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Floyd Mayweather Jr. has always been full of surprises. So it should’ve come as no surprise when the undefeated welterweight announced a deal with Showtime to broadcast his next pay-per-view fight.
Mayweather’s first fight on the Showtime will be against Robert Guerrero on May 4. The deal will enable Mayweather to fight up to six times over a 30-month period.
Terms of the deal were not...Read more »
WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KOs) continues to exude confidence in his abilities. And that confidence grows with every fight.
"Everyone that's fighting me knows what they are going up against,” Broner said during a recent roundtable discussion. “I'm the best boxer of this era.”
The undefeated phenom will get a chance to back up that talk again on Saturday night...Read more »
Another boxing card took a blow Wednesday when heavyweight Jonathan Banks suffered a broken thumb during a training session, forcing a postponement of his February 16 bout against Seth Mitchell.
The HBO Championship Boxing card at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will still go on though, as WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KOs) will take on Gavin Rees (37-1-1, 18 KOs) in...Read more »
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has always been particular about who he fights and when he fights. Both questions about his next opponent and when that fight will occur may be answered shortly.
Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs) said via Twitter early Wednesday morning that IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KOs) is the “front runner” to be his next opponent.
It was a curious Tweet from...Read more »
Welterweight contender Chris Algieri said he was looking to step up in competition and stature after his most recent bout, an eight-round unanimous-decision win over Raul Tovar at the Paramount in Huntington last July.
He’s going to get that chance on Saturday night February 23 when he squares off against Jose Peralta Alejo (10-1-0, 6 KOs) in a 10-round bout at the Paramount. But here’s the...Read more »
The recent postponing of the February 23 Showtime bout between IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander and Kell Brook fight just goes to show how important it is to have a deep card when putting on a boxing show.
A bicep injury suffered by Alexander during training, forced the promoters to push back the fight. It’s the second time the fight has been postponed. The bout was originally set...Read more »
South African promotional giant Golden Gloves has partnered with the Monte-Carlo SBM group to present the “Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super Four” on March 30.
The two Super Four bouts will feature super middleweight Edwin Rodriguez (22-0, 15 KOs) against Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna (19-0, 13 KOs) and Denis Grachev (12-1-1, 8 KOs) versus Zsolt Erdei (33-0, 18 KOs) in a light heavyweight bout.
The...Read more »
Another round of Lou DiBella’s Broadway Boxing series returns to the Roseland Ballroom on February 21, featuring top welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme (16-1, 12 KOs) in an eight-round bout. Dulorme is looking to bounce back from his first professional defeat at the hands of Carlos Abregu (34-1, 28 KOs) on HBO last October.
Dulorme, who has been competing at welterweight the last two years,...Read more »
BWAA 2012 Fighter of the Year Nonito Donaire and Olympic Medalist Marlen Esparza and train with the SNAC Team using new-school training techniques such as intermittent hypoxic mitt work and a scientific approach to nutritional supplementation.
Newsday app users can view the video using the below link: http://www.newsday.com/sports/boxing/the-neutral-corner-1.1276167/video-nonito-donaire-gives-training-tips-1.4536909...Read more »
It’s been anything but a smooth ride for Lamont Peterson lately.
But the current IBF and former WBA and WBO 140-pound champion took a step toward getting his career back track after signing a promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions on Monday.
Peterson turned heads after scoring a controversial split-decision win over Amir Khan on December 10, 2011 to capture the WBA and IBF 140-pound...Read more »