Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

26
Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

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.”

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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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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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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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20
Nov

Lem’s latest: Pacquiao goes pee pee for VADA

Manny Pacquiao was asked for a urine sample on Wednesday morning in Macau as part of the random drug testing procedures being carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.

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19
Nov

Keith Thurman: Soto Karass a stepping stone to Mayweather

Keith Thurman: “You can doubt me as much as you want, but you are going to watch me throughout my career climb that ladder and reach the destination that I foresaw, and the one that I told you about, and that’s Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.”

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18
Nov

Lem’s latest: Jermain Taylor faces Candelo on Broner-Maidana card

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor will face Juan Carlos Candelo on the undercard of the Dec. 14 main event featuring Adrien Broner against Marcos Maidana. 

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01
Nov

Broner, Thurman vow decisive wins over Maidana, Soto Karass

While Adrien Broner said he’s “going for the knockout” against Marcos Maidana, Keith Thurman is coming to “bring the hurt” against Jesus Soto Karass.

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31
Oct

Adrien Broner calls Marcos Maidana ‘one-dimensional’

Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.

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