Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux face off before their middleweight unification fight on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Check out all the sights from today’s press conference at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, where Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weren’t the only unlikely duo in the house.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get updates on prospect Jose Ramirez, heavyweight Malik Scott and ring announcer Michael Buffer.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook reveals the latest inductee of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, Roberto Duran.
Hall of Fame boxing ring announcer Michael Buffer and his brother, Bruce Buffer, who has a similar role in the mixed martial arts arena, are “pretty different,” according to Soledad O’Brien, whose profile on the siblings will be aired on HBO’s Real Sports on Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the Buffer Brothers’ ‘Real Sports’ feature on HBO and much more boxing action in the coming weeks.
Manny Pacquiao on Brandon Rios: “I have seen Rios fight, and I am confident that I will win the fight. One of my advantages is my experience against better opposition. A more diversified opposition.”
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley: “I feel that I’m finally going to get my just due. I feel that I am finally one of the best fighters in the world.”
Juan Manuel Marquez said he was “scared of the judges more than” Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Ageless Hall of Fame ring announcer Michael Buffer will be profiled on HBO’s debut series “Cornered” on March 5.
Michael Buffer attended Thursday night’s Fight Night For Children in Washington, D.C., alongside boxing legends such as Sugar Ray Leonard, Larry Holmes, Michael Spinks, Aaron Pryor, Pernell Whitaker, James “Buster” Douglass and Ray Mancini.
Sugar Ray Leonard on being sexually abused as a teenager: “It knocked me down, but it didn’t knock me out.”
Manny Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, believes the fighter’s marital troubles might have factored in to his sub-par performance against Juan Manuel Marquez in November.
Manny Pacquiao has joined other celebrities in a new Hennessy ad campaign that aims to inspire people to “reach new and greater levels of achievement.”