Deontay Wilder said he befriended his March 15 opponent Malik Scott during the summer of 2011, when the American heavyweights served as sparring partners for Tomasz Adamek prior to the veteran contender’s loss to Vitali Klitschko.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia will face Mauricio Herrera on Showtime on March 15 in Puerto Rico. A heavyweight showdown between Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott and rematch between JuanMa Lopez and Daniel Ponce DeLeon will be part of the card.
Showtime’s entertaining Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean/Jermell Charlo-Gabriel Rosado doubleheader will be replayed on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime Extreme.
Adrien Broner lost his WBA title, but he hasn’t lost his confidence. Broner told Showtime’s Brian Kenny that he’s the “closest thing to Floyd Mayweather.”
Lamont Peterson proved he’s got a lot left in his tank and still a major player in the 140-pound division with his spirited decision victory over Dierry Jean on Saturday. Peterson, the IBF titleholder, would like a shot at RING champ Danny Garcia.
Lamont Peterson rebounded from a KO loss in his last bout and retained his IBF 140-pound title by outworking and outfighting undefeated challenger Dierry Jean to a unanimous decision victory in the main event of a Showtime Championship Boxing telecast from Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
Lamont Peterson is no stranger to comeback attempts. The IBF junior welterweight champion begins another one when he fights Dierry Jean on Saturday.
Lamont Peterson was reserved and philosophical during the final presser for his showdown with Dierry Jean on Saturday but the veteran was also confident that he will keep his IBF 140-pound title despite suffering a KO loss in his last bout. Jean predicts a stoppage victory.
Watch highlights of the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo press conference in Los Angeles and a one-on-one interview with “El Perro,” who says he’s ready for a real fight with Canelo on March 8.
Gabriel Rosado believes gutsy losses to middleweight titleholders Gennady Golovkin and Peter Quillin have made him a better fighter, but he says losing is not an option in Saturday’s fight against junior middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo, who he’s vowed to KO.
Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo had vocal fans supporting them at the kick-off press conference for their March 8 PPV headliner in L.A. However, it remains to be seen if fans across the U.S. will purchase the Mexican showdown given both fighters are coming off losses.
On Monday, Bernard Hopkins was on his way to a workout, even as the IBF light heavyweight beltholder was counting down the remaining hours to his 49th birthday.
Junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson says Dierry Jean will find out what it’s like to face a “top level” veteran when he defends his IBF belt against the unbeaten challenger on Saturday on Showtime.
Adrien Broner will get his requested rematch with Marcos Maidana, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, who says the return match could happen as early as April 19 or April 26. Maidana defeated Broner by unanimous decision on Dec. 14.
Gabriel Rosado will take on his fourth consecutive unbeaten fighter when he faces junior middleweight contender Jermell Charlo in the co-featured bout to the Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean fight on Jan. 25 on Showtime. Rosado says he’s in a must-win situation.
The role of the underdog is one Marcos Maidana knows well, but he has proven many times that overlooking him can be disastrous. Against Adrien Broner on Saturday, he’ll attempt to prove it again.