Ruslan Provodnikov said of his upcoming fight with Mike Alvarado, “It’s not going to be about technique. Simply war. It’s just going to be a street fight. I promise you that.”
Sugar Ray Leonard on Adrien Broner: “I’ve been watching this kid, man, and this kid, man, he’s a talent. That kid has it. He’s one of those rare fighters that has the entire package. He has everything.”
Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC’s interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
Brooklyn middleweight Danny Jacobs scored his second straight knockout since suffering paralysis caused by a malignant tumor against Chris Fitzpatrick on Saturday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Miguel Cotto weighed 153.6 to Austin Trout’s junior middleweight limit 154 in advance of Saturday night’s fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden.