RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia’s majority decision over Mauricio Herrera on Saturday generated a peak audience of 1.1 million viewers, Showtime announced on Tuesday.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer is firmly behind Floyd Mayweather’s idea to put Amir Khan and Adrien Broner on the undercard of his May 3 bout against Marcos Maidana, calling the prospect “must-see TV.”
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia’s next fight will be in Puerto Rico, the site of Saturday’s majority decision victory over Mauricio Herrera, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.
The Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo headlined Showtime PPV last Saturday generated well over 350,000 buys, Showtime Networks Inc. and the event promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, announced on Friday.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer touts the April 19 Showtime tripleheader topped by the Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov 175-pound title unification fight as an “event” for East Coast boxing fans.
Bernard Hopkins’ goal, within proximity of his 50th birthday, is to become undisputed champion at light heavyweight as he did at 160-pounds. First step is unifying the IBF and WBA title against Beibut Shumenov on April 19.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. had some stream-of-consciousness fun while announcing his fight with Marcos Maidana to a packed room of media inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the site of the May 3 Showtime PPV event.
The Carlos Molina-Jermall Charlo IBF 154-pound title bout has been replaced with the Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson fight on Saturday’s Showtime Pay Per View show since the jailed Molina will not be released in time for today’s weigh-in, Richard Schaefer told RingTV.com.
Richard Schaefer is close to replacing the Carlos Molina-Jermall Charlo bout with the Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson fight on Saturday’s Showtime Pay Per View show since Molina has not been released from jail in time for today’s weigh-in.
Canelo Alvarez said the time for talking is over at the final press conference for his Saturday showdown with Alfredo Angulo. The Mexican star says he’s ready for Angulo and hopes to give fans an entertaining fight.
Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson will replace the scheduled bout between Carlos Molina and Jermall Charlo on Showtime Pay Per View if the jailed Molina is not released in time for Friday’s weigh-in.
Carlos Molina was arrested in Las Vegas on Tuesday. However, his IBF junior middleweight title defense against Jermall Charlo is still scheduled for Saturday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be fighting at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the ninth straight time and for the 12th time of his career when he meets Marco Maidana on May 3 in defense of his RING and WBC welterweight championships.
Golden Boy CEO describes both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and May 3 opponent Marcos Maidana as boxing “game changers,” Mayweather for his influence and Maidana for his fists.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says fans might expect Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May 3 opponent announcement to be made on his Twitter account. On Friday, Amir Khan tweeted that it will be Marcos Maidana.
A deal is done for IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins to meet WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov in a Showtime-televised unification bout on April 19 at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C., Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer has informed RingTV.com.
Junior lightweight titleholder Mikey Garcia was among the professional fighters – from boxing and MMA – that joined promotional companies, fight leagues and politicians at Tuesday’s press conference supporting the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study at the U.S. Capitol.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins was among those in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a summit to support the landmark study underway at The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which is monitoring fighters for the effects of combat sports.