Abel Sanchez, the trainer of WBA middleweigiht beltholder Gennady Golovkin, gave RingTV.com’s Lem Satterfield his thoughts on the stacked middleweight division. A showdown between Golovkin and fellow puncher Curtis Stevens is close to being finalized for Nov. 2.
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.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley will fight on Oct. 12 instead of on Sept. 14 in order to avoid conflicting with the mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez.
Adrien Broner: “I know what fight can happen, and that’s me and [Manny] Pacquiao.”
Maria Matias, mother of Hector “Macho” Camacho: “I lost my son three days ago. He’s alive only because of a machine. My son is not alive. My son is only alive for the people who love him.”
Oscar De La Hoya, Freddie Roach and Sugar Ray Leonard, who all faced Hector “Macho” Camacho in the ring, agree that the Puerto Rican star had the makings of an all-time great.
Thomas Hearns commented exclusively to RingTV.com about his trainer and father figure Emanuel Steward. “In my opinon,” said the hall-of-fame boxer. “Emanuel Steward was the best trainer that ever lived.”
RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez suffered various injuries during his unanimous decision victory and 12th-round knockdown scare against WBC titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.