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.”
Canelo Alvarez believes that he will “find a way” to land his shots against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday and the defending junior middleweight champ says sparring with lighter-weight fighters helped make him sharp enough to do so.
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.
Richard Schaefer wants to make a Dec. 7 tripleheader featuring Devon Alexander vs. Amir Khan, Zab Judah vs. Paul Malignaggi, and Victor Ortiz, possibly at Barclays Center in Brookly, N.Y.
Five-time two-division titlewinner Zab Judah has signed a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions, it was announced on Monday. Judah spoke with RingTV.com about the new partnership and his willingness to return to the 147-pound division.
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.”
The anticipated Sept. 14 Showtime Pay Per View event co-headlined by Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse will be joined by a third title fight between Ishe Smith and Carlos Molina, as well as a welterweight bout matching Ashley Theophane against Pablo Cesar Cano.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell on his pending showdown with veteran Chris Arreola: “I think that the only chance that he does have to beat me is to be the bull and that’s what I expect.”
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will embark on a seven-city, international press tour in advance of their November fight in Macau.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia will have “the easiest fight” of his career against Lucas Matthysse, who will last “four or five rounds,” according Garcia’s father and trainer, Angel Garcia.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Devon Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham, is hopeful that his fighter will get a talked-about matchup with former 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan, who he calls a “confused” fighter. Cunningham thinks Alexander, the IBF weltewreight beltholder, would “destroy” the British star.