Junior welterweight contender Viktor Postol could fight on the undercard of the April 11 143-pound catchweight bout between RING champion Danny Garcia and IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, according to the unbeaten Ukrainian’s manager Vadim Kornilov.
Echoing the sentiments of many a fan and pundit, undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman says Al Haymon’s deal with NBC is a blessing and good for the sport.
Having accepted a step-aside deal in order for RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia to face Lamont Peterson, undefeated Viktor Postol is staking a claim on the winner.
Whether he plans to stick around at junior welterweight or make a gradual transition to welterweight, RING champion Danny Garcia says he’s ready to take boxing to the next level.
Though the bout will be held at a catchweight of 143-pounds, IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson believes he will face RING champion Danny Garcia at the right time of their careers on April 11.
Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.
Tasked with providing expert commentary for NBC’s new boxing series, ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Sugar Ray Leonard believes Al Haymon and the network put ‘good pressure’ on premium cable giants HBO and Showtime.
Al Haymon and NBC announced their new boxing series on Wednesday. The first significant fights of the new series includes a March 7 doubleheader in Las Vegas topped by Robert Guerrero-Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner-John Molina, and an April 11 junior welterweight showdown between RING champ Danny Garcia and IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson.
A showdown between RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson will happen in early 2015, if Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya gets his way.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
If Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has his druthers, a junior welterweight championship bout between Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson will happen.
Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has his eye on staging some major fights – namely a junior welterweight championship bout – in Washington D.C.
Although three-division titleholder Adrien Broner called out THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse after defeating Emmanuel Taylor on Saturday, Broner’s trainer, Mike Stafford, would rather his top fighter go for a 140-pound title first.
Fans from around the globe share outrage over the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka mismatch, thoughts on a potential Garcia-Lamont Peterson fight, enthusiasm for the Francisco Rodriguez-Katsunari Takayama Fight of the Year candidate, and lots of mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Danny Garcia spoke to the boxing media about his lopsided KO win against Rod Salka immediately after the fight. THE RING junior welterweight champ also gave his thoughts on moving up in weight and a potential fall showdown with IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson.
Lamont Peterson spoke to the assembled boxing media following his IBF 140-pound title defense against Edgar Santana, who he stopped in Round 10. Peterson gave his thoughts on his performance and discussed his hopes for a unification fight with RING champ Danny Garcia.
Angel Garcia spoke with RingTV’s Bill Emes immediately following his son Danny’s devastating KO against Rod Salka. Garcia spoke about the victory, his son’s move to 147 pounds, possible fight with Lamont Peterson, and his disgust with the WBC and WBA for ruling to strip his son had he lost the non-title bout vs. Salka.