Former two-division titlist Devon Alexander is looking to make a statement against Jesus Soto Karass on June 21. Alexander recently shared his thoughts on his upcoming opponent and whom he’d like to challenge in the near-future.
Mike Alvarado says he’s prepared, physically and (more importantly) mentally, for his fight with Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Alvarado trained in Southern California, away from distractions.
Juan Manuel Marquez isn’t looking past Saturday’s challenge of Mike Alvarado but knows a win can get him another bout against archrival Manny Pacquiao, whom the modern-day Mexican legend says was at his best in victory over Tim Bradley last month.
At this year’s annual Boxing Writers Association of America dinner, WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley took a moment to plead for a resolution between the sport’s feuding power players.
Mike Tyson will present the “Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier” Fight of The Year award to Tim Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov at Thursday’s Boxing Writers Assoc. of America award dinner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for their thrilling bout last March.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he plans to impose his size on Marcos Maidana and take away the Argentine slugger’s best attribute — to punch hard — and that counterparts Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley fought like amateurs in their recent clash.
Many RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks but nobody made a statement as big as Manny Pacquiao, who soundly defeated Tim Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title and climb in the magazine’s pound-for-pound and 147-pound rankings.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us trainer Freddie Roach’s thoughts on his charge, Manny Pacquiao’s performance against Tim Bradley last Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao might not be quite the fighter he once was but he proved in his rematch with Tim Bradley that he remains a force in boxing.
Manny Pacquiao met the boxing media after regaining the WBO welterweight title from Tim Bradley via unanimous decision. “He tried to knock me out, I tried to knock him out,” Pacquiao said during the post-figth presser. “Many times, I hit him hard but he was still there.”
A gracious and upbeat Tim Bradley spoke to the boxing media after his unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao. “No excuses tonight,” he said during the post-fight presser. “Pacquiao was the better man tonight. Dude still has it.”
Top Rank CEO said it was “thuggery” to hang posters advertising Showtime’s upcoming Mayweather-Maidana bout during the lead-up to HBO’s Pacquiao-Bradley rematch. Showtime Sports boss Stephen Espinoza critcized the “racial overtones” of Arum’s statement, after which Arum referenced horse anatomy.
Manny Pacquiao said that he “enjoyed” Saturday night’s “toe-to-toe” unanimous-decision victory over Tim Bradley, from whom he regained the WBO 147-pound belt that he lost by a disputed split decision in June 2012.
The WBO welterweight title lost in a controversial split decision in 2012 is back in Manny Pacquiao’s possession with a points victory Saturday night over Tim Bradley. Pacquiao didn’t get the KO he wanted but at least there was no argument among the judges this time.