Having accepted a step-aside deal in order for RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia to face Lamont Peterson, undefeated Viktor Postol is staking a claim on the winner.
Whether he plans to stick around at junior welterweight or make a gradual transition to welterweight, RING champion Danny Garcia says he’s ready to take boxing to the next level.
Though the bout will be held at a catchweight of 143-pounds, IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson believes he will face RING champion Danny Garcia at the right time of their careers on April 11.
Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.
Tasked with providing expert commentary for NBC’s new boxing series, ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Sugar Ray Leonard believes Al Haymon and the network put ‘good pressure’ on premium cable giants HBO and Showtime.
Al Haymon and NBC announced their new boxing series on Wednesday. The first significant fights of the new series includes a March 7 doubleheader in Las Vegas topped by Robert Guerrero-Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner-John Molina, and an April 11 junior welterweight showdown between RING champ Danny Garcia and IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson.
A showdown between RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson will happen in early 2015, if Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya gets his way.
Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
Faced with the dubious task of having to meet Jose Luis Castillo in Russia on Friday, former 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov envisions more lucrative bouts in the future.
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao’s ridiculously dominant decision victory over Chris Algieri, where they think he stands in terms of ability, and what they think is next; fans also praised Vasyl Lomachenko and evaluated the fighters on the monster Cleverly-Bellew rematch card in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Freddie Roach says once his charge, Manny Pacquiao dispatches Chris Algieri this Saturday, a match with RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia could materialize.
If Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has his druthers, a junior welterweight championship bout between Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson will happen.
The WBC’s mandatory junior welterweight challenger, Viktor Postal, will accept an agreement that permits titleholder Danny Garcia to make a defense before facing the undefeated Russian.
Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has his eye on staging some major fights – namely a junior welterweight championship bout – in Washington D.C.
Junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse made short work of Roberto Ortiz, stopping the unbeaten but unproven fringe contender in Round 2 of the their scheduled 12 rounder on the Adrien Broner-Emmanuel Taylor undercard on Saturday in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Onetime-allies turned rivals, promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum will meet next week to discuss ending the rift between Golden Boy and Top Rank, with both eager to see a matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Danny Garcia.