Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
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. looks to be in prime shape for Saturday's clash with Robert Guerrero, who says he can't wait "to get down."
Abner Mares: "I actually added something different to my training camp, and it's called 'Mexican Judo.' It's 'ju-don't know if I'm going to box, or ju-don't know if I'm going to brawl, but you do know that I'm going to win.'"
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."
RING junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is expected to be ringside for Saturday night's clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Abner Mares recognizes that fellow two-divsion beltholder and current WBC featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon represents "stepping into a heavier weight class" and "going in against a heavy puncher."
Bernard Hopkins will make the first defense of his IBF light heavyweight belt against Karo Murat on July 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., ESPN.com reported.
The fighting peers of junior middleweights Austin Trout and Saul Alvarez offer their thoughts on who will win Saturday night's Showtime-televised clash of unbeatens.
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire on clash with Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday: "When it comes down to the title fights, we're both aggressive and we can both be offensive guys."
Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on his upcoming fight with Daniel Ponce de Leon on the Mayweather-Guerrero card: "I'm taking this big step and I hope that we can steal the show that night."
"I'm going to win. Without a doubt, I'm going to win. This fight is personal because Trout beat my brother," Saul Alvarez said of his April 20 championship match with Austin Trout in Showtime's All-Access: Canelo vs. Trout Preview.
Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherwieght championship bout: "I see Nonito winning by knockout. I estimate a seven-round knockout by Nonito if Rigondeaux doesn't just run and box all night."
Floyd Mayweather called Robert Guerrero "a solid, tough competitor" during Saturday night's interview on CBS between games during the NCAA's Final Four.
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.
Closed circuit tickets for the May 4 Showtime Pay Per View-televised clash between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero will go on sale on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Fans will have the option of watching Floyd Mayweather's May 4 defense against Robert Guerrero on the big screen in movie theaters.
Lamont Peterson on the hard-hitting Lucas Matthysse: "I don't think he's going to pose any problems for me."
Omar Figueroa, of Texas, could appear on the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez-Austin Trout card.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was keen on his May 4 defense against Mexican-American Robert Guerrero being complimented by an all-Mexican clash between Abner Mares and Daniel Ponce de Leon.
Mexico-born Abner Mares' challenge to Mexican featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce de Leon has been added to the May 4 Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero pay-per-view undercard.
Richard Schaefer said the Alexander-Brook fight looks like it is bound for Atlantic City, maybe under Peterson-Matthysse.
Former 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan could get a stiff test from former 135-pound titleholder Julio Diaz on April 27 in Khan's native England.
Leo Santa Cruz has vacated his IBF bantamweight belt in favor of rising into the junior featherweight division.
Frank Espinoza, who manages two-division beltholder Abner Mares and WBC featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon, says that a Mares-Ponce de Leon clash at 126 pounds could happen if Ponce de Leon defeats Jayson Velez on March 2.
Abner Mares is vacating his WBC 122-pound belt in order to campaign at 126 pounds. The former bantamweight beltholder had hoped to unify junior featherweight titles with RING/IBF/WBO 122-pound champ Nonito Donaire.
Light heavyweight Gabriel Campillo will have been out of the ring for nearly a year when he meets Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night.
Will Manny Pacquiao's next fight, likely against Juan Manuel Marquez, take place outside of the United States?
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will make his first defense against Fernando Guerrero on the Feb. 9 undercard of a main event featuring RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Zab Judah.
Having lost title bouts to Andre Ward, Lucian Bute and Joe Calzaghe, super middleweight contender Sakio Bika looks to cash in on a potential WBC title fight agianst Nikola Sjekloca on Feb. 16.
WBO beltholder Orlando Salido says featherweight rival Mikey Garcia "has never faced a fighter who applies the type of pressure that I do," adding, "I'm going to give him trouble from the first bell to the last."
IBF bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz aspires to the greatness of Mexican predecessors such as Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Juan Manuel Marquez and Oscar Larios.
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.
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.
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls a clash with RING, IBF and WBO champion Nonito Donaire "the only fight for me."
Former RING light heavyweight and middleweight champ Bernard Hopkins is being targeted for a comeback on March 9 opposite 175-pound titleholders Nathan Cleverly, Beibut Shumenov or Tavoris Cloud.
Junior middleweight Alfredo Angulo, who meets Raul Casarez on Saturday night, plans to donate his long hair to the charity Locks of Love, which assists children who suffer hair loss as a result of chemotherapy to treat cancer.
"I'm very hungry for this fight, and that's what's going to carry me to victory," said once-beaten Anselmo Moreno, who will make his 122-pound debut on Nov. 10 against undefeated WBC tltleholder Abner Mares.
If Abner Mares could have chosen an opponent other than Anselmo Moreno, he said, "I would have taken, hands down, the Nonito Donaire fight."
Although WBA welterweight beltholder Paulie Malignaggi has been mandated to face unbeaten Diego Chaves, he prefers a rematch with Ricky Hatton.
Manny Pacquiao began training in Hollywood on Monday for his fourth clash with Juan Manuel Marquez, which is slated for Dec. 8 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
IBF bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will try to remain unbeaten when he defends against Mexico's Victor Zaleta on Nov. 10 on Showtime.
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.
Unbeaten bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will make the second defense of his IBG crown against Victor Zaleta on the Nov. 10 undercard of Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno in Los Angeles.
THE RING's No.-1 rated-junior featherweight Toshiaki Nishioka on what it would mean to defeat WBO/IBF titleholder Nonito Donaire for the vacant RING belt: "I want to be the world champion, not just a Japanese champion."
Welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi and middleweight contender Danny Jacobs will appear in separate fights at The Barclays Center in their native Brooklyn on Oct. 20.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will face Ryan Coyne in a clash of unbeatens on Nov. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The fight, on the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno undercard, will be Cleverly's second-ever bout on U.S. soil.
Trainer Robert Garcia believes Nonito Donaire's speed and power will overwhelm Toshiaki Nishioka, who has not lost in nearly nine years.
Two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto could challenge IBF junior middleweight beltholder Cornelius Bundrage on Nov. 24, although he's been mentioned as a potential rival to WBO 147-pound titlewinner Tim Bradley on Dec. 15.
Abner Mares will put his unbeaten streak on the line against Anselmo Moreno on Nov. 10 at The Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo will have been out of the ring for more than a year when he meets Raul Casarez on Nov. 10.
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls Leo Santa Cruz a smaller version of Antonio Margarito and considers Anselmo Moreno to be one of the sport's premiere fighters.
IBF welterweight titleholder Randall Bailey has suffered a back injury that has forced the postponement of his defense against Devon Alexander, originally scheduled for Sept. 8.
Nonito Donaire on facing Toshiaki Nishioka: "You have to find the fighters who can challenge you and who will put you at risk. You put yourself at risk of losing, at risk of getting hurt, at risk of losing your life. That's all part of boxing."
Birthday knockouts have become a tradition for WBC featherweight beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez, and this Sept. 15 -- Gonzalez's 31st birthday -- he'll be looking to collect a $100,000 bonus against Daniel Ponce de Leon.
An IBF bantamweight title fight between beltholder Leo Santa Cruz and Eric Morel may complete the Sept. 15 quadrupleheader headlined by WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez.
Showtime's Stephen Espinoza once said of co-existing with HBO that "there is room for two very successful, very active networks in boxing."
Golden Boy Promotions CEO plans to sign several Olympic boxers prior to their pro debuts, but questions the relationship of AIBA, amateur boxing's governing body, with professional boxing.
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.
Nonito Donaire will face junior featherweight Toshiaki Nishioka after former lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios makes his junior welterweight debut in a clash of unbeatens with Mike Alvarado on Oct. 13.
WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire will defend his crown against former titleholder Toshiaki Nishioka on Oct. 13 at Home Depot Center. Brandon Rios makes his junior welterweight debut against Mike Alvarado on the undercard.
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.
Ringtv.com asked a panel of boxing insiders what will happen when WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire faces his tallest opponent yet in IBF counterpart Jeffrey Mathebula on Saturday.
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina says that a clash with WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul Alvarez 'would be like a Mexican civil war.'
Abner Mares is not contractually bound to Showtime, said his promoter, Richard Schaefer.
A rib injury prompted Abner Mares to turn down an Aug. 25 clash in his native Mexico.
Nonito Donaire's manager, Cameron Dunkin, calls the WBO junior featherweight titleholder "pound-for-pound, maybe the best fighter in the world."
WBO 122-pound titleholder Nonito Donaire says he wants to unify the junior featherweight division beginning with IBF beltholder Jeffrey Mathebula, who he faces on July 7 in Carson, Calif.
Abner Mares has fought 60 consecutive championship rounds, but has yet to compete in his native Mexico.
Trainer Freddie Roach says he had a bad feeling as soon as he heard the first scorecard being read after Manny Pacquiao's fight against Tim Bradley.
Nonito Donaire: "I wouldn't even mind finding somebody who tests positive and prove that my ability is better in a natural way -- regardless if he's on it -- and that I can still beat him."
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?
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum called it a "racist" move for by the University of Texas at El Paso Board of Regents to cancel the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee fight that was scheduled for June 16 at the univerity's Sun Bowl Stadium.
It appears that newly-crowned WBC junior featherweight beltholder Abner Mares will have to wait in line for a shot at RING No. 4-rated pound-for-pound fighter, Nonito Donaire, his WBO counterpart.
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