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ESPINOZA SAYS ARUM NOT BEING TRUTHFUL

Stephen Espinoza sets the record straight on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao negotiations.

AND THE NEW...DEONTAY WILDER

Deontay Wilder defeats Bermane Stiverne via unanimous decision.

ALREADY A LOT OF MOVEMENT IN 2015

Find out why 2015 has already been more exciting than 2014!

HAYMON AND NBC SET TO UNVEIL BOXING SERIES

Al Haymon and NBC will hold a press conference to unveil new boxing series.

[VIDEO] SERGEY KOVALEV MANAGER EGIS KLIMAS TALKS JEAN PASCAL AND ADONIS STEVENSON: "NOT INTERESTED IN STEVENSON"

"I can't predict what's going to happen...but knowing Sergey, I know he's going to be coming 100%...I think it's going to be very, very hot on March 14th...we're not interested in Stevenson. We're interested in WBC title ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] S&C COACH TONY BRADY DISCUSSES THE RETURN OF ANDRE WARD: "HE HASN'T LOST A STEP"

"It's exciting because somebody who loves the sport as much as he does, you hate to see 'em on the shelf like that...I'm excited to see what Roc Nation brings to boxing...I think he's going to pick up where he left off...he ...... continue reading

AMIR KHAN SAYS NO CATCHWEIGHT FOR PACQUIAO; FIGHT WOULD TAKE PLACE AT 147: "I WOULDN'T WANT TO GO LOWER"

"You know, because I'm so used to 147 and I built myself up to 147, I think 147 is just an ideal weight for me. I wouldn't want to go lower or higher. Let's just stick to 147," stated former world champion Amir Khan, who made it clear ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS EXPLAINS HE'S NOT JUST ONE-DIMENSIONAL: "WE JUST STUCK THE GAME PLAN"

"I knew when I started cutting the ring off, he started getting confused...when I was coming in with my head movement and throwing my jab, keeping it in his face, he got a little bit confused...I was more motivated than anything...we just stuck to ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA BREAKS DOWN PERFORMANCE OF BRANDON RIOS: "CUT THE RING, USE THE JAB...HE DID EVERYTHING"

"It was the Brandon that I wanted back and we got him back...Brandon has always had great uppercuts. Brandon's probably one of the best fighters when it comes to uppercuts. He throws beautiful uppercuts...cut the ring, use the jab, counter...he ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKE PEREZ TALKS RING RETURN; BREAKS DOWN KLITSCHKO VS. JENNINGS: "HE AIN'T GONNA BEAT KLITSCHKO"

"I'll be fighting February 5th...and then I think I'll be fighting in May somewhere...he's a good money fight for him...I don't think whatever he do or how much he trains, he ain't gonna beat Klitschko...this is my year, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS CELEBRATES AFTER VICTORY OVER MIKE ALVARADO; MOBBED BY FANS AT HOTEL

FightHype.com was on hand as former world champion Brandon Rios returned to his hotel following his dominant TKO victory over Mike Alvarado. Check out the scene as Rios is mobbed by fans who were waiting to congratulate him on his performance. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS SAYS HE PROVED A LOT IN WIN OVER ALVARADO: "I WAS JUST IN THE ZONE"

"I did a great job...head movement, boxing, jabbing, everything I did, cut the corner off, cut the ring off...I was just in the zone and doing my game plan that I've been told to do...don't count me out yet because when you guys count me ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA SAYS BRANDON RIOS WOULD GIVE MANNY PACQUIAO A "HELL OF A FIGHT" NOW

"Brandon was never gone...the Brandon that fought today would give a hell of a fight to Pacquiao...honestly if I get to pick, I want Brandon to beat the shit out of Victor Ortiz," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who spoke more about the ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKE PEREZ REACTS TO BRANDON RIOS VICTORY OVER MIKE ALVARADO: "HE'S A BEAST"

"He's a beast, man...he trained very hard for that fight and he was very focused," stated heavyweight contender Mike Perez, who shared his thoughts on the performance of his stablemate Brandon Rios in his dominant victory over Mike Alvarado. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BOB ARUM SAYS ONLY BIG FIGHTS FOR BRANDON RIOS: "WE'RE GOING TO GET THE BIGGEST POSSIBLE FIGHT FOR HIM"

"It's up to him. We're going to talk...obviously he's only going to fight in big matches because he's one of the big-time fighters that we have around, so we're going to get the biggest possible fight for him," stated Hall of ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS DISCUSSES VICTORY OVER MIKE ALVARADO: "I SHOWED EVERYBODY THAT I'M HERE TO STAY...I'M NOT DONE YET"

"I'm still young in the sport, I got a lot of gas in my tank, and I can improve and improve and improve...there's still more to come...I showed everybody that I'm here to stay still...I'm not done yet," stated former world champion ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA SAYS BRANDON RIOS IS BACK; EYES BIG FIGHTS WITH MARQUEZ, BRADLEY, MATTHYSSE AND MORE

"Brandon looked better than ever and this is just the beginning...forget what happened with Pacquiao...now is Brandon, the Brandon that beat Peterson, the Brandon that beat Acosta...that's the Brandon Rios that is back...there's so many ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS CALLS OUT VICTOR ORTIZ: "IT'S REALLY PERSONAL...I REALLY DON'T LIKE THAT GUY"

"One person's name I'll probably mention is Ortiz. If he wants to get it on, I'll give him a fight...me and him, it's personal. It's really personal shit. It's not just bad blood shit. It's real personal shit...we really ...... continue reading

BRANDON RIOS BATTERS AND STOPS MIKE ALVARADO AFTER 3 PUNISHING ROUNDS

Moments ago at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, former lightweight champion Branon Rios pummeled former jr. welterweight champion Mike Alvarado, battering him for three rounds before ultimately the referee called a halt to the assault on ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA THINKS JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. BEATS CARL FROCH; WOULD LOVE TO TRAIN HIM

"I don't know why, I still have that about Chavez Jr...I would like to...I think he beats Froch," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who would love to work with former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Check out what he had to ...... continue reading

UFC ON FOX 14: GUSTAFFSON VS. JOHNSON PLAY-BY-PLAY AND RESULTS

FightHype's MMA partner, Sherdog.com, has the live play-by-play and results of UFC on Fox 14: Gustaffson vs. Johnson. Don't miss all the action as UFC light heavyweights Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson collide at Tele2 Arena in ...... continue reading

GLOVE CONTROVERSY BREWING IN COLORADO AHEAD OF ALVARADO VS. RIOS 3?

Sources close to the information have informed us that there could be a glove controversy brewing in Colorado ahead of the highly-anticipated rubber match between former champions Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado. According to a source with knowledge ...... continue reading

AMIR KHAN CLARIFIES THAT HE IS INDEED A FREE AGENT: "MY CONTRACT IS OVER WITH GOLDEN BOY"

"Everything between me and Golden Boy is cool, but at the moment, I mean, look, I was quite shocked when I read that Amir Khan is one of the fighters that's with Golden Boy still because Al Haymon has released me or whatever. I don't know if ...... continue reading

STEPHEN ESPINOZA SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO: "ARUM ISN'T BEING TRUTHFUL...THERE'S NO AGREEMENT"

"Floyd isn't holding anything up. No one is waiting on Floyd to rubber stamp or sign anything. Arum isn't being truthful on this and he knows it. There is no contract that is awaiting Floyd's signature and Bob Arum knows that. Floyd has ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER: "GOOD FIGHTER THAT NEEDS A GREAT FIGHT"

"The Pacquiao fight 5 years ago would've set him up. Now, it doesn't do nothing for him...top 20 definitely...there's no such thing as great fighters; only good fighters that have great fights...good fighter that needs a great ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA SAYS IVAN REDKACH VS. JORGE LINARES IS CLOSE TO BEING MADE

"He text me earlier and he says that his fight against Linares is very close to being made...I don't know how well he knows...if Al Haymon is the one that's telling him, then it's possible...he told me that the fight is very close to ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY TALKS THURMAN VS. GUERRERO: "I LIKE KEITH THURMAN...HE'S GOT A LOT TO PROVE"

"It depends on what Guerrero shows up...sometimes he's good, sometimes he's not...I like Keith Thurman...I think he's young and hungry. He's got a lot to prove. I think he proves it that night," stated former world champion Kevin ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA REVEALS EXECS AT TOP RANK TOLD HIM TITLES DON'T MATTER; IT'S ALL ABOUT BUSINESS

"It's just so much politics involved...it's just business...there is a lot more money involved right now...right now, nobody gives a f*ck about title...I talked to Carl [Moretti] or to Todd [DuBoef] and I say, 'I would like to get Mikey ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY ON ADRIEN BRONER: "HE'S GOTTA BEAT SOMEBODY THEY DON'T PLAN ON HIM BEATING"

"You gotta do less talking and more fighting. For Broner to get back to where he was, he's gotta beat somebody they don't plan on him beating...he's gotta want to be come champion again," stated former world champion Kevin Kelley, who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA ON FRIENDSHIP AND RIVALRY BETWEEN RIOS AND ALVARADO: "IN THE RING, THEY HATE EACH OTHER"

"I sleep good. I sleep every night...As a fighter, the night before the fight, you can't sleep until like 3 or 4 in the morning...it was probably one of the best training camps he's ever had...in the ring, they hate each other. In the ring, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA EXPLAINS WHAT MAKES FLOYD MAYWEATHER SPECIAL FROM A TRAINER'S PERSPECTIVE

"He's just natural...he's very smart...he's so talented...he knows what he's doing every round...there's very few fighters like that...Pacquiao might have a chance...Amir Khan because of his style...besides that...unless he went ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM: BRANDON RIOS AND MIKE ALVARADO HANG OUT BEFORE GOING TO WAR

FightHype.com was on hand as former champions Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado hung out and joked around before just 24 hours before getting ready to go to war in their highly-anticipated rubbermatch this Saturday. Check it out! ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS EXPECTS A TREMENDOUS WAR WITH MIKE ALVARADO: "HE'S A WARRIOR, I'M A WARRIOR...WE'RE READY"

"You can expect a tremendous fight again between me and Mike Alvarado and another war...he's a warrior, I'm a warrior...we're here today and we're ready," stated former lightweight champion Brandon Rios, who talked about his upcoming ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKE ALVARADO READY FOR ANOTHER EPIC FIGHT WITH BRANDON RIOS: "IT'S GONNA BE A GREAT FIGHT"

"It's gonna be another great, epic fight...this fight's important right now, man...I'm not nervous at all...I'm just ready to get in there and do what I need to do to win this fight...tune in because it's gonna be a great fight," ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEAM RIOS AND TEAM ALVARADO SELECT GLOVES FOR RUBBERMATCH

FightHype.com was on hand as the trainers of former champions Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado chose the gloves for their highly-anticipated rubbermatch this Saturday. Check it out! ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKE ALVARADO VS. BRANDON RIOS 3 WEIGH-IN

FightHype.com was on hand at The Tailgate Roadhouse in Denver, Colorado where former champion Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado weighed in forr their highly-anticipated rubbermatch this Saturday. Check it out! ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ TALKS MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO AND CANELO VS. KIRKLAND

"I think that's a great fight. It's a good matchup...after fighting Mayweather, his confidence level is high...Kirkland, his activity is a little low...give Canelo a long night and some trouble in the fight," stated world-class trainer Joel ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KEVIN KELLEY SAYS WHEN MAYWEATHER RETIRES, GOLOVKIN TAKES OVER: "HE'S OUR TYSON RIGHT NOW"

"I think when Floyd retires, Golovkin takes over...if he handles Andre Ward like he handles everybody else, he's invincible...He's Tyson today. He's our Tyson right now...he can't prove us wrong...he knows how to box very well, he ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ERIC MOLINA: "I WANT ANDY RUIZ...I WANT THE REMATCH WITH ARREOLA"

"It was a tough opponent...I'm an experienced heavyweight, I got power, I'm getting better every fight, and I'm here, man. I'm a contender also...I got a lot of confidence...we're looking for the best fights out there...I want ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA TALKS CANELO VS. KIRKLAND: "CANELO IS READY. HE'S PREPARING FOR MAY 2ND"

"Miguel Cotto didn't want to fight...I'm going to San Diego tomorrow to talk to him...we're going to talk about the next move. Canelo is ready. He's preparing for May 2nd...that would be a tremendous clash...that will be a great ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ GIVES AN UPDATE ON TIMOTHY BRADLEY: "WE'LL TAKE A FIGHT AGAINST A COTTO OR CANELO AT 154"

"His cheek bone is already healing...unfortunately we're not as fortunate to say who we want to fight...we're just waiting for the call...of course we'll take a fight against a Cotto or Canelo at 154," stated Joel Diaz, world-class ...... continue reading

STEPHEN ESPINOZA REFUTES ARUM AND KONCZ: "NO CONTRACT HAS BEEN DRAFTED...WE'RE STILL TRYING TO MAKE THE FIGHT"

According to Showtime Sports Executive Vice President and General Manager Stephen Espinoza, discussions are still ongoing and no contracts have been drafted for the long-awaited mega-fight between undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and ...... continue reading

LUCAS MATTHYSSE: "I AM EXCITED TO CONTINUE TO WORK WITH OSCAR AND GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS"

WBC Silver Super Lightweight Champion Lucas "La Máquina" Matthysse (36-3, 34 KOs) has renewed his promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions, it was announced today. The Argentinean star first got his start in 2004 entering the professional ...... continue reading

AMIR MANSOUR ON DEONTAY WILDER: "I WASN'T IMPRESSED AT ALL...I SEE A LOT OF MISTAKES THAT HE MADE"

"I wasn't impressed at all. Don't get me wrong, Deontay Wilder stepped up to the plate and did what he said he was gonna do, but like I said in the beginning when we did the interview last week, I specifically said if Stiverne fights Wilder ...... continue reading