Weigh-in results: Khan, Alexander, Thurman, Bundu make weight

12
Dec

Weigh-in results: Khan, Alexander, Thurman, Bundu make weight

All four welterweights on the “Royal Battle” card made weight at Friday’s weigh-in. Amir Khan and Devon Alexander, who fight in the main event, weighed 147 pounds. Keith Thurman, who faces Leonard Bundu in the co-feature, weighed 146 pounds. Bundu weighed 146.5.

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30
Dec

Lem’s latest: Manager makes case for Marcos Maidana against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.

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26
Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”

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17
Dec

Showtime: Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner draws 1.3 million viewers

Saturday’s win by Marcos Maidana to dethrone Adrien Broner as WBA welterweight titleholder drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sports, Stephen Espinoza, announced on Tuesday.

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20
Nov

Lem’s latest: Pacquiao goes pee pee for VADA

Manny Pacquiao was asked for a urine sample on Wednesday morning in Macau as part of the random drug testing procedures being carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.

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19
Nov

Keith Thurman: Soto Karass a stepping stone to Mayweather

Keith Thurman: “You can doubt me as much as you want, but you are going to watch me throughout my career climb that ladder and reach the destination that I foresaw, and the one that I told you about, and that’s Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.”

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18
Nov

Lem’s latest: Jermain Taylor faces Candelo on Broner-Maidana card

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor will face Juan Carlos Candelo on the undercard of the Dec. 14 main event featuring Adrien Broner against Marcos Maidana. 

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07
Nov

Lem’s latest: Schaefer touts welters

Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.

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01
Nov

Broner, Thurman vow decisive wins over Maidana, Soto Karass

While Adrien Broner said he’s “going for the knockout” against Marcos Maidana, Keith Thurman is coming to “bring the hurt” against Jesus Soto Karass.

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31
Oct

Adrien Broner calls Marcos Maidana ‘one-dimensional’

Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.

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