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Roach: Haymon won’t let his fighters face Pacquiao, he’s scared

Freddie Roach, the trainer for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, says that high powered adviser/manager Al Haymon won’t let his fighters like Danny Garcia and Floyd Mayweather Jr fight Pacquiao because he’s scared of him. Roach doesn’t buy the excuses about the fighters and Haymon not liking Bob Arum of Top Rank. Roach thinks Haymon is basically afraid of the 35-year-old Pacquiao.

“Al Haymon will not fight Manny Pacquiao, guarantee that,” Roach said to Rappler.com. “Because they’re scared, all of them. His lead guy all the way down. It’s not going to happen. All of the excuses about they don’t like Bob Arum; it’s just excuses.” Continue reading

Abner Mares signs with Al Haymon

Adviser Al Haymon signed former 3 division world champ Abner Mares (27-1-1, 14 KOs) to a contract on Thursday. Mares is still trying to rebuild his career, so Haymon might be able to assist him in getting him some more tune-up fights and then eventually a world title shot.

Mares’ contract with Golden Boy Promotions reportedly expires in November, and it’s unknown at this point whether he’ll stay with them or move on to another promoter like Mayweather Promotions. Continue reading

“Terence Crawford TKO 9 Yuriorkis Gamboa” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Omaha, Nebraska” 3-Hour edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Throughout tonight’s first segment, The Pugilist KOrner team will talk about the amazing event that took place from the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska, featuring WBO Lightweight Champion Terence Crawford and former Olympic Gold medal winner Yuriorkis Gamboa. Joseph and JK will breakdown the match-up, as well as the future of both competing fighters. Continue reading

Official Statement: Amir Khan signs with Al Haymon

Former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan is pleased to announce that he has signed a deal to work with influential boxing adviser Al Haymon.

Haymon currently works with a number of leading boxers including Floyd Mayweather, Adrien Broner, Danny Garcia and others.

Speaking on the agreement, Amir Khan said: “I am very happy to have signed with Al Haymon who has not only shown that he is a very astute businessman, but is extremely knowledgeable of the fight game and always has his fighters’ best interests at heart. I’m looking forward to building a long and successful relationship during this exciting stage of my career.”

“Marquez vs. Alvarado and Golovkin vs. Chavez Jr.” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “HBO vs. Showtime” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

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Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss the announcement of Juan Manuel Marquez versus Mike Alvarado, which has been slated for May 17th, as well as the potential super fight between Gennady Golovkin and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., which could be announced in a few short weeks!! Continue reading

And The Winner is…Al Haymon

It seems that in the recent weeks Al Haymon has been a very busy man. Haymon is one of the most mysterious men in boxing because he is rarely photographed at boxing events. He also has been called one of the most influential figures in boxing. He is known to have great relationships with cable networks and his fighters get plenty of exposure due to this. Well these past couple of weeks Haymon has been signing everyone under the sun. His most recent signing is rumored to be Robert Guerrero, just last week it was Amir Khan. Continue reading

“Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera, Deontay Wilder, and Floyd Mayweather Jr” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Golden Boy Dissention” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Throughout the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss the rumors of a possible Golden Boy Promotions fallout, as well as the big Puerto Rican fight card which featured Deontay Wilder, Danny Garcia, Daniel Jacobs, and Juanma Lopez.

The dynamic duo of “The Pugilist KOrner” will also discuss the rumors and allegations surrounding Floyd Mayweather Jr, as well as the successful performances of Vyacheslav Glazkov, Issac Chilemba, and Kermit Cintron, which were aired on NSC Sports Network last night in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Continue reading

2012 US Olympian Marcus Browne signs with Al Haymon; APB star Jonghun Shin donates signing bonus; Bopp-Miranda, Arroyo-Lopez

NEW YORK CITY (September 26 2012) – Staten Island light heavyweight Marcus Browne, a 2012 U.S. Olympian, has signed with the most powerful advisor in boxing, Al Haymon. Browne was the first Atlas Cops & Kids Boxing Program product to compete in the Olympic Games. Browne is a two-time National PAL champion and 2012 USA Boxing National gold medalist who is trained by Gary Stark at the Park Hill Boxing Club. Continue reading