Virgil Hunter: Amir Khan can ‘shock’ Floyd Mayweather Jr.

31
Dec

Virgil Hunter: Amir Khan can ‘shock’ Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Trainer Virgil Hunter believes Amir Khan “can shock the world” and defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr. if his fighter gets a shot at the reigning welterweight and junior middleweight champ on May 3.

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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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19
Nov

Mendez-Barthelemy slated for Jan. 3

Argenis Mendez will put his IBF junior lightwelght belt on the line against Rances Barthelmey on Jan. 3 in the main event of ESPN2’s first Friday Night Fights broadcast of 2014.

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12
Nov

Lem’s latest: Tyson on Ward

RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward is “a good guy” fighting in a “bad guy era,” according to Mike Tyson. 

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30
Oct

Who wins Golovkin-Stevens? The experts weigh in

It appears that someone will be getting knocked out during Saturday’s middleweight clash between WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens.

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16
Oct

Lem’s latest: Rios to be ‘fast, strong’ for ‘scary’ Pacquiao

According to trainer Robert Garcia, first-time welterweight Brandon Rios is looking good ahead of his Nov. 23 bout with Manny Pacquiao, exhibiting knockout power and better speed in his sparring sessions.

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03
Oct

Lem’s latest: Khan says Alexander, not Mayweather, is next

A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.

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02
Oct

Lem’s latest: Lampley: pressure’s on Cotto-Rodriguez judges

HBO’s Jim Lampley on the Florida Commission, judging and Saturday’s Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fight: “It is unfair for Florida to be on the griddle for problems that came up in Nevada and California….Now, here they are, basically having to carry water for the whole sport on Saturday night on the subject of judging.”

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23
Sep

Lem’s latest: Wilder ‘ready’ for likely berth on Hopkins-Murat card

Heavyweight knockout artist Deontay Wilder is preparing as if he will be fighting on the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card on Showtime from Atlantic City.

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22
Sep

Lem’s latest: Roach targets busier, body-attacking Cotto

Miguel Cotto will look to be busier and return to his “bread and butter” body attack against Delvin Rodriguez, according to trainer Freddie Roach.

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