Oscar De La Hoya is of course confident his fighter, Mexican superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez will emerge victorious in his upcoming 154-pound WBO title challenge of a very live underdog indeed in Liam Smith, and Oscar has laid out his plans for Canelo for after the September 17 figh. Speaking with HBO in a piece to promote the Smith fight in Texas, De La Hoya said Alvarez will continue his ascension to the middleweight division … Read Article
Superstar Manny Pacquiao is soon to face a young and very determined Jessie Vargas, in a fight that will contest the WBO welterweight title Pac-Man used to hold; but all everyone seems to talk about is who Pacquiao might fight after the Vargas fight (Vargas of course has other ideas and says he will defeat Pacquiao, by KO). It seems many fans and experts still wonder if Pacquiao will be able to entice Floyd Mayweather … Read Article
London, England (September 8, 2016) In front of a massive display of international media, Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) and Undefeated British Boxing Star and Welterweight World Champion “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-0, 25KO’s) held their Final Press Conference today leading up to their highly anticipated international showdown at The O2 on Saturday, September 10 in London, England.… Read Article
Today in London, Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook came together for the final press conference ahead of Saturday night’s big fight, and Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn came away with a little bit of added confidence, due to how he felt Golovkin looked physically. Brook, as fans know, is looking great: “massive, strong and serious,” in the words of Golovkin himself. But Hearn, in speaking with Sky Sports after the press conference had come to an … Read Article
Kell Brook says that his move up to Middleweight to face Gennady Golovkin will bring out the best in him as they clash for the WBC, IBF and IBO World titles at The O2 on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Unbeaten IBF Welterweight champ Brook has made the move to 160lbs to land the blockbuster fight he’s been looking for since ripping the crown he holds from Shan Porter in August 2014.… Read Article
Boxing’s only eight-division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Decade, MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, will be campaigning to become the only sitting Congressman and Senator to win a world title when he collides with two-division world champion JESSIE VARGAS in a 12-round battle for Vargas’ World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown. While Pacquiao will be looking to become a three-time WBO welterweight champion, Vargas will be resolute in enforcing a term limit on the … Read Article
All four HBO World Championship fighters for this Saturday’s September 10 event at The Fabulous Forum worked out today for a huge crowd of Los Angeles media at the Wild Card West Boxing Gym in Santa Monica, CA.
On Saturday, Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and WBC Flyweight World Champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (45-0-0, 38KO’s) will challenge undefeated WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Carlos “Principe” Cuadras (35-0-1, 27KO’s) in the highly anticipated main … Read Article
In sad news, it has been reported how legendary warrior and former WBC featherweight and super featherweight king Bobby Chacon has passed away at the age of 64. Reports are sketchy and it is not yet clear just how Chacon of Sylmar, California died, but it is bad news nonetheless. A great action fighter who thrilled his millions of fans in the 1970s and ’80s, Chacon was a fearless warrior who always sought to fight … Read Article
What does Liam Smith provide in term of helping Canelo to get ready for a potential fight with GGG? As a promoter, what do you tell boxing fans that wanted to see Canelo-GGG instead of Canelo-Smith?
“Well, first of all, Canelo takes every fight seriously and never looks past anyone. Liam Smith is an undefeated fighter, the WBO Junior Middleweight Champion of the world, has knocked out his last eight opponents and comes from an … Read Article
Future Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto may still box before the end of 2016. The Puerto Rican great, inactive since his engrossing and competitive 12-round loss to the bigger and younger Canelo Alvarez, has had a number of potential opponents mentioned for this year – from James Kirkland to Yuriorkis Gamboa (talk which proved to be just that, talk). But now, according to a news piece on RingTV.com, Cotto could face Lamont Peterson on December … Read Article