Showtime's Stephen Espinoza once said of co-existing with HBO that "there is room for two very successful, very active networks in boxing."
Unbeaten Adrien Broner on his inability to land an opponent thus far for Oct. 6: "Don't nobody want to grab that rope to hang themselves, man. But anybody can get it. Everybody that's anybody can get it."
Far in advance of Thursday's history-making Olympic gold medal-winning performance, Claressa Shields was offered encouragement by RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward, an Olympic gold medalist in 2004.
Andre Ward on winning an Olympic gold medal: "To accomplish a goal that big was surreal. Standing on that podium and hearing the national anthem play for me was surreal."
Seth Mitchell's manager lays out a scenario under which he believes his fighter could be heavyweight titleholder by as early as this time next year.
Adrien Broner: "The boxing fans of the world want to see knockouts, and they want to also see entertainment, and that's what I give them."
Adrien Broner to his critics: "I really don't think about that stuff. I don't think about that at all."
WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will face John Molina on the undercard of a super middleweight main event featuring a clash between RING champions Andre Ward and Chad Dawson Sept. 8 on HBO.
Vitali Klitschko's defense of his WBC heavyweight belt against Manuel Charr will be shown prior to HBO's live telecast of Andre Ward's super middleweight title clash with Chad Dawson on Sept. 8.
Former RING light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson spoke to RingTV.com about his announced retirement following Friday night's unanimous decision loss to Andrzej Fonfara.
The Oakland press conference for the Sept. 8 fight between super middleweight champion Andre Ward and light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson featured some early exchanges between the fighters' camps.
Promoter Lou DiBella: "I don't care who you are, if Randall Bailey hits you on the button, you're going to be knocked out."
Tavoris Cloud: "Jean Pascal’s style and my style are perfect for each other. It will be a hell of a fight."
Light heavyweight Chad Dawson will challenge super middleweight Andre Ward in a clash of RING champions Sept. 8 on HBO.
Will the skill and savvy of southpaw veteran Antonio Tarver overcome the youth and athleticism of undefeated cruiserweight contender Lateef Kayode in the main event of Showtime's "Four Warned" quadrupleheader on Saturday?
Tavoris Cloud: "This fight with Jean Pascal is a bout I'm looking forward to. It’s going to be what I call a 'Release the Kraken' match."
Light heavyweight Chad Dawson is dropping in weight to challenge super middleweight Andre Ward in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8. Dawson's trainer, John Scully, says Ward is in for a fight.
Former light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver is planning to show his younger cruiserweight rival Lateef Kayode the ropes during their Showtime-televised matchup on June 2.
RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward could defend his WBA and WBC belts against RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson on Sept. 8.
THE RING's super middleweight and lt. heavyweight champs, Andre Ward and Chad Dawson, could fight on Sept. 8.
A matchup between RING champions Andre Ward and Chad Dawson is "in the works," according to Ward's advisor, James Prince.
Paulie Malignaggi on his knockout of Vyacheslav Senchenko: "Considering all of the pressure in this fight, and considering the circumstances surrounding this fight, you could make a case that this was my best and most complete performance."
Newly-crowned RING and WBC light heavyweight champion, Chad Dawson and dethroned Bernard Hopkins demonstrated respect for each other after Saturday night's grueling affair.
Images from Chad Dawson's victory by decision over Bernard Hopkins in their rematch at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
"Bad" Chad Dawson hopes to win Saturday's rematch and take the RING and WBC light heavyweight championships owned by "Mad" Bernard Hopkins.
Challenger Chad Dawson wants to deliver a career-defining knockout over RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins on Saturday night.
The promoter of RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward has his sights on a potential rise into the light heavyweight division for a matchup opposite the winner between RING and WBC titleholder Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson.
Bernard Hopkins implied that Saturday night's clash with Chad Dawson could represent his final professional fight, comparing his career achievements to those of Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan.
Will 47-year-old Bernard Hopkins remain RING light heavyweight champion and successfully defend his WBC title against Chad Dawson on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City?
Will the young wolf, Abner Mares, out-gun the old fox, Eric Morel, when they meet in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday night for the vacant WBC 122-pound crown? Boxing insiders give their picks.
American heavyweight title hopeful, Seth Mitchell, held an open workout on Wednesday in Clinton, Md., in advance of his clash with Chazz Witherspoon on April 28.
Bernard Hopkins: "I believe I am the most underrated fighter who has walked on the planet earth. I believe that I'm the most underrated fighter that has ever laced a pair of gloves on."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be profiled on HBO's "Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out" in April in advance of his May 5 showdown with Miguel Cotto.
Undefeated light heavyweight beltholder Tavoris Cloud says a deal is close for him to defend his IBF title against former RING/WBC champ Jean Pascal this year.
Golden Boy and the United Kingdom's BoxNation will team up to broadcast the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto fight and others to British fans, starting in April.
Vicente Escobedo, two bouts into his junior lightweight campaign, is trying to maneuver himself into a title shot against WBO 130-pound beltholder Adrien Broner.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell will pursue his 23rd consecutive victory against Chazz Witherspoon on the undercard of the rematch between Bernard Hopkins and Chazz Witherspoon on April 28.
Tim Bradley's prediction that Devon Alexander would dominate Marcos Maidana turned out to be true, and now Alexander's trainer, Kevin Cunningham, is offering his own prediction: that Bradley will defeat Manny Pacquiao.
Ken Hershman ran down an HBO lineup that includes fights such as Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley, Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson II, Lamont Peterson-Amir Khan II, Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin, and Brandon Rios-Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Tomasz Adamek will try to bounce back from his TKO loss to Vitali Klitschko last September against Nagy Aguilera on the undercard of NBC Sports Net's main event of Zab Judah-Vernon Paris on March 24.
Chad Dawson: "I'm going into this fight to prove a point. I'm going to show everybody that in the last fight, Bernard Hopkins found a way out of the fight so that he didn't have to fight me."
RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins will fight Chad Dawson on April 28 in Atlantic City, N.J., in a rematch of their controversial first bout in that took place last October.
Chad Dawson's promoter, Gary Shaw, said that he expects to begin negotiations for a rematch with Bernard Hopkins this week.
Bernard Hopkins: "I don't want my next fight to be just a fight. It has to be historic. If I fight just a fight, then I would probably lose... I want at least one or two more fights. Then, I want to exit out of this game."
Andre Ward weighed in at 168-even, half a pound more than Saturday night's rival Carl Froch, at Friday's pre-fight weighin.
Pat Russell's report breaks down why he changed his mind about his original ruling that Chad Dawson had scored a TKO over Bernard Hopkins.
The WBC has ordered a rematch between RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson, as well as a fight between WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and RING champ Sergio Martinez.
Bernard Hopkins says he will "never fight Andre Ward," who he considers an understudy of sorts. Ward faces fellow 168-pound titleholder Carl Froch in Super Six World Boxing Classic final on Saturday.
"I'm going to go into the ring and I'm going to use my fists until I win," said Glen Johnson of fight with IBF super middleweight beltholder Lucian Bute on Saturday. The 42-year-old vet adds that retirement is not on his mind.
Lucian Bute and Glen Johnson are both friends and familiar foes, having sparred for nearly 100 rounds two years ago in preparation for separate title bouts.
Bernard Hopkins believes his tactical skills are feared inside the ring, but that his reputation as a tough guy is sometimes used against him outside.
Bernard Hopkins: "I'm hoping that the commission in Los Angeles does the right thing and rewards my championship on paper back, and, second, disqualif(ies) Chad Dawson for a flagrant foul."
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."
Chad Dawson's victory over Bernard Hopkins will be reviewed by both the WBC and the California State Athletic Commission.
Chad Dawson: "Yeah, he was faking. Come on. You know he's faking, come on man. He was giving me all of this, 'I'm a gangster, I'm a gangster.' He ain't no gangster. A gangster would have got up and fought like a man."
Bernard Hopkins was diagnosed with a left shoulder separation following a hospital visit after Saturday night's TKO loss to Chad Dawson.
Jean Pascal: "Chad Dawson to me he is a champion by accident...He won a title by accident, and, plus, he didn't show me nothing tonight...In the rematch, I'm going to get my title back."
Dewey Bozella gets his dream victory over Larry Hopkins after having been imprisoned for 26 years on a wrongful conviction.
Joe Calzaghe on Bernard Hopkins: "I said, 'Okay, let's do a 60-40 split,' and that completely shut him up. He wouldn't be quiet, and so I said, '60-40,' and he went silent. He said, 'Can't we negotiate?'"
Joe Calzaghe, the only southpaw to have defeated Bernard Hopkins, gives his take on how Chad Dawson will fare against the 46-year-old titleholder.
Bernard Hopkins, Chad Dawson and members of the Oct. 15 undercard met the press three days before the show at the Staples Center in L.A. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Neither back surgery nor throat cancer is slowing down famous ring announcer Michael Buffer, who will be at it again for Saturday night's Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson card.
Sugar Ray Leonard: "Bernard Hopkins is an anomaly. Bernard is one of those rare breeds that just doesn't exist anymore. He's like a George Foreman. You cannot doubt him or count him out."
Trainer Freddie Roach said Manny Pacquiao and Jorge Linares "were perfect for each other" during their sparring sessions in Baguio City, Philippines.
Michael Buffer tried "Man your battle stations," and, "Fasten your seat belts," before settling on "Let's get ready to rumble!"
Dewey Bozella: "I’m not going out to lie down; I’m going out to fight. I’m not going to let this guy come and whip my butt."
The junior welterweight clash between Kendall Holt and Danny Garcia is shaping up as one between an experienced veteran and a talented newcomer.
The 52-year-old former amateur boxer spent 26 years in prison before his conviction was overturned. Now on the outside, he knows the world is watching.
Dewey Bozella, the 52-year-old former amateur boxer who spent 26 years in jail wrongfully accused of murder, will finally realize his dream of fighting as a professional.
Bernard Hopkins: "I'm going to stand in there and withstand whatever onslaught he has. I'm going to out-do the 24 rounds that I put together in the first and second fight with Jean Pascal, without the push-ups."