Sergio Martinez had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right knee. THE RING middleweight champ wants to make a defense of his belts on April 27 and then face Julio Cesar Chavez in a rematch on Sept. 14.
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins is being targeted for a comeback on March 9 opposite 175-pound titleholders Nathan Cleverly, Beibut Shumenov or Tavoris Cloud.
Only a few years after being released from prison for armed robbery, Dusty Harrison’s father and trainer, Buddy Harrison, started his son shadowboxing while he was still in diapers.
Sugar Ray Leonard on being sexually abused as a teenager: “It knocked me down, but it didn’t knock me out.”
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson, and former undisputed 140-pound champion Aaron Pryor are among those expected to attend Thursday’s “Fight Night For Children” charity event at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.
Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.
The Oakland press conference for the Sept. 8 fight between super middleweight champion Andre Ward and light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson featured some early exchanges between the fighters’ camps.
Manny Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, believes the fighter’s marital troubles might have factored in to his sub-par performance against Juan Manuel Marquez in November.