A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder may have to choose between serving as a sparring partner for David Haye or being ringside for a scouting report on the Seth Mitchell-Chris Arreola fight on Sept. 6.
RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia could rise into the junior lightweight ranks to challenge WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez.
Antonio DeMarco: “It will be the talent of Adrien Broner against the hunger and heart of DeMarco. Without a doubt, he’s a very elusive and intelligent fighter. But we came prepared for that, and even more.”
WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will emphasize placement of punches over volume in an attempt to counter the speed and defensive skills of rising former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner on Saturday.
Former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner and WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will be featured on Fox Deportes’ “Knockout Night” on Saturday.
Adrien Broner to his critics: “I really don’t think about that stuff. I don’t think about that at all.”
Manny Pacquiao will earn a guaranteed $6 million compared to $5 million for Tim Bradley in their June 9 clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be profiled on HBO’s “Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out” in April in advance of his May 5 showdown with Miguel Cotto.
Trainer Robert Garcia welcomes Marcos Maidana into a stable that already includes Nonito Donaire, Brandon Rios, Kelly Pavlik and Mikey Garcia.
Wladimir Klitschko says Saturday night’s heavyweight title defense against Jean-Marc Mormeck won’t be as easy as some think.
Alex Ariza considers it to be “a huge compliment” that rivals believe his fighters’ success, including that of Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan, is a result of performance enhancing drugs.
Antonio DeMarco: “In the end, I just believe that my heart was bigger than Jorge Linares’. My desire grew and my desire was greater than his in the end.”
Having risen from the canvas following his lone defeat, Jorge Linares eyes his fifth straight win against Antonio DeMarco and a shot at Mexican legend Erik Morales.
Manny Pacquiao trained from virtually sun-up until sundown on his final day in Baguio City, Philippines; Amir Khan denies a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is imminent.