Boxing’s most talked about event in more than 30 years was finally announced on Friday: the fight between the sport’s two biggest stars, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, will go down on May 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather announced the fight on one of his social media platforms.
In yet another, “He said/he said” scenario, RING welterweight and junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. insists he’s trying his best to make a fight with Manny Pacquiao.
As much as he seemingly wants a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout to become reality, Top Rank’s Bob Arum is equally frustrated when it comes to getting anyone to listen regarding negotiations.
Deontay Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title-winning decision over Bermane Stiverne generated record ratings for Showtime, the network announced. The main event of the three-fight card captured an average audience of 1.24 million viewers, the network’s fourth-highest rated fight ever.
A rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is “probably the biggest fight out there” for Miguel Cotto if the Puerto Rican star’s talks failed to produce a May 2 bout against Canelo Alvarez. That’s what Cotto’s adviser, Gaby Penagaricano said during an interview with RingTV.com last month. “We’re interested. If we end up not fighting Canelo […]
WBC heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne weighed in Friday at 239 for his defense against Deontay Wilder on Saturday at the MGM Grand. Wilder weighed 219.
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.
Talented undefeated junior welterweight prospect Amir Imam kicks off 2015 against aggressive boxer-puncher Fidel Maldonado Jr. on the undercard of Bermane Stiverne’s WBC heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder on Saturday. Find out more about Imam in this week’s New Faces.
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.
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.
As he readies himself for his WBC 122-pound title defense against Jesus Ruiz on Saturday, Leo Santa Cruz knows he shouldn’t take his opponent lightly.
In the build-up to their heavyweight title clash, WBC beltholder Bermane Stiverne says Jan. 17 is Deontay Wilder’s ‘judgment day.’