Final press conference before this Saturday’s rematch between Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios and Mike Alvarado in Las Vegas, which will be broadcast on HBO.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum would like to “mix-and-match” Brandon Rios, Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley over the course of the next few months.
IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson on Kendall Holt: “At the end of the day…I don’t think that he will be able to bite down like I’m going to be able to.”
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios would love to face Mike Alvarado, Danny Garcia or Lucas Matthysse, among others, and laments the rift between his promoter Top Rank and rival Golden Boy.
Tim Bradley-Lamont Peterson II and the anticipated Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch could be in the works for March, according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.
Juan Manuel Marquez’s sixth-round knockout of Manny Pacquiao will be among “Boxing’s Best” on HBO, a series comprised of seven major showdowns to be featured over five days beginning on Christmas.
Amir Khan said he and trainer Virgil Hunter “discussed the fact that I am an offensive fighter, but now it is time to be a smart fighter, to win fights with my brain.”
Former IBF/WBA junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan will return to the ring in December against California’s Carlos Molina on Showtime under a new trainer in Virgil Hunter somewhere in the United States.
Unbeaten former lightweight titleholder Brandon Rios on his Oct. 13 clash with undefeated 140-pound contender Mike Alvarado: “It’s going to be a very violent, very bloody fight. It’s going to be a can’t-miss fight.”
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell anticipates being back in action in November under TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
Junior welterweight Mike Alvarado believes he will prove himself to be the bigger, stronger fighter — as well as the superior boxer — when he and Brandon Rios both put their undefeated records on the line, Oct. 13.