Q&A: Mares preps for powerful Gonzalez

24
Jul

Q&A: Mares preps for powerful Gonzalez

Abner Mares on Jhonny Gonzalez: “Without ranking them, I would definitely say that he is one of the most difficult fighters that I will be facing, because, if you look at his record, he’s definitely a power puncher.”

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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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27
Jun

Russell Jr. calls Mares fight ‘definitely possible’

Undefeated featherweight prospect Gary Russell said that a victory over WBC titleholder Abner Mares “would be a good notch to put under my belt.” Russell may be added to a Showtime-televised card headlined by Mares on Aug. 24.

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26
Jun

Mares-Gonzalez, Santa Cruz-Terrazas on Aug. 24

Abner Mares, Leo Santa Cruz and Gary Russell Jr. could be involved in a triple-header on Aug. 24 in Carson, Calif., on Showtime.

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31
May

Golden Boy wins Santa Cruz-Terrazas purse bid

Golden Boy out-bid Zanfer Promotions for the right to promote unbeaten junior featherweight Leo Santa Cruz against WBC beltholder Victor Terrazas

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31
May

Lem’s latest: Mayweather to ‘get the job done’ versus Alvarez

Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “The only thing I can say is there’s been guys for 17 years. The only thing I can do is continue to beat the guy that they put in front of me.”

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22
May

Lem’s latest: Mares says Russell ‘hasn’t fought anybody’

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.”

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21
May

Q&A: Russell says Mares is ‘tailor-made’ for him

Unbeaten featherweight prospect Gary Russell Jr. says he wants to challenge the unbeaten elite likes of Abner Mares or Yuriorkis Gamboa.

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13
May

Lem’s latest: Gamboa-Perez on Dawson-Stevenson card

Olympic gold medalist and former featherweight beltholder Yuriorkis Gamboa will meet Colombia’s Darley Perez in an HBO-televised lightweight match on June 8 in Montreal.

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10
May

Mayweather-Guerrero: Over a million PPV buys

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza: “Floyd Mayweather is still, without question, the No. 1 pay per view star in boxing, and, actually, in all of sports.”

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