Randy Caballero will make his first defense of his IBF bantamweight title against two-time title challenger Alberto Guevara on Feb. 27 in Indio, Calif.
Fans share their thoughts on the prospect of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez pay-per-view extravaganzas taking place in 2015, who might become boxing’s next PPV star, Oscar De La Hoya’s role as promoter, and other boxing subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight title against knockout artist Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Leo Santa Cruz defending his 122-poud title on the undercard.
Oscar De La Hoya isn’t going to get excited about the prospect of Floyd Mayweather Jr. fighting Manny Pacquiao until he sees both superstars in the ring. Mayweather announced on Friday that he wants to fight Pacquiao on May 2, but the pound for pound king had stipulations De La Hoya says will block the superbout.
Oscar De La Hoya, Amir Khan and Keith Thurman spoke to the media during the post-fight press conference for Khan’s one-sided decision over Devon Alexander on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. De La Hoya says Khan proved to be on Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s talent level.
Promoter Bob Arum said a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on May 2 — the same day on which Canelo Alvarez and Miguel want to fight — “is not going to happen” on that date. Mayweather announced during an interview on Showtime Friday that he “would love to fight Manny Pacquiao” on May 2. Alvarez and Cotto […]
Should Amir Khan emerge victorious over Devon Alexander on Saturday night, a possible fight with IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook might be on the horizon.
Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya are doing a terrible job of behaving like promoters. Nevertheless, the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves card in Las Vegas on Saturday promises to be a good one. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez has agreed to terms for a May 2 bout against RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
With four top-10 welterweights in action this weekend, the results could determine who will be next in the ring with Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
On Dec. 13, Devon Alexander will face Amir Khan in a contest of former titlists. But the road to the Showtime quadrupleheader began long ago in sheer uncertainty.
If a fight between Canelo Alvarez and RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto can’t be made, it won’t hurt WBA titlist Gennady Golovkin’s feelings. He’ll face either fighter.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
The Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder WBC heavyweight title bout could be headed for Las Vegas in January and be televised on Showtime, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is excited after meeting with Canelo Alvarez in Mexico where he discussed the Mexican star’s plans for 2015. Still at the top of Alvarez’s list: a showdown with RING middleweight champ Miguel Cotto.
Should a tentative defense of his middleweight championship against Canelo Alvarez prove successful, Miguel Cotto could meet Gennady Golovkin later in 2015.