Former lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz has signed with Top Rank and will face Juan Santiago on the Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov card on Oct. 19.
Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov, who will face WBO beltholder Mike Alvarado on Oct. 19, said that he is pulling for both Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao in their respective fights with Juan Manuel Marquez and Brandon Rios.
Alan Massengale caught up with Gennady Golovkin at the recent Chavez-Vera fight in Carson, Calif. The undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder spoke about his Nov. 2 fight with Curtis Stevens, his growing popularity and future matchups. Massengale also spoke with Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez.
Curtis Stevens on why he pursued Gennady Golovkin: "Golovkin is the so-called 'Most-Feared Middleweight in the World,' so why not? Why not go after God instead of going after the peasants in the middleweight division?"
The WBO middleweight title bout between unbeaten beltholder Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado was officially added as the co-feature to the Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat fight on Oct. 26 in Atlantic City, N.J. Rosado is undefeated in New Jersey.
Tim Bradley's trainer, Joel Diaz: "Juan Manuel Marquez is a very experienced fighter. If he hurts you, he'll finish you."
Juan Manuel Marquez calls his triumph over Manny Pacquiao "the best thing that's ever happened to me in this sport."
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO's Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico's most famous boxer.
Undefeated heavyweights Magomed Abdusalamov and Mike Perez have been added to the undercard of the Nov. 2 middleweight clash between WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens.
2012 Trainer of the Year Virgil Hunter was in attendance at last Saturday’s megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez, and had a lot to say about the art of boxing, Matthysse's lack of "oomph," and Andre Ward's next assignment.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will face Gabriel Rosado on the Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card on Oct. 26 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Having crushed everyone in front of him with a rare blend of patience and power, Gennady Golovkin is boxing’s new boogeyman, but even his trainer says the fight against Nov. 2 challenger Curtis Stevens will come down to whoever lands first.
Gennady Golovkin spoke to RingTV's Bill Emes (in improving English) about what he hopes is a "historic" clash with fellow puncher Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2. "It's a great fight for everybody," said the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder. "Stevens is strong with American, New York style. Look at him, he's like Mike Tyson."
Curtis Stevens on Gennady Golovkin: "How much punching power does he really have? He has power, but he doesn't have that thumping power."
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens will be involved in press conferences in New York and Los Angeles on Wednesday and Thursday of next week in advance of their Nov. 2 clash on HBO.
Abel Sanchez, the trainer of WBA middleweigiht beltholder Gennady Golovkin, gave RingTV.com's Lem Satterfield his thoughts on the stacked middleweight division. A showdown between Golovkin and fellow puncher Curtis Stevens is close to being finalized for Nov. 2.
Abel Sanchez doesn't think his middleweight Gennady Golovkin will ever get a shot at RING champ Sergio Martinez: "I think that they've made a comment about fighting Gennady Golovkin in about September of 2014. That's like saying that he doesn't want to fight him."
Gennady Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez says that undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder will make short work of Curtis Stevens should a deal come to fruition for the duo to meet on Nov. 2 on HBO.
New York middleweight bomber Curtis Stevens spoke to RingTV's Bill Emes about challenging fearsome WBA champ Gennady Golovkin on Nov. 2: "Ain't nobody scared of (Golovkin). He's overrated. I'm going to go in there and demolish his ass."
Daniel Jacobs spoke to the ringside media after knocking former middleweight title challenger Giovanni Lorenzo out in the third round. Jacobs had been fouled and was cut by a headbutt before he took out the veteran. "I saw that blood and it fueled me, I wanted to hurt him."
A deal is close for WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens to meet on Nov. 2 at New York's Madison Square Garden.
HBO's Jim Lampley would like to see a matchup of hard-hitting light heavyweights Adonis Stevenson, THE RING and WBC champion, and Sergey Kovalev, the new WBO beltholder.
Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin could make a defense against Curtis Stevens on Nov. 2.
HBO's Jim Lampley says there might be an interesting matchup to be made between RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and the winner of Saturday night's bout between IBF beltholder Jhonathan Romero and Kiko Martinez.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will try to remain unbeaten against fellow unbeaten 175-pound standout Sergey Kovalev, who has scored nine knockouts in his past 10 fights.
Middleweight contender Darren Barker had to endure career-threatening injuries as well as a loss to RING champ Sergio Martinez before securing his second shot a title against Daniel Geale this Saturday. The British standout says the adversity has made him stronger, mentally and physically.
IBF middleweight beltholder Daniel Geale says he'll prove that he is an elite 160 pounder when he defends his title against Darren Barker on Saturday. "Most people that come against me underrate me until we get in that ring," Geale told the media on Monday.
Darren Barker goes into his shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Daniel Geale this Saturday with supreme confidence. "I can't see myself losing (to Geale)," the British contender told RingTV after shadowboxing and hitting mitts for the media on Monday. "I feel it's my time."
The promoter of WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has made an offer to the promoter of Curtis Stevens for a Nov. 2 clash 160-pound punchers on HBO.
Darren Barker enters his second title shot a stronger man, mentally and physically. Barker, who has put nagging injuries behind him, carries experience and confidence from his game challenge to Sergio Martinez into his Aug. 17 fight with IBF beltholder Daniel Geale. The British middleweight contender shared his thoughts on the Geale fight, his career and the 160-pound division with RingTV.com.
Lee Groves gives a CompuBox analysis of last Friday’s NBC Sports Net tripleheader topped by Curtis Stevens’ first-round blasting of Saul Roman, and a statistical breakdown of the guy Stevens wants to fight, Gennady Golovkin, in part two of his Travelin Man returns to Mohegan Sun. Groves also shares his boxing “fanboy” moments with Ray Mancini and Don Turner.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin: "I'm always out there to put on a solid performance for the fans...My fans are what are most important to me. They're the ones who drive me to be where I'm at right now."
Middleweight puncher Curtis Stevens: "People come because they love to see people get knocked out... I'm a one-punch knockout guy. I have that type of power... I can touch you just one time and it can be lights out."
Fans give their thoughts on what could be next for Curtis Stevens, Tomasz Adamek and cruiserweight surprise Thabiso Mchunu, and they ask Dougie his thoughts on what might have been with Shane Mosley, Felix Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Making up for what was otherwise a long night on NBC Sports Net’s Fight Night, middleweight standout Curtis Stevens scored a YouTube-quality first-round knockout of veteran trial horse Saul Roman in the main event on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn.
Would hard-hitting middleweight Curtis Stevens like to face undefeated WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin?: "He's a power-puncher and I'm a power-puncher. Why not?"
Sergio Martinez won't make his pick of the middleweight divison's litter until September.
Fans weigh-in on Tony Thompson's repeat KO victory over David Price and what might be next for both heavyweights, as well as other subjects, in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Former WBA middleweight titleholder Felix Sturm turned in a quality performance against unheralded Predrag Radosevic dropping Montenegro native three times with body shots before the fight was stopped in the fourth round.
Fans are still buzzing about Gennady Golovkin and the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder’s future. Dougie is asked to give his thoughts on a number of matchups (potential and mythical) for Golovkin as well as other fan friendly fights in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
RING/WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez had this to say about potential rival Gennady Golovkin: “He’s an excellent fighter, an excellent champion and I’m really looking forward to proving who’s the best 160-pound fighter in the world.”
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin attracted a career-high 1.1 million viewers for last month's third-round knockout of Matthew Macklin on HBO.
There were some impressive performances (Gennady Golovkin’s third-round KO of Matthew Macklin) and some not-so-impressive showings (Thomas Oosthuizen’s split-draw with unrated Brandon Gonzales) this past Saturday, which caused a few changes in THE RING’s divisional rankings.
Sergio Martinez's advisor calls September of 2014 "the perfect time" for a "grand finale" with Gennady Golovkin.
After demolishing Matthew Macklin, Gennady Golovkin said he wants to face the best middeweights -- including Daniel Geale, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Martin Murray -- before targeting RING champs Sergio Martinez and Andre Ward. "GGG" says his "dream fight" is vs. Floyd Mayweather.
Super middleweight champ and HBO commentator Andre Ward was impressed with Gennady Golovkin's KO of Matthew Macklin, but still views RING champ Sergio Martinez as the No. 1 middleweight. Ward says he'll fight Golovkin if the KO artist keeps winning and the public demands a showdown.
Gennady Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez discusses what makes his fighter so effective, the development of Golovkin's style and the KO puncher's future fights. Sanchez's dream fight is "GGG" vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. He says Golovkin's dream fight is vs. Floyd Mayweather.
Fans from around the world provide plenty of feedback on Gennady Golovkin's impressive body shot KO of Matthew Macklin and wonder what's next for the formidable middleweight titleholder in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Photographer Naoki Fukuda was ringside for middleweight monster Gennady Golovkin's third-round knockout win over Matthew Macklin in Connecticut.
Gennady Golovkin crushed Matthew Macklin with a devastating KO victory, which came on a wicked shot to the liver at 1:22 of the third round, to defend the WBA middleweight title at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Saturday night.
Andre Ward on his relationship with promoter Dan Goossen: "If we don't have an understanding, which it looks like we don't right now, then we have a major problem."
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin extended his unbeaten record and increased his awesome KO ratio with a one-punch (body shot) knockout of top-10 contender and former title challenger Matthew Macklin on Saturday in Mashantucket, Conn.
RingTV will will be posting live, round-by-round updates for Saturday's matchup between WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin and challenger Matthew Macklin.
Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is undoubtedly the best biggest threat yet to the growing buzz around Gennady Golovkin, and the British puncher says he'll end the hype with his power on Saturday.
Watch a live stream of today's weigh-in for tomorrow night's HBO-televised Gennady Golovkin-Matthew Macklin middleweight shodown. The weigh-in stream begins at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT and will include other fighters on the Boxing After Dark tripleheader.
Fans from around the world give their two cents on tomorrow’s Gennady Golovkin-Matthew Macklin middleweight fight, Adrien Broner’s attitude and future, Vanes Martirosyan, the Ricky Burns-Raymundo Beltran fight, and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
HBO's 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin has accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year's average of 2.1 for the installment in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder's bout against Matthew Macklin on Saturday, according to the network.
Gennady Golovkin will be after his 14th straight stoppage victory against Matthew Macklin, who many believe is the toughest opponent the WBA middleweight titleholder has faced to day, when they fight on Saturday in Mashantucket, Conn.
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin can’t say much in English but the Kazakhstan native's punching power speaks volumes in the ring, where he is creating a buzz among U.S. boxing fans with the help of HBO.
Adrien Broner's split-decision victory over Paulie Malignaggi drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime has reported.
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin sees a "difficult, close fight" with top contender Matthew Macklin on Satruday, but the undefeated puncher looks forward to showdowns with Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. before a move to super middleweight.
Super middleweights Thomas Oosthuizen and Brandon Gonzales will meet in a clash of unbeatens on Saturday's undercard to the main event between WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin and challenger Matthew Macklin.
Fans provide their feedback on Adrien Broner’s split decision victory over Paul Malignaggi (some or which is critical of the undefeated prodigy) and wonder what’s next for the new WBA welterweight beltholder in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans give their thoughts and predictions on tomorrow night’s anticipated Paul Malignaggi-Adrien Broner welterweight showdown, and weigh in on other subjects, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Matthew Macklin won't over-analyze his June 29 showdown with WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin. The top-rated contender knows it will be a good scrap. “He’s a strong, aggressive big-punching middleweight. So am I. It’s not exactly rocket science what kind of fight it’s going to be, it should be all action.”
Read on for fan opinions and questions about the Yuriorkis Gamboa-Darley Perez fight, Colombian boxers, mythical Super Six tournaments, plus more feedback on Mayweather-Canelo and Pacquiao-Rios, in this week's Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin on his upcoming defense against Matthew Macklin: "We respect Macklin, but I don’t believe that the strengths that he has shown in the past against previous opponents will have any effect on me."
Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin on his upcoming bout with WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin: "Gennady's a great fighter but every great fighter hits a bump in the road at some point, and for Gennady, that will come on June 29."
Andre Ward, who has faced and defeated both Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch, wiill be a ringside commentator for Saturday's rematch between the super middleweight rivals.
HBO will premiere its documentary 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin on June 8 in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder's June 29 defense against Matthew Macklin.
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."
Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday's junior featherweight fight with Alexander Munoz: "On Saturday, we're going to make it a war. I'm going to go out there and try to finish him before the end of the 10 rounds."
Fight fans from around the globe offer their feedback on this past Saturday's huge offering of major matchups, including RING champs Sergio Martinez's and Danny Garcia's tougher-than-expected title defenses, in this week's Monday mailbag.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin spoke to the media after his seventh-round TKO of Fernando Guerrero. Oscar De La Hoya says he'll try to make fights with Quillin and RING champ Sergio Martinez and WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin.