IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson could defend his 140-pound belt against Dierry Jean in either January or February, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
James Kirkland on the potential for facing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Canelo Alvarez or Miguel Cotto: "When these fights actually happen, hey, James Kirkland's going to be the one on top. I can't wait until these opportunities actually take place."
Adrien Broner plans to "light up" Marcos Maidana "like a Christmas tree" on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.
Bernard Hopkins drew a large audience for his unanimous decision victory over Karo Murat. The IBF light heavyweight title bout was televised on Showtime.
The welterweight title bout between WBA beltholder Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana has been moved from Las Vegas to San Antonio on Dec. 14 on Showtime. The network also announced the stacked lineup to the Dec. 14 show and the Malignaggi-Judah headlined card on Dec. 7 in Brooklyn.
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."
A Dec. 14 Showtime Pay Per View clash between Adrien Broner and Marcos Maidana ends an exciting two months of bouts for Golden Boy.
A teenaged Paulie Malignaggi once had fellow Brooklynite and Dec. 7 opponent Zab Judah in his corner for an amateur bout, when Judah was already a professional with an 18-0 record.
Unbeaten WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien Broner will make the first defense of his belt against Marcos Maidana on Dec. 14 on Showtime Pay Per View as part of a strong November and December schedule for Golden Boy Promotions.
Brooklyn-born former titleholders Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah will meet at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Dec. 7.
Paulie Malignaggi: "I'm looking forward to fighting as an Al Haymon fighter, winning as an Al Haymon fighter, and getting the big fights for the big money as a Haymon fighter."
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.
Unbeaten welterweight Sadam Ali, of Brooklyn, believes that he'll be ready for a shot at a title "most likely, at the end of 2014."
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.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday's majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward will defend his titles against unbeaten challenger Edwin Rodriguez Nov. 16 on HBO.
A potential clash between Amir Khan and Devon Alexander is close to being finalized, said Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
Devon Alexander: "I would match up very well against Floyd Mayweather. It's skills versus skills. I don't think that Floyd wants to deal with that."
Paulie Malignaggi calls a bout with fellow Brooklynite Zab Judah "a big, big fight," adding that if the right terms can be worked out, "I think that it's a good time to do it."
Abel Sanchez, the trainer of WBA middleweigiht beltholder Gennady Golovkin, gave RingTV.com's Lem Satterfield his thoughts on the stacked middleweight division. A showdown between Golovkin and fellow puncher Curtis Stevens is close to being finalized for Nov. 2.
Richard Schaefer wants to make a Dec. 7 tripleheader featuring Devon Alexander vs. Amir Khan, Zab Judah vs. Paul Malignaggi, and Victor Ortiz, possibly at Barclays Center in Brookly, N.Y.
Junior welterweight/lightweight contender Denis Shafikov, former lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz, and junior welterweight Jose Carlos Ramirez all won by knockout on Saturday night during a Top Rank-promoted event in Laredo, Texas.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: "If he's not careful, he's gonna get hurt."
Welterweight contender Marcos Maidana is expected to join his countryman Lucas Matthysse, as well as well as top boxing talent, such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Adrien Broner, by signing with manager/advisor Al Haymon on Wednesday.
The upcoming bouts in October veaturing Juan Manuel Marquez versus Tim Bradley and Mike Alvarado against Ruslan Provodnikov, followed by the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight in November, could lead to a round robin between the welterweights and 140 pounders.
Paulie Malignaggi and Bernard Hopkins will be ringside with Dave Bontempo to call the Aug. 19 debut of Golden Boy Live on Fox Sports 1.
The Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight highlights a huge fall lineup for Golden Boy, with another pay-per-view event to follow on Nov. 9.
Heavyweight Seth Mitchell on his pending showdown with veteran Chris Arreola: "I think that the only chance that he does have to beat me is to be the bull and that's what I expect."
Marcos Maidana's manager: The boxer could become Al Haymon's newest client next week.
Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook could face once-beaten former WBA titleholder Vyacheslav Senchenko on Oct. 26 in his native Sheffield, England.
THE RING's No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse wants Argentine countryman Marcos Maidana to hand Adrien Broner his first loss. Matthysse added that he might one day face Maidana, an amateur rival, if and when he moves to the 147-pound division.
Andre Berto says that in his upcoming fight with Jesus Soto Karass he wants to be "that complete fighter...the really sharp Andre Berto that can put together that speed and that power and be effective defensively."
Welterweight contender Marcos Maidana is resting at home in Argentina following a car accident on Sunday. His manager says he's doing fine and has his eyes on a shot at unbeaten WBA beltholder Adrien Broner.
THE RING’s welterweight rankings experienced a shake-up due to Adrien Broner’s WBA title-winning split decision over veteran Paul Malignaggi on Saturday, and Victor Ortiz being dropped due to inactivity.
Adrien Broner's trainer, Mike Stafford, likes his fighter's chances against Marcos Maidana, Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez, believes that Marquez will defeat Bradley and that Floyd Mayweather will do the same against Saul Alvarez.
Much of the trash talk between Paulie Malignaggi and Adrien Broner has revolved around a girlfriend, once of the former and now of the latter, and it got even trashier when Broner decided to bring her to the press conference in Brooklyn on Thursday.
In what might be the most unexpected thing to come out of Paulie Malignaggi's mouth yet, he said that the pre-fight vitriol between himself and Adrien Broner has gotten a little too “personal.”
Adrien Broner's trainer Mike Stafford plans to "unleash" a "more vicious" version of the WBC lightweight beltholder on Paulie Malignaggi, who Broner challenges for the WBA welterweight title on July 22.
Miguel Cotto could be closing in on a date for his ring return this year, and the list of possible opponents includes a lot of heavy hitters.
Unbeaten welterweight contender Keith Thurman on the other top fighters in the 147-pound division: "There's no elite fighter out there that intimidates me. I'm not intimidated by no fighter, by no man."
Shane Mosley on his victory over Pablo Cesar Cano: "This fight was to let them know that I'm still here. I'm not washed up. I'm not too old. I'm older, but I'm not too old. I'm still smart and I can still run down these young guys."
Referee Steve Smoger, who officiated the Lucas Matthysse-Lamont Peterson fight, says Matthysse is "the hardest puncher at 140 (pounds) that I've ever been in with."
According to his advisor, four-time, three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto will return to the ring later this year, most likely as a junior middleweight.
Freddie Roach prefers Manny Pacquiao to fight Brandon Rios over Mike Alvarado: "I think that Rios is probably a better fight, action-wise." Roach is being inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Thursday.
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.
A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Adrien Broner on his Friday morning confrontation with Paulie Malignaggi, who fights on June 22: "He was scared. You all seen that. He thought he had seen a ghost, and I ain't talking about Robert Guerrero."
Zab Judah's take on why there has been no press conference or weigh-in staredowns with Danny Garcia: "Always remember: A monkey can never look a lion in the face."
Saturday's RING junior middleweight championship clash of unbeatens Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Austin Trout is another bout that is too close to call during what is shaping up as a year of upsets.
Guillermo Rigondeaux on his fighting style: "I have to make a living, you know, for my family. There are going to be days when I go after it, and then there are going to be days where you box. I had everything under control throughout the fight."
Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin claims that he will handle unbeaten WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin in similar fashion to how Bernard Hopkins knocked out then-undefeated Felix Trinindad in the 12th round.
Yuriorkis Gamboa will return to the ring for a clash of unbeatens against Colombian Darley Perez on the June 8 card that also features RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson against Adonis Stevenson.
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."
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina could challenge IBF beltholder Ishe Smith in July, according to his promoter, Leon Margules.
Unbeaten welterweight Keith Thurman says he would like to face Paulie Malignaggi, Tim Bradley and Floyd Mayweather, in order.
Florida welterweight standouts Andre Berto and Keith Thurman are schedueld to fight in separate bouts on a Showtime-televised card in July. Berto will face veteran gatekeeper Jesus Soto-Karass; Thurman will fight fellow unbeaten puncher Diego Chaves.
Former welterweight and junior middleweight champ Shane Mosley will return to the ring on May 18 to face Pablo Cesar Cano in a Fox Deportes-televised 147-pound bout in Cancun.
Seth Mitchell on his rematch with Johnathon Banks: "I'm just ready to fight. I'm ready to get back into the ring...You'll see a big improvement in my defense, my ring generalship. Just going back to the basics."
Lamont Peterson on the hard-hitting Lucas Matthysse: "I don't think he's going to pose any problems for me."
Adrien Broner reached out to his fans from his Twitter account on Tuesday in the aftermath of Monday's arrest: "I know it's people that look up to me I APOLOGIZE."
Paulie Malignaggi responds to AdrienBroner: "If he think that he's p---ed me off, all he's done with this talking like that, he has just put himself into the position where he has to fight. If he's 'A.B.,' and he's 'always business,' then stop being 'A.B.' the 'always bitching.'"
Adrien Broner says he has every intention to face WBA welterweight titleholder Paul Malignaggi on June 22. Said the brash WBC lightweight beltholder: "I'm (expletive) him up. (Expletive) Paulie. (Expletive) everybody that thinks Paulie's got a chance."
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will be profiled on HBO Real Sports, which debuts on March 19.
It appears that Adrien Broner will fight Paul Malignaggi on HBO on June 22 and that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will return on the same network on June 29. It was thought that Broner and Chavez were targeting the same June 22 date.
Unbeaten Keith Thurman: "I'm old school. I want to be that Sugar Ray Leonard type of champion. That Tommy Hearns type of champion. The Roberto Duran champion. Aaron Pryor. Marvin Hagler. That's what Keith Thurman's about."
Former unified lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz will end a nearly three-year ring absence on April 13 against Pipino Cuevas Jr.
Golden Boy Promotions has big plans for Adrien Broner's next fight, which could be a 135-pound unificiation bout with Ricky Burns or a jump to welterweight to face Paulie Malignaggi, but the unbeaten WBC lightweight beltholder won't discuss his potential opponents.
WBA welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi calls WBC lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner "a very winnable fight for me." Malignaggi says Golden Boy Promotions has proposed the matchup.
WBA welterweight beltholder Paulie Malignaggi looks forward to calling Floyd Mayweather's bout on Showtime Pay Per View, and would also welcome the opportunity to fight on his undercard.
Kendall Holt after Friday night's loss to Lamont Peterson: "My body just wasn't responding. My body and my mind just weren't on the same page. My body wanted to do one thing, and my mind said do something else."
Referee Tony Weeks will make his East Coast debut with Friday night's Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C.
Veteran referee Tony Weeks will work Friday night's title bout between IBF junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson and ex-beltholder Kendall Holt.
Amir Khan's next move will be discussed by Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer and Showtime's Stephen Espinoza.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said he was concerned about the threat of terrorism during Sunday's Super Bowl blackout at the Superdome in New Orleans.