In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the return of Zou Shiming on July 19 and more.
Having lost to Manny Pacquiao in his most recent fight in November, Brandon Rios knows he has to make a definitive statement in his comeback fight versus tough Argentine Diego Chaves on August 2.
Brandon Rios could have asked for an easier comeback fight after losing his last two bouts to Mike Alvarado and Manny Pacquiao but the slugger is looking forward to getting back in action on Aug. 2 against formidable Diego Chaves.
His opponent was apparently a no-show, so Brandon Rios flew solo at the Hollywood press conference to promote his Aug. 2 bout against Diego Chaves. The card will also feature a junior welterweight scrap between Jessie Vargas and Anton Novikov, who were both present. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook details the return of welterweight Mike Jones after a two-year-plus absence from the ring and much more.
Undefeated Sergey Kovalev returns to the ring on August 2 to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against Australia’s Blake Caparello as part of a split-site HBO tripleheader.
HBO will present a split-site doubleheader on Aug. 2, with a welterweight bout between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves in Las Vegas, plus light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev in action from Atlantic City.
Going into the biggest fight of his professional career, undefeated Chris Algieri is confident that past sparring sessions with the likes of Saul Alvarez will help him secure a victory against WBO junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us trainer Freddie Roach’s thoughts on his charge, Manny Pacquiao’s performance against Tim Bradley last Saturday.
Thomas Dulorme, who faces unbeaten 140-pound contender Karim Mayfield on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J., says his 2012 loss to Luis Carlos Abregu made him a stronger fighter. Dulorme has trained with Robert Garcia for his return to HBO.
Floyd Mayweather continued to take shots at his out-of-the-ring rival Manny Pacquiao during a recent Q&A interview on the website FightHype.com.
Manny Pacquiao says that a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. could not happen until 2015 if Mayweather is not willing to work with Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum.
Manny Pacquiao is familiar with the top two candidates to be his next opponent, having lost by split-decision to Tim Bradley in 2012 and having sparred many rounds with Ruslan Provodnikov.
Last week was a slow one for worldwide boxing action, but there was one major development in THE RING’s division ratings. Due to testing positive for a banned substance following his unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao, Brandon Rios has been dropped from the junior welterweight rankings.
Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Will Tomlinson on his five-bout deal with Golden Boy Promotions: “I came here to test myself and see how good I really am.”
In a recent Tweet, Freddie Roach touted Floyd Mayweather Sr.’s “great performance” as The Predator creature in the movie of the same name.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. lampoons Manny Pacquiao, Marcos Maidana and Amir Khan during a series of Tweets and photos over the Christams holidays.
Sergio Martinez on defending his middleweight title against Miguel Cotto: “I’m very interested in the fight, but I’m the champion and Cotto is the challenger. I would love to fight Cotto, but I need to be treated with dignity.”
Floyd Mayweather Jr. suggests that Marcos Maidana is a more likely opponent than Manny Pacquiao, and that Adrien Broner’s next fight should be on his undercard in May.