Russell unfazed by criticism

06
Aug

Russell unfazed by criticism

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.”

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19
Jul

Schaefer confirms: Russell Jr. returns on Aug. 9

Unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell Jr. will be back in action on the Aug. 9 card featuring heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Sergei Liakhovich.

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17
Jul

Russell Jr. to return on Aug. 9?

Featherweight Gary Russell Jr. said he may fight on the Aug. 9 Deontay Wilder-Sergei Liakhovich card.

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15
Jul

Lem’s latest: Thurman expects ‘war’ vs. Chaves

“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.”

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08
Jul

Battle of Orlandos: Salido vs. Cruz on Bradley-Marquez card

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.

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01
Jul

Burgos-Prescott on July 26

Once-beaten Mexican junior lightweight Juan Carlos Burgos will return to the ring on July 26 against Daulis Prescott, his first bout since a disputed split-draw with WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez in January.

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03
Jun

Lem’s latest: De La Hoya discusses Mayweather-Alvarez

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.”

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22
May

Will Jennings rise to the challenge of Fedosov?

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.

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14
May

Lem’s latest: Peterson-Matthysse undercard announced

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.

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16
Apr

Lem’s lastest: Macklin vows a beat-down for Golovkin

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.

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