Renowned painter Richard T. Slone, official artist for the International Boxing Hall of Fame, has been hired to illustrate Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez in advance of their Sept. 14 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Ricky Hatton has expressed anger and disappointment over Scott Quigg’s defection to rival British promoter Eddie Hearn and revealed the unbeaten junior featherweight contender snubbed an offer to fight in America under Golden Boy Promotions.
Oscar De La Hoya on Saul Alvarez’s shot at beating Floyd Mayweather: “I don’t think that it’s too soon, I think that it’s the perfect moment.”
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on facing Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “I chose my opponent for September 14th… I’m giving the fans what they want.”
Ricky Hatton believes Martin Murray will match anything achieved by a British boxer — past or present — should he upset Sergio Martinez in a week from this Saturday in the WBC middleweight titleholder’s backyard of Buenos Aries, Argentina.
Showtime has a mega promotional series planned in advance of the May 4 clash between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said he was concerned about the threat of terrorism during Sunday’s Super Bowl blackout at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola meets Bermane Stiverne in a March 9 eliminator bout for the right to face Vitali Klitschko.
Former RING middleweight and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins recounts his experiences at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.
Manny Pacquiao will be featured on TNT on Thursday night as a result of visits from former NBA stars Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller.
Despite his losses, the most recent to Vyacheslav Senchenko on Saturday, which sent him back into retirement, Ricky Hatton never lost his massive fan support. Gareth A Davies comments on the unique bond Hatton has with his devoted fans.
Robert Guerrero won’t dazzle anyone with his performances but he’s damned hard to beat, as Andre Berto discovered on Saturday night in Ontario, Calif.
Ricky Hatton following Saturday night’s knockout loss to Vyacheslav Senchenko: “No matter how upsetting it is, I have got to be a man and say, ‘It is the end of Ricky Hatton.'”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer contends that Ricky Hatton still is deserving of a rematch with Paulie Malignaggi despite Saturday’s knockout loss to Vyacheslav Senchenko, whom Malignaggi stopped in April.