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.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez at the final press conference before their Sept. 15 fight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Former 154- and 160-pound titleholder and all-time great puncher Julian Jackson gives RingTV his thoughts on Gennady Golovkin after watching the undefeated middleweight standout in camp. Golovkin makes his HBO debut on Sept. 1.
Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”
Can aging RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez stop young juggernaut Julio Cesar Chavez, the unbeaten WBC beltholder? The two are scheduled to meet in a pay-per-view showdown this fall.
Trainer Freddie Roach says he had a bad feeling as soon as he heard the first scorecard being read after Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Tim Bradley.
Julio Cesar Chavez was sentenced to three years probation and 30 Alcoholic Anonymous meetings.