Hear what Tim Bradley, Jessie Vargas and their trainers — Joel Diaz and Erik Morales — had to say during their recent media workouts
RingTV’s Alan Massengale caught up with Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez, GGG’s May 16 opponent Willie Monroe Jr., and K2 Promotion’s Tom Loeffler at the media workouts for the HBO-televised showdown from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Lightweight up-and-comers Carlos Molina and Mercito Gesta predict a special night of boxing on April 30, just two days from Mayweather-Pacquiao, when they face each other in the main event of a Fox Sports 1-televised show at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. spoke to RingTV about his April 18 fight against light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara and what might be next (such as a super middleweight showdown with Carl Froch). Trainer Joe Goossen talked about Chavez Jr.’s preparation and unique fighting style.
RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez spoke to RingTV.com about his May 16 title defense against former 108-pound beltholder Edgar Sosa, his HBO debut and a future showdown with Naoya Inoue. Sosa spoke about facing Gonzalez, who is No. 4 in THE RING’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Welterweight standouts Andre Berto, Josesito Lopez and Shawn Porter spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about their fights on the SpikeTV-televised Premier Boxing Champions card from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California, on Friday. Berto faces Lopez in the main event. Porter fights Robert Garcia in the co-feature.
Intrepid interviewer Radio Rahim spoke to Bernard Hopkins, Paulie Malignaggi, Shawn Porter, Andre Berto and Abner Mares after the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight in Las Vegas. B-Hop, Malignaggi and Berto gave their thoughts on the Alvarez-Lara fight and scorecards.
John Molina and his trainer Joe Goossen spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after Molina’s thrilling loss to Lucas Matthysse. “He fought a great, brave, tremendous fight where he put his heart on the line and gave everything he had,” said Goossen.
RingTV spoke to welterweight contender Keith Thurman and veteran Julio Diaz about their April 26 Showtime-televised main event at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Thurman respects Diaz but says “expect a knockout.” RingTV also spoke to Lucas Matthysse about his co-feature bout vs. John Molina, who says fans can expect an “explosive fight.”
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to Chris Arreola after the California heavyweight stopped Seth Mitchell in one round. Undefeated prospect Bryant Jennings crashed the interview and called Arreola out, who accepted the respectful challenge. Mitchell says it’s “back to the drawing board.”