Stephen Espinoza calls Al Haymon’s NBC deal ‘a great move for the sport’

16
Jan

Stephen Espinoza calls Al Haymon’s NBC deal ‘a great move for the sport’

With Al Haymon’s big deal with NBC in place, you’d think Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza would be somewhat intimidated. Seemingly, that’s not the case at all.

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15
Jan

Al Haymon’s fighters to undergo random drug testing, brain study

Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.

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15
Jan

Sam Watson on Mayweather-Pacquiao: ‘I believe that it’s going to happen’

Sam Watson, aide to adviser Al Haymon, believes a mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is bound to happen on May 2 in Las Vegas.

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14
Jan

Sugar Ray Leonard: Haymon, NBC put good pressure on HBO, Showtime

Tasked with providing expert commentary for NBC’s new boxing series, ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Sugar Ray Leonard believes Al Haymon and the network put ‘good pressure’ on premium cable giants HBO and Showtime.

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08
Dec

Tim Bradley: It’s ‘perfect time’ for Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao

Former two-division titlist Tim Bradley isn’t just in the final stages of preparation for Diego Chaves this weekend; he also offered his opinion on a potential Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

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01
Dec

Sam Watson: Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants Manny Pacquiao ‘real bad’

According to Sam Watson, right-hand man to adviser Al Haymon, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has talked about a potential superfight with Manny Pacquiao every day following Pacquiao’s win over Chris Algieri.

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22
Sep

Al Haymon signs four undefeated fighters

Enigmatic manager/advisor Al Haymon recently added four more fighters, all undefeated, to his already immense stable this week.

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15
Aug

Lem’s latest: Al Haymon signs Abner Mares, Andrzej Fonfara

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.

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02
May

Tim Bradley asks Golden Boy, Top Rank, HBO, Showtime to ‘get together’

At this year’s annual Boxing Writers Association of America dinner, WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley took a moment to plead for a resolution between the sport’s feuding power players.

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24
Apr

Paulie Malignaggi mulls retirement: Shawn Porter ‘hurt me’ with every punch

In a very frank assessment about his recent loss to IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter, Paul Malignaggi talks about his post-fight condition and how he feels about the man who might’ve ended his career.

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