Andre Ward: Lawsuit won’t delay his return

06
Jan

Andre Ward: Lawsuit won’t delay his return

Although his lawsuit is ongoing with promoter Dan Goossen, RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward said manager James Prince is working on his next fight, which he anticipates will happen in March or April. 

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23
Oct

Lem’s latest: Steward remembered on Lampley’s ‘Fight Game’

The late Emanuel “Manny” Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.

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15
Oct

Provodnikov ‘ready for anything’ from Alvarado

Ruslan Provodnikov on the notion that Mike Alvarado can box him: “If I made Timothy Bradley fight me, then I don’t see anybody else being able to run away and box me.”

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14
Oct

Lem’s latest: Tarver back as heavyweight on Nov. 26

Former titleholder Antonio Tarver will return from what will have been a 17-month ring absence against Mike Sheppard on Nov. 26.

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14
Oct

Lampley ‘can’t wait’ for Alvarado-Provodnikov

HBO commentator Jim Lampley said of Saturday’s junior welterweight matchup between Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov: “I expect both of them to be hurt at some time or another, but I expect the fight to go rounds.”

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12
Oct

Kovalev-Sillakh slated for Stevenson-Bellew card

The handlers of WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev say the fighter has agreed to make his fist defense against Ismayl Sillakh on the Nov. 30 Adonis Stevenson-Tony Bellew card.

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10
Oct

Cruz looks to be boxing’s first openly gay champion

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz, who is gay, said “I’m going to make history” by defeating Mexican Orlando Salido for the WBO’s featherweight belt on Saturday.

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10
Oct

Cruz’s ring uniform in support of gay cause angers Puerto Rican fans

Openly gay featherwight contender Orlando Cruz on the outfit he plans to wear into the ring versus Orlando Salido on Saturday: “It was not my intention to cause an uproar.”

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02
Oct

Lem’s latest: Lampley: pressure’s on Cotto-Rodriguez judges

HBO’s Jim Lampley on the Florida Commission, judging and Saturday’s Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fight: “It is unfair for Florida to be on the griddle for problems that came up in Nevada and California….Now, here they are, basically having to carry water for the whole sport on Saturday night on the subject of judging.”

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17
Sep

Salido: Experience counts versus Cruz

Mexico’s former two-time featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido plans to continue his dominance against Puerto Rican rivals when he fights Orlando Cruz on Oct. 12. “I think about what I’ve done against Puerto Rican fighters,” said Salido. “I just think I know how to fight them.”

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