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BOXING'S CHRISTMAS WISH LIST HEADING INTO 2015

Check out the Boxing Observer's Christmas Wish List for 2015.

MAYWEATHER TALKS PACQUIAO, ARUM, DE LA HOYA

Floyd Mayweather speaks in depth on Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, and Oscar De La Hoya

IS KHAN THE MAN TO BEAT MAYWEATHER?

Is Amir Khan the toughest challenge for Floyd Mayweather?

EXCLUSIVE: FLOYD MAYWEATHER OPENS UP

Floyd Mayweather exclusive about Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, and recent tragedy.

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER CALLS OUT MAIDANA AND PACQUIAO WHILE WORKING THE HEAVY BAG: "ALL Y'ALL CAN GET IT"

FightHype.com recently caught up with three-division former world champion Adrien Broner, who is already putting in hard work as he prepares for his hometown return in March of 2015. Check out how he looked during his second day back in training. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER TALKS MAIDANA LOSS AND STRONG DESIRE FOR REMATCH: "I STILL GOTTA BEAT HIS ASS"

"When I fought him [Maidana] at 147, man, I was fresh out of 135 pounds...I had to eat to make weight...I ain't making no excuses...he was the stronger man and he was the better fighter that night...I still gotta beat his ass though," stated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "I BELIEVE IT'S GONNA HAPPEN"

"I believe it's gonna happen...I think that if that fight happens, it'll break all pay-per-view records...the casual fans deserve it and I think it's good for the sport...I gotta side with Floyd Mayweather," stated jr. welterweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] RICKY FUNEZ TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUAIO; QUESTIONS IF PACQUIAO REALLY WANTS THE FIGHT

"You saw what Mayweather said on Showtime. He called him out...every time, Pacquiao, they kept asking him...I take Mayweather in that fight. He will school Pacquiao," stated world-class trainer Ricky Funez, who shared his thoughts on a potential ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER BEGINS TRAINING FOR 2015 HOMETOWN RETURN: "WHOEVER I FIGHT NEXT IS IN TROUBLE"

"The date isn't official, but my next fight will be in Cincinnati, Ohio...Whoever I fight next is in trouble," stated three-division former world champion Adrien Broner, who returned to training as he prepares for his 2015 ring return in his ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] A VERY BRONER CHRISTMAS: ADRIEN BRONER AND MIKE STAFFORD CHRISTMAS PARTY

FightHype.com was on hand at the OTR Boxing Center in Cincinnati, Ohio where three-division former world champion Adrien Broner and his world-class trainer, Mike Stafford, gave back to their community by holding a dinner and toy giveaway just days ...... continue reading

ERROL SPENCE EAGER TO FACE THE BIG NAMES NOW: "I COULD FIGHT THESE TOP GUYS"

"That's the fighters that I would like to fight and step in with now, like guys like Evander Holyfield used to do and stuff like that. He was 13-14 fights in fighting top level fighters and contenders. But my manager told me to be patient and ...... continue reading

TRAINER DERRICK JAMES EXPLAINS WHY ERROL SPENCE IS A LOT LIKE SUGAR RAY LEONARD

"I'm gonna be honest and say that to me, I talk about him like he's a Sugar Ray Leonard type guy. Ray Leonard was a boxer, but he was a mean, tough guy. He wasn't a nice fighter. He really reminds me of Ray Leonard in that sense. From a ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA EXPLAINS WHY HE THINKS AMIR KHAN IS A BIGGER THREAT TO MAYWEATHER THAN MANNY PACQUIAO

"Stylistically, he's one of the hardest guys to fight...Amir Khan's a lot longer, he's got much more of a reach, his stature is different than Pacquiao's, so the speed can throw even more hiccups at a guy like Floyd Mayweather...I ...... continue reading

SERGEY KOVALEV ON JEAN PASCAL: "HE'S THE BEST POSSIBLE OPPONENT I COULD FACE"

In the first face-off between the triple light heavyweight champion and the former holder of several belts in the same weight division, there was nothing but respect all around at a press conference that was held Monday to officially kick off the ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA TARGETS OMAR FIGUEROA, ADRIEN BRONER, AND LUCAS MATTHYSSE REMATCH IN 2015

"The goal in 2015 is to come out on top...the latest, February, but we will be back at it...I'm very appreciative to get the recognition from the fans...I've watched it a couple of times and it was an exciting fight...there's certain ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] RICKY FUNEZ IMPRESSED WITH AMIR KHAN, BORED BY TIMOTHY BRADLEY, AND EXCITED ABOUT DEONTAY WILDER

"I was impressed with Amir. He looked really good...I thought Alexander was going to give him some problems, but man...I'm excited for that one...I got Wilder on that one," stated world-class trainer Ricky Funez, who shared his thoughts on the ...... continue reading

OBSERVE AND FIGHT: BOXING'S CHRISTMAS WISH LIST HEADING INTO 2015

It's Monday. Welcome back for another edition of Observe and Fight, The Boxing Observer's compilation of observations and random thoughts from the week that was in boxing. It's Christmas week and I've got a few requests for jolly ole ...... continue reading

TERRELL GAUSHA: "MAYBE LATE FEBRUARY...BE LOOKING FOR ME TO STEP IT UP NEXT YEAR IN COMPETITION"

"We already talking about maybe late February. I get some time to spend with my family. I had to train through the holidays, so now I get to go back home and spend some time with my daughter and my family and then go back at it to have another 6 or ...... continue reading

JESUS CUELLAR RETAINS TITLE WITH BRUTAL 5TH-ROUND KO OF RUBEN TAMAYO

Aggressive-minded Jesus "El Jinete" Cuellar (26-1, 20 KOs), of Santa Fe, Argentina, won his ninth in a row and retained his interim WBA Featherweight Championship for a third time with a rock-solid fifth-round knockout over fellow southpaw Ruben ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SAYS HE WON'T FIGHT KELL BROOK BECAUSE HE'S VERY DISRESPECTFUL: "HE'S NOT ON MY LEVEL"

"He's not on my level...To be honest with you, I won't even fight him because he's very disrespectful...if he was cool and he was being respectful, I would, but I'm not going to bother fighting him," stated former jr. welterweight ...... continue reading

GARY ANTONIO RUSSELL: "I HAVE TO WIN FLAWLESS...GOTTA LOOK GOOD WITH IT"

"The losses I took as an amateur that I might not ever get back, I can't think about that. We're going to move forward and see what we can accomplish as a pro... I feel good at 118. I think 118 will be a good weight for me because of my ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN QUESTIONS FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S LEGACY: "HE WILL NEVER BE SEEN AS A LEGEND IN THE SPORT"

"If that happens...he will never be seen as a legend in the sport or he'll never be seen like the likes of Sugar Ray Leonard...Mayweather is never going to be one of them fighters like the Tommy Hearns and Haglers and Leonards, he'll never ...... continue reading

ADONIS STEVENSON SCORES 5TH ROUND KNOCKOUT OF DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY

Adonis Stevenson defended his WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship for the fourth time with a devastating fifth-round knockout of Russian challenger Dmitry Sukhotskiy in the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION on Friday at Pepsi ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] WELCOME ABOARD AIR MAYWEATHER: FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S PRIVATE JET

"It feels good to have your own jet...I'm happy, I'm blessed...I'm investing like $50 million...life after boxing, you gotta be smart," stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather, who gave FightHype.com an exclusive ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN EXPLAINS WHY MAYWEATHER IS AN EASIER FIGHT THAN PACQUIAO USING SUGAR RAY LEONARD BLUEPRINT

"Pacquiao gets a little wild sometimes. With Mayweather, he's not a wild fighter...speed will break his shoulder defense...just have a look at when Sugar Ray Leonard fought his father...it beats anything. Speed is a key to break a lot of things ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SPEAKS MORE ON PACQUIAO SPARRING SESSIONS; BLOWS OFF COMMENTS MADE BY FREDDIE ROACH

"No disrespect to Freddie, he's a great trainer, but with Virgil, he'll make you just do so many drills...he trains you the way you're going to fight...I remember the wars I used to have in the Wild Card gym...I thought it was good to do ...... continue reading

CORNELIUS BUNDRAGE LIKES IDEA OF TIMOTHY BRADLEY SHOWDOWN: "WE WILL DEFINITELY WELCOME THE CHALLENGE"

"That's a fight that can happen. It can be body vs. body and somebody gonna win (laughing). But yeah, my man Bill was there. Listen, I know he's killing himself to make 147. I was out there in Los Angeles one day and I saw a picture and I ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SAYS HE'D WIN CHESS GAME WITH MAYWEATHER; NEVER HAD GAME PLANS UNTIL HE GOT WITH VIRGIL HUNTER

"It's a fight I can win...Mayweather can't punch. He'd never hurt me anyway. That fight'll be a game of chess. When it comes to a game of chess, nobody can beat me...when I went into the Garcia fight, I had not game plan. When I went ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN REFLECTS ON DEVON ALEXANDER WIN, IMPROVEMENTS UNDER VIRGIL HUNTER, AND MOVE TO 147

"Things started to click when the Collazo fight happened...seven pounds makes a massive difference...I feel so much stronger, smarter, fitter, wiser...I'm slowly getting better and better...I could see everything in slow motion, man...he ...... continue reading

BERMANE STIVERNE TALKS DEONTAY WILDER CLASH: "HE'S FOUGHT NOBODY...NOBODY WILL BEAT ME"

With one of the most potentially explosive, must-see heavyweight matchups in recent history less than a month away, hard-hitting WBC World Champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder ...... continue reading

DEONTAY WILDER TALKS BERMANE STIVERNE CLASH: "THIS IS MY TIME...MY HAND WILL BE RAISED AS THE NEW"

With one of the most potentially explosive, must-see heavyweight matchups in recent history less than a month away, hard-hitting WBC World Champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder ...... continue reading

AMIR KHAN TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "COME TO ENGLAND, I'LL SHOW YOU HOW BIG I AM"

"What I bring to the table is huge. I bring countries to the table, being a Muslim, being a Pakistani, having a huge fan base in India where they've got a billion people living there. Pakistan is half a billion. You've got England. Floyd ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS REFLECTS ON HIS CONNECTION WITH THE GARCIA FAMILY AND OXNARD

"When I was a kid, I asked God to help me be one of the most loved athletes, fighters, boxers, like my idol...me and Robert, we grew up together...I'll never forget them...I have that much love and respect for the Garcias," stated former jr. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] J'LEON LOVE ASKS WHO WOULD YOU RATHER WATCH ON MAY 2: MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO OR COTTO-CANELO?

"I still don't think you can take away Mayweather's fight...I would love to see Canelo and Cotto, but I'm a fan of boxing as well, like anybody else; I would love to see Mayweather-Pacquiao...who are you going to watch...if those two ...... continue reading

MIKE REED: "I'M GOING BACK TO WORK ON MY COMBINATION PUNCHES"

"I train so hard that when I was fighting 6 rounds, I knew that I could go 8 rounds. Now I believe that I can go from 8 rounds to 10 rounds fighting and that's the way that we take our training. We want to always be able to go on as the fight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DOMINIC WADE: "I'MA TRY TO GET HIM OUT OF THERE...I AIN'T GOT TIME TO PLAY"

"You can see me box a little bit more. You can see my stamina is prepared for this. You'll just see a smarter Dominic Wade...I expect it to be a tough fight, so I'm looking forward to going 10 rounds, but I hope it don't. Of course ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS TALKS TRAINING FIGHTERS AT FEROZ FIGHT FACTORY

"I opened Feroz Fight Factoray about a year ago...I made it in the hood. Why? Because if there wasn't a gym in La Colonia where I got a chance in the hood, there would be no Fernando Vargas...I got great talent that's in my hands right now," ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER IN-DEPTH EXCLUSIVE ON MANNY PACQUIAO, BOB ARUM, AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA

FightHype.com recently caught up with undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who had a lot to say regarding a potential showdown with 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. You don't want to miss what he had to say in this ...... continue reading

TEDDY ATLAS ON ANDRE WARD SITUATION: "I HATE TO SEE HIM ON THE SIDELINES"

"Athletes, and particularly fighters, have a small window of opportunity in their workplace and their profession and you hate to see any of that window wasted or lost. I hated to see some of that window lost with Muhammad Ali, where it was taken ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS GIVES PROPS TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER; TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO

"Nobody's gonna beat Money May. He's too smart...it's still going to be one of those crazy revenue-making fights...I guarantee you that'll be Mayweather's last fight of his contract with Showtime," stated former jr. middleweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BILLY BRISCOE TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO; SAYS NEITHER FIGHTER IS SCARED...JUST BUSINESS

"I don't think that fight's ever going to happen, and if it does, it'll probably happen as Mayweather's 50th fight...as far as Floyd being scared of Pacquiao, I don't see it. As far as Pacquiao being scared of Floyd, I don't ...... continue reading

FLOYD MAYWEATHER RESPONDS TO MANNY PACQUIAO: "IT'S NOT CALLED SLUGGING...HE MUST KNOW THAT HE'S NOT GOING TO WIN"

"I think me and Baldomir did better numbers than him and the undefeated fighter Algieri...Last time I checked, it's not called slugging; it's called boxing. I mean, that's what happened in the Marquez fight. You was trying to play tough ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FERNANDO VARGAS WOULD'VE LOVED TO FOUGHT CANELO ALVAREZ; PICKS COTTO TO BEAT HIM

"After my fight with Ike Quartey, I would've loved to fight Canelo. If there was time reversed and we're in a time capsule and we went back to the future or back in time, I would love to be able to fight Canelo after my fight with Ike ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] AMIR KHAN SHOWS OFF $110,000 POST-FIGHT TREAT; A LOT OF SIMILARITIES TO MAYWEATHER

"This is worth $110,000...we have a lot of similarities...every fight, I like to treat myself," stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who showed off the watch he treated himself to following his dominant unanimous decision victory over ...... continue reading