Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder may have to choose between serving as a sparring partner for David Haye or being ringside for a scouting report on the Seth Mitchell-Chris Arreola fight on Sept. 6.
Juan Manuel Marquez’s sixth-round knockout of Manny Pacquiao will be among “Boxing’s Best” on HBO, a series comprised of seven major showdowns to be featured over five days beginning on Christmas.
Adrien Broner: “I know what fight can happen, and that’s me and [Manny] Pacquiao.”
Antonio DeMarco: “It will be the talent of Adrien Broner against the hunger and heart of DeMarco. Without a doubt, he’s a very elusive and intelligent fighter. But we came prepared for that, and even more.”
Adrien Broner and Antonio DeMarco will be wearing Reyes gloves, considered the most advantageous for scoring knockouts, on Saturday night.
WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will emphasize placement of punches over volume in an attempt to counter the speed and defensive skills of rising former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner on Saturday.
Adrien Broner on Saturday’s clash with Antonio DeMarco: “It’s definitely a defining fight for me. Not only is it a defining fight, but it’s a fight that can cross me over into another world that a lot of boxers can’t go to.”
Former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner and WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will be featured on Fox Deportes’ “Knockout Night” on Saturday.
Two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto could challenge IBF junior middleweight beltholder Cornelius Bundrage on Nov. 24, although he’s been mentioned as a potential rival to WBO 147-pound titlewinner Tim Bradley on Dec. 15.
Adrien Broner to his critics: “I really don’t think about that stuff. I don’t think about that at all.”
Manny Pacquiao will earn a guaranteed $6 million compared to $5 million for Tim Bradley in their June 9 clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Antonio DeMarco: “In the end, I just believe that my heart was bigger than Jorge Linares’. My desire grew and my desire was greater than his in the end.”