Lem’s latest: Steward remembered on Lampley’s ‘Fight Game’

23
Oct

Lem’s latest: Steward remembered on Lampley’s ‘Fight Game’

The late Emanuel “Manny” Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.

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13
Aug

Lem’s latest: Klitschko, Povetkin shared rooting interests

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against unbeaten Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow. The two Olympic champs spoke about the fight at a press conference on Monday.

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12
Aug

Lem’s latest: Haye may train with Wilder for Fury fight

Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder may have to choose between serving as a sparring partner for David Haye or being ringside for a scouting report on the Seth Mitchell-Chris Arreola fight on Sept. 6.

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31
Jul

Q&A Stevenson: Steward ‘believed in me’

RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson on Emanuel Steward: “When he saw me, he said, ‘You’re going to be a superstar in boxing.’ He told me, ‘You have amazing power.'”

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26
Jun

Wilder near deal to face Liakhovich on Aug. 9

Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder is close to finalizing a deal to face Sergei Liakhovich on Aug. 9 in Wilder’s home state of Alabama on Showtime.

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04
Jun

Banks, Mitchell embrace pressure of rematch

Johnathon Banks is feeling the pressure to prove his victory over Seth Mitchell in November wasn’t a fluke, while Mitchell, who was previously touted as the United States’ best hope to beat a Klitschko, is under pressure to prove that it was.

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25
Apr

Guerrero worships God, not Mayweather

Robert Guerrero on Floyd Mayweather: “You’ve got a lot of people out there who think that Floyd is like a God. He’s got everybody thinking that… nobody can beat him. But… being a big believer in God, there’s a blueprint for everybody.”

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24
Apr

Promoter bids more than $23 million for Klitschko-Povetkin

Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin would each earn career-high purses if a proposed Aug. 31 clash comes to fruition in Moscow. A Russian promoter has bid more than $23 million to host the bout.

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15
Apr

Lem’s latest: Alexander focused; Guerrero pinata mocks Mayweather

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.

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10
Apr

Donaire-Rigondeaux mean mug during staredown

Nonito Donaire on his final press conference staredown with Guillermo Rigondeaux: “Today was my moral victory in terms of me being able to face off against him. I know that he felt my energy and that’s why maybe he looked away from me.”

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