WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev’s reference to African Americans as “dark-skinned people” during a Russian-language interview was not meant as a negative “for black persons,” according to his manager, Egis Klimas.read more
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev could return to the ring in Moscow as early as March, accordingto his manager, Egis Klimas. Kovalev says he wants to fight RING champ Adonis Stevenson in 2014.read more
Floyd Mayweather has acknowledged the potential for bouts with either Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana, while dismissing the notion of a fight with Manny Pacquiao.read more
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says that Abner Mares “can not train for several weeks” due to a rib injury that has forced the postponement of a scheduled Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez.read more
Abner Mares has suffered an apparent rib injury that will postpone his scheduled Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, according to his manager, Frank Espinoza.read more
Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Will Tomlinson on his five-bout deal with Golden Boy Promotions: “I came here to test myself and see how good I really am.”read more
Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”read more
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