(Photo Credit: Hogan Photos – Goldenboy Promotions) In front of a huge collection of New York sports media, Boxing superstar and WBA/IBO and WBC “Interim” World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (33-0, 30KO’s) and IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux, (34-2, 31KO’s) held court for the final time just three days prior to their Middleweight World Title Unification battle at the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden and produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View set … Read ArticleComments Off on Golovkin vs Lemieux: final press conference quotes, interviews
(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/PBC) In a surprisingly competitive fight, IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (22-1, 8 KOs) retained his IBF title with a tougher than expected 12 round unanimous decision win over 36-year-old former three division world champion Fernando Montiel (54-5-2, 39 KOs) on Wednesday night on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN from the Gila River Arena, in Glendale, Arizona. The judges scored the fight 119-109, 118-110 and 116-112. … Read ArticleComments Off on Martinez defeats Alexander; Selby beats Montiel
The stories of talented boxers with star quality failing to achieve their potential, due to bad coaching and/or management, are legion. In every gym you go to, in every part of the world, you hear their names spoken with the kind of sadness and regret normally associated with mourners discussing a deceased friend at a funeral.… Read ArticleComments Off on Exciting Scottish prospect Josh Taylor ready to explode in his hometown debut
Undefeated former WBO 154lb champion, Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14ko), is determined to bounce back from a nightmare period that has seen him out of the ring for 16 months, embroiled in promotional/contractual tussles, and ultimately stripped of the WBO title that was picked up last weekend by Britain’s Liam Smith.
Andrade hasn’t been seen since his dominant stoppage victory over mandatory challenger Brian Rose in June 2014, after which he turned down a $550k payday … Read ArticleComments Off on Andrade Beginning the Road Back to Top Level
WBO mandatory challenger Tyson Fury, has re-asserted his belief that long-dominant champion, Wladimir Klitschko, was simply playing “mind games” by delaying their massive heavyweight title fight, that now takes place a month later than originally scheduled, on Nov.28 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Klitschko revealed he had picked up a calf strain just hours after an animated press-conference in London, that saw Fury arrive in a Lamborghini sports car and dressed in a Batman costume, and many … Read ArticleComments Off on Fury: Klitschko Delay Was ‘Mind Games’
Destructive WBA middleweight boss Gennady Golovkin, has promised and “old school” performance when he fights IBF champion David Lemieux on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden on HBO PPV.
Referencing 1985’s famous 3 round war between Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns, Golovkin has assured fans that guaranteed excitement awaits, and they should expect the two champions to deliver on the promise of fireworks from the opening bell; with one winner.… Read ArticleComments Off on Golovkin Looking to Emulate Hagler/Hearns vs. David Lemieux
Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE Tuesdays on FS1 and FOX Deportes headed to the Pacific Northwest Tuesday night from Little Creek Casino Resort with three exciting bouts that culminated with a thrilling heavyweight match up that ended in a split draw.… Read ArticleComments Off on Washington and Mansour ends in ugly draw
WBA, IBO and WBC “Interim” Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (33-0, 30KOs) and IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) hosted their fight week media workout today alongside number one Pound-for-Pound Fighter and WBC Flyweight World Champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (43-0, 37KOs) and Four-Time World Champion in two weight divisions Brian “The Hawaiian Punch” Viloria, (36-4 (22KOs) at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in advance of their anticipated matchups on October … Read ArticleComments Off on Golovkin-Lemieux final quotes, photos, interviews and videos
It has emerged that Britain’s Amir Khan will not be facing Manny Pacquiao in a fight early next year, as was previously mooted, and has been forced to concede that he is looking at other options, including former foe, Danny Garcia.
It was widely believed the two camps were in advanced negotiations, with Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum conceding as much, before doing a very public about-turn and insisting Argentine puncher Lucas Matthysse had moved up … Read ArticleComments Off on No Pacquiao Fight for Amir Khan
Chris Algeri’s trainer, John David Jackson, has warned that the former WBO 140 lb champion is ready to surprise a lot of people, especially given the good account of himself he gave against Amir Khan back in May in the wake of their hook-up.
The New Yorker (20-2, 8ko) is set to return in his home city on Dec 2 at the Barclays Centre, squaring off against Gabriel Bracero (24-2) in what Jackson predicts will … Read ArticleComments Off on Algieri Will Surprise People says John David Jackson