Provodnikov ‘ready for anything’ from Alvarado

15
Oct

Provodnikov ‘ready for anything’ from Alvarado

Ruslan Provodnikov on the notion that Mike Alvarado can box him: “If I made Timothy Bradley fight me, then I don’t see anybody else being able to run away and box me.”

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14
Oct

Lampley ‘can’t wait’ for Alvarado-Provodnikov

HBO commentator Jim Lampley said of Saturday’s junior welterweight matchup between Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov: “I expect both of them to be hurt at some time or another, but I expect the fight to go rounds.”

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14
Oct

Lem’s latest: Bradley, Diaz dissed by bitterly defeated Marquez, Beristain

Juan Manuel Marquez said he was “scared of the judges more than” Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.

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10
Oct

Cotto ‘in a very good place’ after Rodriguez victory

Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto is expected to arrive in Las Vegas on Thursday to discuss potential future fights with Top Rank, which promoted last his one-sided third-round TKO of Delvin Rodriguez last Saturday.

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07
Oct

Q&A: Provodnikov inspired by Cotto, questions Alvarado’s confidence

Ruslan Provodnikov: “During the Face Off, at least to me, I can’t say that this is the case for sure, but at least to me, it looked like Mike Alvarado wasn’t very confident.”

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04
Oct

Faceoff: Alvarado-Provodnikov airs on Saturday

Saturday’s episode of HBO’s Faceoff With Max Kellerman will feature WBO junior welterweight beltholder Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov in advance of their Oct. 19 fight.

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01
Oct

Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera rematch in talks

The promoters of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera are targeting a Dec. 14 date for their rematch. Chavez won a controversial 10-round unanimous decision this past Saturday.

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25
Sep

Is Chavez Jr.-Vera worth the weight? The experts weigh in

As late as Wednesday morning, the weight at which Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera was up for question, once again bringing up the question of Chavez’s discipline issues.

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24
Sep

Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera weight TBA; Arum says “pot” is OK

Bob Arum defended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s use of marijuana and use of the drug in general during a media conference call on Tuesday. “I want to go on record as saying that there is nothing wrong with smoking pot,” Arum said during the call.

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22
Sep

Lem’s latest: Roach targets busier, body-attacking Cotto

Miguel Cotto will look to be busier and return to his “bread and butter” body attack against Delvin Rodriguez, according to trainer Freddie Roach.

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