WBA featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters says everyone else in the featherweight division are mere fighters and that he’s a gladiator.
On a night that featured not one, but two controversial decisions, boxing once again finds itself mired in a fog of doubt. Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves and Mauricio Herrera-Jose Benavidez both ended with scorecards of the dubious variety.
Promoter Bob Arum said a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on May 2 — the same day on which Canelo Alvarez and Miguel want to fight — “is not going to happen” on that date. Mayweather announced during an interview on Showtime Friday that he “would love to fight Manny Pacquiao” on May 2. Alvarez and Cotto […]
Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya are doing a terrible job of behaving like promoters. Nevertheless, the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves card in Las Vegas on Saturday promises to be a good one. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Chinese star Zou Shiming will compete in his first 12-round bout on Saturday when he faces unbeaten Thai Kwanpichit OnesongchaiGym. Should Zou win, Bob Arum says he’ll match him with IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng on Feb. 14 in Macau.
According to insiders, undefeated pound-for-pound superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants to meet Manny Pacquiao in the ring and supposedly, plans are already in play.
Former and would-be opponents (in the case of Jessie Vargas) chime in on this weekend’s welterweight title clash between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri.
After recently adding Roy Jones Jr. to his team, an energized Jessie Vargas is not only preparing for an entertaining bout against Antonio DeMarco; he’s also got Manny Pacquiao in his sights.
Never one to mince words, Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum believes Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn’t exactly in a big hurry to make a fight with Manny Pacquiao happen.
Boxing wouldn’t be boxing without litigation and Julio Cesar Chavez’s recent signing with Al Haymon just proves that theory.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get updates on prospect Jose Ramirez, heavyweight Malik Scott and ring announcer Michael Buffer.
When Manny Pacquiao steps into the ring with Chris Algieri on Nov. 22, five years will have passed since the last time the Filipino hero scored a knockout. Freddie Roach says that KO slump will end against Algieri. Pacquiao says wait and see.
The talking heads get their last moment in the spotlight before Saturday’s action in Carson, Calif., where middleweight ogre Gennady Golovkin will face the experienced fists of Marco Antonio Rubio for the WBO title. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
The Dec. 13 Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves fight could headline a HBO-televised tripleheader from the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Mauricio Herrera-Jose Benavides Jr. and Andy Lee-Matt Korobov are the other two bouts to be added to the show.
Super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez idolizes Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and wants to fight his son. And that would suit Bob Arum just fine.
A deal is in place for a Dec. 13 battle between Matt Korobov and Andy Lee for the WBO’s vacant middleweight title, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum informed RingTV.com on Monday. The card is being promoted by Frank Warren and will take place in Ireland.