In this special Memorial Day mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on James DeGale’s IBF 168-pound title winning effort against Andre Dirrell, what might be next for both super middleweights, the state of the 168-pound division, the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri fight, Jessie Vargas, this year’s crazy busy boxing schedule and much more. Enjoy!
Without a single belt on the line, RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and IBF titlist Lamont Peterson hope to engage in a higher level of performance on April 11 on NBC.
With as much mutual respect shared between WBO middleweight titlist and Peter Quillin, can their April 11 bout on NBC be a true career-defining fight for either man?
Welterweight contender Robert Guerrero gave Keith Thurman credit for winning their 12-round title bout at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, but the rugged veteran, who got up from a ninth-round knockdown and pressed the rest of the fight, said he won over the fans watching on NBC during the post-fight press conference.
It’s been nearly 30 years since championship boxing has been broadcast on NBC in prime time. Former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes fought on that card on May 20, 1985 and shares his experience and thoughts on the sport’s return on Saturday night.
Securing broadcasting heavyweight Al Michaels to host boxing’s return to NBC suggests how serious the organizers of Premier Boxing Champions are about creating a credible image for the new “PBC on NBC” series which debuts on Saturday.
This Saturday, NBC kicks off its “Premier Boxing Champions” series with a welterweight bout between Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero. Anson Wainwright recently caught up with “The Ghost” to get his thoughts on the fight.
The Premier Boxing Champions doubleheader featuring the Danny Garcia-Lamont Peterson fight and the WBO middleweight title bout between Andy Lee and Peter Quillin will take place on April 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NBC Sports announced on Thursday.
Having skipped 140 pounds when making his transition from lightweight to welterweight, Adrien Broner is now looking for a prolonged return at junior welterweight, complete with a title shot.
Undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman believes he might encounter rough tactics in his March 7 bout against Robert Guerrero, so he’s preparing accordingly.
While John Molina Jr. has predicted pain for opponent Adrien Broner in a junior welterweight clash on March 7, “The Problem,” in turn, is looking for a knockout win.
In preparation for his March 7 opponent, undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman, former two division titlist Robert Guerrero plans on creating a foolproof strategy for victory.
Junior welterweight contender Viktor Postol could fight on the undercard of the April 11 143-pound catchweight bout between RING champion Danny Garcia and IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, according to the unbeaten Ukrainian’s manager Vadim Kornilov.
Boxing historian Lee Groves believes things are finally looking up for the sport: A potential Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in May, a consistent presence on free network TV, and the emergence of Deontay Wilder, a charismatic, hard-punching American heavyweight titleholder.