Charlo and Plant all wrong for Canelo says Leonard Ellerbe

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Canelo Alvarez could be doomed to taste defeat if he faces IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant or Jermall Charlo, according to Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe.

In Ellerbe’s view, Plant (20-0, 12 KOs) and Charlo (31-0, 22 KOs) are “all wrong for Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs).… read full article “Charlo and Plant all wrong for Canelo says Leonard Ellerbe”

Leonard Ellerbe: Teofimo Lopez is delusional with the A-side talk at 135

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Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe says Teofimo Lopez and his dad are “delusional” if they really believe they’re the “A-side” in the lightweight division among the top fighters like Gervonta Davis, Ryan Garcia, Devin Haney, and Vasily Lomachenko.… read full article “Leonard Ellerbe: Teofimo Lopez is delusional with the A-side talk at 135”

Golden Boy won’t let Canelo Alvarez face Benavidez says Ellerbe

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David Benevidez won’t ever get a chance to fight Canelo Alvarez, according to promoter Leonard Ellerbe. He says that Canelo’s promoters at Golden Boy Promotions will never allow him to face the talented former WBC super-middleweight champion Benavidez (23-0, 20 KOs) because he’s too talented.… read full article “Golden Boy won’t let Canelo Alvarez face Benavidez says Ellerbe”

Impact Network “Stars and Champions” Recap with Leonard Ellerbe and Dan Rafael

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The debut of “Stars and Champions,” headlined by CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe, made its highly anticipated debut this past Friday on the Impact Network. Ellerbe and host, legendary boxing writer Dan Rafael, had an open discussion about the challenges facing the boxing business as we continue to tread through the COVID-19 pandemic.… read full article “Impact Network “Stars and Champions” Recap with Leonard Ellerbe and Dan Rafael”

Leonard Ellerbe Headlines Impact Network “Stars and Champions” Show This Friday

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CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe, who was instrumental in building a multi-million dollar empire with Floyd “Money” Mayweather, will be the first guest on the Impact Network “Stars and Champions” show, debuting this Friday, May 8, 2020, at 10:30 p.m.… read full article “Leonard Ellerbe Headlines Impact Network “Stars and Champions” Show This Friday”

Terence Crawford is #1 pound-for-pound – Leonard Ellerbe

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Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe revealed this week that he rates Terence Crawford as the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the sport just ahead of Canelo Alvarez.

In that respect, Ellerbe is echoing Floyd Mayweather Jr’s opinion in him viewing Crawford (36-0, 27 KOs) as the #1 P-for-P fighter in boxing.… read full article “Terence Crawford is #1 pound-for-pound – Leonard Ellerbe”

Eddie Hearn reacts to Gervonta Davis moving to 135

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Matchroom Boxing USA promoter Eddie Hearn isn’t pleased that Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis has vacated his WBA super featherweight title, and moved up to lightweight without fighting IBF champ Tevin Farmer. It was a doable fight, but Hearn didn’t offer Gervonta the type of money he was looking to get.… read full article “Eddie Hearn reacts to Gervonta Davis moving to 135”