When Canelo Alvarez returns to action on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer hopes that his opponent will be Miguel Cotto.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor will face Juan Carlos Candelo on the undercard of the Dec. 14 main event featuring Adrien Broner against Marcos Maidana.
RingTV.com asked fans who they wanted to see Gennady Golovkin fight next after the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder stopped Curtis Stevens. The overwhelming choice, according to a poll, was THE RING/WBC champ Sergio Martinez.
Golden Boy Promotions has offered Miguel Cotto a deal worth in excess of $10 million to face Canelo Alvarez, according to CEO Richard Schaefer. Schaefer also discussed a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. or title shots against Peter Quillin and Carlos Molina for Cotto.
Read on for a ton of fan feedback on Gennady Golovkin’s eighth-round stoppage of Curtis Stevens in this week’s Monday mailbag. Some fans were impressed with GGG, others think he’ll prove to be vulnerable against elite boxers such as Sergio Martinez and Andre Ward. Enjoy!
Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez discusses GGG’s 2014 plans, the WBA middleweight titleholder’s TKO of Curtis Stevens and fights Sergio Martinez and Peter Quillin. Sanchez was impressed with Stevens, who he thinks can beat most top 160 pounders. He doesn’t think Martinez or Quillin want to fight GGG.
Karo Murat, who lost a unanimous decision to IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins, dropped in the 175-pound rankings; Peter Quillin, who scored a 10th-round TKO of Gabriel Rosado, took a small step forward at middleweight; and Kell Brook, who remained unbeaten with a fourth-round stoppage of Vyacheslav Senchenko, held his place at welterweight.
Fans share their thoughts, both pro and con (but mostly pro), on living legend Bernard Hopkins’ latest victory, heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder’s latest KO, Peter Quillin’s controversial stoppage of game Gabriel Rosado, and British welterweight sensation Kell Brook’s future in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado met the media at the post-fight press conference for their WBO middleweight title bout, which Quillin won by 10th-round TKO due to a cut that Rosado suffered. Rosado said “the doctor and referee ruined what could have been a great finish.”
Peter Quillin withstood a stern challenge from Gabriel Rosado, who was not allowed to continue fighting in the 10th round of their WBO middleweight title bout on Saturday in Atlantic City due to a bad cut. Quillin, who caused the cut with a jab in the ninth round, retained his title with a TKO.
Peter Quillin retained his WBO middleweight title with a 10th-round technical knockout of game Gabriel Rosado, who suffered a bad cut over his left eye in the ninth round of what had been a competitive fight up to that point. Referee Allen Huggins stopped the bout 40 seconds into the 10th due to the cut on the ringside doctor’s advice.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about fighting Gabriel Rosado under Bernard Hopkins on Showtime, Rosado’s disrespect, pushing himself in training, his goals and reaching out to his fans in an exclusive in-camp interview.
Perennial underdog Gabriel Rosado says he’s looking to do more than upset the odds when he challenges WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin tomorrow night on Showtime. The popular blue-collar Philadelphian wants to make a statement by knocking out the undefeated favorite.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder weighed 172.5, two and half pounds under the division limit, at Friday’s weigh-in for his defense against Karo Murat that will take place on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. Murat weighed 174 pounds. Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado, who fight in Saturday’s co-feature, also made weight for their WBO title bout.
Undefeated middleweight Peter Quillin says he would like to unify major titles by fighting RING champ Sergio Martinez and fellow beltholder Gennady Golovkin but first is a defense of his WBO belt against Gabriel Rosado on Saturday, and maybe a showdown with Daniel Jacobs in Februray.