Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
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"By far," stated Oscar De La Hoya, when asked if the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez who will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Sept. 14 is better than he was when he fought Mayweather six years ago.
Oscar De La Hoya on Floyd Mayweather-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "Mayweather will stand in the pocket and fight. He'll run and he'll box, but he'll also stay in the pocket and fight, which can make him vulnerable to being hit."
Oscar De La Hoya on Saul Alvarez's shot at beating Floyd Mayweather: "I don't think that it's too soon, I think that it's the perfect moment."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "The only thing I can say is there's been guys for 17 years. The only thing I can do is continue to beat the guy that they put in front of me."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on facing Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "I chose my opponent for September 14th... I'm giving the fans what they want."
"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.
Shane Mosley on his victory over Pablo Cesar Cano: "This fight was to let them know that I'm still here. I'm not washed up. I'm not too old. I'm older, but I'm not too old. I'm still smart and I can still run down these young guys."
According to SI.com's Fortunate 50, Floyd Mayweather Jr.is projected to be the highest-paid athlete in American sports for the second straight year, potentially earning between $90 million and $128 million.
Showtime's Stephen Espinoza: "Floyd Mayweather is still, without question, the No. 1 pay per view star in boxing, and, actually, in all of sports."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to be in prime shape for Saturday's clash with Robert Guerrero, who says he can't wait "to get down."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the relationships with his father Floyd Sr., and his uncle Roger Mayweather: "I'm happy to be back working with my father, and I'm working with my father and Roger."
Robert Guerrero "may have God on his side," writes Gareth Davies of The Daily Telegraph, London, "but Floyd Mayweather has the God-given gifts." Forty boxing insiders give their picks and analyses on the big fight.
The co-manager of Robert Guerrero has expressed extreme confidence heading into Saturday night's clash with pound-for-pound kind Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Showtime boss Stephen Espinoza calls the open dialogue regarding religion between Robert Guerrero and Floyd Mayweatther Jr. "refreshing" albeit "not always a comfortable conversation."
Adrien Broner has given the name "Paulette" to Paulie Malignaggi, who retorted, "Last time that I checked, you know, Adrien is a girl's name." On June 22, Broner will challenge for the WBA welterweight title owned by Malignaggi, who calls it an easy fight.
Upon hearing that Zab Judah was a no-show, Danny Garcia lamented not being able to "look into his eyes and to snatch the soul right out of his body." Judah then showed up, saying he'd been disrespected by being told to wait with his team "in the basement" with "no food, no water."
If he gets beyond a mandatory title defense against Karo Murat in July, IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins would like to face Carl Froch or Lucian Bute. (This story also contains a video of Hopkins accepting Gennady Golovkin's challenge.)
Saul Alvarez-Austin Trout returns to the Alamodome in San Antonio where Pernell Whitaker battled to a draw with Julio Cesar Chavez in September of 1993.
Richard Schaefer on Golden Boy Promotion's new deal with Fox Sports: "For Golden Boy, it is one of the most significant, if not, the most significant television deals we have ever put together."
A new deal between Golden Boy and Fox Sports will result in a new Monday boxing series and allow fans to rewatch classic bouts from the promoter's fight library featuring Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and Bernard Hopkins, among others.
Former IBF bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and undefeatd middleweight prospect J'Leon Love will compete in separate bouts on the undercard of the May 4 Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero Showtime Pay Per View event.
Fans will have the option of watching Floyd Mayweather's May 4 defense against Robert Guerrero on the big screen in movie theaters.
Junior welterweight Brandon Rios will attempt to repeat his seventh-round stoppage victory over Mike Alvarado on March 30.
Showtime has a mega promotional series planned in advance of the May 4 clash between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero.
HBO's Ken Hershman has severed ties with Golden Boy "to focus our efforts and resources on those strategic relationships where we better share common goals and business philosophies."
Deontay Wilder is 27-0 with 27 knockouts: "I'm trying to delete all of the American heavyweights. I'm trying to get rid of all of them so that I can become just that main one."
Saul Alvarez on Austin Trout, who defeated Alvarez's older brother, Rigoburto, in 2011: "Beating him will make a statement, and in so doing, I plan to avenge my brother’s loss to him and bring victory home to Mexico."
Andre Ward on Bernard Hopkins: "You know, I think this is the first time that I've seen Bernard Hopkins get embraced from the beginning of an event to the end of an event. But, I mean, look how long it took."
In becoming the oldest man to win a major boxing title in addition to becoming a 175-pound beltholder for the third time in his career, Bernard Hopkins says he is the antithesis to athletes like Lance Armstrong.
Robert Guerrero on Floyd Mayweather: "He's not that big. Floyd's not like Andre Berto, who, I mean, was just bulked up and huge. But you've got to respect Floyd, because, I mean, he's fast, he's slick and he's smart and he's a mastermind in the ring."
Oscar De La Hoya is picking Robert Guerrero to upset Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez to possibly stop Austin Trout in their upcoming fights.
Saul Alvarez says he's focused on his 154-pound title unification bout with Austin Trout on April 20, but he also says wants to headline a big show on Sept. 14 even if it competes with Floyd Mayweather's planned pay-per-view date.
Former titleholder Amir Khan is looking to enjoy "a special night" on April 27 opposite Julio Diaz in England.
Ageless Hall of Fame ring announcer Michael Buffer will be profiled on HBO's debut series "Cornered" on March 5.
IBF lightweight beltholder Miguel Vazquez will face WBO counterpart Ricky Burns as part of an EPIX-televised quadrupleheader on March 16.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer says Floyd Mayweather's move to Showtime ends the days when the network could not compete with rival U.S. cable giant HBO.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s on-and-off relationship with Floyd Mayweather Sr. appears to be on again as the pound-for-pound king Tweeted that his father and former coach will train him for his May 4 return to the ring.
Current IBF and former WBA junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson has signed a contract with Golden Boy Promotions.
Shane Mosley, 41, on his clash with WBA welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi: "I just think that I want to continue to build the legacy, with me, my father and my camp by getting back on top at this age."
Shane Mosley's lawyer says the fighter will challenge Paulie Malignaggi on April 27
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios would love to face Mike Alvarado, Danny Garcia or Lucas Matthysse, among others, and laments the rift between his promoter Top Rank and rival Golden Boy.
Of the dates requested by Floyd Mayweather and Saul Alvarez, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya said: "Those two dates, May 4 and September 14, I'm actually looking forward to one of those dates to break my all-time pay per view record."
Undefeated welterweight Dusty Harrison, who is 18, has entered into an agreement with Washington, D.C.-based attorney Jeff Fried that includes a college component.
Unbeaten welterweight Dusty Harrison has entered into an agreement with Washington-based attorney Jeff Fried to handle his budding career.
Floyd Mayweather's triumphs over Ricky Hatton, Shane Mosley and Victor Ortiz are among those featured in a four-day, four-night series of classics by Golden Boy and FOX Deportes.
Former RING middleweight and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins recounts his experiences at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.
Junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr., a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team, has signed with Golden Boy Promotions.
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.
HBO's exiting Larry Merchant: "I'm proud to be associated with so many talented people who made us into a groundbreaking network."
Entering Saturday night's fight with Jorge Arce, Nonito Donaire said his Filipino fans are "in pain," many imploring him to "Do it for Manny," and "Lift our country back up again" in the wake of Manny Pacquiao's sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.
Former titleholder Amir Khan's bout against Carlos Molina will be part of Golden Boy's Fanfest on Dec. 15 at the Los Angeles Arena.
Strength and conditioning guru Angel Hernandez claims that trainer Freddie Roach has accused Juan Manuel Marquez of having used performance enhancing drugs out of fear that his fighter will defeat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night.
Manny Pacquiao will be featured on TNT on Thursday night as a result of visits from former NBA stars Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller.
Oscar De La Hoya on the BB&T series: "For the first event, we wanted to bring a world class fight, and that is exactly what you have in Johan Perez vs. Steve Forbes."
Juan Manuel Marquez: "As for the steroids, I'm willing to give myself to any anti-doping tests. Why don't Manny Pacquiao and I both do it? I don't care. To shut everybody up. And, of course, my exams have always been clear."
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.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer contends that Ricky Hatton still is deserving of a rematch with Paulie Malignaggi despite Saturday's knockout loss to Vyacheslav Senchenko, whom Malignaggi stopped in April.
Hector "Macho" Camacho was both the consummate showman and skilled practictioner, and despite his flaws outside the ring he earned respect inside it. RingTV.com collected the thoughts of boxing insiders following his passing.
Maria Matias, mother of Hector "Macho" Camacho: "I lost my son three days ago. He's alive only because of a machine. My son is not alive. My son is only alive for the people who love him."
Oscar De La Hoya on the deal with the BB&T Center: "At Golden Boy Promotions, we are committed to bringing boxing to fight fans across the country, and this new partnership is further proof of this."
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares and eight-division titlewinner Manny Pacquiao handed out free Turkeys at different venues over the weekend.
Oscar De La Hoya says Adrien Broner "is Floyd Mayweather, [Bernard] Hopkins, myself...all wrapped into one."
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya said he would contact Bob Arum, personally, to arrange a Nonito Donaire-Abner Mares fight -- a move Arum claims he would be open to.
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.
Mexican amateur sensation Jose Ramirez participated in his first workout under the Top Rank banner at The Wild Card in Hollywood, Calif., on Wednesday, and will make his professional debut on the Dec. 8 undercard of Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV.
Adrien Broner on Wednesday's visit to the Atlantic City Boys and Girls Club: "I just want to put some smiles on peoples' faces, man. I just want to make somebody's day better. If I can brighten somebody's day by just showing up, and helping out and helping to clean up, then I'll do it. I would do that every day if I could."
Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya is among those who are monetarily contributing toward relief in the wake of damage caused to Atlantic City by Hurricane Sandy.
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls a clash with RING, IBF and WBO champion Nonito Donaire "the only fight for me."