Nelson Mandela’s 2001 interview with HBO’s Larry Merchant will air on the network on Saturday.
Despite only having one loss, James Kirkland has suffered numerous career setbacks due to jail time and personal issues. Some believe the relentless slugger, who fights Glen Tapia on Saturday, is out of second chances but Kirkland and trainer Ann Wolfe are out to prove them wrong.
Guillermo Rigondeaux was criticized for his “amateurish” style by some fans, the media and even his own promoter after he outclassed Nonito Donaire, but the Cuban boxing genius tuned it out going into Saturday’s 122-pound title defense against Joseph Agbeko.
Press conference for the Dec. 7 tripleheader featuring RING, WBO and WBA 122-pound champion Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Joseph Agbeko, middleweights Matthew Macklin and Lamar Russ, and junior middleweight James Kirkland against Glen Tapia. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.