Weigh-in has alien, short cake, kick-ass threats

26
Oct

Weigh-in has alien, short cake, kick-ass threats

Bernard Hopkins vows to march on at 48 years old against Karo Murat, Deontay Wilder tries to earn his 30th knockout without a loss, and Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado trash talk in advance of Showtime’s Saturday tripleheader.

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25
Oct

Rosado refuses to follow ‘the opponent’ script against Quillen

Perennial underdog Gabriel Rosado says he’s looking to do more than upset the odds when he challenges WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin tomorrow night on Showtime. The popular blue-collar Philadelphian wants to make a statement by knocking out the undefeated favorite.

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25
Oct

Hopkins 172.5 pounds for lt. heavyweight bout vs. Murat, 174

IBF light heavyweight titleholder weighed 172.5, two and half pounds under the division limit, at Friday’s weigh-in for his defense against Karo Murat that will take place on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. Murat weighed 174 pounds. Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado, who fight in Saturday’s co-feature, also made weight for their WBO title bout.

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25
Oct

Quillin wants Martinez, Golovkin but will settle for Jacobs next

Undefeated middleweight Peter Quillin says he would like to unify major titles by fighting RING champ Sergio Martinez and fellow beltholder Gennady Golovkin but first is a defense of his WBO belt against Gabriel Rosado on Saturday, and maybe a showdown with Daniel Jacobs in Februray.

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25
Oct

Hopkins ‘craves’ KO versus Murat, shot at Mayweather

Bernard Hopkins on Karo Murat: “I need a stoppage, definitely. I haven’t had a knockout since 2004.”

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25
Oct

Lem’s latest: Rosado calls Golovkin’s gloves ‘suspect’

Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.

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25
Oct

Quillin battles tough decision before Rosado fight

Peter Quillin on his wife’s miscarriage: “My sacrifice in this camp was being away from my wife while she was going through a tough time.”

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25
Oct

Who wins Quillin-Rosado? Ask the experts

Undefeated WBO middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin is the favorite going into his title defense against Gabriel Rosado on Saturday, however Rosado’s reaction upon looking into Quillin’s eyes at Wednesday’s press conference was “I’m going to punish this dude.”

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24
Oct

Wilder has Steward in mind going into Firtha bout

“I want to keep his memory alive,” said Deontay Wilder of the late Emanuel Steward, who believed he could become America’s next heavyweight champion.

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24
Oct

Age just a number for Hopkins, a favorite to beat Murat

Karo Murat says Bernard Hopkins is slowing down, but the 48-year-old light heavyweight titleholder isn’t expected to look his age when he defends his IBF belt against the 18-years-younger challenger on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J.

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