Oscar De La Hoya spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about LA Fight Club, the Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland fight, and what it’s like to work with former rival Fernando Vargas after the kick-off press conference for Golden Boy Promotions’ news monthly Los Angeles club series.
Fox Deportes will air classic Golden Boy Promotions fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr., Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trindad, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, among others on Dec. 23 and Dec. 29.
Among the things Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya said to rival Top Rank CEO Bob Arum during their exchanged Christmas greetings on Twitter was “Let’s make these fights for the fans.”
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins is scheduled to be a guest on Wednesday’s episode of The Arsenio Hall Show.
RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward has filed suit against promoter Dan Goossen in an attempt to gain freedom from what he views as an unfairly lengthy contract.
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation will donate state of the art Everlast boxing gloves, gear and equipment to the Magnifico Boxing Gym in Los Angeles on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. PT.
Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.
Bernard Hopkins on Karo Murat: “I need a stoppage, definitely. I haven’t had a knockout since 2004.”
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto is expected to arrive in Las Vegas on Thursday to discuss potential future fights with Top Rank, which promoted last his one-sided third-round TKO of Delvin Rodriguez last Saturday.