Sergio Martinez to Miguel Cotto: ‘I need to be treated with dignity’

24
Dec

Sergio Martinez to Miguel Cotto: ‘I need to be treated with dignity’

Sergio Martinez on defending his middleweight title against Miguel Cotto: “I’m very interested in the fight, but I’m the champion and Cotto is the challenger. I would love to fight Cotto, but I need to be treated with dignity.”

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19
Dec

Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares rematch slated for Feb. 15

Abner Mares on his Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, whose first-round knockout victory dethroned him as WBC featherweight beltholder: “August 24 was his night, and I take nothing away from him, but Feb. 15 will be my night, and I’m going to get my title back.”

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19
Dec

WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.

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17
Dec

Showtime: Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner draws 1.3 million viewers

Saturday’s win by Marcos Maidana to dethrone Adrien Broner as WBA welterweight titleholder drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sports, Stephen Espinoza, announced on Tuesday.

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17
Dec

Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean, Jermell Charlo-Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 25

IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will try to rebound from a third-round stoppage loss to Lucas Matthysse against Dierry Jean on Jan. 25 at The D.C. Armory.

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16
Dec

Richard Schaefer eyes Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov ‘immediately’

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said that he would begin working on a light heavyweight title unification bout between IBF titleholder Bernard Hopkins and WBA beltholder Beibut Shumenov “immediately.”

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16
Dec

Vitali Klitschko declared WBC’s Champion Emeritus

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who will run for president of the Ukraine, has been declared “Champion Emeritus,” which means his belt is now vacant for the WBC’s top contenders to fight for.

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15
Dec

Keith Thurman: ‘I’m ready for the world’

Richard Schaefer: “I think the question is, who can beat Keith Thurman? I don’t there there’s anybody. I just don’t think there is anybody who is going to beat Keith Thurman.”

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15
Dec

Shawn Porter makes case for Marcos Maidana fight

Shawn Porter on Marcos Maidana’s victory over Adrien Broner: “It didn’t go the way that I thought it would go. I actually thought that Broner would move more and use his quickness, but Maidana came in and got the job done.”

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04
Dec

Gonzales-Mares rematch planned for Feb. 15 in Los Angeles

Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares II could be the main in event in a targeted Feb. 15 tripleheader at Staples Center in Los Angeles that might include Leo Santa Cruz and Chris Arreola.

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