WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has been given until Dec. 15 to determine whether he will continue fighting or retire in the wake of October’s announcement of his presidential candidacy in Ukraine.
The fighters in the four pay-per-view-televised bouts on the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez card tested negative for anabolic steroids, masking agents and marijuana, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer.
Danny Garcia on his imminent rise from 140 to 147 pounds: “I beat the best fighters at 140. What else do you want me to do?”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer now says he has “no doubt” that the Showtime Pay Per View matching Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Canelo Alvarez will be the highest-grossing boxing event of all time.
Danny Garcia on Lucas Matthysse: “I’m going to show the world who the better fighter is. I’m a different kind of animal, and he’s never fought nobody like me before. We’ll see how he reacts when I hit him back.”
British welterweight Ashley Theophane recently made a career-altering decision by signing a long term deal with Mayweather Promotions and, as a result, will face off against Pablo Cesar Cano on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
The anticipated Sept. 14 Showtime Pay Per View event co-headlined by Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse will be joined by a third title fight between Ishe Smith and Carlos Molina, as well as a welterweight bout matching Ashley Theophane against Pablo Cesar Cano.