside and let some of these young guys do their thing.”
Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
Dominic Verdin asks Shane Molsey questions from his biggest fans in the latest episode of RingTV’s REAL TALK. The three-division champ, who fights Anthony Mundine on Oct. 23, talks about his best performance, the best punchers he’s faced, his dream matches and where he got his green eyes from.
The anticipated Sept. 14 Showtime Pay Per View event co-headlined by Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse will be joined by a third title fight between Ishe Smith and Carlos Molina, as well as a welterweight bout matching Ashley Theophane against Pablo Cesar Cano.
Danny Green is the most popular boxer in Australia and boxing writer Anson Wainwright found out why during a recent interview with the former light heavyweight titleholder. A rugged brute in the ring, Green is down-to-earth outside of it. The veteran made for an honest, thoughtful, funny Q&A.
Former middleweight beltholder Felix Sturm dropped in THE RING’s 160-pound rankings after losing his second consecutive close decision, this time to previously unrated Sam Soliman, over the weekend.