RING 140-pound champion Danny Garcia will put his unbeaten record on the line against Lucas Matthysse, winner of six straight fights by knockout, on the Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez card.
When Angel Garcia, father and trainer of Danny Garcia, watches Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Ruben Gerrero work their sons’ corners on Saturday, he will “watch for who can stay focused, and who can keep their son focused right along with them.”
Zab Judah’s win over Lucas Matthysse and Danny Garcia’s unanimous decision over Erik Morales will be aired Saturday night on Fox Deportes in advance of Garcia’s Showtime-televised April 27 clash with Judah.
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.
Ageless Hall of Fame ring announcer Michael Buffer will be profiled on HBO’s debut series “Cornered” on March 5.
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola meets Bermane Stiverne in a March 9 eliminator bout for the right to face Vitali Klitschko.
Sugar Ray Leonard on Adrien Broner: “I’ve been watching this kid, man, and this kid, man, he’s a talent. That kid has it. He’s one of those rare fighters that has the entire package. He has everything.”