RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
Former heavyweight beltholder David Haye has suffered an injury to his left hand that will force the postponement of his June 29 bout with Manuel Charr, according to The Daily Mail of London.
Saul Alvarez: “On Saturday, after defeating [Austin] Trout, I will raise my hand and my belt and will be thinking of my brother. That belt is his.”
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina could challenge IBF beltholder Ishe Smith in July, according to his promoter, Leon Margules.
Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara: “If I could pick my next three fights, it would first start with the winner of the fight between Canelo Alvarez-Austin Trout, and then I would want to fight Sergio Martinez or Floyd Mayweather.”
Unbeaten super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez will face Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna as part of Saturday night’s Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four tournament.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said he was concerned about the threat of terrorism during Sunday’s Super Bowl blackout at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Hard-hitting junior middleweight Alfredo Angulo will enter his second fight under trainer Virgil Hunter when he meets Jorge Silva on Saturday night.
IBF titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will headline a CBS show on Dec. 15 against Alberto Guevara in a clash of undefeated fighters.
Junior middleweight Alfredo Angulo, who meets Raul Casarez on Saturday night, plans to donate his long hair to the charity Locks of Love, which assists children who suffer hair loss as a result of chemotherapy to treat cancer.
“I’m very hungry for this fight, and that’s what’s going to carry me to victory,” said once-beaten Anselmo Moreno, who will make his 122-pound debut on Nov. 10 against undefeated WBC tltleholder Abner Mares.