Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.
Newly crowned IBF junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina on a potential fight with former champ Canelo Alvarez: “I’m not happy with just having the title, I want to defend it successfully, and get all of the title belts. Fighting somebody like Canelo would help me to do that.”
Trainer Abel Sanchez said Gennady Golovkin “is the best middleweight ever besides Sugar Ray Robinson and maybe Bernard Hopkins.”
Unbeaten WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien Broner will make the first defense of his belt against Marcos Maidana on Dec. 14 on Showtime Pay Per View as part of a strong November and December schedule for Golden Boy Promotions.
The fighters in the four pay-per-view-televised bouts on the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez card tested negative for anabolic steroids, masking agents and marijuana, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer.
Floyd Mayweather outclassed Canelo Alvarez en route to a decision victory on Saturday that earned the future hall of famer THE RING’s junior middleweight title. Mayweather, who also holds the magazine’s welterweight title, is the first fighter since Joe Calzaghe to simultaneously hold two RING championships.
Carlos Molina wants Floyd Mayweather, Miguel Cotto, Canelo Alvarez, “whoever,” after dethroning Ishe Smith as IBF junior middleweight beltholder on Saturday.