Austin Trout on his fight with Miguel Cotto: “I’m looking at this as my golden opportunity. He’s had his time and done great things with it, but it’s my time now. I’ll be damned if I let this opportunity slip away from me.”
Thomas Hearns commented exclusively to RingTV.com about his trainer and father figure Emanuel Steward. “In my opinon,” said the hall-of-fame boxer. “Emanuel Steward was the best trainer that ever lived.”
Oscar De La Hoya on his absence from THE RING’s Top 10 list of fighters who have achieved Olympic and professional success: “I really don’t mind, because I don’t need my head to be blown up any more than it already is.”
WBC welterweight titleholder Floyd Mayweather Jr. will earn an all-time record purse of $32 million for Saturday night’s clash with WBA junior middleweight beltholder Miguel Cotto.
The death of boxing historian Bert Sugar leaves a hole in the heart of the sport, say his colleagues and admirers.
Seth Mitchell’s knockout of Timur Ibragimov sheds light on the American heavyweight’s plight against foreign dominance. Click here for a video interview with the unbeaten prospect.
Hasim Rahman: “This is it. This is everything. I feel like this is my last shot. But I’m ready. I’m ready to win the title for the third time.”
Evander Holyfield could get a shot at his fifth title opposite Alexander Povetkin this December in Switzerland.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.: “I’m going to finish you off.” Victor Ortiz: “I’m going to put you on your (butt).”
Of his choice to stand toe-to-toe with Jan Zaveck, Andre Berto said, ‘I wanted to come back and put on an exciting performance for the fans.’