Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Cloud; Froch mulls Kessler, Stevenson

05
Jan

Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Cloud; Froch mulls Kessler, Stevenson

While IBF light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud could defend his belt against Bernard Hopkins on March 9, IBF super middleweight beltholder Carl Froch is weighing mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson or WBA counterpart Mikkel Kessler.

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03
Jan

Golden Boy touts Bika-Sjekloca, Salita-Camacho Jr., Charlo-Yorgey

Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC’s interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.

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03
Jan

IBF ‘tentatively’ approves Hopkins-Cloud

Bernard Hopkins could face IBF light heavyweight beltholder Tavoris Cloud on March 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn thanks to a tentative approval of the bout by the sanctioning body.

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29
Nov

Lem’s latest: Cotto, Trout vow to be victorious

WBA junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout plans to make a bloody mess of challenger Miguel Cotto, who claims the champion’s southpaw style won’t be a problem.

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13
Nov

Bogere’s Achilles injury postpones Abril fight

Unbeaten lightweight contender Sharif Bogere has suffered a partial tear to his Achilles tendon that has forced him out of a Nov. 24 clash with Richard Abril for the WBA 135-pound title.

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28
Aug

Lem’s latest: Ward-Dawson, Alvarez-Lopez, George-Stevenson

Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.

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16
Aug

Lem’s latest: De La Hoya says Wilder’s ready for the big stage

Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: “It’s time to take him to the big stage — the HBOs and the Showtimes. It’s time to unleash Deontay Wilder.”

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13
Jul

Q&A: Lopez set to “shock everyone” against Alvarez

Josesito Lopez on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “On paper, this looks like it’s going to be a walk in the park for Canelo. But if you’ve seen me fight, and you know the training that I go through for a fight like this — especially one of this magnitude — then you’ll know that Canelo is in for a fight.”

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01
Jun

Kirkland pulls out of Alvarez fight

Southpaw junior middleweight James Kirkland will not sign to fight WBC titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, citing recovery from shoulder surgery in March.

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30
May

Williams: ‘If I can’t walk then I’ll be on the boat fishing’

Paul Williams: “They told me there is a very slight chance of walking because the spine was, like, crushed or whatever…but as far as me walking and all of that, it’s all on me. I’m going to be walking. I know that. That’s how I feel.”

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