Kirkland: ‘The sky is the limit for me’

01
Nov

Kirkland: ‘The sky is the limit for me’

James Kirkland on the potential for facing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Canelo Alvarez or Miguel Cotto: “When these fights actually happen, hey, James Kirkland’s going to be the one on top. I can’t wait until these opportunities actually take place.”

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11
Oct

Tapia-Kirkland ‘close’ for Rigondeaux-Agbeko card

Unbeaten junior middleweight Glen Tapia could face James Kirkland on the undercard of a bout between Guillermo Rigondeaux and Joseph Agbeko on Dec. 7.

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11
Oct

Walters to face Garza on Garcia-Martinez card

Hard-hitting Jamaican Nicholas Walters will make his Top Rank debut against Alberto Garza on the undercard of the Mikey Garcia-Roman Martinez fight on Nov. 9.

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24
Sep

Lem’s latest: Bradley aims to retire Marquez

WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley is looking to beat Juan Manuel Marquez into retirement, while the 40-year-old Marquez is trying to become Mexico’s first five-division beltwinner.

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22
Aug

Trainer: Golovkin will have a ‘short night’ vs. Stevens

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez says that undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder will make short work of Curtis Stevens should a deal come to fruition for the duo to meet on Nov. 2 on HBO.

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27
Jun

Lem’s latest: Golovkin growing in viewership

HBO’s 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin has accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year’s average of 2.1 for the installment in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder’s bout against Matthew Macklin on Saturday, according to the network.

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20
May

Hopkins calls Murat ‘dangerous’

“I keep saying ‘I’m different’ because it is true and I’m going to prove it once again on July 13,” said 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins, referring to his upcoming fight with Karo Murat, who is 19 years younger.

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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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12
Apr

Hopkins: After Murat, then Froch, Bute, Cleverly?

If he gets beyond a mandatory title defense against Karo Murat in July, IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins would like to face Carl Froch or Lucian Bute. (This story also contains a video of Hopkins accepting Gennady Golovkin’s challenge.)

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