WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov would prefer a rematch with Tim Bradley, or even bouts with Juan Manuel Marquez or Brandon Rios, but outside pressure may push him towards friend and sparring partner Manny Pacquiao.
Adrien Broner calls Marcos Maidana a "bone-cracking puncher" but adds that Maidana will "have to make me respect his power." Broner defends his WBA welterweight title against Maidana on Dec. 14 in San Antonio on Showtime.
Manny Pacquiao had to borrow money to help his nation's typhoon victims because his bank accounts have been frozen by tax authorities in the Philippines.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight's unanimous decision victory in a welterweight bout by Manny Pacquiao over Brandon Rios. The HBO Pay Per View broadcast began at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
The promoters of Manny Pacquiao and Ruslan Provodnikov would like to match the fighters if Pacquiao defeats Rios on Saturday.
The third and final episode of HBO's 24/7 featuring Manny Paquiao and Brandon Rios in advance of Saturday's welterweight bout in Macau airs on Thursday at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will attempt to rebound from losses when they meet in a welterweight match in Macau on Nov. 23. RingTV.com polled 22 boxing insiders about the outcome of the anticipated showdown.
Manny Pacquiao was asked for a urine sample on Wednesday morning in Macau as part of the random drug testing procedures being carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.
There are some who have already asked Manny Pacquiao to retire and others who would do so if he loses to Brandon Rios on Nov. 23. Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman talk about how hard the decision to hang up the gloves can be.
Drawing on a similar experience against Thomas Hearns, former champion Roberto Duran believes Manny Pacquiao can rebound from his sixth-round knockout at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez.
Tim Bradley said his managerial and promotional stablemate, Brandon Rios, must "get close and stay close" in his fight with Manny Pacquiao, whom he, nevertheless, believes will stop Rios inside of eight rounds. .
Sugar Ray Leonard said Manny Pacquiao is still physically capable of coming back against Brandon Rios, but the big question is the former titleholder's state of mind following his knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.
Brazilian silver medalist Esqiuva Falcao, whose older brother signed with Golden Boy in October, inked a promotional deal with rival Top Rank.
Brandon Rios already has completed a full four-hour workout in Macau, a day after having arrived at the site of his Nov. 23 welteweight bout with Manny Pacquiao.
Freddie Roach regarding Manny Pacquiao's concern for his storm-ravaged Filipino countrymen: "We were talking about it yesterday, about how many people were killed in the storm. He is concerned about his people, but he knows that this is a big fight."
Brandon Rios has landed in China, site of his upcoming welterweight clash with Manny Pacquiao, and will train in Macau for the remaining 10 days before the fight.
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios both proclaim themselves ready to bounce back from their respective losses.
Ahead of the Nov. 23 matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios, HBO 2 will air Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez III and Rios-Mike Alvarado I on Nov. 15 and 16.
Vic Darchinyan on Nonito Donaire: "I'm going to come and expose him and show to all of the world that I can beat him, and not only just beat him, but I can beat him easily."
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will be featured on HBO's 24/7 beginning on Saturday in advance of their Nov. 23 welterweight fight.
The flyweight battle between former titleholders Giovani Segura and Hernan Marquez lived up to the expectations of hardcore fans, with Segura scoring the KO in the waning moments of the 12th round.
Brandon Rios: "I love to hit somebody in the face. To me, it's better than sex. To me, boxing is better than sex. That's my orgasm. I f--kin' love this sport so much."
Brandon Rios expects to be faster and lighter on his feet against Manny Pacquiao as a result of working with Alex Ariza, but and his trainer, Robert Garcia, don't discuss strategy with the strength and conditioning coach.
It appears that someone will be getting knocked out during Saturday's middleweight clash between WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens.
Brandon Rios on Manny Pacquiao: "He's in there with a live dog, he's not in there with a little puppy... I'm going to be a motherf___ing pit bull mixed with a Great Dane, mixed with a Rottweiler, mixed with a Bull Terrier..."
Manny Pacquiao on the Brandon Rios fight: "I never go looking for the knockout, but you can be sure after getting careless with Juan Manuel Márquez, I won't be setting myself up for getting knocked out."
Adrien Broner on what to expect from his upcoming bout with Marcos Maidana: "You're going to see an electrifying victory from Adrien 'The Problem' Broner. You will see why I'm the lottery pick to take over this sport."
HBO's Face Off With Max Kellerman will feature Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios in advance of their 147-pound clash in Macau on Nov. 23
Manny Pacquiao said that he predicted Tim Bradley's victory over Juan Manuel Marquez, and that he is "okay" with his stoppage loss to Marquez.
The late Emanuel "Manny" Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.
Tim Bradley, Juan Manuel Marquez and the others fighters on their nine-bout card on Oct. 12 tested negative for banned substances, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Three-division titleholder Nonito Donaire enters his Nov. 9 return bout against Vic Darchynian after the birth of his son as well as a reconciliation with his father and former trainer, Nonito Donaire Sr.
Promoter Artie Pelullo calls newl WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov "the most exciting fighter in the business." He wants the Russian bomber to face Tim Bradley in a rematch or the winner of Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios.
Ruslan Provodnikov's mother traveled from Russia for what is both her first trip to the U.S. and the first time she will be ringside to watch her son as he battles Mike Alvarado on Saturday.
Trainer Abel Sanchez said Gennady Golovkin "is the best middleweight ever besides Sugar Ray Robinson and maybe Bernard Hopkins."
According to trainer Robert Garcia, first-time welterweight Brandon Rios is looking good ahead of his Nov. 23 bout with Manny Pacquiao, exhibiting knockout power and better speed in his sparring sessions.
WBO junior welerweight titleholder Mike Alvarado and challenger Ruslan Provodnikov are set to wage a fight-of-the-year-caliber battle on HBO on Saturday night. Or are they? Alvarado believes he can box Provodnikov if need be?
Ruslan Provodnikov on the notion that Mike Alvarado can box him: "If I made Timothy Bradley fight me, then I don't see anybody else being able to run away and box me."
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley: "I feel that I'm finally going to get my just due. I feel that I am finally one of the best fighters in the world."
On Tuesday night, ESPN will air 'No Mas,' a documentary dealing with the second of three fights between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran, which ended with a frustrated Duran apparently quitting in the eighth round.
Former titleholder Antonio Tarver will return from what will have been a 17-month ring absence against Mike Sheppard on Nov. 26.
Undefeated featherweight Gary Russell Jr., who is the mandatory challenger for WBO titleholder Orlando Salido: "I'm ready for my first world title fight and can not wait for the fight to get made."
HBO commentator Jim Lampley said of Saturday's junior welterweight matchup between Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov: "I expect both of them to be hurt at some time or another, but I expect the fight to go rounds."
Juan Manuel Marquez said he was "scared of the judges more than" Tim Bradley during the post-fight press conference for their WBO welterweight title bout that Bradley won by split decision on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Follow our live round-by-round updates of tonight's welterweight clash during which WBO beltholder Tim Bradley retained his belt by split-decision over Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.
Follow our live round-by-round updates of tonight's featherweight title bout during which Orlando Salido scored a seventh-round knockout of Orlando Cruz in Las Vegas. The HBO Pay Per View broadcast began at 6:00 p.m. PT.
A fight between former WBO junior welterweight beltholder Zaurbek Baysangurov and Freddy Hernandez has been added to the Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens card on Nov. 2.
Unbeaten junior middleweight Glen Tapia could face James Kirkland on the undercard of a bout between Guillermo Rigondeaux and Joseph Agbeko on Dec. 7.
The rematch of last month's controversial unanimous-decision win for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. over Bryan Vera could be headed for Texas in February, according to Bob Arum.
Hard-hitting Jamaican Nicholas Walters will make his Top Rank debut against Alberto Garza on the undercard of the Mikey Garcia-Roman Martinez fight on Nov. 9.
Two-time Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko, who goes pro on Saturday, advises boxing fans to "be patient." "I will be doing big things and you'll be witnesses when I do them."
Miguel Cotto's advisor said that the fighter supports his Puerto Rican countryman, Orlando Cruz, who has declared himself to be gay and fights for a featherweight title on Saturday.
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto is expected to arrive in Las Vegas on Thursday to discuss potential future fights with Top Rank, which promoted last his one-sided third-round TKO of Delvin Rodriguez last Saturday.
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.
Openly gay featherwight contender Orlando Cruz on the outfit he plans to wear into the ring versus Orlando Salido on Saturday: "It was not my intention to cause an uproar."
Juan Manuel Marquez on why he chose to face Tim Bradley rather than a fifth fight with Manny Pacquiao: "Everybody knows what happened in the last three fights with Manny, and I think that the chapter is closed."
Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez at the final press conference before Saturday's contest in Las Vegas, in which Bradley will attempt to defend his WBO welterweight title. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Juan Manuel Marquez will earn a guaranteed $6 million for his challenge to WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley, who will pocket at least $4.1 million when they fight on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Juan Manuel Marquez is proud to have Julio Cesar Chavez's support going into his showdown with Tim Bradley on Saturday. Says Marquez, "If I can get him in trouble, I think I can finish him."
Russian Olympic gold medalist Egor Mekhontsev is expected to sign this week with Top Rank and to make his professional debut as a light heavyweight on Dec. 7.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley says that he'll use his head and to "stay smart" against Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez is "a toss-up," according to RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia, who gave his insight, along with 32 boxing insiders, regarding Saturday's matchup.
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.
Former junior middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez: "I have a contract with Golden Boy Promotions with which I am very happy."
Juan Manuel Marquez on why he chose to face Tim Bradley: "That Manny Pacquiao chapter in my life is over...Right know, all that I am thinking about is Bradley and getting that fifth world championship."
A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.
The second episode of HBO's 24/7 documentary series charting the events leading up to Tim Bradley's WBO welterweight title defense against Juan Manuel Marquez will air on Saturday at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley preparing in Indio, Calif., for his Oct. 12 fight against Juan Manuel Marquez. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.
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."
Referee Robert Byrd, who was the third man in the ring for Tim Bradley's win over Manny Pacquiao last year, will officiate Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez on Oct. 12.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley is looking to beat Juan Manuel Marquez into retirement, while the 40-year-old Marquez is trying to become Mexico's first five-division beltwinner.
Heavyweight knockout artist Deontay Wilder is preparing as if he will be fighting on the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card on Showtime from Atlantic City.
RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward will defend his titles against unbeaten challenger Edwin Rodriguez Nov. 16 on HBO.