Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
Sergio Martinez’s advisor calls September of 2014 “the perfect time” for a “grand finale” with Gennady Golovkin.
RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will return to EPIX for a May 4 defense against Francesco Pianeta. The fight will follow a string of notable Europe-based world title bouts on the U.S. network.
IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch will defend against Yusaf Mack on Nov. 17 before his hometown fans in Nottingham, England.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell anticipates being back in action in November under TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
Andre Dirrell: “As 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather boost my career, I can boost theirs as well, and we can make a big name for The Money Team.”