Nobuhiro Ishida looks to shock the world again by defeating Paul Williams on Feb. 18, while Williams is eager to make the most of his long-awaited return to the ring.
Sugar Ray Leonard on Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao: "I think Tommy Hearns knocks both of those guys out...I think I knock them out too."
Nonito Donaire promises that fans will get their money's worth during his fight with Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. on HBO this Saturday.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s future could include Antonio Margarito and Sergio Martinez.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: "I always want to give the fans something to get excited about and that they will enjoy." Chavez defends his WBC middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.
"I'm more on the level of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao than those other guys," says Paul Williams, but he's not expecting a phone call from either any time soon.
Of his strategy for his WBA 122-pound title defense against undefeated Guillermo Rigondeaux on Friday, Rico Ramos said, "my plan is to just come out that first round and take over and dominate from the first to the 12th."
Miguel Cotto's advisor, Gaby Penagaricano, assesses potential matchups against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez.
Robert Garcia on Nonito Donaire: "He's so fast, so powerful when he gets into the ring that he could be my next Joe Frazier, or my next Muhammad Ali."
Andre Ward's trainer, Virgil Hunter, calls Steve Smoger "a throwback" who "allows the fighters to fight."
Steve Smoger wanted to allow Antonio Margarito to come out for the 10th round against Miguel Cotto, and would not have penalized Amir Khan for pushing against Lamont Peterson.
With his victory over Lujan, Mike Jones assumed the IBF's top rating and could meet Randall Bailey for the vacant welterweight belt next.
Pawel Wolak: "With heavy heart, I announce my retirement... the mind needs to know when it is time."
Manager Cameron Dunkin will address Brandon Rios' weight-cutting issues with Victor Conte, who also works with Rios' stablemate Nonito Donaire.
Mike Jones unanimously decionsed Sebastian Lujan to imiprove to 26-0, earning an IBF title shot against Randall Bailey..
Delvin Rodriguez pounds Pawel Wolak, nearly stopping him in the final round of a 10-round unanimous decision victory.
Brandon Rios knocked out John Murray, but lost his belt before entering the ring after missing weight at Friday's weigh-in.
Former lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios re-weighed in at 146.4 pounds, in agreement for an over-the-weight bout with Johnny Murray on Saturday night.
Rich Marotta assessed the chins, stamina, power and facial durability of Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito, among other things, before picking a winner.
Antonio Margarito on Miguel Cotto: "I will beat him down, there will not be a decision. I am going to knock him out."
Mexican legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. believes Antonio Margarito's body attack will lead to his second victory over Miguel Cotto.
John Murray's trainer on Brandon Rios' failure to make weight for their WBA lightweight title bout: "Rios accused Murray of having no balls yesterday, and yet, the guy can't make the weight? So who has no balls now?"
British lightweight contender John Murray believes that WBA titleholder Brandon Rios is underestimating his skills, and says that he plans to expose the unbeaten slugger's defensive weaknesses.
Former welterweight title challenger Sebastian Lujan plans to take the fight to RING-rated Mike Jones on the Cotto-Margarito undercard on Saturday night.
WBA lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios plans to raise the bar against once-beaten challenger John Murray on the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito undercard on Saturday.
Concerns about a premature stoppage against Miguel Cotto based on Antonio Margarito's eye issues may be quelled by the appointment of refreee Steve Smoger.
Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II has sold out Madison Sqaure Garden, where the rematch will take place on Saturday. Cotto is 6-0 at the famed NYC arena heading into his return bout against Margarito.
Bob Arum said Miguel Cotto did not want Antonio Margarito to benefit financially from his name and had to be paid more money in order to agree to their Dec. 3 rematch.
Antonio Margarito says Miguel Cotto "hits like a little girl;" while Cotto calls Margarito, "an embarrassment to boxing."
Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito could wage a bloody battle on Saturday night. RingTV.com culled the opinions of 16 knowledgeable observers as to what they believe the outcome will be.
Referee Kenny Bayless officiated Miguel Cotto's losses to Antonio Margarito and Manny Pacquiao as well as Margarito's victory over Kermit Cintron.
Antonio Margarito was licensed to face Miguel Cotto on Dec. 3 at New York's Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.
Miguel Cotto says he is "not going to fight anywhere else" if Antonio Margarito is not licensed by the New York commission.
Antonio Margarito's awaits a ruling by the New York State Athletic Commission on whether or not to license him for a bout opposite Miguel Cotto on Dec. 3 at Madison Square Garden.
Ralph Marchetta Sr. on Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II: "We did receive a call. I guess we’re one of the options."
Alternate sites in Colorado and Arizona are being considered as venues for the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II card.
Boxer Peter Manfredo Jr. won't quit his day job as a laborer, that is, unless he can dethrone Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday.
The fate of Antonio Margarito vs. Miguel Cotto will be determined by a three-member New York panel's vote on Friday.
Joe Cortez: "This is the kind of fight that boxing needs. These are the kinds of fighters boxing needs -- fighters like Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez."
Manny Pacquiao: "I really need to have my best performance in this fight" against Juan Manuel Marquez.
Before a singing a duet expressing his love, Manny Pacquiao talked to Jimmy Kimmel on his show about the possibility of fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Saturday night's super middleweight clash featuring IBF beltholder Lucian Bute and Glen Johnson kicks off a solid, year-ending run from Showtime.
Manny Pacquiao's calling is to serve the people of his native Philippines as a politician when his professional boxing career is over.
Mike Lee, Mike Jones-Sebastian Lujan and the rematch between Pawel Wolak and Delvin Rodriguez stack the undercard of Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II.
Bob Arum described Friday's meeting with Kelly Pavlik as "a very, very good discussion," and, "a non-controversial meeting."
Saul Alvarez-Kermit Cintron in Cancun; Adrien Broner, Gary Russell in Cincinnati.
A deal for Saul Alvarez to defend his WBC junior middleweight belt against Kermit Cintron on Nov. 26 on HBO is close to complete.
Brandon Rios could face popular, all-action fighter John Murray of England
As part of the stacked Cotto-Margarito II card, Pawel Wolak and Delvin Rodriguez will reprise their Fight of the Year-caliber performance from July.
Brandon Rios: "Everybody says that Yuriorkis Gamboa is something very special, Gamboa is this and Gamboa is that. But honestly, I want to see what everybody's talking about."
Brandon Rios will face an opponent to be determined on the undercard of Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II.
"I'm just going to continue to train hard and to do my thing to win the fight and to show everybody that I've always fought clean, and that I've always been a clean fighter."
Bob Arum: "There's one word that I want to leave them with and that's retaliation. I'm not going to get angry, I'm not going to get bitter at what they did, but man am I going to get even in spades."
The Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito and Abner Mares-Joseph Agbeko rematches occur on the same night, Dec. 3, on different networks. Cotto-Margarito II will be on HBO Pay-Per-View; Mares-Agbeko II wll be on Showtime.
Antonio Margarito: "I bring a lot of pressure. I’m going to jump on him right from the beginning to take him out quicker."
Miguel Cotto: "My swelling over my face, and I had received punches in fights before, but it was never like that when this fight was over."
Larry Merchant discusses the fiery post-fight exchange with Floyd Mayweather Jr., and offers some opinions on how "Money" and Pacman would fare against past fighters.
Bob Arum: 'Death, no matter what, is obviously not a good thing to go through... We obviously bonded as a family.'
On the subject of Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said, 'If you truly believe that you're the best, then take the [drug] test.'
Top Rank Inc. CEO Bob Arum said the rematch between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito will be televised by HBO Pay Per View
'I want to prove him wrong -- that I won the first two fights,' Manny Pacquiao said of Juan Manuel Marquez, who countered, 'Manny knows I beat him twice.'
Miguel Cotto will fight Antonio Margarito at a catchweight of 153 pounds, and the promotional tour will land in Puerto Rico, New York, Mexico and Los Angeles.
Arce-Vazquez Jr. II might be on Cotto-Margarito card
Bob Arum advocates WADA as a means of solving the rift in the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao negotiations and eyes a move up in weight for Nonito Donaire
Manny Pacquiao will return to HBO for his November defense against Juan Manuel Marquez after having debuted on Showtime with May's unanimous decision over Shane Mosley
Cornelius Bundrage-Pawel Wolak is possible for the Cotto-Margarito PPV undercard.