Lem’s latest: Alvarez to fight thrice in 2014

28
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez to fight thrice in 2014

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer plans to have Canelo Alvarez fight three times in 2014. Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto and middleweight champ Sergio Martinez are among the top opponent considerations for Alvarez.

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28
Oct

Could Mayweather, Ward be in Hopkins future?

IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins has some options on what he does next but he says he’s looking for a “super fight” for his next bout and would like to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. as a middleweight.

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28
Oct

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts, both pro and con (but mostly pro), on living legend Bernard Hopkins’ latest victory, heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder’s latest KO, Peter Quillin’s controversial stoppage of game Gabriel Rosado, and British welterweight sensation Kell Brook’s future in this week’s Monday mailbag.

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27
Oct

Photo gallery: Hopkins vs. Murat

Action shots from Atlantic City of Bernard Hopkins UD 12 Karo Murat, Peter Quillin TKO 10 Gabriel Rosado and Deontay Wilder KO 4 Nicolai Firtha. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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27
Oct

Schaefer to meet with Alvarez, Cotto

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is looking to name an opponent for Canelo Alvarez as early as next week. Popular Puerto Rican veteran Miguel Cotto is the most lucrative option for the young Mexican star.

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27
Oct

Hopkins boxes and battles Murat to unanimous decision

Bernard Hopkins, boxing’s oldest champion ever, had to endure a lot of rough stuff from 30-year-old challenger Karo Murat during their fight on Saturday in Atlantic City, but that spurred the 48-year-old boxing master to fight a more aggressive fight en route to retaining his IBF light heavyweight title with a wide unanimous decision.

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26
Oct

Wilder KOs Firtha in fourth round

Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder scored two knockdowns in the first round and another in the fourth and final round of Saturday’s knockout of Nicolai Firtha.

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26
Oct

Lem’s latest: Broner eyes ‘electrifying’ victory over Maidana

Adrien Broner on what to expect from his upcoming bout with Marcos Maidana: “You’re going to see an electrifying victory from Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner. You will see why I’m the lottery pick to take over this sport.”

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26
Oct

Weigh-in has alien, short cake, kick-ass threats

Bernard Hopkins vows to march on at 48 years old against Karo Murat, Deontay Wilder tries to earn his 30th knockout without a loss, and Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado trash talk in advance of Showtime’s Saturday tripleheader.

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25
Oct

Hopkins 172.5 pounds for lt. heavyweight bout vs. Murat, 174

IBF light heavyweight titleholder weighed 172.5, two and half pounds under the division limit, at Friday’s weigh-in for his defense against Karo Murat that will take place on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. Murat weighed 174 pounds. Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado, who fight in Saturday’s co-feature, also made weight for their WBO title bout.

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