Floyd Mayweather has acknowledged the potential for bouts with either Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana, while dismissing the notion of a fight with Manny Pacquiao.
Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.
Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”
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.
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.
Adrien Broner on his swift exit following Saturday’s loss to Marcos “Chino” Maidana: “I want to say I’m sorry for running out on all the fans after my fight. That was wrong of me as a fighter. I want to congratulate team CHINO, and I want to thank everybody that supported the fight.”
Unbeaten lightweight prospect Ivan Redkach returns on the first ShoBox: The New Generation of the 2014. Adrien Broner has had his assault charges dismissed.
After being ringside for Marcos Maidana’s unanimous decision over Adrien Broner last Saturday, Paul Spadafora said, “I think that I could beat Maidana. I think I could do well against both of those guys. I’m not talking s–t, I’m just telling you what I think just from being right there.”
Referee Laurence Cole discussed his role in the very physical, action-packed fight during which Marcos Maidana unanimously decisioned Adrien Broner for the WBA’s welterweight belt.
Saturday’s win by Marcos Maidana to dethrone Adrien Broner as WBA welterweight titleholder drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sports, Stephen Espinoza, announced on Tuesday.
Robert Garcia on Marcos Maidana’s win over Adrien Broner: “We were ready to throw 100 punches a round. We know that’s the only way to beat somebody like Adrien Broner, or that’s the way to beat somebody like Floyd Mayweather [Jr.,]. That’s the way [Roberto] Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard.”
Victor Ortiz will return to the ring for the first time in 19 months against Luis Collazo in a Fox Sports 1-televised battle of left-handed former titleholders.