Ward: Mayweather is No. 1

18
Nov

Ward: Mayweather is No. 1

Andre Ward agrees with his consensus status as the No. 2 pound-for-pound rated boxer in the world: “I’m not the No. 1 fighter in the world. Floyd Mayweather is the No. 1 fighter in the world.”

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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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12
Nov

Lem’s latest: Tyson on Ward

RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward is “a good guy” fighting in a “bad guy era,” according to Mike Tyson. 

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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

Trout will fight Lara in honor of his late grandmother

Junior middleweight contender Austin Trout will dedicate his Dec. 7 fight with Erislandy Lara to his grandmother, Ann Johnson, who died of a heart attack in May.

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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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06
Nov

Miguel Cotto offered eight-figure deal to fight Canelo Alvarez

Golden Boy Promotions has offered Miguel Cotto a deal worth in excess of $10 million to face Canelo Alvarez, according to CEO Richard Schaefer. Schaefer also discussed a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. or title shots against Peter Quillin and Carlos Molina for Cotto.

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05
Nov

Demetrius Andrade believes he can beat Floyd Mayweather, Alvarez

Undefeated junior middleweight contender Demetrius Andrade said of RING/WBA/WBC champ Floyd Mayweather, “I would beat him by decision, if not, I may knock him out.” Andrade, who fights Vanes Martirosyan for the vacant WBO title on Saturday, also believes he can easily beat Canelo Alvarez.

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04
Nov

IBF: Hopkins, Molina have time to mull big fights

Carlos Molina has until next June to defend his IBF junior middleweight belt against a mandatory challenger, and Bernard Hopkins has until next July to do the same with his IBF light heavyweight title.

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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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