Featherweight Gary Russell Jr.: “When my career is over with, either I’ll become this great champion that everyone says that I have the potential to be, or I’ll be a prima donna…Half the people that criticize me, they can’t beat the people that I’m in the ring with anyway.”read more
“Honestly, I can’t wait to see how he’s going to try to knock me out,” said Keith Thurman of rival Diego Chaves. “That’s part of the excitement in this game and in this sport. I’m definitely willing to step into that danger zone.”read more
Puerto Rico’s Orlando Cruz will face Orlando Salido on the Oct. 12 undercard of the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez WBO weltewreight title bout at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.read more
Oscar De La Hoya on Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “Mayweather will stand in the pocket and fight. He’ll run and he’ll box, but he’ll also stay in the pocket and fight, which can make him vulnerable to being hit.”read more
Unbeaten Philadelphia-based heavyweight prospect Bryant Jennings, who meets hammer-fisted Andrey Fedosov on June 14, had to rise from a second-round knockdown during his fifth-round stoppage win over Bowie Tupou in December.read more
Lamont Peterson’s younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday’s undcard to Lamont’s 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.read more
Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin claims that he will handle unbeaten WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin in similar fashion to how Bernard Hopkins knocked out then-undefeated Felix Trinindad in the 12th round.read more
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