Will Tomlinson: ‘I didn’t come to America to take easy fights’

27
Dec

Will Tomlinson: ‘I didn’t come to America to take easy fights’

Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Will Tomlinson on his five-bout deal with Golden Boy Promotions: “I came here to test myself and see how good I really am.”

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12
Nov

Mikey Garcia could face Burgos in first defense

Promoters Bob Arum and Artie Pelullo have put Juan Carlos Burgos on a very short list of possible options for Mikey Garcia’s first defense of the 130-pound belt he won on Saturday.

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18
Oct

Lem’s latest: Provodnikov right at home versus Alvarado

Ruslan Provodnikov’s mother traveled from Russia for what is both her first trip to the U.S. and the first time she will be ringside to watch her son as he battles Mike Alvarado on Saturday.

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10
Oct

Salido represents Cruz’s toughest fight

Orlando Salido on Orlando Cruz: “I don’t think that he has faced anyone as tough as I am. I don’t think so at all. Daniel Ponce de Leon knocked him out, so I know that I’m going to be his toughest fight.”

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19
Aug

Seemingly still bitter Tyson says he ‘forgives’ King

Mike Tyson is excited about promoting his first boxing show, which will be televised on this week’s Friday Night Fights, but when asked if he can learn anything about the business from former promoter Don King, the former heavyweight champ got a little bitter. “I can learn how to manipulate my fighters and take advantage of them and tell them lies,” Tyson said.

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19
Jul

Lem’s latest: Mitchell-Arreola, Khan-Alexander in works

Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.

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26
Jun

Lem’s latest: Broner-Malignaggi a big draw

Adrien Broner’s split-decision victory over Paulie Malignaggi drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime has reported.

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05
Jun

M. Garcia focused on Lopez; Gamboa no longer

RING and WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia: “Before I became the world champion, I wanted the biggest names in the game to show everybody what type of fighter I was, and at the time that was Yuriorkis Gamboa.”

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03
Jun

Lem’s latest: De La Hoya discusses Mayweather-Alvarez

Oscar De La Hoya on Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “Mayweather will stand in the pocket and fight. He’ll run and he’ll box, but he’ll also stay in the pocket and fight, which can make him vulnerable to being hit.”

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23
May

Lem’s latest: Cotto update; Dawson-Stevenson undercard announced

Miguel Cotto could be closing in on a date for his ring return this year, and the list of possible opponents includes a lot of heavy hitters.

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