Maria Matias, mother of Hector “Macho” Camacho: “I lost my son three days ago. He’s alive only because of a machine. My son is not alive. My son is only alive for the people who love him.”
Oscar De La Hoya, Freddie Roach and Sugar Ray Leonard, who all faced Hector “Macho” Camacho in the ring, agree that the Puerto Rican star had the makings of an all-time great.
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins is being targeted for a comeback on March 9 opposite 175-pound titleholders Nathan Cleverly, Beibut Shumenov or Tavoris Cloud.
RingTV.com’s historian Lee Groves analyzes a group of fighters who will be eligible for the Hall of Fame over the next few years, focusing on the potential class of 2014 that includes superstars Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe.
Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”
Former three-division titleholder, Felix Trinidad, believes that fellow Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto should wage an inside battle with Floyd Mayweather in defense of his WBA junior middleweight belt on Saturday night.
Newly-crowned RING and WBC light heavyweight champion, Chad Dawson and dethroned Bernard Hopkins demonstrated respect for each other after Saturday night’s grueling affair.
Bernard Hopkins implied that Saturday night’s clash with Chad Dawson could represent his final professional fight, comparing his career achievements to those of Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan.
Lateef Kayode’s cruiserweight bout with former light heavyweight titleholder Antonio Tarver is to headline a Showtime-televised, quadruple-header from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., on June 2.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be profiled on HBO’s “Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out” in April in advance of his May 5 showdown with Miguel Cotto.
Bernard Hopkins: ‘When I saw the second plane disappear inside of the building, knowing I was scheduled to train at Water Front Gym that day, first thing that went through my mind was, `Where’s the next one going to crash?’
Oscar De La Hoya ranks Bernard Hopkins above Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, the latter of whom he believes he would have defeated if he had been younger.