Trainer Pedro Diaz spoke with Bill Emes about Guillermo Rigondeaux\'s unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire. \"We weren\'t surprised that Donaire was baffled,\" he said. \"The plan wasto frustrate him and break the distance between them.\"
Bob Arum, the promoter of Guillermo Rigondeaux and Nonito Donaire, was not happy with the manner the Cuban counter puncher outclassed the Filipino star. \"If Rigondeaux stands and fights, the S.O.B. has a lot of power and skill, but running as he does makes (him unwatchable).\"
Promoter Lou DiBella erupts during an interview with boxing writers following the kick-off press conference for the Gennady Golovkin-Matthew Macklin fight. DiBella, who promotes RING middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and Macklin, defends Martinez\'s right to overlook Golovkin while the undefeated beltholder makes his name. (Warning: DiBella uses some colorful language during the interview.)
Undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin says his fight with Matthew Macklin is a \"great step\" in his career and a \"great fight\" for the fans. HBO will televise the bout live on June 29.
Tim Bradley spoke to Bill Emes about his Fight of the Year candidate with Ruslan Provodnikov at the recent Boxing Writers Assoc. of America awards dinner in NYC.
Former middleweight title challenger Matthew Macklin says he\'s the more \"seasoned, experienced fighter\" in his anticipated June 29 matchup with WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin. Macklin\'s promoter Lou DiBella chimed in during Macklin\'s interview with Bill Emes.
HBO commentator and former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. analyzed the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux fight for Bill Emes following the recent BWAA awards dinner in New York City.
Bernard Hopkins spoke to Bill Emes about his July 27 IBF light heavyweight title defense against Karo Murat and facing the likes of Gennady Golovkin, Lucian Bute and Carl Froch at the recent BWAA awards dinner.
RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr (31-1, 20 knockouts) of San Leandro, Calif. talks with Ring Magazine about his epic stare down with Guillermo Rigondeaux at Wednesday\'s press conference, being bullied as a child and overcoming his fears.
Junior middleweight prospect Glen Tapia (17-0, 11 KOs) of Passaic, N.J. talks about his fight on Saturday night\'s historic Donaire vs. Rigondeaux card at Radio City Music Hall in N.Y.
Nonito Donaire\'s trainer Robert Garcia says his fighter is \"in great shape and great spirits\" going into Saturday\'s showdown with Guillermo Rigondeaux. Garcia says \"it could be a difficult distance fight but it could be a short night.\"
Nonito Donaire says his speed, intelligence, and pro experience will be the difference when he defends his RING 122-pound championship title against amateur legend and WBA beltholder Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday.