Q&A: Russell says Mares is ‘tailor-made’ for him

21
May

Q&A: Russell says Mares is ‘tailor-made’ for him

Unbeaten featherweight prospect Gary Russell Jr. says he wants to challenge the unbeaten elite likes of Abner Mares or Yuriorkis Gamboa.

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13
May

Lem’s latest: Gamboa-Perez on Dawson-Stevenson card

Olympic gold medalist and former featherweight beltholder Yuriorkis Gamboa will meet Colombia’s Darley Perez in an HBO-televised lightweight match on June 8 in Montreal.

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13
Apr

Lem’s latest: Gamboa-Perez slated for June 8 in Montreal

Yuriorkis Gamboa will return to the ring for a clash of unbeatens against Colombian Darley Perez on the June 8 card that also features RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson against Adonis Stevenson.

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09
Apr

Q&A: Mares to ‘please the crowd’ vs. Ponce de Leon

Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on his upcoming fight with Daniel Ponce de Leon on the Mayweather-Guerrero card: “I’m taking this big step and I hope that we can steal the show that night.”

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24
Feb

Q&A: Ref Weeks discusses Peterson’s KO of Holt

Referee Tony Weeks on stopping IBF junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson’s triumph over ex-titleholder Kendall Holt in the eighth round: “Some fighters just have too much heart, and we have to save them from themselves.”

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22
Feb

Lem’s latest: Weeks makes DC. debut; attorney on Peterson-Holt card

Referee Tony Weeks will make his East Coast debut with Friday night’s Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C.

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18
Feb

Weeks among officials chosen for Peterson-Holt

Veteran referee Tony Weeks will work Friday night’s title bout between IBF junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson and ex-beltholder Kendall Holt.

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18
Jan

Will Salido-Garcia be a repeat of Salido-Lopez I?

WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido aspires to a similar performance against Mikey Garcia as he had during two knockout victories over Juan Manuel Lopez.

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12
Jan

Garcia ‘ready’ for ‘toughest test of career’ in Salido

Unbeaten featherweight challenger Mikey Garcia said WBO beltholder “Orlando Salido is the best featherweight champion in the world, and he has earned the right to be called that.”

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09
Jan

Q&A: Salido plans to ‘cut down’ Garcia

WBO beltholder Orlando Salido says featherweight rival Mikey Garcia “has never faced a fighter who applies the type of pressure that I do,” adding, “I’m going to give him trouble from the first bell to the last.”

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