Heavyweight Seth Mitchell on his pending showdown with veteran Chris Arreola: “I think that the only chance that he does have to beat me is to be the bull and that’s what I expect.”
Having already named all of his four children after boxers, Brandon Rios plans to do the same with his fifth, whose arrival he expects before his November clash with Manny Pacquiao.
Freddie Roach prefers Manny Pacquiao to fight Brandon Rios over Mike Alvarado: “I think that Rios is probably a better fight, action-wise.” Roach is being inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Golden Boy Promotions will promote a stacked Fox Deportes-televised card in Cancun, Mexico on March 16 that features a number of quality fighters, including Pablo Cesar Cano, Jorge Linares and Marco Antonio Periban, looking to start 2013 with victories.
Manny Pacquiao will be featured on TNT on Thursday night as a result of visits from former NBA stars Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller.
Danny Garcia will defend his RING junior welterweight belt against Erik Morales after his father and trainer, Angel Garcia, said initially that Morales’ positive drug test would prevent that from happening. A third test of Morales “came back negative,” according to Garcia.
Legendary Mexican champion Erik Morales heard Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of rival, Danny Garcia, question his heart, curse his mother and challenge his own father and trainer to a fight.
Declaring that he ”had a very good training camp,” Erik Morales says he’s ”ready” to regain the WBC 140-pound title he lost to Danny Garcia in March. Garcia-Morales II tops a Showtime-televised quadrupleheader from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday