Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley says that he'll use his head and to "stay smart" against Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
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.
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."
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."
Angel Garcia's comparison of son Danny Garcia to Lucas Matthysse: "Lucas Matthysse fought 32 guys he was supposed to knock out. Danny fought 26 guys he was supposed to lose to."
Danny Garcia on Lucas Matthysse: "I'm going to show the world who the better fighter is. I'm a different kind of animal, and he's never fought nobody like me before. We'll see how he reacts when I hit him back."
RingTV.com polled 34 boxing insiders as to who will win the anticipated junior welterweight showdown between RING champ Danny Garcia and No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, which is the co-feature to "The One" pay-per-view event on Saturday.
Of the thought of victory over Danny Garcia on Sept. 14, Lucas Matthysse said, "I would be on top of the world."
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 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.
THE RING's No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse will attempt to score his seventh consecutive knockout against RING champion Danny Garcia. Matthysse says Garcia's father and trainer, Angel, will have to save his son.
"I don't think that he's done at all," trainer Tony Morgan said of the future of his former fighter Andre Berto, who was knocked out by Jesus Soto Karass on Saturday. "Sometimes, a fighter has to ask himself is it the man in your corner or the man in the mirror?"
Lucas Matthysse, who faces Danny Garcia on Sept. 14, says THE RING 140-pound champ is "just a brawler... not a boxer." The No. 1-rated junior welterweight adds "I don't see anything special about (Garcia)... I can handle his power."
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.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia will have "the easiest fight" of his career against Lucas Matthysse, who will last "four or five rounds," according Garcia's father and trainer, Angel Garcia.
RING 140-pound champion Danny Garcia will put his unbeaten record on the line against Lucas Matthysse, winner of six straight fights by knockout, on the Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez card.
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.
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander broke his hand in the first round of Saturday night's seventh-round technical knockout victory over Lee Purdy.
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."
Action shots from Lucas Matthysse's dominating third-round knockout of Lamont Peterson, plus Devon Alexander's seventh-round stoppage of Lee Purdy in Atlantic City, N.J.
RingTV.com has a live blog of Saturday night's 141-pound clash during which Lucas Matthysse scored three knockdowns for a third-round knockout of Lamont Peterson.
Shawn Porter kept his record pristine and helped erase the stench of his last outing, a 10-round draw against Julio Diaz five months ago, with a dominating unanimous decision over Phil Lo Greco.
Weigh-in photos for Saturday's 141-pound main event between Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse, plus Devon Alexander-Lee Purdy, Shawn Porter-Phil LoGreco, and Amir Khan's little brother, Haroon, who will be fighting for the second time as a pro.
While Lucas Matthysse was scrambling in Argentina trying to get a new passport, Lamont Peterson was chilling at B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square on Wednesday afternoon...
THE RING's No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse faces No. 2-rated Lamont Peterson in a non-title, 141-pound bout, with the winner to possibly challenge RING champion Danny Garcia on Sept. 7.
Lamont Peterson's younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday's undcard to Lamont's 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.
IBF welterweight beltholder Devon Alexander said that he wants "to send a statement to everybody at 147" that he's "a force to be reckoned with" by defeating Lee Purdy on Saturday, perhaps by knockout.
Lucas Matthysse: "I'm not concerned about the judges against Lamont Peterson. Not at all, because, like I said before, I'm going to end the fight earlier. I'm coming in with the mentality to win by KO."
Lamont Peterson's trainer believes that a victory over Lucas Matthysse could "put him in the lotto for a fight with someone like Floyd Mayweather."
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said "hopefully" Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Saul Canelo Alvarez will happen on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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.
Junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse has aligned himself with powerful boxing advisor Al Haymon ahead of his May 18 showdown with Lamont Peterson.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer has plans for a December return to the ring for former WBA/IBF 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan.
The co-manager of Robert Guerrero has expressed extreme confidence heading into Saturday night's clash with pound-for-pound kind Floyd Mayweather Jr.
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander has been ordered to make his next defense against unbeaten Kevin Bizier, whom he could face as part of the May 18 Peterson-Matthysse card on Showtime.
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander hopes to remain on the May 18 Showtime doubleheader from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City even though his original opponent Kell Brook has pulled out with an injury.
Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook has suffered an injury to his right foot that has forced him to pull out of a scheduled May 18 challenge to IBF beltholder Devon Alexander.
Andre Ward called Guillermo Rigondeaux "a sharpshooter" against Nonito Donaire, adding, "this is the best I've ever seen him look." Of the criticisms of Rigondeaux's strategy, Tim Bradley said, "If you want to see blood and guts, and you want to see warrior-type of fights, then you should definitely hit MMA."
Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook has suffered yet another foot injury that could jeopardize his scheduled challenge to IBF beltholder Devon Alexander for the third time.
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.
IBF President Daryl Peoples has received the official post-fight drug test results from Lamont Peterson's eighth-round knockout victory over Kendall Holt last month.
After enduring the January death of his father, and the first loss of his career in February, 30-year-old Baltimore-based attorney, Venroy July, promoted a boxing event on Saturday that he said "couldn't have gone any better."
IBF President Daryl Peoples and members of Kendall Holt's camp want to the D.C. Commission to release the post-fight drug test results from Holt's loss to Lamont Peterson last month.
Lamont Peterson on the hard-hitting Lucas Matthysse: "I don't think he's going to pose any problems for me."
RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire takes on unbeaten WBA counterpart Guillermo Rigondeaux on April 13.
Bob Arum: "If the Nevada Commission has one standard of punishment for Americans, and one standard of punishment for Mexicans, then they should say that."
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to suspend and fine lightweight prospect Mickey Bey, of Cleveland, for having tested positive for high levels of testosterone.
Richard Schaefer has proposed a junior welterweight unification tournament involving Danny Garcia, Zab Judah, Lamont Peterson, Lucas Matthysse and Amir Khan.
Lamont Peterson could fight in his native Washington, D.C., for the third straight time.
Tavoris Cloud's trainer, Abel Sanchez -- who trained Terry Norris to brutally defeat Sugar Ray Leonard -- says his fighter is "about to retire another legend on Saturday night" when Cloud faces 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins.
Tim Bradley on Ruslan Provodnikov: "Absolutely, I'm looking to make a statement in this fight. I'm looking to do some damage to this guy."
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley will be out to overwhelm March 16 rival Ruslan Provodnikov, who has served as a sparring partner for Manny Pacquiao and scored knockouts in four of his five straight victories.
Unbeaten Denis Shafikov says that Lamont Peterson and Adrien Broner have "never faced anyone like me."
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.
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.
Former titleholder Amir Khan is looking to enjoy "a special night" on April 27 opposite Julio Diaz in England.
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.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer would like to match IBF junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson and RING No. 1-rated 140-pounder Lucas Matthysse on May 18 in Atlantic City.
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 on stopping IBF junior welterweight beltholder Lamont Peterson's triumph over ex-titleholder Kendall Holt in the eighth round: "Some fighters just have too much heart, and we have to save them from themselves."
IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson overcame a slow start to stop ex-beltholder Kendall Holt at 1:42 of the eighth round after flooring him in the fourth and sixth rounds on Friday night.
Cruiserweight Elvin Sanchez rose from the canvas in the second round of Friday night's third-round knockout of previously undefeated Venroy July.
IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will end a 14-month ring absence when he meets Kendall Holt tonight: "There will be no ring rust. None whatsoever," said Peterson. "I look sharp in the gym. I feel good."
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.
Kendall Holt on Friday's bout with Lamont Peterson: "This fight, I'm going to set things up and make things happen. I have had some good sprints, some good boxing and I am ready to go a good, hard 12 rounds."
Boxing expert Rich Marotta says Lamont Peterson's defense against Kendall Holt "should rank pretty high on the entertainment scale."
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Did a private dinner hosted by HBO Sports snub 122-pound champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, who fought on the network in April?
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