Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Austin Trout on his April 20 clash with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "I'm just going to do my talking in the ring."
Austin Trout on his April 20 clash with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "I'm just going to do my talking in the ring."
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has been sparring with a strong lineup of fighters, including unbeaten junior middledweight Hugo Centeno, in preparation for his April 20 clash with Austin Trout.
Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara: "If I could pick my next three fights, it would first start with the winner of the fight between Canelo Alvarez-Austin Trout, and then I would want to fight Sergio Martinez or Floyd Mayweather."
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.
Austin Trout: "Team Fight to Walk is very important to me. The statistics about number of everyday people and US troops impacted by Spinal Cord Injuries are scary."
Junior welterweight Brandon Rios will attempt to repeat his seventh-round stoppage victory over Mike Alvarado on March 30.
Miguel Cotto's monster left hook against Austin Trout was captured by Tom Hogan, whose photo will be honored as the best action shot of the year by the Boxing Writers' Association of America.
Showtime has a mega promotional series planned in advance of the May 4 clash between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero.
Manny Pacquiao's advisor said the rift between HBO and Golden Boy does not concern the fighter, and claims both Showtime and HBO are in the running to televise Pacquiao's next bout. Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum says that's hogwash, the Filipino icon's next bout will be on HBO.
HBO's Ken Hershman has severed ties with Golden Boy "to focus our efforts and resources on those strategic relationships where we better share common goals and business philosophies."
Omar Figueroa, of Texas, could appear on the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez-Austin Trout card.
Saul Alvarez on Austin Trout, who defeated Alvarez's older brother, Rigoburto, in 2011: "Beating him will make a statement, and in so doing, I plan to avenge my brother’s loss to him and bring victory home to Mexico."
Oscar De La Hoya is picking Robert Guerrero to upset Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez to possibly stop Austin Trout in their upcoming fights.
Saul Alvarez says he's focused on his 154-pound title unification bout with Austin Trout on April 20, but he also says wants to headline a big show on Sept. 14 even if it competes with Floyd Mayweather's planned pay-per-view date.
Alfredo Angulo is a consideration for the May 4 Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard.
Richard Schaefer said the Alexander-Brook fight looks like it is bound for Atlantic City, maybe under Peterson-Matthysse.
WBA junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout says WBC counterpart Saul Alvarez "will not make it to Floyd Mayweather because he's going to lose to me."
The world should know soon whether it will witness a 154-pound clash of unbeatens between WBC beltholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and WBA titleholder Austin Trout.
WBA junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout on a potential clash with WBC counterpart Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "I'm just waiting for the paperwork."
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said a 154-pound unification clash between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Austin Trout could be finalized by next week.
Forbes estimates Floyd Mayweather's deal with Showtime as being worth more than a $250 million, although network boss Stephen Espinoza would not comment directly on the six-fight package.
Floyd Mayweather on his groundbreaking new deal: "Showtime and CBS, I've got to take my hat off to them. They did a tremendous job and I am happy to be a part of this family."
Does Adrien Broner want to be on the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard? Lem Satterfield spoke to the WBC lightweight titleholder about that and other subjects at the final presser for the Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer says Floyd Mayweather's move to Showtime ends the days when the network could not compete with rival U.S. cable giant HBO.
Austin Trout on a potential fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "Me and Canelo fighting each other is something that boxing needs. Champion fighting champion, you can't get any more exciting than that."
Floyd Mayweather signed a groundbreaking pay-per-view venture with Showtime and the cable network's parent company, CBS Corporation, staring with a May 4 fight with Robert Guerrero. Under the terms of the deal, Mayweather could fight six times in 30 months.
IBF junior featherweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will defend his belt against ex-titleholder Kendall Holt on Friday. Peterson once sparred with Floyd Mayweather and his trainer, Barry Hunter, says his fighter would be honored to fight the pound-for-pound king.
IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson on Kendall Holt: "At the end of the day...I don't think that he will be able to bite down like I'm going to be able to."
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s on-and-off relationship with Floyd Mayweather Sr. appears to be on again as the pound-for-pound king Tweeted that his father and former coach will train him for his May 4 return to the ring.
Miguel Cotto plans to return to the ring in the fall.
Although unbeaten Floyd Mayweather has created a media firestorm by naming IBF beltholder Devon Alexander as the leading opponent to face him on May 4, Alexander's trainer says his fighter is focused on recovering from a biceps injury, and the IBF says it won't approve a defense against Mayweather.
Once-beaten junior middleweight and cancer-survivor Danny Jacobs has begun a foundation geared toward benefitting cancer support and attacking issues with obesity and bullying.
Sugar Ray Leonard on Adrien Broner: "I've been watching this kid, man, and this kid, man, he's a talent. That kid has it. He's one of those rare fighters that has the entire package. He has everything."
Of the dates requested by Floyd Mayweather and Saul Alvarez, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya said: "Those two dates, May 4 and September 14, I'm actually looking forward to one of those dates to break my all-time pay per view record."
Austin Trout was arrested in El Paso, Texas, and released uncharged on Tuesday morning, according to his promoter, Greg Cohen.
Undefeated welterweight Dusty Harrison, who is 18, has entered into an agreement with Washington, D.C.-based attorney Jeff Fried that includes a college component.
WBA junior middleweight beltholder Austin Trout said a fight with Saul Alvarez would make him "dig deeper" and bring out his best.
Unbeaten welterweight Dusty Harrison has entered into an agreement with Washington-based attorney Jeff Fried to handle his budding career.
Fights involving multi-belt winners Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley are part of the plans of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer for the year 2013.
Hard-hitting junior middleweight Alfredo Angulo will enter his second fight under trainer Virgil Hunter when he meets Jorge Silva on Saturday night.
The uncle and trainer of Floyd Mayweather said he would like for his next fight to be against Tim Bradley.
Juan Manuel's trainer, Nacho Beristain, rejected Manny Pacquiao's invitation to a toe-to-toe battle with Marquez, saying, "They can't and will not fight toe-to-toe, because that's not their styles."
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Trainer Virgil Hunter says Amir Khan's knockout losses are more about awareness than his having a fragile chin, and believes that Miguel Cotto erred by training at high altitude before facing Austin Trout..
Manny Pacquiao will be featured on TNT on Thursday night as a result of visits from former NBA stars Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller.
Austin Trout wished his 88-year-old great grandmother, Dorothy Johnson, "Happy birthday 'Nanna' Johnson," after Saturday night's unanimous decision victory over Miguel Cottto.
Austin Trout on his triumph over Miguel Cotto: "It was a dream come true. I've been waiting for this moment my whole career."
Brooklyn middleweight Danny Jacobs scored his second straight knockout since suffering paralysis caused by a malignant tumor against Chris Fitzpatrick on Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Junior middleweight Jorge Melendez's fourth-round knockout of James Winchester represented the first time the loser had been stopped.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia will be facing a former world titleholder for the sixth time when he meets southpaw Zab Judah on Feb. 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Miguel Cotto weighed 153.6 to Austin Trout's junior middleweight limit 154 in advance of Saturday night's fight at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Sam Watson likes Austin Trout's chances against Cotto, saying that Trout is "gonna just tear his ass up."
WBA junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout plans to make a bloody mess of challenger Miguel Cotto, who claims the champion's southpaw style won't be a problem.
The prospect of a highly-anticipated clash of junior featherweights between Abner Mares and Nonito Donaire was among the many topics broached by Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer in New York on Wednesday.
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto met New York Knicks' forward Carmelo Anthony prior to Sunday night's victory over the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden, where Cotto will face Austin Trout on Saturday.
Andre Berto was treated for injuries and released from Loma Linda University Medical Center following Saturday night's loss to Robert Guerrero, and is resting with family at his home in Winter Haven, Fla.
Austin Trout described his tendency since childhood to envision beating his boxing heroes in the ring, and said, "I have a big list of fighters that I really admire, and Miguel Cotto is on that list."
Austin Trout "will see, on Saturday, the best Miguel Cotto ever," says Cotto, who is unbeaten in seven fights at New York's Madison Square Garden, and in nine bouts overall in The Big Apple.
Austin Trout says facing Miguel Cotto in his partisan New York won't affect him: "The crowd has never had an effect on me. If anything, what it has done is given the motivation and it has made me want to make them shut up."
In advance of the Showtime-televised, Dec. 1 Miguel Cotto-Austin Trout clash , FOX Deportes will each air Cotto's victory over Shane Mosley from 2007, and Trout's win over Rigoburto Alvarez from February of last year.
Robert Guerrero on Andre Berto and PEDs: "Everybody's guilty until they're proven innocent, and he was proven innocent."
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares and eight-division titlewinner Manny Pacquiao handed out free Turkeys at different venues over the weekend.
Adrien Broner: "Critics are like butt holes: Everybody's got one. If I really just wanted to hear a butthole, I'll pass gas."
Austin Trout on his fight with Miguel Cotto: "I'm looking at this as my golden opportunity. He's had his time and done great things with it, but it's my time now. I'll be damned if I let this opportunity slip away from me."
WBA junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout and challenger Miguel Cotto will be featured in pre- and post-fight documentaries in association with their Dec. 1 clash at New York's Madision Square Garden on Showtime.
Southpaw IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander will face unbeaten Kell Brook as part of a Showtime-televised 147-pound triple- or quadruple-header at a site to be determined.
Junior middleweights Vanes Martirosyan and Erislandy Lara weighed 153, and, 153.5, respectively for Saturday night's WBC eliminator.
Only a few years after being released from prison for armed robbery, Dusty Harrison's father and trainer, Buddy Harrison, started his son shadowboxing while he was still in diapers.
Rapper 50 Cent to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Twitter: "You should have know not to go against me PUNK."
50 Cent has apparently split from Floyd Mayweather and moved ahead with two fighters he signed: Billy Dib, who may defend his featherweight belt under Cotto-Trout, and Yuriorkis Gamboa, who fights on the Pacquiao-Marquez IV undercard.
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