Veteran sports writer Tim Smith shares his thoughts on Dan Goossen’s sudden passing. Smith recalls the many endearing qualities of the gregarious and charismatic boxing promoter, including Goossen’s love of family and zest for life.
Mexican star Canelo Alvarez and Cuban amateur standout Erislandy Lara spoke about the historic boxing traditions of their nations at the final press conference for their Showtime Pay Per View showdown on Saturday.
Former lightweight contender Michael Katsidis could return to the ring in March. The Australian slugger, who has not fought since April of 2012, has reunited with trainer Brendon Smith.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley: “I feel that I’m finally going to get my just due. I feel that I am finally one of the best fighters in the world.”
Juan Manuel Marquez said he was “scared of the judges more than” Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley says that he’ll use his head and to “stay smart” against Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.
Leo Santa Cruz has vacated his IBF bantamweight belt in favor of rising into the junior featherweight division.
Robert Guerrero on his victories over Selcuk Aydin and Andre Berto: “I’ve had to come into these last two fights and to set the tone and show the world that I’m a force to be reckoned with in the welterweight division.”
Tim Bradley on Manny Pacquiao: “I wanted to be able to beat him convincingly without any controversy. That’s all that I wanted…I wanted another opportunity to silence all of the critics, and all of the world to show that I’m one of the best fighters in the world.”