RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia will be facing a former world titleholder for the sixth time when he meets southpaw Zab Judah on Feb. 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Miguel Cotto weighed 153.6 to Austin Trout's junior middleweight limit 154 in advance of Saturday night's fight at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Sam Watson likes Austin Trout's chances against Cotto, saying that Trout is "gonna just tear his ass up."
WBA junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout plans to make a bloody mess of challenger Miguel Cotto, who claims the champion's southpaw style won't be a problem.
The prospect of a highly-anticipated clash of junior featherweights between Abner Mares and Nonito Donaire was among the many topics broached by Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer in New York on Wednesday.
Will Austin Trout's dream of victory become a reality or a living nightmare in the form of Miguel Cotto?
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto met New York Knicks' forward Carmelo Anthony prior to Sunday night's victory over the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden, where Cotto will face Austin Trout on Saturday.
Andre Berto was treated for injuries and released from Loma Linda University Medical Center following Saturday night's loss to Robert Guerrero, and is resting with family at his home in Winter Haven, Fla.
Austin Trout described his tendency since childhood to envision beating his boxing heroes in the ring, and said, "I have a big list of fighters that I really admire, and Miguel Cotto is on that list."
Austin Trout "will see, on Saturday, the best Miguel Cotto ever," says Cotto, who is unbeaten in seven fights at New York's Madison Square Garden, and in nine bouts overall in The Big Apple.
Austin Trout says facing Miguel Cotto in his partisan New York won't affect him: "The crowd has never had an effect on me. If anything, what it has done is given the motivation and it has made me want to make them shut up."
Jimmy Kimmel to Manny Pacquiao: "You announced that you had quit drinking, and quit gambling, and that you had quit cock fighting, and then, for the first time in seven years, you did not win...Will you go back to drinking, gambling and cock fighting?"
In advance of the Showtime-televised, Dec. 1 Miguel Cotto-Austin Trout clash , FOX Deportes will each air Cotto's victory over Shane Mosley from 2007, and Trout's win over Rigoburto Alvarez from February of last year.
Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang "La Bamba" during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.
Robert Guerrero on Andre Berto and PEDs: "Everybody's guilty until they're proven innocent, and he was proven innocent."
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares and eight-division titlewinner Manny Pacquiao handed out free Turkeys at different venues over the weekend.
Manny Pacquiao will make his seventh appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Nov. 21 in advance of his Dec. 8 clash with Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao had been victorious in every fight following his berth on the show except the last one, after which he lost to Tim Bradley.
Once-beaten middleweight Danny Jacobs and undefeated junior lightweight Jayson Velez will each appear on the Dec. 1 Miguel Cotto-Austin Trout card at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Adrien Broner: "Critics are like butt holes: Everybody's got one. If I really just wanted to hear a butthole, I'll pass gas."
Former world titleholder Roy Jones Jr. will take over for the late Emanuel Steward as HBO's analyst for World Championship Boxing and its Pay Per View broadcasts for the rest of 2012.
Austin Trout on his fight with Miguel Cotto: "I'm looking at this as my golden opportunity. He's had his time and done great things with it, but it's my time now. I'll be damned if I let this opportunity slip away from me."
Adrien Broner: "With the talent that I have, the type of guy that I am, the charisma that I have, I knew that there would be some point in time when boxing will revolve around Adrien Broner."
WBA junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout and challenger Miguel Cotto will be featured in pre- and post-fight documentaries in association with their Dec. 1 clash at New York's Madision Square Garden on Showtime.
Southpaw IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander will face unbeaten Kell Brook as part of a Showtime-televised 147-pound triple- or quadruple-header at a site to be determined.
Rapper 50 Cent to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Twitter: "You should have know not to go against me PUNK."
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder will pursue his 26th knockout in as many victories without a loss against unbeaten Kelvin Price on the Dec. 15 Amir Khan-Carlos Molina undercard.
50 Cent has apparently split from Floyd Mayweather and moved ahead with two fighters he signed: Billy Dib, who may defend his featherweight belt under Cotto-Trout, and Yuriorkis Gamboa, who fights on the Pacquiao-Marquez IV undercard.
Although WBA welterweight beltholder Paulie Malignaggi has been mandated to face unbeaten Diego Chaves, he prefers a rematch with Ricky Hatton.
Paulie Malignaggi: "Floyd Mayweather gets no appreciation, but he's just so dominant, that they have to just deal with it...I'm not saying that I'm as dominant as Floyd, but I consider myself to be a real craftsman of the sport. I'm a true craftsman of boxing."
Thomas Hearns commented exclusively to RingTV.com about his trainer and father figure Emanuel Steward. "In my opinon," said the hall-of-fame boxer. "Emanuel Steward was the best trainer that ever lived."
Paulie Malignaggi was glad he fought before his hometown fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, but disappointed with the narrow decision, the CompuBox scoring and the fact that rival Pablo Cesar Cano failed to make the 147-pound division limit.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, could fight on an undercard of Bernard Hopkins in Philadelphia should the former titleholder return to the ring.
WBA "regular" junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout and retired refereee Joe Cortez will be among those on the crew calling Saturday night's quadruple-header for Showtime.
Pablo Cesar Cano can not win the WBA welterweight title owned by Paulie Malignaggi after having missed weight for Saturday night's clash at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya would like to deliver on Saul Alvarez's request to face either Miguel Cotto, Sergio Martinez or Floyd Mayweather on May 4.
Steve Smoger has worked Paulie Malgnaggi's last loss as well as his most significant victory, and will be the third man in the ring for Malignaggi's fight against Pablo Cesar Cano on Saturday night.
Danny Garcia's Showtime-televsied junior welterweight championship defense against Erik Morales on Saturday at Brooklyn's Barclays Center kicks off a busy fall and winter schedule for Golden Boy Promotions.
IBF junior middleweight titleholder Cornelius Bundrage could have his selection of opponents from among promotional stablemates such as Alfredo Angulo, James Kirkland and Erislandy Lara, all of whom are handled by Golden Boy.
Paulie "The Magic Man" Malignaggi: "It feels really good that things are turning around for me, and it feels really good that there's a lot of positive things going on for me inside of the ring and outside of the ring."
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has directed Golden Boy officials to launch an all-out effort to make his next fight on May 5 against either Floyd Mayweather Jr., Miguel Cotto or Sergio Martinez.
Undefeated 154-pound contender Austin Trout on his size advantage against Miguel Cotto: "We agreed that if we need to, we can definitely push this little dude around."
Freddie Roach on Manny Pacquiao's out-of-court settlement with the Mayewathers: "It's something I don't want to get in the middle of. That's between them." On Amir Khan: "You can't teach a good chin in boxing."
In a prepared statement, Floyd Mayweather Jr., his father and his uncle say they "never intended to claim that Manny Pacquiao has used or is using any performance enhancing drugs."
Manny Pacquiao has settled his defamation of character suit with Floyd Mayweather, but does that mean their mega-fight will happen?
Undefeated junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout plans to remain unbeaten by ending Miguel Cotto's New York City win streak on Dec. 1.
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto is considered to be among the biggest and most successful New York City draws in boxing's history.
Manny Pacquiao claims that he will take a 45-55 split of the purse in a fight with Floyd Mayweather if he gets past Juan Manuel Marquez on Dec. 8.
Austin Trout is expecting to have plenty of local support when he faces Miguel Cotto in New York on Dec. 1
WBC beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez weighed in at 158 pounds, his lightest in eight appearances as a middleweight, for Saturday night's defense against RING champion Sergio Martinez.
Advisor Michael Koncz has confirmed that a deal is near to match Manny Pacquiao against Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time.
Undefeated junior middleweight contender Austin Trout on fighting Miguel Cotto: "I'm sure that there are people out there who are thinking that I'm not ready, and that I'm not deserving, but that's just extra motivation for me."
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto has elected to face WBA 154-pound beltholder Austin Trout in December rather than a high-profile rematch with former foe Manny Pacquiao.
If Manny Pacquiao chooses to face Miguel Cotto in December, then it is likely that Juan Manuel Marquez will challenge Tim Bradley on Nov. 10.
Manny Pacquiao is apparently no closer to deciding from among at least two dates or among three opponents for his return to the ring.
Top Rank has reserved the MGM Grand for a Nov. 10 pay-per-view event whose headliner will not be Manny Pacquiao.
The bout between junior featherweights Guillermo Rigondeaux and Roberto Marroquin on the Sept. 15 Chavez-Martinez undercard could be in jeopardy following a complaint from promoter Gary Hyde.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley: "If Manny Pacquiao doesn't want to fight me, then I'm looking for a Floyd Mayweather fight. Or I'm looking for a Miguel Cotto fight... I belong in the ring with these guys."
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina on WBC titleholder Saul Alvarez: "When he's challenging guys that I've already fought like Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, it makes you feel like, 'Wait a second, if they deserve a shot, then I deserve a shot also.'"
Paulie Malignaggi: "When you're someone like me, and you're fighting out of Brooklyn, the only reason you dream of fighting out of Madison Square Garden is because there was never something like the Barclays Arena in Brooklyn to keep dreaming about."
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares, lightweight contender Sharif Bogere and featherweight prosepct Gary Russell Jr. could be a part of a big weekend that includes 2012 Olympian pro debuts, Oct. 13-14, on Showtime and CBS.
Lamont Peterson on his positive drug test and the IBF's decision to allow him to keep their title: "The IBF did the proper process and they did an excellent job. I feel like the IBF did the job and they cleared my name."
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell anticipates being back in action in November under TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
Unbeaten welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas will debut under Top Rank against Aaron Martinez on Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.
Manny Pacquiao's advisor and promoter are on their way to the Philippines to discuss the fighter's next move, which could be a return bout with either Tim Bradley, Juan Manuel Marquez or Miguel Cotto.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was released from the Clark County Detention Center in Nevada just after midnight on Aug. 3 after having served 63 days of an 87-day sentence thanks to good behavior.
Featherweight Jayson Velez will pursue his 19th straight win without a loss against Leivi Brea on Saturday night's Deontay Wilder-Kertson Manswell undercard.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum applauds the creation of TMT Promotions by rapper 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr., saying it will energize the sport and possibly set the stage for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao.
According to his website, rapper 50 cent has signed Andre Dirrell and Yuriorkis Gamboa to promotional contracts.
Rapper 50 Cent has contacted super middleweight Andre Dirrell about a promotional deal and may also have his sights on a partnership with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Former three-division beltholder Miguel Cotto is expected to return to the ring on Dec. 1 at New York City's famed Madison Square Garden.
The random tests of urine samples taken from middleweights Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on July 11 have returned negative in advance of their HBO-televised clash on Sept. 15.
Adrien Broner says upsets happen in boxing for two reasons: The losers are not him, and they are not Floyd Mayweather Jr.