RingTV caught up with Bernard Hopkins at the boxing legend’s Philadelphia training camp where he’s preparing for his Nov. 8 light heavyweight title unification bout with Sergey Kovalev at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Hopkins discussed how the bout came to be, the site, and called Kovalev “the real deal.”
Marcos Maidana told the boxing media that he will take his usual seek-and-destroy attitude into his Sept. 13 rematch with the “hittable” Floyd Mayweather Jr. during a roundtable interview the night of the Porter-Brook fight on Aug. 16 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
WBC 122-pound titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and former 154-pound contender Alfredo Angulo spoke to the media about their upcoming bouts on the pay-per-view undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch, and what might be next. Santa Cruz says he’s aiming for RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Showtime commentators Steve Farhood and Daniel Jacobs spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning majority decision over Shawn Porter. Farhood analyzed the fight and the 147-pound division. Jacobs also talked about what’s next for his boxing career.
Oscar De La Hoya talks about the magic of StubHub Center, which has hosted several Fight of the Year candidates and where Shawn Porter defends his IBF welterweight title against Kell Brook tonight on Showtime. Porter wants to add to the StubHub legacy. Anthony Dirrell, who faces Sakio Bika in tonight’s co-feature, was ready to scrap at the final presser.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from the Fabela Chavez Boxing Center where he spoke with the main event fighter’s of Showtime’s tripleheader on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.: Shawn Porter, Kell Brook, Sakio Bika, Anthony Dirrell, Omar Figueroa Jr., and Daniel Estrada.
Danny Garcia spoke to the boxing media about his lopsided KO win against Rod Salka immediately after the fight. THE RING junior welterweight champ also gave his thoughts on moving up in weight and a potential fall showdown with IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson.
Lamont Peterson spoke to the assembled boxing media following his IBF 140-pound title defense against Edgar Santana, who he stopped in Round 10. Peterson gave his thoughts on his performance and discussed his hopes for a unification fight with RING champ Danny Garcia.
Daniel Jacobs spoke to the assembled boxing media following his emotional KO victory over Jarrod Fletcher at Barclays Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. Jacobs talked about the Fletcher fight and future showdowns with Peter Quillin and Gennady Golovkin.
RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with an emotional Rod Salka in this exclusive post-fight locker room interview following his devastating KO loss to Danny Garcia. Salka discusses what went wrong and what his future plans are.
Angel Garcia spoke with RingTV’s Bill Emes immediately following his son Danny’s devastating KO against Rod Salka. Garcia spoke about the victory, his son’s move to 147 pounds, possible fight with Lamont Peterson, and his disgust with the WBC and WBA for ruling to strip his son had he lost the non-title bout vs. Salka.
Showtime’s boxing boss Stephen Espinoza spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about the public and media backlash to the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka fight and Bernard Hopkins’ recent choice to fight Sergey Kovalev on HBO rather than face Adonis Stevenson on his network.
RingTV’s Bill Emes visited Rod Salka’s private camp an hour south of Pittsburgh to talk to the underdog about his training, his unexpected Aug. 9 shot at junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia and the backlash to the fight. Video includes training footage.
Argentine welterweight standout Diego Chaves and Bob Arum spoke to intrepid interviewer Radio Rahim about Chaves’ controversial disqualification loss to Brandon Rios. Members of the Nevada State Athletic Commission also commented on behalf of referee Vic Drakulich.
RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Curtis Stevens to talk about the hard-hitting middleweight contender’s upcoming title elimination bout with Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and his thoughts on the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale bout, as well his and GGG’s future. [Warning: Explicit language.]
Kathy Duva spoke to ringside reporters immediately following Sergey Kovalev’s second-round KO over Blake Caparello and talked about the big Bernard Hopkins showdown with Kovalev on Nov. 8. Duva commended both light heavyweight titleholders for taking the risk.
RingTV’s Bill Emes was ringside to catch Bernard Hopkins hold court with the ringside media regarding his showdown with Sergey Kovalev. Hopkins discussed how the fight came to be and how Kovalev emerged as his opponent and not Adonis Stevenson.
Sergey Kovalev spoke to the boxing media following his second-round knockout over Blake Caparello. The WBO light heavyweight beltholder discussed his next fight, a Nov. 8th showdown with IBF/WBA titleholder and living legend Bernard Hopkins.
Junior welterweight prospect Jose Ramirez spoke to RingTV about pursing a college business degree, training at Wild Card Boxing Club for his first eight rounder on the Rios-Chaves undercard, fighting Vasyl Lomachenko during his extensive amateur career, making the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and sparring with Manny Pacquiao.