IBF 140-pound titleholder Cesar Cuenca may not have a KO punch but he has everything else and vows to stay on top ahead of Wednesday’s bout with Eduard Troyanovsky.
Kell Brook defends his IBF welterweight title for the first time against Ionut Dan Ion on Saturday in his native Sheffield, England. The undefeated British standout is confident of victory, which he believes will lead to showdowns with the stars of the 147-pound division (but not Amir Khan).
Fans from the around the world share their thoughts on tomorrow night’s light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal, the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao matchup, Keith Thurman-Robert Guerrero, the PBC on NBC, Zolani Tete’s domination of Paul Butler, plus mucho mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Is there any merit to the ‘Fighter A beats fighter B beats fighter C’ theory? Can it be applied to the May 2 super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao? Michael Woods asked Freddie Roach these very questions.
At this point, British welterweight Amir Khan just wants to fight anyone, be it Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Tim Bradley or Juan Manuel Marquez.
Fans share their thoughts on the merits of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao as a topic for the mailbag and a mega-fight, the ever rising price of boxing pay-per-view events, Kevin Mitchell, Jeff Lacy, Paul Williams, Matthysse-Provodnikov, and many other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “epic” face-to-face meeting at an NBA game, Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov, what might be next for Juan Manuel Marquez, plus mythical matchups, some top-five/10 boxing lists, and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
As lightweight Daniel Estrada prepares for his challenge of Kevin Mitchell this weekend, he has a valuable key in his corner: former RING junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
According to Fernando Beltran, four-division titlewinner Juan Manuel Marquez may be looking to challenge England’s Kell Brook should Brook get beyond the first defense of his IBF welterweight belt on March 28.
Brandon Rios recaptured his peak form and fierceness with his brutal three-round stoppage of Mike Alvarado in their welterweight rubber match. Rios is now a player at 147 pounds, while Alvarado’s future is in doubt. However, fans should thank Alvarado for the many ring wars he’s provided, fights that may have shortened his career.
During his Jan. 31 bout against British contender Kevin Mitchell, lightweight Daniel Estrada will be trained by Nacho Beristain and supported by Juan Manuel Marquez.
HBO will replay eight bouts featuring the network’s premier fighters over the course of four days starting tonight. The fight will highlight victories by Sergey Kovalev, Gennady Golovkin, Manny Pacquiao, Wladimir Klitschko, Juan Manuel Marquez and Terence Crawford.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
Fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning victory over Shawn Porter, what might be next for the British star and which fellow 147-pound standouts will make for the best fights in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Daniel Estrada isn’t taking Saturday’s challenge of WBC lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa lightly. In preparation, he’s enlisted the aid of Mexican icon Juan Manuel Marquez and Nacho Beristain.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s controversial split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara, and give their two cents on how they scored the fight and what might be next for both junior middleweight contenders in this week’s Monday mailbag.