Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.
Saturday’s win by Marcos Maidana to dethrone Adrien Broner as WBA welterweight titleholder drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sports, Stephen Espinoza, announced on Tuesday.
Fans share their many thoughts on Marcos Maidana’s thrilling upset of Adrien Broner, what’s next for both welterweights, Alex Ariza’s corner controversy, the likelihood of Maidana getting a shot at Floyd Mayweather, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Marcos Maidana stunned Adrien Broner and the boxing world on Saturday in San Antonio, demonstrating in the process that he probably is better than many believed he was.
Keith Thurman stopped Jesus Soto Karass at 2:21 of the ninth round in a scheduled 12-round welterweight bout on the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana card Saturday in San Antonio.
RingTV.com’s look at action from around the globe on Saturday, Dec. 14, through the lens of some of boxing’s best photographers.
WBA light heavyweight titleholder Beibut Shumenov scored knockdowns in the first, second and third rounds of Saturday’s third-round knockout victory over Tamas Kovacs
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight’s welterweight during which undefeated contender Keith Thurman scored a ninth-round TKO over rugged veteran spoiler Jesus Soto Karass.
Both Adrien Broner and Keith Thurman weighed in well under the welterweight division limit for thier fights against Marcos Maidana and Jesus Soto Karass. Broner weighed 144.4 pounds; Thurman weighed 145.8. Maidana and Soto Karass both weighed 146.2.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to veteran welterweight slugger Jesus Soto Karass about his Showtime-televised clash with undefeated contender Keith Thurman on the Broner-Maidana undercard on Saturday in San Antonio. Watch Soto Karass shadowbox and work mitts.
WBA light heavyweight titleholder Beibut Shumenov would welcome a shot at IBF counterpart Bernard Hopkins should he get beyond Saturday night’s bout with undefeated challenger Tamas Kovacs.
Adrien Broner’s trainer Mike Stafford said the undefeated WBA welterweight beltholder is going to “make Marcos to Maidana look so bad, that he’s going to look like an amateur” during their showdown in San Antonio on Saturday.
Fans share their thoughts on some of this weekend’s and next weekend’s major bouts, ask Dougie for his picks on Saturday’s Showtime- and HBO-televised fights, and give their two cents on Adonis Stevenson, Sergey Kovalev and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Devon Alexander’s trainer Kevin Cunningham: “Shawn Porter is going to find out that he’s in way out of his league and that they bit off more than they can chew. That’s going to be crystal clear on Dec. 7.”