Vitali Klitschko, who has been busy in politics and nursing a hand injury, has been given until March to make the mandatory defense of his WBC heavyweight title against Bermane Stiverne.
Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against unbeaten Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow. The two Olympic champs spoke about the fight at a press conference on Monday.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Showtime boss Stephen Espinoza calls the open dialogue regarding religion between Robert Guerrero and Floyd Mayweatther Jr. “refreshing” albeit “not always a comfortable conversation.”
Zab Judah’s take on why there has been no press conference or weigh-in staredowns with Danny Garcia: “Always remember: A monkey can never look a lion in the face.”
Junior middleweight prospect Boyd Melson shares about his paralyzed “soul mate” Christian Zaccagnino on Tuesday’s Real Sports on HBO: “One of my biggest fears is me waking up and seeing her at 60 years old and she’s still in a wheelchair.”
A new deal between Golden Boy and Fox Sports will result in a new Monday boxing series and allow fans to rewatch classic bouts from the promoter’s fight library featuring Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and Bernard Hopkins, among others.
Austin Trout: “Team Fight to Walk is very important to me. The statistics about number of everyday people and US troops impacted by Spinal Cord Injuries are scary.”
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will make his first defense against Fernando Guerrero on the Feb. 9 undercard of a main event featuring RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Zab Judah.
A once-paralyzed, former cancer patient, Danny Jacobs was ecstatic in victory: “No moment has ever been greater than right now. This moment means the world to me. They told me that I would never walk or box again, and I proved everybody wrong.”
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya would like to deliver on Saul Alvarez’s request to face either Miguel Cotto, Sergio Martinez or Floyd Mayweather on May 4.
Testing by the United Staes Anti-Doping Agency has discovered “irregularities” in the A sample of four-division titlewinner Erik Morales in advance of Saturday night’s rematch with Danny Garcia.
Danny Garcia’s Showtime-televsied junior welterweight championship defense against Erik Morales on Saturday at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center kicks off a busy fall and winter schedule for Golden Boy Promotions.