Lem’s latest: Rios to be ‘fast, strong’ for ‘scary’ Pacquiao

16
Oct

Lem’s latest: Rios to be ‘fast, strong’ for ‘scary’ Pacquiao

According to trainer Robert Garcia, first-time welterweight Brandon Rios is looking good ahead of his Nov. 23 bout with Manny Pacquiao, exhibiting knockout power and better speed in his sparring sessions.

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19
Aug

Seemingly still bitter Tyson says he ‘forgives’ King

Mike Tyson is excited about promoting his first boxing show, which will be televised on this week’s Friday Night Fights, but when asked if he can learn anything about the business from former promoter Don King, the former heavyweight champ got a little bitter. “I can learn how to manipulate my fighters and take advantage of them and tell them lies,” Tyson said.

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06
Aug

Tyson’s big month: Induction, promoting

Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Saturday, and promote his first show under Iron Mike Promotions on Aug. 23 in Verona, N.Y.

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06
Jan

De La Hoya on ‘blockbuster’ Mayweather, Alvarez dates

Of the dates requested by Floyd Mayweather and Saul Alvarez, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya said: “Those two dates, May 4 and September 14, I’m actually looking forward to one of those dates to break my all-time pay per view record.”

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02
Jan

Promoter: Trout arrested, released

Austin Trout was arrested in El Paso, Texas, and released uncharged on Tuesday morning, according to his promoter, Greg Cohen.

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26
Nov

Trout dreams of KO victory over Cotto

Austin Trout described his tendency since childhood to envision beating his boxing heroes in the ring, and said, “I have a big list of fighters that I really admire, and Miguel Cotto is on that list.”

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01
Sep

Cotto chooses Trout over Pacquiao rematch

Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto has elected to face WBA 154-pound beltholder Austin Trout in December rather than a high-profile rematch with former foe Manny Pacquiao.

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