Devon Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham: “Amir Khan sounds good to us, and if he wants to get his chin checked at welterweight, then Devon will be the first to oblige him.”
Unbeaten three-division titlewinner Abner Mares on a potential matchup with prospect Gary Russell Jr.: “Whenever this fight with Gary Russell were to happen, we’ll find out then if I’m tailor-made for him.”
The co-manager of Robert Guerrero has expressed extreme confidence heading into Saturday night’s clash with pound-for-pound kind Floyd Mayweather Jr.
A return bout between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would have to include Olympic-style drug testing and take place either in Las Vegas, Atlantic City or New York, according to Martinez’s advisor.
Guillermo Rigondeaux on his fighting style: “I have to make a living, you know, for my family. There are going to be days when I go after it, and then there are going to be days where you box. I had everything under control throughout the fight.”
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander hopes to remain on the May 18 Showtime doubleheader from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City even though his original opponent Kell Brook has pulled out with an injury.
Tyson Fury, Steve Cunningham and others offered their thoughts on who will win Saturday night’s junior featherweight unification bout between Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Heavyweight Tyson Fury is 12 years younger, six inches taller and will be significantly heavier than his rival Steve Cunningham when they meet on April 20.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been sparring with a strong lineup of fighters, including unbeaten junior middledweight Hugo Centeno, in preparation for his April 20 clash with Austin Trout.
Four-division beltholder Juan Manuel Marquez was ringside for Saturday night’s victory by Mike Alvarado over Brandon Rios, as was WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley.