Lem’s latest: Maidana says Broner is not ‘a slick boxer’

04
Dec

Lem’s latest: Maidana says Broner is not ‘a slick boxer’

Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.

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13
Nov

Alexander-Porter: The kid gloves are off

IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander defeated Shawn Porter once when they were amateurs, but says that he will be more dominant over his former rival when they meet as pros on Dec. 7 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

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08
Nov

Schaefer: Ortiz-Collazo on Jan. 30

Former welterweight titleholders Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo will meet on a Fox Sports 1-televised headliner in Brooklyn on Jan. 30, during Super Bowl week.

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07
Nov

Lem’s latest: Schaefer touts welters

Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.

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06
Nov

Schaefer discusses the potential for Mayweather-Khan

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer believes that a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Amir Khan fight would attract a large number of viewers based on the fighters’ mutual popularity.

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05
Nov

Golden Boy wins purse bid for Peterson-Jean

IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson could defend his 140-pound belt against Dierry Jean in either January or February, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.

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01
Nov

Kirkland: ‘The sky is the limit for me’

James Kirkland on the potential for facing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Canelo Alvarez or Miguel Cotto: “When these fights actually happen, hey, James Kirkland’s going to be the one on top. I can’t wait until these opportunities actually take place.”

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30
Oct

Lem’s latest: Hopkins-Murat draws large audience

Bernard Hopkins drew a large audience for his unanimous decision victory over Karo Murat. The IBF light heavyweight title bout was televised on Showtime.

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26
Oct

Broner-Maidana card made a non-PPV, moved to San Antonio

The welterweight title bout between WBA beltholder Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana has been moved from Las Vegas to San Antonio on Dec. 14 on Showtime. The network also announced the stacked lineup to the Dec. 14 show and the Malignaggi-Judah headlined card on Dec. 7 in Brooklyn.

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26
Oct

Lem’s latest: Broner eyes ‘electrifying’ victory over Maidana

Adrien Broner on what to expect from his upcoming bout with Marcos Maidana: “You’re going to see an electrifying victory from Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner. You will see why I’m the lottery pick to take over this sport.”

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