Omar Figueroa’s recent changes in training have been all about family. This Saturday, he defends his WBC lightweight belt against Daniel Estrada.
Former titleholder and Showtime commentator Paulie Malignaggi analyzes the intriguing IBF welterweight title bout between unbeaten standouts Shawn Porter and Kell Brook that takes place on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
As fight day draws nearer, the pressure to perform is on for IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and opponent Kell Brook, who meet on August 16.
IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter, challenger Kell Brook and lightweight contender Jorge Linares tuned up in front of the cameras in preparation for the Aug. 16 card in Carson, Calif. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s second consecutive Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame “Fighter of the Year” award.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on the status and potential of Gennady Golovkin (both pro and con), the possible light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Bernard Hopkins, the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, English prospects and more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Unbeaten welterweights Shawn Porter and Kell Brook spoke to reporters during a national conference call on Monday in advance of Porter’s Aug. 16 IBF title defense against Brook at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on lightweight Luke Campbell and super middleweight Callum Smith’s American debuts on August 16.
Intrepid interviewer Radio Rahim spoke to Bernard Hopkins, Paulie Malignaggi, Shawn Porter, Andre Berto and Abner Mares after the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight in Las Vegas. B-Hop, Malignaggi and Berto gave their thoughts on the Alvarez-Lara fight and scorecards.
Titles and closure are up for grabs when Showtime broadcasts an August 16 tripleheader with Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook in its main event.
The Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title bout on Aug. 16 will head up a Showtime tripleheader that includes the WBC 168-pound titleholder Sakio Bika’s rematch with Anthony Dirrell and WBC lightweight beltholder Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Daniel Estrada.
IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter knows what he’s in for against upcoming opponent Kell Brook, admitting he’s in against possibly the most technical fighter he’s ever faced.
Canelo Alvarez re-asserted his belief that he faces more difficult opponents than the sport’s top two draws, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, during a conference call in advance of his clash with Erislandy Lara.
Fans share their thoughts on the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, Mayweather-Maidana II, the two best boxers of all time from each continent (well, almost all of ‘em), the top five fights that could have happened but didn’t, and other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!