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title De La Hoya says Golovkin fighting Saunders in June is disrespectful

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says that if Gennady Golovkin goes ahead and fights Billy Joe Saunders for his WBO middleweight title in June, it would be disrespectful to them and his fighter Saul Canelo Alvarez. De La Hoya wants Golovkin to sit idle waiting for the fight in September against Canelo, because he thinks it will be too risky and could get in the way of the Canelo fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jason Quigley vs. Glen Tapia – Results

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten middleweight prospect Jason “El Animal” Quigley (13-0, 10 KOs) was forced to battle hard to defeat Glen Tapia (23-4, 5 KOs) by an unimpressive 10 round unanimous decision on Thursday night in a fight televised by ESPN at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. The final judges’ scores were 100-90, 99-91 and 98-92. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golovkin deserved win over Jacobs says Saunders’ trainer

By Eric Baldwin: Adam Booth, the trainer for WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders, says that he feels that Gennady Golovkin did enough to earn his 12 round decision victory over Daniel Jacobs last Saturday night. While Booth did see the fight as a close affair, he felt that Golovkin’s jabs and the knockdown in round 4 that he scored were the difference in the fight. He says that Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) won more rounds overall than Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs). Read the rest of this entry »

title Artur Beterbiev to face Enrico Koelling in IBF eliminator

By Allan Fox: #2 IBF Artur Beterbiev (11-0, 11 KOs) will be facing #5 IBF Enrico Koelling (23-1, 6 KOs) in an IBF light heavyweight eliminator fight. This is a fight to determine the mandatory challenger to IBF champion Andre Ward. The 27-year-old Koelling has reportedly agreed to face Beterbiev in the eliminator bout. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan training for next fight

By Jeff Aranow: Amir Khan has started training camp for his next fight in April or May against an opponent still to be determined. Khan was hoping to face Manny Pacquiao, but the money from the UAE didn’t come through for the match. Khan is still hoping that a fight against Pacquiao can get made. It doesn’t look like it’s going to happen until possibly later this year in November. Pacquiao could face Top Rank fighter Jeff Horn in June in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golden Boy considering giving Golovkin split of revenue for Canelo fight

By Allan Fox: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is thinking of giving middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin the percentage that he wanted for him to face their star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in September. De La Hoya says he’s going to speak to Canelo about the idea, according to Dan Rafael. Golden Boy had offered Golovkin a flat fee of $15 million for the Canelo fight, but that offer is a risky one considering that the fight might not do as well as previously thought. Read the rest of this entry »

title Vasyl Lomachenko wants Mikey Garcia fight

By Dan Ambrose: Vasyl Lomachenko (7-1, 5 KOs) says he’s very interested in facing WBC World lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) in a fight. Lomachenko says he’s as motivated for the Mikey fight as he was in winning his 2 Olympic gold medals in the past. Lomachenko’s promoter Bob Arum says he’s open to making the Lomachenko-Garcia fight after one more fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao to fight in July and November, Jeff Horn likely next

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum says he plans on wrapping up negotiations this week for a fight in July. Pacquiao will be fighting in July and November, according to Arum. He didn’t say who the opponent will be for July, but it looks like Australian Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) will be the guy that Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) will be facing next. Read the rest of this entry »

title Crolla can beat Linares says Mikey Garcia

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia says Anthony Crolla can defeat WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares this Saturday if he makes the proper adjustments. The last time they fought, it was close, says Mikey. He thinks that Crolla has enough talent to beat the better skilled Linares if he comes in with a better game plan for their fight on March 25 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title Odd fights to come in the Welterweight division?

By Jaime Ortega:

Lamont Peterson versus Saddam Ali

Akin Devon Alexander, Peterson was once the new Errol Spence Jr. Everyone expected Peterson to dominate the welterweight division and eventually fight the king-ping Floyd Mayweather Jr., but in boxing unexpected events set the standards and not fans expectations. Timothy Bradley ended his undefeated aspirations, and Lucas Matisse hurt his career. Peterson has slowly emerged as a casted shadow to rise to the top again. A lot of fans felt Saddam Ali, was also going to make noise, but after his fight with Jessy Vargas his fans vanished onto thin air. Read the rest of this entry »


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