Chavez-Manfredo press conference

26
Oct

Chavez-Manfredo press conference

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Peter Manfredo Jr. announce their Nov. 19 fight in Houston, Texas. Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank.

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18
Oct

Lem’s latest: Provodnikov right at home versus Alvarado

Ruslan Provodnikov’s mother traveled from Russia for what is both her first trip to the U.S. and the first time she will be ringside to watch her son as he battles Mike Alvarado on Saturday.

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17
Oct

Lem’s latest: Trainer ranks Golovkin right behind Robinson, Hopkins

Trainer Abel Sanchez said Gennady Golovkin “is the best middleweight ever besides Sugar Ray Robinson and maybe Bernard Hopkins.”  

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10
Oct

Cotto ‘in a very good place’ after Rodriguez victory

Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto is expected to arrive in Las Vegas on Thursday to discuss potential future fights with Top Rank, which promoted last his one-sided third-round TKO of Delvin Rodriguez last Saturday.

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09
Oct

Lem’s latest: Cotto-Rodriguez draws more than 1.5 million viewers

Miguel Cotto’s third-round stoppage of Delvin Rodriguez ranks as the highest drawing cable fight of 2013 so far.

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09
Oct

Martinez gains an audience with the Pope

RING and WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez will meet Pope Francis next Wednesday at the Vatican.

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02
Oct

Lem’s latest: Lampley: pressure’s on Cotto-Rodriguez judges

HBO’s Jim Lampley on the Florida Commission, judging and Saturday’s Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fight: “It is unfair for Florida to be on the griddle for problems that came up in Nevada and California….Now, here they are, basically having to carry water for the whole sport on Saturday night on the subject of judging.”

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01
Oct

Bradley on Marquez: ‘I’m gonna whup his ass’

Tim Bradley on Juan Manuel Marquez: “I’m going to whup his ass, and the judges are going to give me the fight, and that is the bottom line.”

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01
Oct

Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera rematch in talks

The promoters of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera are targeting a Dec. 14 date for their rematch. Chavez won a controversial 10-round unanimous decision this past Saturday.

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30
Sep

Arum: Chavez Jr.-Vera judges ‘got it right’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s controversial unanimous decision over Bryan Vera: “To say that Vera won that fight, that was absurd.”

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