GARY RUSSELL JR. RETURNS TO FULL TRAINING FOLLOWING LEFT HAND FRACTURE
Top featherweight prospect Gary Russell, Jr. (Capitol Heights, Md.) has enjoyed a full recovery from a left hand injury, which he suffered in a March 2 victory over Vyacheslav Gusev. Doctors recommended six to eight weeks of rest and the 24-year-old ...... continue reading
NAAZIM RICHARDSON: "THESE GUYS HAVE A REAL CHALLENGE IN FRONT OF THEM WITH MATTHYSSE...ANYTHING HE HITS, HE HURTS"
"Listen, these guys fighting Matthysse that's struggling to make weight and just think they gonna go and move for 12 rounds; you gotta have your legs to move for 12 rounds and if you struggled to make the weight limit, you won't have your ...... continue reading
MIKE KOGAN: "PETRUZELLI IS PRETTY VERSATILE...MO CAN FIGHT HIM ANYWHERE"
"Seth Petruzelli is pretty versatile. I don't think his strong points are Mo's strong points. I also think Mo is handy enough on his feet to beat him. I think Mo can fight him anywhere, but obviously Seth Petruzelli has a knockout punch ...... continue reading
MAYWEATHER WAS RIGHT ON THE MONEY WITH DRUG-TESTING CALL
Eight-time world champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather has put himself in a unique position to be considered the very best to ever lace up a pair of boxing gloves. With his flawless record of 44 victories and no defeats, "Money May" cashed in big time ...... continue reading
PROSPECT WATCH: ANTHONY SMITH
51-6 amateur sensation turned professional Anthony Smith sits down for a chat with Fighthype about his life, goals and hopeful boxing career. Can he be the next fighter groomed by Roger and Jeff Mayweather to ascend to the top of world boxing scene? ...... continue reading
ARGENIS MENDEZ IN ENGLAND FOR TRAINING CAMP TO PREPARE FOR FIRST TITLE DEFENSE
International Boxing Federation (IBF) super featherweight champion Argenis "The Thunderstorm" Mendez (21-2-, 10 KOs) has arrived in England and joined his trainer, Lee Beard, to prepare for his first title defense. Mendez, a 2004 Dominican Republic ...... continue reading
THOMPSON BOXING PROMOTIONS AND BANNER PROMOTIONS RE-INKS JUAN CARLOS BURGOS
signing Tijuana's crackerjack super featherweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-1, 20 KOs) to a second promotional contract. After coming extremely close to winning a world title why stop now? ...... continue reading
DAWSON VS. STEVENSON FULL CARD ANNOUNCED
The interesting battle preceding the much-anticipated showdown on Saturday night, June 8, between the most dangerous super middleweight, Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (20-1-0, 17 KOs), and World Boxing Council (WBC),The Ring Magazine and linear light ...... continue reading
IS JESSIE VARGAS STILL THE FUTURE OF BOXING?
Before J'Leon Love was fighting on Mayweather undercards, there was Jessie Vargas. On September 17, 2011, Vargas fought on the undercard of Mayweather vs. Ortiz. At the time, he was still signed to Mayweather Promotions. In fact, he was perhaps ...... continue reading
MIGUEL COTTO COULD RETURN SEPTEMBER 28 FOR POSSIBLE TITLE SHOT
According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, former jr. middleweight champion Miguel Cotto will likely make his return to the ring on September 28 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. "Nothing set. We are holding a date [at ...... continue reading