Lem’s latest: Provodnikov right at home versus Alvarado

18
Oct

Lem’s latest: Provodnikov right at home versus Alvarado

Ruslan Provodnikov’s mother traveled from Russia for what is both her first trip to the U.S. and the first time she will be ringside to watch her son as he battles Mike Alvarado on Saturday.

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06
Aug

Russell unfazed by criticism

Featherweight Gary Russell Jr.: “When my career is over with, either I’ll become this great champion that everyone says that I have the potential to be, or I’ll be a prima donna…Half the people that criticize me, they can’t beat the people that I’m in the ring with anyway.”

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19
Jul

Schaefer confirms: Russell Jr. returns on Aug. 9

Unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell Jr. will be back in action on the Aug. 9 card featuring heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Sergei Liakhovich.

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17
Jul

Russell Jr. to return on Aug. 9?

Featherweight Gary Russell Jr. said he may fight on the Aug. 9 Deontay Wilder-Sergei Liakhovich card.

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27
Jun

Russell Jr. calls Mares fight ‘definitely possible’

Undefeated featherweight prospect Gary Russell said that a victory over WBC titleholder Abner Mares “would be a good notch to put under my belt.” Russell may be added to a Showtime-televised card headlined by Mares on Aug. 24.

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24
May

Lem’s latest: Froch 167.9, Kessler 166.7

Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler weighed 167.9 and 166.7, respectively, in advance of Saturday’s HBO-televised super middleweight clash.

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22
May

Lem’s latest: Mares says Russell ‘hasn’t fought anybody’

Unbeaten three-division titlewinner Abner Mares on a potential matchup with prospect Gary Russell Jr.: “Whenever this fight with Gary Russell were to happen, we’ll find out then if I’m tailor-made for him.”

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20
May

Hopkins calls Murat ‘dangerous’

“I keep saying ‘I’m different’ because it is true and I’m going to prove it once again on July 13,” said 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins, referring to his upcoming fight with Karo Murat, who is 19 years younger.

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03
Apr

Lem’s latest: Berto-Soto Karass, Thurman-Chaves in July

Florida welterweight standouts Andre Berto and Keith Thurman are schedueld to fight in separate bouts on a Showtime-televised card in July. Berto will face veteran gatekeeper Jesus Soto-Karass; Thurman will fight fellow unbeaten puncher Diego Chaves.

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08
Mar

Russell out ‘six to eight weeks’ with hairline fracture

Unbeaten Gary Russell: “We had big plans for this year, and we’re just hoping that this injury won’t set us back.”

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