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COTTO VS. CANELO SET FOR NOVEMBER 21 PPV

Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez finalized for November 21 on HBO PPV.

MAYWEATHER ANNOUNCES BERTO AS NEXT OPPONENT

Floyd Mayweather announces Andre Berto as his opponent for September 12 final fight.

NEW AND IMPROVED DANNY GARCIA AT 147

Danny Garcia vows to be a new and improved fighter in his welterweight debut!

SERGIO MARTINEZ LOOKS BACK ON HIS CAREER

Sergio Martinez discusses retirement and looks back on his career.

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS TALKS TIMOTHY BRADLEY CLASH: "HE'S GOING TO FIND OUT NOVEMBER 7TH IF I'M AN EASY FIGHT"

"I feel good. It feels great...we're going to have a great game plan...hell yeah it's going to live up to the hype...I'm going to fucking do what I do best and do what I always do, bring the fight out of him...he's going to find out ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA ON BRANDON RIOS FIGHTING TIMOTHY BRADLEY: "IT'S A VERY IMPORTANT FIGHT"

"It's a title opportunity for Brandon, fighting a great fighter, great champion, 5-time champion, so can't go wrong...it's a very important fight...Timothy Bradley is just a fighter with a lot of experience," stated Robert Garcia, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS SAYS IT WAS BAD MOVE FOR TIMOTHY BRADLEY TO SPLIT WITH TRAINER BEFORE THEY FIGHT

"We don't know, man...I think it was a bad move on him, but fuck it...I don't know what their difference is...I don't care who's training him...whoever it is, I'm ready," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, who talked more ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ SOUNDS OFF ON SPLIT WITH TIMOTHY BRADLEY: "IT CAUGHT ME OFF GUARD...THERE'S NO RETURN"

"I just believe that everything happens for a reason...if he decided to make that change, it's great; we move on...I'm going to be here longer than he is...it caught me off guard...there's no return on my part," stated world-class ...... continue reading

ANTHONY DIRRELL: "I'M LOOKING TO GO OUT THERE AND DO WHAT I DO, WHICH IS SEND PEOPLE TO THE DOGHOUSE"

Premier Boxing Champions on CBS fighters were joined by media and fans Thursday at a workout at the PAL Gym in Corpus Christi as they prepare for their Sunday, September 6 showdowns at American Bank Center. The event is headlined by former world ...... continue reading

TIMOTHY BRADLEY VS. BRANDON RIOS SET FOR NOVEMBER 7

Sources close to the information have informed us that a welterweight showdown between Timothy Bradley and Brandon Rios has been agreed to. According to a tweet posted on the official Twitter page of Robert Garcia, world-class trainer of Rios, the ...... continue reading

LAMONT PETERSON VS. FELIX DIAZ JR. AND ANDRE DIRRELL VS. BLAKE CAPARELLO SET FOR OCTOBER 17 PBC ON NBC CARD

Former world champion Lamont Peterson (33-3-1, 17 KOs) will return to the ring near his Washington D.C. home as he takes on 2008 Olympic Gold medalist from the Dominican Republic Felix Diaz Jr. (17-0, 8 KOs) in a 12-round bout on Premier Boxing ...... continue reading

JULIAN WILLIAMS EXCITED TO HEADLINE SEPTEMBER 22 PBC ON FOX SPORTS 1 CARD: "I PLAN ON PUTTING ON AN ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE"

Philadelphia's unbeaten rising star Julian "J-Rock" Williams (20-0-1, 12 KOs) will fight near his hometown when he takes on Argentina's Luciano "El Principito" Cuello (35-3, 17 KOs) in an 10-round super welterweight showdown at Sands ...... continue reading

[AUDIO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SPEAKS IN-DEPTH ABOUT RETIREMENT AND FINAL FIGHT DURING CONFERENCE CALL

"No one is in my shoes. I think my health is more important, you know. If you stick around anything too long, anything can happen. I'm not really worried about losing, but like I said, I want to have a sharp mind. You can make a lot of money, ...... continue reading

KELL BROOK WARNS SHANE MOSELY: "BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR...I MIGHT HAVE TO HURT HIM"

"Shane is a legend to me. He has come from lightweight, been in with some massive names, De La Hoya, but he is getting on now. He is a legend. He has had a great legacy in the sport and he is coming back, but for me, I don't think he should come ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. EXPLAINS IMPORTANCE OF SHOULDER ROLL AND WHY FIGHTERS SHOULD LEARN IT

"If they can do it, I want them to do it...just in that particular stance, man, there's so many things you can do...I got taught by old school trainers...none of my stuff is that new stuff...if you ain't with no old guy, more than likely, ...... continue reading

KENNY PORTER TALKS SHANE MOSLEY'S PERFORMANCE; EYES MARQUEZ, GARCIA, JUDAH OR MALIGNAGGI

"I gave him a B- because he got the knockout. If he's willing to do that work, he still has two things you can't beat. He still has speed and power. His punching power is second to none, especially at that weight class of 147lbs. I would ...... continue reading

JASON SOSA LOOKING TO INCREASE KO STREAK TO 13

Hard-hitting junior lightweight contender Jason Sosa, of Camden, NJ, takes on Jorge Pazos, of Guamuchil, Mexico, in the scheduled eight-round main event Friday evening, Oct. 2, at the First Annual Puerto Rican Boxing Classic at the 2300 Arena in ...... continue reading

KELL BROOK RIPS AMIR KHAN: "HIS WHISKERS ARE DELICATE, BRITTLE...HE IS BAMBI ON ICE"

"I don't think Khan wants to give the fans what they want to see. He's not in to the fans. I said it for a long time, it's the biggest fight out there in Britain, me and Queen Khan," stated IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, who fired ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER NONINTERVIEW BEFORE 4TH WORLD TITLE SHOT: "THEY DON'T DO NOTHING BUT FLIP MY WORDS"

"Eight pounds to go...we don't do no interviews...they don't do nothing but flip my words anyway," stated three-division former world champion Adrien Broner, who is standing firm on his promise not to conduct any interviews until after his ...... continue reading

TEAM BRADLEY CONFIRMS SPLIT WITH JOEL DIAZ

An official speaking on behalf of Team Bradley has confirmed to FightHype.com that the two-division world champion has indeed parted ways with long-time trainer Joel Diaz. Although Team Bradley has already met with potential replacements, we're ...... continue reading

TIMOTHY BRADLEY PARTING WAYS WITH JOEL DIAZ; FIGHT WITH BRANDON RIOS BACK ON?

Sources close to the information have informed us that two-division world champion Timothy Bradley is parting ways with long-time trainer Joel Diaz. We're told that Bradley's team has already met with potential replacements and as of this ...... continue reading

KELL BROOK TO FACE DIEGO CHAVES ON OCTOBER 24: "I'M LOOKING TO EXCITE LIKE I ALWAYS DO"

Kell Brook will defend his IBF World Welterweight title against Diego Chaves at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on October 24, live on Sky Sports. Brook makes the third defence of his crown at his hometown fortress after 'The Special One' ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. EXPLAINS WHY SON ISN'T BORING; SAYS NO REAL FIGHTERS TODAY

"All the seats is filled...the opponent can't figure him out; that's what it is...hey man, the guys fighting, man, these guys don't know about fighting these guys...you gotta cut a guy off and make him fight...there's ain't no ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER'S ASSISTANT EXPLAINS WHY HE WON'T BE DOING INTERVIEWS UNTIL AFTER HIS NEXT FIGHT

"Adrien, he got into a little Twitter rant, Twitter war, whatever you want to call it, with some guy from ESPN, some overweight guy....some guy basically never boxed, never been around boxing, doesn't really know boxing too well...wrote a bad ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ANGEL HEREDIA NOT CONCERNED ABOUT FACING "NO DEGREE" VICTOR CONTE IN SMITH VS. MARTIROSYAN CLASH

"I helped Berto last fight; we beat his guy by knockout...he's always trying to find fighters that are going against my fighters so he gets the free publicity...Vanes could be a difficult fighter because of his style, but he's ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER SPEAKS JUST ONE WORD AT PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE FIGHT WITH KHABIB ALLAKHVERDIEV

FightHype.com was on hand at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio where three-division former world champion Adrien Broner officially announced his upcoming October 3 clash with former world champion Khabib Allakhverdiev. Check out the scene as ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER UNVEILS ABOUT BILLIIONS PROMOTIONS

FightHype.com was on hand at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio where three-division former world champion Adrien Broner officially announced his upcoming October 3 clash with former world champion Khabib Allakhverdiev. Check out the scene as ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ADRIEN BRONER SHUTS DOWN ALL INTERVIEWS AFTER ARRIVING TO PRESS CONFERENCE ON SKYWALKER BOARD

FightHype.com was on hand at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio where three-division former world champion Adrien Broner officially announced his upcoming October 3 clash with former world champion Khabib Allakhverdiev. Check out the scene as ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. RIPS PACQUIAO AS A NO-SKILLED LIAR; SAYS FREDDIE ROACH MAY BE NEW BEST FRIEND

"I think Berto can probably give a better fight than Pacquiao. Pacquiao didn't do nothing at all...wasn't nothing wrong with his arm, wasn't nothing wrong with his eyes, wasn't nothing wrong with his lips; something was wrong with ...... continue reading

DANIEL CORMIER: "THERE ARE REASONS TO BE CONFIDENT AGAINST ALEXANDER...I SEE A LOT OF PATHS TO VICTORY"

"There are reasons to be confident against Alexander and there are reasons to be worried about Alexander. He presents a lot of problems for any fighter, but in this match-up, I see a lot of paths to victory…I believe that I have more opportunities ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. ANALYZES STRATEGY FOR ANDRE BERTO; SAYS FLOYD BREAKS HIM DOWN AFTER 2 OR 3

"Floyd's not one of them fighters just goes out there and jumps on top of you...Floyd's going to figure you out...Floyd will take 2 or 3 rounds and figure him out...after Floyd gets him figured out, then that's when he's going to ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ANGEL HEREDIA REVEALS TYPE OF CONDITIONING PROGRAM ANDRE BERTO NEEDS TO BEAT FLOYD MAYWEATHER

"In the case of Berto, Berto has phenomenal speed...if I was going to work on a program for him, it would be concentrating on the punching power, concentrating on the power in his legs...details that could change the momentum and that could help him ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEDDY ATLAS REVEALS TOP FIGHT HE'D LIKE TO SEE IN BOXING FOR 2015

"That would be interesting for me...that guy, for me, he's a terrific defensive fighter, he's a real good puncher, but he might be the best pure body puncher and counterpuncher in the business right now," stated ESPN commentator Teddy Atlas, ...... continue reading

JAMIE MCDONNELL AND TOMOKI KAMEDA SHARE THOUGHTS ON MAY SLUGFEST AND UPCOMING SEPTEMBER 6 REMATCH

After a razor thin decision in their first fight, top bantamweights Jamie McDonnell (26-2-1, 12 KOs) and Tomoki "El Mexicanito" Kameda (31-1, 19 KOs) will square-off again on the Sunday, September 6 edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on CBS ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SHAWN PORTER WANTS TOP 5 WELTER BEFORE YEAR'S END; PREFERS GARCIA, THURMAN, MAIDANA OR KHAN

"I don't know what's going on right now...it's looking like we might move into October...we will definitely get something before the end of the year...my dad is looking for the next best thing to Floyd Mayweather...Garcia, Thurman, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS EYES NOVEMBER 7 RETURN; READY FOR ANY OPPONENT

"They're talking about November 7th. It looks like that's going to be the date...it should be here at the Forum actually...I don't really care; as long as I get a fight," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, who talked about his ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEDDY ATLAS SAYS GENNADY GOLOVKIN'S REAL TEST IS FLOYD MAYWEATHER; EXPLAINS WHY HE'D LOVE TO SEE THAT FIGHT

"Floyd Mayweather, wouldn't that be interesting...if he really, really wants to put that special signature on it, step up with the bigger guy, with the guy who's knocking guys out, Golovkin, and show you're too fast, you're too cute, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA SAYS MIKEY GARCIA IS TRAINING FOR "SOMETHING COMING SOON"

"People want to see him fight and so do I...he helped Mikey Perez get ready for his last fight...I know something's coming soon...he's running in the mornings, and dieting, and sparring and training...I know there's something coming," ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOSESITO LOPEZ TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. BERTO; SAYS BERTO WILL GIVE MAYWEATHER DIFFICULTIES

"Berto's an ex-world champ...he's good...you can't count him out...he'll give Floyd a little bit of difficulty," stated welterweight contender Josesito Lopez, who shared his thoughts on the September 12 clash between Floyd Mayweather ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. BREAKS DOWN COTTO VS. CANELO; WOULD LOVE TO FIGHT CANELO

"It's a good one...I think 50/50...Canelo needs a lot of conditioning for this fight...he needs to hurt Cotto early in the fight because I think Cotto has a lot of experience," stated former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA TALKS GOLOVKIN VS. LEMIEUX; SAYS IT'S A VERY DANGEROUS FIGHT FOR GENNADY GOLOVKIN

"Lemieux has been on a roll...I think it's going to be a very dangerous fight for Triple G...I still pick Triple G," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who shared his thoughts on the upcoming clash between Gennady Golovkin and David ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEDDY ATLAS NOT RULING OUT PACQUIAO'S "SALT WATER" REHAB; EXPLAINS SALT WATER IS THERAPEUTIC

"He got surgery, real surgery, so he took the right step...if he does something that we call unconventional, like going into the salt water to swim, I don't see nothing wrong with that...in the old days, you had fighters that were cut and stuff, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SHAWN PORTER GIVES ANDRE BERTO ADVICE ON GAME PLAN FOR FLOYD MAYWEATHER

"I think probably one of the best game plans for Berto to have is to come out from the beginning of the fight and establish that, you know, hey, I'm here to win this fight...I'm going to fight you...I think it's going to be competitive," ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] LEO SANTA CRUZ FATHER/TRAINER PREFERS VASYL LOMACHENKO NEXT FOR SON: "GIVE HIM TO US"

"If there are others with more technique, better with those with better technique to make for a better fight...the Russians...that f-cker, give him to us," stated Jose Santa Cruz, who made it clear that he prefers a clash with Vasyl Lomachenko next ...... continue reading