Welshman Enzo Maccarinelli will venture to Moscow in a bid to claim the scalp of former four-weight world titleholder Roy Jones Jnr. in a cruiserweight bout.
Fans share their thoughts on Wladimir Klitschko’s unanimous decision over Bryant Jennings and their opinions (pro and con) on the heavyweight champ and American challenger, the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao matchup and promotion, and other boxing subjects, including mythical matchups, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Rapper Fabolous’ insult to Adrien Broner in the song “The Hope” is just the latest in a long tradition of intertwining hip hop music with boxing. Hip hop can elevate a boxer and glamorize the sport or it can be used to kick a fighter when he’s down.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins is scheduled to be a guest on Wednesday’s episode of The Arsenio Hall Show.
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
If he gets beyond a mandatory title defense against Karo Murat in July, IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins would like to face Carl Froch or Lucian Bute. (This story also contains a video of Hopkins accepting Gennady Golovkin’s challenge.)
Tavoris Cloud on Bernard Hopkins’ outfit at Wednesday’s press conference: “It was funny to just turn around and to just see a grown man with a ski mask on standing there and not saying nothing to nobody.”
HBO’s ringside scorer Harold Lederman said Andre Ward was “terrific,” and, “sharp” as a network commentator for this past Saturday’s triple-header at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins is being targeted for a comeback on March 9 opposite 175-pound titleholders Nathan Cleverly, Beibut Shumenov or Tavoris Cloud.
CompuBox punch-counter Lee Groves relives fight night in Carson, Calif., where Nonito Donaire unified two 122-pound belts against Jeffrey Mathebula. Groves, who had strong opinions on Donaire’s margin of victory, tries to bridge the gap between the numbers and the scorecards.
Recent Hall of Fame electees Freddie Roach, Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson and ring announcer Michael Buffer will be on hand for Saturday’s Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson fight.
After landing in Washington, D.C., Amir Khan hopes to land his 27th career victory over Lamont Peterson on Saturday.