Polish-born light heavyweight prospect Andrzej Fonfara fights in his adopted hometown of Chicago against former titleholder Gabriel Campillo in the main event of this week’s Friday Night Fights. The fight is the definition of a crossroads bout.
Tavoris Cloud’s trainer, Abel Sanchez — who trained Terry Norris to brutally defeat Sugar Ray Leonard — says his fighter is “about to retire another legend on Saturday night” when Cloud faces 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins.
Tavoris Cloud on Bernard Hopkins’ outfit at Wednesday’s press conference: “It was funny to just turn around and to just see a grown man with a ski mask on standing there and not saying nothing to nobody.”
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola meets Bermane Stiverne in a March 9 eliminator bout for the right to face Vitali Klitschko.
Light heavyweight Gabriel Campillo will have been out of the ring for nearly a year when he meets Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night.
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has a defense against Gabriel Rosado slated for Saturday night at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden.
Kevin McBride said his reasons for continuing to fight have little to do with money as much as “restoring sanity in my own head.”
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins’ next fight, a March 9 clash with IBF 175-pound beltholder, Tavoris Cloud, will be formally announced during a press conference on Jan. 15, Hopkins’ 48th birthday.
Adrien Broner: “Critics are like butt holes: Everybody’s got one. If I really just wanted to hear a butthole, I’ll pass gas.”