While many fans and pundits are concerned that Chris Algieri might not have what it takes to beat Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 22, the confident Algieri assures otherwise.
Trainer Joel Diaz believes some of the harsh criticism laid on Tim Bradley speaks to a more general lack of credit for the skills of black fighters such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Andre Ward.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook reveals trainer Joel Diaz’s thoughts on Tim Bradley’s rematch against Manny Pacquiao and much more.
Alan Massengale spoke to Tim Bradley and RING magazine’s trainer of the year Joel Diaz about Bradley’s April 12 rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Diaz says Bradley will concentrate on more effective punching this time.
Juan Carlos Martinez spoiled Alejandro Perez’s chance to take part in a major fight by earning a split decision over the fringe contender on Saturday in Las Vegas. Former junior flyweight and flyweight titleholder Brian Viloria beat journeyman Juan Herrera on the undercard.
After watching younger brother Jessie stop Roberto Castaneda in five rounds, Diego Magdaleno knocked out Jorge Pazos in the fourth round of a scheduled 10-round bout on Saturday at the C. Robert Lee Activities Center in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.
Robert Garcia edged out rival Freddie Roach in RingTV.com’s year-end award fan poll for Trainer of the Year. [Editor’s note: this is not THE RING magazine’s official choice for Trainer of the Year. The magazine’s official year-end awards for 2013 will be announced in the March edition.]
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.
Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz on dealing with homophobia in boxing: “I’m in a sport that is very macho. Sometime in the ring, people would should gay slurs at me before I came out.”
Tim Bradley’s trainer Joel Diaz tells Alan Massengale that his fighter is in a “no-win” situation this Saturday given Juan Manuel Marquez’s age. Diaz says if Bradley stays composed, follows the game plan and listens to him between rounds, Marquez won’t compete.
Tim Bradley’s trainer, Joel Diaz: “Juan Manuel Marquez is a very experienced fighter. If he hurts you, he’ll finish you.”
Joel Diaz, the trainer of WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley, says he expects age to finally catch up with Juan Manuel Marquez on fight night.
Devon Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham: “Amir Khan sounds good to us, and if he wants to get his chin checked at welterweight, then Devon will be the first to oblige him.”
Tim Bradley told ESPN that he ranks himself between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez and ahead of Manny Pacquiao as the top fighters at 147 pounds.
Adrien Broner scored a fifth-round knockout of Vicente Escobedo, whose trainer threw in the towel, and then called out Juan Manuel Marquez, Brandon Rios and Antonio DeMarco.
Tim Bradley on the fight with Manny Pacquiao: “I told my trainer, Joel Diaz, that I might have broken a bone in my left foot because I heard a pop. And he said, ‘well, what do you want to do?’ And I said, “well, I want to continue on and to fight like a champion.’”