RING featherweight champ Mikey Garcia spoke to RingTV.com about his June 15 defense against dangerous two-division beltholder JuanMa Lopez, his training for the HBO-televised bout, fighting at 130 pounds, how he got into boxing and his life away from what is basically “the family business.”
RING and WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia: "Before I became the world champion, I wanted the biggest names in the game to show everybody what type of fighter I was, and at the time that was Yuriorkis Gamboa."
Oscar De La Hoya on Floyd Mayweather-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "Mayweather will stand in the pocket and fight. He'll run and he'll box, but he'll also stay in the pocket and fight, which can make him vulnerable to being hit."
RING featherweight champ Mikey Garcia talks about his title victory over Orlando Salido, healing his broken nose, and his first title defense against two-division beltholder JuanMa Lopez on June 15. Garcia and his brother-trainer Robert Garcia are preparing for the best version of Lopez.
Featherweight champion Mikey Garcia at an open workout in Yorba Linda, Calif., training for the first defense of his WBO title against Juan Manuel Lopez on June 15. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "The only thing I can say is there's been guys for 17 years. The only thing I can do is continue to beat the guy that they put in front of me."
On the undercard of a main event featuring RING and WBO featherweight champion Mike Garcia against ex-beltholder Juan Manuel Lopez, junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan will meet journeyman Ryan Davis.
Unbeaten featherweight prospect Gary Russell Jr. says he wants to challenge the unbeaten elite likes of Abner Mares or Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was on hand to announce the June 15 matchup between RING and WBO featherweight champ Mikey Garcia and challenger Juan Manuel Lopez.
REAL TALK: Abner Mares answers fans' questions about his May 4 challenge to WBC featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon; future fights with Nonito Donaire, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Mikey Garcia and Gary Russell Jr.; and the meaning of his walk-in skull bandanas.
RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward has received clearance to return to training after undergoing shoulder surgery last month.
Billy Dib discusses his Friday Night Fights main event against undefeated Evgeny Gradovich, his promotional deal with rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, possible clashes with WBA titleholder Chris John and RING champ Mikey Garcia, plus his good friend and former champ "Prince" Naseem Hamed.
Readers comment on Nonito Donaire's recent decisions and his legacy, tomorrow night's Frankie Gomez-Lanard Lane fight, major boxing cards being scheduled on the same day, and RingTV.com's current poll in this week's Friday mailbag.
Fans had plenty to say about Mikey Garcia, Gennady Golovkin and Gabriel Rosado in this week's Monday mailbag. Read on for their thoughts on the Boxing After Dark tripleheader, plus mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!
Mikey Garcia spoke to the ringside media after his dominant technical decision over Orlando Salido to win the WBO and RING featherweight titles. Garcia hopes to lure Yuriorkis Gamboa back down to featherweight for a showdown.
Mikey Garcia turned top-rated Orlando Salido into helpless prey to win THE RING featherweight title in a break-out performance Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Check out the action shots from featherweight Mikey Garcia's title-winning victory over Orlando Salido at Madison Square Garden. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Now fighting in the limelight after coming out in October, featherweight contender Orlando Cruz says he wants a title shot against the winner of Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia.
See images from the weigh-in of the Boxing After Dark card featuring Orlando Salido-Mikey Garcia, Gennady Golovkin-Gabriel Rosado and Rocky Martinez-JC Burgos. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido aspires to a similar performance against Mikey Garcia as he had during two knockout victories over Juan Manuel Lopez.
Mikey Garcia, Orlando Salido, Gennady Golovkin, Gabriel Rosado, Rocky Martinez and JC Burgos at the final press conference for the Jan. 19 show at Madison Square Garden.
Mikey Garcia feels ready to duplicate the feat his older brother and trainer, Robert Garcia, accomplished when he was only 10 years old: win a world title. The undefeated featherweight is confident even though he faces formidable veteran Orlando Salido.
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin is in pursuit of his 12th straight knockout victory against Gabriel Rosado, a winner of seven straight, five by stoppage during that run.
Orlando Salido on Mikey Garcia: "Seeing him in the gym today, it was very calm, and the respect is mutual. But in the ring on Saturday night, it's going to be a war that will please the people."
Undefeated featherweight contender Mikey Garcia spoke to RingTV.com's Ryan Songalia about challenging WBO titleholder Orlando Salido for THE RING belt at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Trainer Gerardo Espinoza said Juan Carlos Burgos wants to be the first fighter to knock out WBO junior lightweightt beltholdere Roman "Rocky" Martinez.
Orlando Salido, Mikey Garcia, Gennady Golovkin, Gabriel Rosado, Rocky Martinez and JC Burgos working out at Kingsway Gym in New York before the Jan. 19 card at Madison Square Garden.
Juan Carlos Burgos on his fight with Rocky Martinez: "Our fight is a classic Mexican-Puerto Rican rivalry, and our styles are perfect for one another. Not only will we steal the show, but I'll take the belt."
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has a defense against Gabriel Rosado slated for Saturday night at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden.
Undefeated featherweight contender Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia spoke to RingTV's Dominic Verdin about his HBO-televised challenge to Orlando Salido for the WBO and THE RING titles at Madison Square Garden this Saturday.
Unbeaten Alantez Fox, a 6-foot-5 junior middleweight prospect: "I call myself 'SlyAza' Fox because I move, and I try not to get hit as much as possible, and I'm hoping everybody will recognize my talent when they see it."
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum will suggest that Manny Pacquiao have a neurological examination despite calling two doctors' "eye-balling" assessments of Parkinsons' disease in the fighter "ludicrous."
Mikey Garcia in the gym just nine days away from his title shot against WBO featherweight beltholder Orlando Salido at Madison Square Garden.
Puerto Rican junior lightweight Felix Verdejo will be after his second straight win against an opponent to be determined on the undercard of a Jan. 19 clash between Orlando Salido and Mikey Garcia at Madison Square Garden.
Featherweight contender Mikey Garcia in the gym preparing for his Jan. 19 title shot against WBO beltholder Orlando Salido in Las Vegas.
Puerto Rican WBO junior lightweight beltholder Rocky Martinez on his clash with Mexico's Juan Carlos Burgos: "I'm looking forward to giving the fans a great fight, and a great show, and I think that we could steal the show that night."
Former beltholder Juan Manuel Lopez wiill try to rebound from his second knockout loss to Orlando Salido when he returns to the ring on Feb. 2 against Aldimar Silva Santos in Lopez's native Puerto Rico.
Unbeaten middleweigt beltholder Gennady Golovkin on fighting Gabriel Rosado: "First round, hard work, hard fight. Second round, hard work... by the fifth round, I will knock him out."
Trainer Abel Sanchez calls WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin a "Mike Tyson-esque kind of individual that goes out there to kind of search and destroy."
Abner Mares took a giant step foward in his career with his convincing unanimous-decision victory over talented Anselmo Moreno on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Shots from the ninth-round technical draw between Erislandy Lara and Vanes Martirosyan, and Mikey Garcia's ninth-round TKO of Johnathan Barros in Los Angeles.
Junior middleweight combatants Vanes Martirosyan and Erislandy Lara joined junior lightweights Mikey Garcia and Johnathan Barros at a media day workout for their HBO-televised card this Saturday.
Junior welterweight contender Brandon 'Bam Bam' Rios greeted the public after a workout for his much-anticipated Oct. 13 fight against Mike Alvarado.
Featherweight contender Miguel Garcia made short work Mauricio Pastrana, knocking faded former titleholder out at 1:05 of the second round in Los Mochis, Mexico, on Saturday. Adrien Young outpointed Raul Hirales in the co-featured bout.
Unbeaten welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas will debut under Top Rank against Aaron Martinez on Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.
The decision to move Kelly Pavlik to Oxnard, Calif., has clearly paid off and trainer Robert Garcia, manager Cameron Dunkin and Pavlik himself are all feeling a sense of rejuvenation around his career.
Russian super middleweight Maxim Vlasov is 23-1, with 12 knockouts
Nonito Donaire's manager, Cameron Dunkin, calls the WBO junior featherweight titleholder "pound-for-pound, maybe the best fighter in the world."
Undefeated welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas signed a promotional contract with Top Rank, the Las Vegas-based promotional company announced on Tuesday.
Celestino Caballero has signed to defend his WBA featherweight belt against Mikey Garcia on July 28.