50 Cent Q&A: Mayweather is ‘not the sharpest knife in the drawer’

24
Jun

50 Cent Q&A: Mayweather is ‘not the sharpest knife in the drawer’

Fledgling promoter Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson spoke to RingTV.com about his star fighter Yuriorkis Gamboa’s challenge to lightweight beltholder Terence Crawford, SMS Promotions, his business falling out with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and concerns for his friend, the current state of boxing and his projects away from the sport.

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06
Jun

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto middleweight championship, Richard Schaefer’s split from Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions, and many other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag.

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04
Jun

De La Hoya: ‘Golden Boy Promotions is moving ahead on all fronts’

Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya issued the following statement on Wednesday: “Golden Boy Promotions is moving ahead on all fronts. We look forward to continuing and expanding our key position in the boxing world and to providing the public with the very best the sport has to offer.”

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02
Jun

Leonard Ellerbe: Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s done with Golden Boy

Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s promotional company, told ESPN.com on Monday that Mayweather will “absolutely not” continue working with Golden Boy Promotions after Richard Schaefer announced his resignation from the company earlier in the day.

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02
Jun

Showtime: Richard Schaefer’s exit won’t affect Canelo-Lara PPV card

Showtime Sports’ Stephen Espinoza said Richard Schaefer’s resignation from Golden Boy Promotions will not effect the July 12 pay per view card headlined by the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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19
May

Trainer: Shawn Porter is bigger, stronger, faster than Kell Brook

Should IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter face his mandatory challenger Kell Brook in the summer, Porter’s father/trainer, Kenny believes his son will have every advantage over the undefeated Brit.

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13
May

Robert Guerrero, Devon Alexander, Gary Russell Jr. return on June 21

Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko will meet for the WBO’s vacant 126-pound belt on a June 21 card at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., that also features former welterweight titleholders Robert Guerrero and Devon Alexander.

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13
May

Abner Mares joins trainer Virgil Hunter

Three-division titlewinner Abner Mares has begun training with Virgil Hunter, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.

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08
May

Richard Schaefer reacts to WBC’s suspension of Adrien Broner

As a result of Adrien Broner’s unorthodox post-fight comments about Carlos Molina, the WBC levied a suspension on the former three-division titlist. However, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer couldn’t disagree more with the decision.

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03
May

Oscar De La Hoya says no plan to fire Schaefer, lawyers negotiating

A few hours before Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana got into the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Oscar De La Hoya came out swinging in his feud with Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions.

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