Unbeaten featherweight prospect Gary Russell Jr. claims he has been pursued by promoter Curtis Jackson, who is also known as the rapper 50 Cent. Russell is managed by Al Haymon and has a working relationship with Golden Boy Promotions.
The world should know soon whether it will witness a 154-pound clash of unbeatens between WBC beltholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and WBA titleholder Austin Trout.
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola meets Bermane Stiverne in a March 9 eliminator bout for the right to face Vitali Klitschko.
Kevin McBride said his reasons for continuing to fight have little to do with money as much as “restoring sanity in my own head.”
An injury to RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward’s right shoulder has forced the cancelation of a scheduled March 2 defense against former middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik.
Unbeaten welterweight Dusty Harrison has entered into an agreement with Washington-based attorney Jeff Fried to handle his budding career.
Strength and conditioning guru Angel Hernandez claims that trainer Freddie Roach has accused Juan Manuel Marquez of having used performance enhancing drugs out of fear that his fighter will defeat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night.
Olympian Oscar Molina will make his professional debut by fighting on the same Nov. 24 card as his twin, Javier, who already has 12 professional bouts.
Only a few years after being released from prison for armed robbery, Dusty Harrison’s father and trainer, Buddy Harrison, started his son shadowboxing while he was still in diapers.
Don King’s $1.1 million purse bid to promote the Chris Arreola-Bermane Stiverne WBC heavyweight eliminator bout doubled that of counterpart Dan Goossen.
Freddie Roach on Manny Pacquiao’s out-of-court settlement with the Mayewathers: “It’s something I don’t want to get in the middle of. That’s between them.” On Amir Khan: “You can’t teach a good chin in boxing.”
Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.