Michael Katsidis, trainer Brendon Smith reunite for comeback

03
Jan

Michael Katsidis, trainer Brendon Smith reunite for comeback

Former lightweight contender Michael Katsidis could return to the ring in March. The Australian slugger, who has not fought since April of 2012, has reunited with trainer Brendon Smith.

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30
Dec

Lem’s latest: Manager makes case for Marcos Maidana against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.

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19
Dec

Bermane Stiverne drops lawsuit against Don King

Heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne informed RingTV.com that he has dropped the lawsuit that he filed against promoter Don King in advance of the WBC’s order for King to begin negotiations with Chris Arreola’s promoter Dan Goossen for a fight for the vacant WBC title.

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19
Dec

WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.

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16
Dec

Vitali Klitschko declared WBC’s Champion Emeritus

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who will run for president of the Ukraine, has been declared “Champion Emeritus,” which means his belt is now vacant for the WBC’s top contenders to fight for.

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28
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez to fight thrice in 2014

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer plans to have Canelo Alvarez fight three times in 2014. Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto and middleweight champ Sergio Martinez are among the top opponent considerations for Alvarez.

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26
Oct

Weigh-in has alien, short cake, kick-ass threats

Bernard Hopkins vows to march on at 48 years old against Karo Murat, Deontay Wilder tries to earn his 30th knockout without a loss, and Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado trash talk in advance of Showtime’s Saturday tripleheader.

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24
Oct

Wilder has Steward in mind going into Firtha bout

“I want to keep his memory alive,” said Deontay Wilder of the late Emanuel Steward, who believed he could become America’s next heavyweight champion.

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23
Oct

Who wins Hopkins-Murat? The experts weigh in

Karo Murat says he’s confident of victory over IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins, whom he considers to be too old and as evidence points to “his gray hair and his gray beard.”

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21
Oct

Hopkins doing ‘the opposite of what is expected’

A 48-year-old former street thug who was stabbed twice as a teen, Bernard Hopkins will try to continue to deny father time when he makes the first defense of his IBF light heavyweight belt against Karo Murat on Saturday.

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