Unbeaten welterweight Keith Thurman calls the idea of facing fellow contender Robert Guerrero "an exciting fight for me, because Guerrero, he's been in the mix within the welterweight division."
Heavyweight Deontay Wilder said, "Let's make it happen," upon hearing that a victory over Sergei Liakhovich could earn him a shot at the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
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.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer wants to match Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins will make the first defense of his belt against Karo Murat on Oct. 26.
Undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder could be on a collision course with the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola if he defeats Sergei Liakhovich on Friday.
The anticipated Sept. 14 Showtime Pay Per View event co-headlined by Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse will be joined by a third title fight between Ishe Smith and Carlos Molina, as well as a welterweight bout matching Ashley Theophane against Pablo Cesar Cano.
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 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.
Monday night is all right for fighting, according to Golden Boy Promotions and Fox Sports 1 – the new all-sports network that launches on Aug. 17. Golden Boy recently announced a Monday night boxing series that kicks off with a Daniel Jacobs-Giovanni Lorenzo headlined show on Aug. 19 in New York City.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins is slated to make the first defense of his belt against Karo Murat on Oct. 19 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Now that Mayweather-Canelo and Garcia-Matthysse have been made, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer says the next fan dream match to be made is Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana, which could happen this year.
Richard Schaefer: "Al Haymon wants to make sure that the best are fighting the best. Most importantly, he wants to make sure that his clients make the most money."
Unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell Jr. will be back in action on the Aug. 9 card featuring heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Sergei Liakhovich.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
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.
Veteran sports broadcaster Alan Massengale gives his thoughts on the multi-city press tour for the anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez event after covering the final stop in Los Angeles for RingTV.com.
Alan Massengale reports from the final stop of the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez press tour in Los Angeles, where more than 10,000 fans gathered to greet the participants of the Sept. 14 "mega event." The special RingTV feature includes comments from Oscar De La Hoya, Showtime's Stephen Espinoza, Alvarez, Mayweather and Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
"I'm not saying yes, and I'm not saying no," said Richard Schaefer in response to the potential for Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse to land on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez card.
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.
"I'm definitely looking forward to being the next heavyweight champion of the world," said undefeated prospect Deontay Wilder, who will face ex-beltholder Sergei Liakhovich on Aug. 9 at The Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, Calif.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder, who is 28-0 with as many knockouts, will meet the veteran Sergei Liakhovich at The Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, Calif., on Aug. 9.
Undefeated featherweight prospect Gary Russell said that a victory over WBC titleholder Abner Mares "would be a good notch to put under my belt." Russell may be added to a Showtime-televised card headlined by Mares on Aug. 24.
Tickets for the Sept. 14 Showtime Pay Per View-televised clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez at the MGM Grand were gone in less than a day.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder is close to finalizing a deal to face Sergei Liakhovich on Aug. 9 in Wilder's home state of Alabama on Showtime.
Abner Mares, Leo Santa Cruz and Gary Russell Jr. could be involved in a triple-header on Aug. 24 in Carson, Calif., on Showtime.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on fighting Floyd Mayweather: "I have the same boxing skills. I'm a good boxer, too. I'm a good boxer and you'll see it on Sept. 14. You're going to see the result. I'm going to out-box him."
Floyd Mayweather on fighting Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "Canelo is one of the top guys in the sport of boxing. This is what he wanted, this is what I wanted, this is what the fans want. Why not take the fight now?"
The July 13 Showtime Championship Boxing card headlined by IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins’ title defense against Karo Murat at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been cancelled due to the Germany based challenger’s visa denial and subsequent inability to enter the United States.
Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara spoke to the media about his dramatic 10th-round TKO of Alfredo Angulo, who scored two knockdowns. Prospect Jermell Charlo also spoke, as did Angulo's trainer Virgil Hunter, who made classy remarks on behalf of his injured fighter.
Marcos Maidana and Josesito Lopez thrilled a record crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday. Maidana overcame a shaky fourth round to drop and stop Lopez in the sixth round of their Showtime Championship Boxing main event.
Devon Alexander's trainer, Kevin Cunningham: "Amir Khan sounds good to us, and if he wants to get his chin checked at welterweight, then Devon will be the first to oblige him."
Golden Boy out-bid Zanfer Promotions for the right to promote unbeaten junior featherweight Leo Santa Cruz against WBC beltholder Victor Terrazas
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on facing Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "I chose my opponent for September 14th... I'm giving the fans what they want."
Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather will face THE RING junior middleweight champ Saul Alvarez on Sept. 14 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer confirmed to RingTV.com.
Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler weighed 167.9 and 166.7, respectively, in advance of Saturday's HBO-televised super middleweight clash.
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 three-division titlewinner Abner Mares on a potential matchup with prospect Gary Russell Jr.: "Whenever this fight with Gary Russell were to happen, we'll find out then if I'm tailor-made for him."
Lamont Peterson spoke to the media after his disappointing KO loss to Lucas Matthysse. "I was hoping they didn't stop the fight because I believe I can weather any storm," he said. "Of course, the referee is looking out for my best interest but I was willing to fight on."
No. 1-rated junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse addressed the media at the post-fight presser following his third-round KO of Lamont Peterson. Matthysse said he's now focused on RING champ Danny Garcia and his promoter Richard Schaefer says he's focused on making that bout for Sept. 7.
"I keep saying 'I'm different' because it is true and I'm going to prove it once again on July 13," said 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins, referring to his upcoming fight with Karo Murat, who is 19 years younger.
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.
According to SI.com's Fortunate 50, Floyd Mayweather Jr.is projected to be the highest-paid athlete in American sports for the second straight year, potentially earning between $90 million and $128 million.
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.
Both Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz are causing a buzz after stepping up in weight and knocking out their respective opponents.
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.
Former heavyweight beltholder David Haye has suffered an injury to his left hand that will force the postponement of his June 29 bout with Manuel Charr, according to The Daily Mail of London.
Showtime's Stephen Espinoza: "Floyd Mayweather is still, without question, the No. 1 pay per view star in boxing, and, actually, in all of sports."
Undefeated junior middleweight Jermell Charlo will take on Demetrius Hopkins as part of the Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez card on June 8.
Super middleweights Sakio Bika and Marco Antonio Periban will fight for the vacant WBC title on the June 22 undercard of a Showtime-televised main event featuring Paulie Malignaggi's WBA welterweight title defense against Adrien Broner at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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.
"I think that this is the fight where I proved that I'm a pound-for-pound fighter," said Abner Mares, who knocked out Daniel Ponce de Leon to take his WBC featherweight belt, making him a three-division beltwinner.
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.
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.
A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia could soon rise into the welteweight division if he is successful on Saturday night against Zab Judah.
Should Floyd Mayweather Jr. get beyond a May 4 date with Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand, he could return to that site on Sept. 14 and go head-to-head with a potential clash between Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez.
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander will face the U.K.'s Lee Purdy on May 18, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.
Canadian Kevin Bizier has turned down an offer to fight IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander, and so Alexander, who was originally slated to face Kell Brook on the May 18 Peterson-Matthysse card, continues his search for an opponent.
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.
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.
Well-traveled super middleweight Sakio Bika will face Marco Antonio Periban for the WBC title following Andre Ward's being declared "Champion Emeritus."
If he gets beyond a mandatory title defense against Karo Murat in July, IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins would like to face Carl Froch or Lucian Bute. (This story also contains a video of Hopkins accepting Gennady Golovkin's challenge.)
Richard Schaefer on Golden Boy Promotion's new deal with Fox Sports: "For Golden Boy, it is one of the most significant, if not, the most significant television deals we have ever put together."
A new deal between Golden Boy and Fox Sports will result in a new Monday boxing series and allow fans to rewatch classic bouts from the promoter's fight library featuring Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and Bernard Hopkins, among others.
Unbeaten American heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder says of his next opponent, Audley Harrison: "When I hit Audley Harrison the right way, that may be the punch that ends up ending his career."
Unbeaten heavyweight prospect, Deontay Wilder, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist takes a mark of 27-0 with as many knockouts into an April 27 clash against aging 2000 Olympic gold medalist Audley Harrison.
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.