Unbeaten teenage junior welterweight prospect Julian Rodriguez will round out Manny Pacquiao’s sparring stable ahead of the Filipino star’s April 12 clash with WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas.
Welterweight prospect Javier Molina suffered a fractured right hand in sparring on Wednesday and has withdrawn from his Jan. 24 Friday Night Fights main event against former 140-pound titleholder Kendall Holt on ESPN2, it was announced by Goossen Tutor Promotions.
Ruslan Provodnikov’s mother traveled from Russia for what is both her first trip to the U.S. and the first time she will be ringside to watch her son as he battles Mike Alvarado on Saturday.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley: “I feel that I’m finally going to get my just due. I feel that I am finally one of the best fighters in the world.”
Juan Manuel Marquez said he was “scared of the judges more than” Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley says that he’ll use his head and to “stay smart” against Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.
Danny Garcia on his imminent rise from 140 to 147 pounds: “I beat the best fighters at 140. What else do you want me to do?”
Danny Garcia on Lucas Matthysse: “I’m going to show the world who the better fighter is. I’m a different kind of animal, and he’s never fought nobody like me before. We’ll see how he reacts when I hit him back.”
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto and Danny Garcia’s split decision over Kendall Holt will be featured Thursday night on Fox Deportes. The Golden Boy Classics bouts preview Mayweather and Garcia’s Sept. 14 bouts against Canelo Alvarez and Lucas Matthysse.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”