Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be honored as Male Fighter of The Year by the Nevada Hall of Fame on Saturday, where the first inductees wil include Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard, as well as trainers Eddie Futch and Freddie Roach.
Freddie Roach prefers Manny Pacquiao to fight Brandon Rios over Mike Alvarado: “I think that Rios is probably a better fight, action-wise.” Roach is being inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Floyd Mayweather calls Robert Guerrero “a religious guy” who is also a “big-time hypocrite” in Showtime’s latest episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero.
Former RING middleweight and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins recounts his experiences at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.
Veteran referee Joe Cortez has an inspired idea to help avoid controversial decisions: Elevate the judges.
WBA “regular” junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout and retired refereee Joe Cortez will be among those on the crew calling Saturday night’s quadruple-header for Showtime.
Joe Cortez: “This is the kind of fight that boxing needs. These are the kinds of fighters boxing needs — fighters like Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez.”
Trainer Danny Garcia warned referee Joe Cortez that Victor Ortiz would “throw a low blow or a head butt” if they felt Floyd Mayweather Jr. was fighting dirty.
Oscar De La Hoya said Victor Ortiz’s headbutts were “uncalled for,” Floyd Mayweather’s actions were “bad sportsmanship,” and that referee Joe Cortez “fell asleep during the fight.”