REAL TALK caught up with welterweight contender Victor Ortiz, who answered fans’ questions about his recent training tryout with Freddie Roach and potential future fights with Amir Khan, Gabriel Rosado and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
Undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about his HBO-televised fight with Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 19. Golovkin, who is wrapping up camp in Big Bear, Calif., says he wants to bring “action and drama” to his fights.
Austin Trout told the boxing media that he’s going after the other 154-pound titleholders, especially Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, who he believes he would beat as soundly as he did Miguel Cotto.
Miguel Cotto did not like how wide the scorecards were for his unanimous decision loss to Austin Trout on Saturday in New York City, where the Puerto Rican star was previously unbeaten, but there’s no doubt that the 27-year-old southpaw deserved to win.
Former welterweight titleholder Carlos Quintana is so confident that he will beat undefeated KO artist Keith Thurman in their HBO-televised co-feature to Saturday’s Andre Berto-Roberto Guerrero showdown that he’s already calling out 154-pound beltholder Saul Alvarez.
Junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, challenger Josesito Lopez, and the rest of the fighters from the Sept. 15 show at the MGM Grand on the day before the weigh-in.
Junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo is eager to get back into the ring as soon as possible after being released from an immigration dentention center, where he was held for eight months.
THE RING editor Michael Rosenthal spoke to Saul Alvarez about the WBC 154-pound titleholder’s Showtime-televised Sept. 15 defense against Josesito Lopez and going head-to-head with Mexican rival Julio Cesar Chavez’s PPV fight with Sergio Martinez in this exclusive interview.
Fans have a choice of two high-profile boxing shows to watch on Sept. 15, but Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez, who will headline a Showtime-televised card on that date, are only focused on their fight, which they promise will deliver action.
Saul Alvarez will defend his WBC 154-pound title against Victor Ortiz in the main event of a Showtime Pay-Per-View card from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sept. 15, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Tuesday. Top Rank could schedule a competing PPV show, headlined by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Sergio Martinez, on the same date.