Will Andre Berto’s 15-month layoff end with a victory over Robert Guerrero, or will Guerrero earn his 15th consecutive victory over Berto?
Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang “La Bamba” during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.
Danny Garcia’s Showtime-televsied junior welterweight championship defense against Erik Morales on Saturday at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center kicks off a busy fall and winter schedule for Golden Boy Promotions.
Andre Berto said the positive drug test “didn’t have anything to do with any type of drug enhancement, or any type of testosterone or EPO or none of that type of stuff.”
Chad Dawson says he’s a “better fighter than Andre Ward,” whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.
Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: “It’s time to take him to the big stage — the HBOs and the Showtimes. It’s time to unleash Deontay Wilder.”
Josesito Lopez on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “On paper, this looks like it’s going to be a walk in the park for Canelo. But if you’ve seen me fight, and you know the training that I go through for a fight like this — especially one of this magnitude — then you’ll know that Canelo is in for a fight.”
Unbeaten junior middleweight beltholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will defend his WBC crown against Josesito Lopez on a Showtime broadcast from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sept. 15.
Paul Williams: “They told me there is a very slight chance of walking because the spine was, like, crushed or whatever…but as far as me walking and all of that, it’s all on me. I’m going to be walking. I know that. That’s how I feel.”
Manager George Peterson describes Paul Williams as being in an “excellent frame of mind” despite his involvement in a motorcycle accident on Sunday that has left the fighter paralyzed from the waist down, hospitalized and in anticipation of surgery.
Could WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul Alvarez face former two-time welterweight beltholder Paul Williams, THE RING’s No. 8-rated junior middleweight contender, on Sept. 15?
Former welterweight beltlholder Carlos Quintana stopped junior middleweight up-and-comer Deandre Latimore in the sixth-round of their bout on the Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto undercard in Las Vegas on Saturday.
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez is the same age as Shane Mosley Jr., whose father will oppose him in the co-feature to the Floyd Maywether-Miguel Cotto bout on Saturday night.