By the time Terence Crawford enters the CenturyLink Center in his native Omaha, Neb., to defend his WBO lightweight title against Yuriorkis Gamboa on Saturday, the 26-year-old switch-hitting boxer will have had plenty of time to appreciate the significance of the moment.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on a June 27 ‘ShoBox’ tripleheader and more.
WBO lightweight titlist Terence Crawford recently spoke to RingTV.com on Floyd Mayweather Jr., his title win over Ricky Burns and what lies ahead in his career.
Despite no longer managing WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley, Cameron Dunkin still wishes the best for his former client and hopes he defeats Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night.
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.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor will face Juan Carlos Candelo on the undercard of the Dec. 14 main event featuring Adrien Broner against Marcos Maidana.
Juan Manuel Marquez said he was “scared of the judges more than” Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.
The horrific events surrounding Mike Tyson’s rematch with Evander Holyfield, whose ear was nearly bitten off by his rival, are recounted in The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield and the Night that Change Boxing Forever.
Brandon Rios says of his showdown with Manny Pacquiao: “We both like to fight. We both hardly back down. We both throw a lot of punches in bunches. So it’s going to be one helluva good fight.”
Tim Bradley told ESPN that he ranks himself between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez and ahead of Manny Pacquiao as the top fighters at 147 pounds.