Can aging RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez stop young juggernaut Julio Cesar Chavez, the unbeaten WBC beltholder? The two are scheduled to meet in a pay-per-view showdown this fall.
Josesito Lopez says he is motivated by the fact that Victor Ortiz has been named as the Sept. 15 opponent for WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul Alvarez in advance of his June 23 bout with Ortiz.
Freddie Roach, Alex Ariza and Miguel Diaz have had a rocky relationship in the past, and one of the challenges of this Saturday night will be for the trio to set aside their differences and work together in Manny Pacquiao’s corner.
Eleven boxing insiders give their thoughts on Lamont Peterson’s and Andre Berto’s recent failed drug tests, which resulted in the cancellation of two high-profile rematches, and the sport’s challenge of properly screening for performance enhancing substances.
Tim Bradley on Manny Pacquiao: “This guy is beatable. I’m going to prove it to everybody.”
Newly-crowned RING and WBC light heavyweight champion, Chad Dawson and dethroned Bernard Hopkins demonstrated respect for each other after Saturday night’s grueling affair.
“Bad” Chad Dawson hopes to win Saturday’s rematch and take the RING and WBC light heavyweight championships owned by “Mad” Bernard Hopkins.
Bernard Hopkins implied that Saturday night’s clash with Chad Dawson could represent his final professional fight, comparing his career achievements to those of Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan.
Former undisputed middleweight titleholder Kelly Pavlik will fight Scott Sigmon on June 8 in Las Vegas, the day before Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO welterweight belt against Tim Bradley.
Jermain Taylor’s resume includes 12 major titleholders over the course of his past 14 bouts, including two victories over future hall of famer Bernard Hopkins.