Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) opened up the Mayweather Boxing Club on Wednesday for his last media day ever as he prepares for the last fight of a celebrated 19-year career. He will defend his WBC and WBA Welterweight World Championships against power-punching, two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV® (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT).… Read ArticleComments Off on Floyd Mayweather, Badou Jack, Ishe Smith Open Media Quotes, Videos, Photos
Reigning WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) were greeted by hundreds of chanting fans as they hosted a press conference in New York City on Wednesday, August 26 as part of their international four-city press tour ahead of their highly anticipated championship showdown in November.
The next mega-fight in the storied Puerto Rico vs. … Read ArticleComments Off on Miguel Cotto – Canelo NYC press conference quotes
The long awaited and long overdue showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally took place this May. It shattered all boxing PPV records and was the biggest fight of all time, even though the fight itself fell short of expectations. Apparently boxing is trying to capitalize and build on the success of that blockbuster event. In fact, the later part of 2015 will feature 4 more PPV cards, including three high profile matches.… Read ArticleComments Off on Mayweather-Berto, Golovkin-Lemieux, & Cotto-Canelo: Are these boxing PPVs worth the cost? (VIDEO)
WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto faces a tough ask when he defends his title against the younger, stronger ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on November 21st, in what is set to be a massive Mexico v Puerto Rico prizefight in Las Vegas.
The Puerto Rican modern great – the first fighter from the country to capture 4 world titles at 4 different weights – says he is still feeling fresh at 34 years of age, and that after … Read ArticleComments Off on Miguel Cotto: Not Ruling Out Future Mayweather Rematch Should Floyd Fight On
He will enter his WBC middleweight fight with Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33ko) in Las Vegas a slight favourite in the eyes of many fans and trade insiders, especially given his youth and natural size and strength advantages over the Puerto Rican champion, however Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32ko) is keen not rest on his laurels, telling media on this week’s press tour that he will leave no stone unturned in his preparations for the November … Read ArticleComments Off on Canelo Leaving No Stone Unturned in Preparations for Miguel Cotto Challenge
It has now been officially confirmed and announced that Chicago based Pole Andrzej Fonfara will indeed be facing former WBO 175lb champion Nathan Cleverly at the “Windy City’s” UIC Pavillion on October 16th, in a Premier Boxing Champions on Spike broadcast.
At the first official presser to announce the fight yesterday (Weds), Fonfara, who battered Julio Cesar Chavez Jr into quitting on his stool in April, is insistent that while he isn’t looking past Cleverly, … Read ArticleComments Off on Andrzej Fonfara: After Cleverly I Want a Rematch With Adonis Stevenson
Unbeaten Scottish heavyweight Gary Cornish (21-0, 12ko) has been something of a “forgotten man” ahead of his September 12th Commonwealth title clash with Anthony Joshua in London, as British fans in particular await AJ’s mooted end of year clash with fellow unbeaten Londoner Dillian Whyte, seemingly looking straight past the Inverness man.
However, September’s clash isn’t a popularity contest, and Cornish’s manager – veteran Scottish fight figure Tommy Gilmour – who looks after the fighter … Read ArticleComments Off on Gary Cornish Really Fancies the Task Ahead of Anthony Joshua Fight
The long-awaited showdown between undefeated two-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) and former three-division world champion Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs) is almost here. With their final press conference taking place on Thursday, August 27, a live stream will be made available via satellite and online from Club Nokia at L.A. Live in Los Angeles so fans across the country can hear from the fighters and see them face-off.
This … Read ArticleComments Off on Santa Cruz – Mares Final Presser Live Stream
It will certainly make a change from fighting in his Oakland backyard, but WBA (sup) 168 lb champion Andre Ward, last seen bloodying Britain’s Paul Smith in June, could be set to make an appearance on the Cotto/Canelo undercard in Las Vegas according to his promoters Roc Nation Sports.
The firm, which also handles WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, is keen on placing Ward, who is seemingly inching up to the 175lb division, in a … Read ArticleComments Off on Andre Ward Set for Potential Cotto/Canelo Undercard Appearance?
This Saturday sees California-based Mexican rivals Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares go to war at the Staples Center on a PBC on ESPN broadcast that represents a battle of Los Angeles, securing not only local bragging rights for the winner, but a surefire move on to bigger and better things.
WBC 122lb champ Santa Cruz is fighting up at 126 for the first time against former 3 weight world champ Mares, although physically he … Read ArticleComments Off on Whoever Loses Will Want a Rematch says Leo Santa Cruz / It Could End Up a Trilogy With Mares