Junior bantamweight prospect Ivan Morales, the younger brother of Erik Morales, will face Danny Flores, who is trained by Marco Antonio Barrera, in an eight-round bout on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe, Jr. middleweight title bout on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., it was announced on Tuesday.
Former and would-be opponents (in the case of Jessie Vargas) chime in on this weekend’s welterweight title clash between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri.
Boxing legends Larry Holmes, Aaron Pryor, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Roberto Duran, Erik Morales and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini attended Thursday night’s 25th annual Fight For Children charity event at The Washington Hilton.
Fans share their displeasure with the official scorecards of Arthur Abraham’s unanimous decision over Paul Smith, their excitement for Artur Beterbiev, plus their questions about Keith Thurman, Deontay Wilder, the Klitschko-Pulev fight and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who’s next on junior featherweight contender Scott Quigg’s hit list.
Marcos Maidana may not be Mexican but some of his most famous supporters are. And they offered their opinions on “Chino” in the build-up to “Mayhem.”
Manny Pacquiao insists that in their rematch, Tim Bradley will face an entirely different fighter.
Erik Morales suffered a hand injury that forced him to withdraw from his Mar. 22 bout against Jorge Paez Jr., which was supposed to take place in Monterrey and end a 17-month absence. Jose Cotto may take the Mexican legend’s place against Paez.
Erik Morales will end a 17-month ring absence against Jorge Paez Jr. in a contracted 144-pound bout on March 22 at Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.
Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.
“Poison” Junior Jones was an immensely talented boxer-puncher from Brooklyn who won world titles at bantamweight and junior featherweight while carving out a reputation as one of the most exciting fighters of the nineties. He spoke to RingTV.com about the best opponents he ever shared the ring with.
Robert Garcia on Marcos Maidana’s win over Adrien Broner: “We were ready to throw 100 punches a round. We know that’s the only way to beat somebody like Adrien Broner, or that’s the way to beat somebody like Floyd Mayweather [Jr.,]. That’s the way [Roberto] Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard.”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer on Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner: “I would like to see a rematch. I would like a rematch at the Alamodome. There is no rematch clause.”
WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien Broner has a speedy boxing style that usually troubles challlenger Marcos Maidana, who may employ an aggressive strategy that once stymied Broner. RingTV.com polled 25 boxing insiders/fans about whose style will prevail on Saturday.