Andrade: ‘The knockout will come’ versus Martirosyan

04
Nov

Andrade: ‘The knockout will come’ versus Martirosyan

Junior middleweight Demetrius Andrade on Saturday’s bout with fellow contender Vanes Martirosyan: “I am going to beat him down for three minutes of every round. I am going to make a statement that I’m the best 154-pound fighter in the world.”

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28
Oct

Schaefer: Wilder’s next fight could be for the title

Undefeated heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has served as a sparring partner for undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, and could be in line for the WBC title owned by Klitschko’s older brother, Vitali Klitschko.

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23
Oct

Lem’s latest: Steward remembered on Lampley’s ‘Fight Game’

The late Emanuel “Manny” Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.

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14
Oct

Russell Jr. may be next if Salido fights Lomachenko

Undefeated featherweight Gary Russell Jr., who is the mandatory challenger for WBO titleholder Orlando Salido: “I’m ready for my first world title fight and can not wait for the fight to get made.”

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10
Oct

Lem’s latest: Juan Diaz signs with Top Rank

Former lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz has signed with Top Rank and will face Juan Santiago on the Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov card on Oct. 19.

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26
Aug

Schaefer eyes Gonzalez-Russell in the fall

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer wants to match unbeaten prospect Gary Russell Jr. against newly crowned WBC featherweight beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez in November or December.

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26
Aug

Lem’s latest: Russell wants Gonzalez, then Mares

Unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell says he’d planned on facing Abner Mares later this year, but after Saturday’s result he’s targeting the man who took Mares’ title by first-round knockout.

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23
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mares rises from poverty to prominence

Abner Mares grew up poor and fending for himself in the streets but is now a married father of two girls and the wearer of championship belts in three divisions.

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08
Aug

If Wilder beats Liakhovich, Mitchell-Arreola winner could be next

Undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder could be on a collision course with the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola if he defeats Sergei Liakhovich on Friday.

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06
Aug

Russell unfazed by criticism

Featherweight Gary Russell Jr.: “When my career is over with, either I’ll become this great champion that everyone says that I have the potential to be, or I’ll be a prima donna…Half the people that criticize me, they can’t beat the people that I’m in the ring with anyway.”

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