A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Trainer Dan Birmingham, who nearly died in November, was in the corner for Saturday night's career-defining unanimous decision victory by Keith Thurman over ex-beltholder Jan Zaveck.
Power-punching prospect Keith Thurman called out WBA titleholder Paul Malignaggi at the post-fight presser after his 12-round decision over Jan Zaveck and the two welterweights got into it in front of the media. "You better not duck me, son!" Thurman told the veteran. "You think I'm scared of you? I'm ducking you 'cause you don't bring any money," Malignaggi said.
Rising welterweight prospect Keith Thurman pitched a hard-hitting shutout of rugged former IBF beltholder Jan Zaveck on Friday night at Barclays Center.
Bronx junior middleweight Eddie Gomez rose to 12-0 (9 KOs) with a first-round stoppage of Javier Gomez on Saturday night in Brooklyn.
Light heavyweight Marcus Brown came up with his third straight knockout in as many wins without a loss.
Read on for fan thoughts and questions about Tavoris Cloud-Bernard Hopkins, Keith Thurman-Jan Zaveck, Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero, Saul Alvarez-Austin Trout, what’s next for Manny Pacquiao and Andre Ward, plus other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Keith Thurman predicts that he will knockout former welterweight titleholder Jan Zavec on HBO on Saturday. THE RING's 2012 Prospect of the Year called out Tim Bradley, Paul Malignaggi and the Devon Alexander-Kell Brook winner during his interview.
Former IBF welterweight titleholder Jan Zaveck discusses his bout against power-punching prospect Keith Thurman on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., with RingTV.com''s Ryan Songalia. The fight the HBO-televised co-feature to Tavoris Cloud-Bernard Hopkins.
Tavoris Cloud's trainer, Abel Sanchez -- who trained Terry Norris to brutally defeat Sugar Ray Leonard -- says his fighter is "about to retire another legend on Saturday night" when Cloud faces 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins.
Don King, who promotes IBF light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud and once promoted Cloud's March 9 challenger Bernard Hopkins, is expected to make an appearance on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" tonight.
Light heavyweight rivals Tavoris Cloud and Bernard Hopkins shook it out for the cameras along with welterweight combatants Keith Thurman and Jan Zaveck ahead of Saturday's card in New York.
Promoter Lou DiBella held court with the media after his junior middleweight prospect Willie Nelson scored an impressive first-round KO of Michael Medina on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights. DiBella says Nelson would KO Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Austin Trout and Keith Thurman.
Unbeaten light heavyweights Ryan Coyne and Marcus Oliveira will be featured on the undercard of Bernard Hopkins' challenge for the IBF's 175-pound belt owned by Tavoris Cloud.
Undefeated welterweight prospect Keith Thurman could face former IBF titleholder Jan Zaveck on March 9 in a WBO elimination bout for the right to face titleholder Tim Bradley.
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins' next fight, a March 9 clash with IBF 175-pound beltholder, Tavoris Cloud, will be formally announced during a press conference on Jan. 15, Hopkins' 48th birthday.
While IBF light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud could defend his belt against Bernard Hopkins on March 9, IBF super middleweight beltholder Carl Froch is weighing mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson or WBA counterpart Mikkel Kessler.
Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC's interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
Bernard Hopkins could face IBF light heavyweight beltholder Tavoris Cloud on March 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn thanks to a tentative approval of the bout by the sanctioning body.
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins will be 48 years old by the time he enters the ring for a proposed clash with IBF 175-pound titleholder Tavoris Cloud on March 9.
An injury to unbeaten English welterweight Kell Brook could force the postponement of his scheduled Jan. 19 clash with IBF beltholder Devon Alexander.
Chuck Giampa, the new Chairman of THE RING Ratings Committee, details this week's changes to the magazine’s divisional ratings, highlighted by Robert Guerrero’s welterweight rise following his gusty decision victory over Andre Berto.
KO artist Keith Thurman addressed the boxing media after scoring a fourth-round TKO of former welterweight beltholder Carlos Quintana in the co-feature to the Robert Guerrero-Andre Berto fight on Nov. 24.
Robert Guerrero won't dazzle anyone with his performances but he's damned hard to beat, as Andre Berto discovered on Saturday night in Ontario, Calif.
Andre Berto and Robert Guerrero made weight for their HBO-televised welterweight showdown on Saturday in Ontario, Calif., as did Keith Thurman and Carlos Quintana for their junior middleweight co-feature.
Former two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto weighed half a pound more than former featherweight beltholder Robert Guerrero at the Friday weigh-in for their HBO-televised fight tomorrow. Berto weighed 146.8. Guerrero weighed 146.4.
Fans weigh in on tomorrow's toss-up welteweight showdown between Andre Berto and Robert Guerrero as well as other upcoming fights and subjects in this week's Friday mailbag. Enjoy.
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.
Former welterweight titleholder Carlos Quintana is so confident that he will beat undefeated KO artist Keith Thurman in their HBO-televised co-feature to Saturday's Andre Berto-Roberto Guerrero showdown that he's already calling out 154-pound beltholder Saul Alvarez.
Robert Guerrero on Andre Berto and PEDs: "Everybody's guilty until they're proven innocent, and he was proven innocent."
Robert Guerrero isn’t considered an “elite” fighter by the media, but he hopes a victory over Andre Berto on Saturday will change that. His co-managers believe he deserves more respect than some fighters, including Adrien Broner, are getting.
Unbeaten lightweight contender Sharif Bogere has suffered a partial tear to his Achilles tendon that has forced him out of a Nov. 24 clash with Richard Abril for the WBA 135-pound title.
Adrien Broner: "Don't nobody want to grab that rope to hang themselves."
Richard Schaefer: "Adrien Broner is obviously going to be one of the superstars in the sport of boxing."
Hard-punching welterweight Keith Thurman spoke to RingTV's Bill Emes following his HBO debut. The undefeated prospect discussed his fifth-round stoppage of Orlando Lora and his desire to fight for a 147-pound title.
Undefeated welterweight prospect Keith Thurman dropped and stopped rugged veteran Orlando Lora in the sixth and round of the opening bout of HBO's Boxing After Dark broadcast from Cincinnati on Saturday.
Heavy-handed welterweight prospect Keith Thurman makes his HBO debut Saturday in Cincinnati, Ohio, against Orlando Lora, on the undercard of Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Escobedo.