By Jeff Newman: Former IBF/WBA 147lb champion Antonio Margarito (38-8, 27 KOs) says he’ll be returning to the ring in the near future. Margarito, 37, has been out of the ring for the past four years since his 9th … [Read more...] about Antonio Margarito on the comeback trail
Archives for August 2015
By Jeff Newman: The World Boxing Council has installed former WBC 140lb champion Danny Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs) at No.2 at welterweight, and he’s now poised to fight for the WBC title when/if 147lb champion Floyd … [Read more...] about Danny Garcia in position to fight for WBC 147lb title if/when Mayweather retires
(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Ed Baylor: IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez believes that Golovkin could soon overtake WBA/WBC 147lb champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26 KOs) … [Read more...] about Golovkin could take No.1 pound-for-pound spot from Mayweather, says Sanchez
By Ed Baylor: Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe thinks former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) won’t be crying and moaning about his shoulder if he hurts it during his next fight … [Read more...] about Ellerbe: We know Berto won’t be complaining about his shoulder
By Jeff Newman: World Boxing Council (WBC) president Mauricio Sulaiman is hoping that the winner of the October 3rd fight between #1 WBC Viktor Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) and #2 WBC Lucas Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) will … [Read more...] about Will the Matthysse-Postol to winner to face Soto-Orozco winner?
By Tim Nielson: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26 KOs) is taking a safety first fight against 31-year-old Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on September 12th on Showtime pay-per-view, but the decision to fight him will … [Read more...] about Mayweather would do better PPV buys against Golovkin than Berto