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.”
Former heavyweight beltholder David Haye has suffered an injury to his left hand that will force the postponement of his June 29 bout with Manuel Charr, according to The Daily Mail of London.
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander hopes to remain on the May 18 Showtime doubleheader from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City even though his original opponent Kell Brook has pulled out with an injury.
Does Adrien Broner want to be on the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard? Lem Satterfield spoke to the WBC lightweight titleholder about that and other subjects at the final presser for the Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell said he wants to “right this wrong” by defeating Johnathon Banks, who stopped Mitchell in the second round in November.
Unbeaten WBC titleholder Adrien Broner said he first met Sugar Ray Leonard as a 10-year-old, when the Hall of Famer autographed a photo for him and offered a huge compliment.
Sugar Ray Leonard on Adrien Broner: “I’ve been watching this kid, man, and this kid, man, he’s a talent. That kid has it. He’s one of those rare fighters that has the entire package. He has everything.”
Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC’s interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
Amir Khan said he and trainer Virgil Hunter “discussed the fact that I am an offensive fighter, but now it is time to be a smart fighter, to win fights with my brain.”
Former IBF/WBA junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan will return to the ring in December against California’s Carlos Molina on Showtime under a new trainer in Virgil Hunter somewhere in the United States.
Two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto could challenge IBF junior middleweight beltholder Cornelius Bundrage on Nov. 24, although he’s been mentioned as a potential rival to WBO 147-pound titlewinner Tim Bradley on Dec. 15.
Freddie Roach on Manny Pacquiao’s out-of-court settlement with the Mayewathers: “It’s something I don’t want to get in the middle of. That’s between them.” On Amir Khan: “You can’t teach a good chin in boxing.”