Chris Algieri is as confident as ever during a one-on-one interview with RingTV’s Bill Emes, who talked to the unbeaten WBO 140-pound titleholder about his Nov. 22 showdown with Manny Pacquiao and potential future bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Sergio Martinez, who suffered a 10th-round stoppage loss to Miguel Cotto for the RING and WBC middleweight titles, has decided to continue his boxing career following lengthy discussions with members of his team, the former champ announced on Saturday.
Teddy Atlas unloaded on the sanctioning organizations and Levi Martinez’s 117-111 scorecard for Canelo Alvarez, and reiterated why the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka fight shouldn’t be for a world title. The outspoken ESPN commentator also gave his thoughts on Alvarez-Lara and the Chris Algieri-Manny Pacquiao fight.
Lightweight prospect Mercito Gesta stopped veteran Luis Arceo after Round 7 on Friday at Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco, Calif. The bout topped a “Golden Boy Live!” telecast that included the debut of Chinese heavyweight Taishan Dong.
Zou Shiming faced his most experienced professional opponent to date in Luis De la Rosa on Saturday in Macau and the Chinese star scored a 10-round decision. RING junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux and former flyweight titleholder Brian Viloria scored KO victories on the undercard.
Watch WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin shake out in Santa Monica, Calif., before leaving for NYC where he will fight former beltholder Daniel Geale, and listen to Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez who says Geale is the “most accomplished fighter” Golovkin has faced.
Chris Algieri talks about preparing for Manny Pacquiao, carrying the promotion for the Nov. 22 event and the fight during a media roundtable announcing the HBO PPV headliner. His promoter Joe DeGuardia talks about Algieri’s considerable star potential.
Chris Algieri talked about his Nov. 22 showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Macau and analyzed the style matchup with the Filipino hero during a media roundtable. “He’s never fought a guy as large as me who is athletic,” Algieri said. “Guys who move, who have angles, who are stylish boxers give him trouble.”
RingTV.com contributor Francisco Salazar provides some news on fight cards, press events and fighters making moves in Southern California, including notes from the recent Gennady Golovkin media workout in Santa Monica.
The gloves issue loomed over the final stop of the five-city press tour for the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana rematch, which took place in Los Angeles. The fighters also disagreed on who was the “dirty fighter” in their competitive first match.
Zolani Tete made his fourth start in as many countries on Friday, defeating previously unbeaten Teiru Kinoshita at the Portopia Hotel in Kobe, Japan by unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF 115-pound strap. The scores were 118-110 (twice) and 119-109.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn how Floyd Mayweather Jr. feels about Marcos Maidana’s skill in comparison to past opponents.
Photos from Macau, China, of Zou Shiming, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Brian Viloria, Gilberto Ramirez and others before tomorrow’s “Champions of Gold” card at Cotai Arena.
One fan expresses extreme frustration with boxing’s Cold War and asks Dougie if it will ever end, others share more feedback on Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara and what might be next for Canelo, as well as mythical matchups and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV’s Alan Massengale spoke to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Marcos Maidana, and Robert Garcia at the Los Angeles presser for their Sept. 13 rematch. Mayweather says Maidana is a “dirty fighter.” Maidana believes Mayweather was forced into a rematch he didn’t want.
Thursday’s press conference in Los Angeles marked the fifth and final stop of the multi-city media tour for the Sept. 13 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch, and it was also the birthday for Maidana, who turned 31.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get more build-up for the upcoming Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight title clash on July 26.