Andre Ward returns to the ring on March 26 in a prelude to a Pay-Per-View showdown with light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev later this year.
RING 122-pound champ Guillermo Rigondeaux is anxious to get back into the ring on Saturday’s Cotto-Canelo undercard after 11 months of inactivity.
Andre Ward will be unable to participate in his previously scheduled bout on the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez undercard on Nov. 21 due to a knee injury.
Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez closed out a five-day, four-city press tour (that already made stops in L.A., Mexico City and New York City) in Puerto Rico.
Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez spoke to the boxing media on Thursday, after their anticipated showdown on Nov. 21 in Las Vegas was announced.
Amateur standout and pro prospect Sonny Fredrickson makes his national TV debut on Saturday on the BET-televised Andre Ward-Paul Smith undercard from Oakland.
RING/WBC middleweight champ Miguel Cotto was asked time and again about the 157-pound catchweight clause for his Saturday title defense against Daniel Geale during their final press conference in Manhattan on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Puerto Rican star calmly told the boxing press to get over it.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale caught up with RING/WBC middleweight champ Miguel Cotto during his media workout (for his June 6 title defense against Daniel Geale) at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif. Alan also spoke to Freddie Roach and David Itskowitch of Roc Nation, which promotes Cotto.
Promoter Gary Shaw’s deal to head up the boxing division of Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports has ended after “both sides agreed to split amicably.”
Fans from the around the world share their thoughts on Andre Ward and Roc Nation, Al Haymon’s split with Golden Boy Promotions and his deal with NBC, the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder fight, #TheNeverendingStory, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Touted 20-year-old prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison defeated Tommy Rainone via wide unanimous decision in the main event debut offering of Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports’ new boxing outfit at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
South African welterweight standout Chris Van Heerden will continue his U.S. campaign tonight against Cecil McCalla at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The bout is part of the Fox Sports 1-televised debut of “Throne Boxing” promoted by Roc Nation.
Tureano Johnson has become somewhat of a cult favorite on boxing Twitter for his random musings on fights happening anywhere in the world. However, the middleweight slugger will set the keyboard aside and do what really makes him a fan favorite on Friday against Alex Theran on the debut Roc Nation promotion.
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports and Fox Sports 1 have reached a three-fight agreement for a televised series called “Throne Boxing,” with the first show to feature welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison against Tommy Rainone on Jan. 9.
Undefeated middleweight Peter Quillin announced on social media that he is vacating his WBO title, effectively pulling himself out of his scheduled Nov. 1 bout against mandatory challenger Matt Korobov.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!