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BERTO SOUNDS OFF ON MAYWEATHER

Andre Berto sounds off about a potential clash with Floyd Mayweather.

MAYWEATHER EYES BERTO OR MAYFIELD NEXT

Floyd Mayweather is 100% serious about facing Andre Berto or Karim Mayfield next.

KHAN SAYS MAYWEATHER GOING OUT ON A LOW NOTE

Amir Khan feels Mayweather will go out on a low note if he doesn't fight him.

WARD STOPS SMITH IN 9

Andre Ward dominated and stopped Paul Smith in the 9th round.

[LIVE STREAM] TERENCE CRAWFORD VIDEO CHAT TODAY AT 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT

By popular demand, Fighter of the Year, undefeated two-division world champion and ESPY "Best Fighter" nominee TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD will host a video chat for fans and media, live from Omaha, Today! Monday, July 6, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 ...... continue reading

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. TYSON FURY SET FOR OCTOBER 24

Hennessy Sports are delighted to announce that a deal has been struck for unbeaten WBA mandatory challenger Tyson Fury to challenge world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on October 24 in Dusseldorf, Germany. ...... continue reading

TONY HARRISON, EDNER CHERRY, AND ANTHONY PETERSON FEATURED ON UNDERCARD OF THURMAN VS. COLLAZO

An exciting night of undercard fights comes to the USF Sun Dome in Tampa on Saturday, July 11 featuring matchups between Edner Cherry (33-6-2, 18 KOs) fighting Luis Cruz (21-3, 16 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight battle and Anthony Peterson (34-1, 22 ...... continue reading

MARCOS REYES ON JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. CLASH: "I'M A BETTER FIGHTER THAN HIM...CHAVEZ IS GOING DOWN"

One of the most recognizable names in boxing, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) will attempt to get back on the winning track when he meets Mexico's Marcos "Dorado" Reyes (33-2, 24 KOs) on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME (10 ...... continue reading

RANCES BARTHELEMY SAYS SHAFIKOV IS NEXT FOR 135 TITLE, BUT EYES BIG FIGHTS AT 140: "I CAN COMPETE AT ANY WEIGHT CLASS"

"I felt real strong, I felt good, and we are aiming for 135. That's the ideal weight, but me and my team saw the opportunity to fight at 140 and we will do that to fight some of the bigger fights and the bigger names, and the weight came on ...... continue reading

TRAINER DERRICK JAMES CONFIDENT ERROL SPENCE READY FOR PORTER, THURMAN, OR KAHN IN SEPTEMBER

"We are ready for any one of those guys. I know Shawn Porter and I like him. I like him and his father. I think it will be an interesting fight for any one of those guys…It's obvious that Floyd wants Errol to be a champ, whether it's ...... continue reading

MARIO BARRIOS: "WE ARE READY FOR THIS FIGHT…EXPECT TO SEE A BOXER-PUNCHER"

"Preparation has been real good. We have been pushing real hard in the gym and we are ready for this fight just like all of the other fights…They can expect to see a boxer-puncher. I prefer to be on the outside picking my shots and using my range. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA ON LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. ABNER MARES: "IT'S A VERY, VERY CLOSE FIGHT"

"I want to see it...I'll be there to watch it...it's a tough pick...they're both young...right now, maybe Santa Cruz is a little bit more in a better moment...but Abner has a lot of experience...it's a very, very close fight," stated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. RECALLS HOW HIS DAD PAID GUYS TO FIGHT HIS SONS IN THE GARAGE

"I never have a real, real amateur career...I grew up in boxing...my father have fights in the garage with other guys...he'd pay 100 pesos for one round...I couldn't say no...I had to fight," stated former middleweight champion Julio Cesar ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA THINKS MAIDANA MAY NOT RETURN UNTIL 2016; SAYS HE LOST PASSION AND EARNED A BREAK

"I don't blame Chino for taking some time off...he doesn't really have the passion or the love for the sport...take a year off...he earned that time off...we could always wait for next year," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. DISPLAYS PUNCHING POWER AS HE DRILLS BODY AND PUNCH SHIELD

FightHype.com was on hand at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, California where former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is training for his upcoming July 18 return to the ring. Check out how he looks as he puts his punching ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA PLEASED WITH JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. IN TRAINING CAMP: "I LIKE WHAT I'M SEEING"

"Everything's good...his team is small...everybody that comes in let's me work...it's been a lot easier than what I expected...Chavez likes to train late...it's perfect for me," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who talked ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. WORKS THE MITTS WITH ROBERT GARCIA

FightHype.com was on hand at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, California where former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is training for his upcoming July 18 return to the ring. Check out how he looks as he works the mitts with ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA SAYS AL HAYMON'S PBC TAKES CARE OF BRANDON RIOS BETTER THAN TOP RANK

"It's on PBC...yeah, I'll probably get a ringside ticket...the few times that we've gone to some of their shows, they've always given us great tickets...they've even taken care of Brandon, who's signed with Top Rank, better ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. EXPLAINS WHY LOSS TO ANDRZEJ FONFARA WAS "BEST THING THAT COULD'VE HAPPENED"

"I watch my videos all the time just to see what I'm doing wrong...I just got tired...the first 3, 4, 5 rounds, tough rounds...it was the best thing that could've happened," stated former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA WANTS BOB ARUM TO STEP ASIDE AND LET BRANDON RIOS FIGHT FLOYD MAYWEATHER

"I would rather see him fight Amir Khan...I don't think Berto has earned it, but Mayweather can fight anybody...step aside and let Brandon fight Mayweather...I think that fight would sell more than Mayweather against Andre Berto," stated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA DROPS BIGGER MAN IN SPARRING; FIND OUT WHAT IT'S LIKE TO FIGHT A PRO

FightHype.com was on hand at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, California where undefeated former world champion Mikey Garcia got in a quick sparring session with a much bigger man. Find out what it's like to step into the ring with a ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. SAYS NO MORE FIGHTING LIKE ROCKY; DISCUSSESS IMPROVEMENTS UNDER ROBERT GARCIA

"When I come with Robert, you know, I'm trained, but a lot of things changed...back to the basics...work my jab, my position, you know, box a little bit more...use my abilities...not try to fight like Rocky...I learn a lot here with Robert," ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA AND TEAM RIOS FRUSTRATED; SAYS KELL BROOK FIGHT NOT HAPPENING

"Very, very frustrated, especially Brandon...for them to be bullshitting him like that, it's just not good...I just talked to Cameron right now earlier today and he said that there's nothing...we're all not happy...I really don't ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. RESPONDS TO DONALD TRUMP COMMENTS: "HE MADE A MISTAKE...HE SHOULD APOLOGIZE"

"I was sitting with Donald Trump...he asked me who win in certain rounds...Donald Trump didn't really know or realize what he was saying...when my father fought in Atlantic City, he used to let my dad borrow his private helicopter...I think he ...... continue reading

KAREEM MARTIN: "I'VE BEEN WORKING WITH A LOT OF WORLD CHAMPIONS...I'VE LEARNED A LOT"

"I gained a lot of experience. I've been working with a lot of world champions. It's a good feeling to be around all of those great champions, seeing how to improve my skills...They can expect anything. It depends on how the person that ...... continue reading

NONITO DONAIRE AND JOSE RAMIREZ HEADLINE JULY 18 CARD AT THE VENETIAN MACAO

Former Fighter of the Year and five-division world champion NONITO "Filipino Flash" DONAIRE and 2012 U.S. Olympian and undefeated super lightweight contender JOSE RAMÍREZ will headline "Victory at The Venetian," on the Saturday, July 18 edition of ...... continue reading

PBC MONTHLY SERIES, THE NEXT ROUND, DEBUTS AUGUST 2 ON BOUNCE TV; RAU'SHEE WARREN FACES JUAN CARLOS PAYANA

Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) comes to Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), with the debut of the new monthly series, PBC - The Next Round, which will showcase the sport's future stars and potential champions. ...... continue reading

MARIO BARRIOS: "ON JULY 18TH...I'LL BE LETTING MY HANDS GO"

20-year old unbeaten super-featherweight sensation, Mario Barrios (9-0, 5 KOs), returns to the ring against an opponent TBA July 18, 2015. The 8-round bout will take place in Barrios' home state at the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, ...... continue reading

KEITH THURMAN DISCUSSES LUIS COLLAZO CLASH: "MY PUNCHING POWER IS STILL ABOVE ANYBODY THAT HE FOUGHT"

"I'm pretty sure that he can do all that he can do, but one thing is, out of all the champions, I still believe that my punching power is still above anybody that he fought, so that's going to be something new...the punching power is there ...... continue reading

LUIS COLLAZO DISCUSSES KEITH THURMAN CLASH: "I'M EXCITED...STICK TO THE GAME PLAN AND DO WHAT I DO"

"I'm excited for next week. July 11 is going to be a great fight and the boxing fans will be very happy...In this sport, anything can happen. I'm just coming in here prepared for this fight July 11 and you can count on me bringing my best to ...... continue reading

SHANE MOSLEY JR. DISCUSSES BKB WIN AND FUTURE PLANS: "I WANT PEOPLE TO WANT TO SEE ME AGAIN"

"The BKB opportunity was available and I felt like it was an avenue to get me more popularity and get me seen for myself, and not just because I'm Shane Mosley Jr. and people want to see me on the card. I want to be put on the big stage and put ...... continue reading

LAWYERS FOR AL HAYMON RESPOND TO TOP RANK LAWSUIT; SAY IT'S "BASELESS" AND "CYNICAL"

Earlier today, the law offices of Kramer Levin Naftails & Frankel, who represent Al Haymon, released the following statement in regards to the antitrust lawsuit filed today by Top Rank Inc. ...... continue reading

OSCAR DE LA HOYA APPLAUDS BOB ARUM AND TOP RANK FOR FILING LAWSUIT AGAINST AL HAYMON

Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing's lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FLOYD MAYWEATHER CLOWNS MANNY PACQUIAO AND SHOULDER INJURY; SLAPS DUMMY AND SAYS "STOP LYING"

"I love having fun, joking and living life," wrote undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who recently took to social media to post a video taking a jab at former world champion Manny Pacquiao and the shoulder injury he allegedly ...... continue reading

TOP RANK SUES AL HAYMON; ALLEGE MONOPOLY PRACTICES

According to multiple reports, Top Rank Inc. has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Al Haymon and his investors, Waddell & Reed, seeking more than $100 million in damages and an injunction to stop what's being described as "predatory ...... continue reading

SULLIVAN BARRERA TRAINING CAMP UPDATE; FOCUSED ON VASILY LEPIKHIN CLASH

On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily "The Professor" Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from ...... continue reading

DANNY GARCIA CONFIDENT MOVE TO 147 WILL MAKE HIM BETTER, STRONGER, AND IMPROVE HIS PERFORMANCES

"It feels great. For the first time in a long time, I could worry about training to get better and not training to lose weight," stated undefeated jr. welterweight champion Danny Garcia, who talked about his upcoming August 1 clash with two-division ...... continue reading

ABRAHAM CONFIDENT OF VICTORY: "STIEGLITZ HAS NO KILLER BLOW"

With only 17 days to go before Arthur Abraham (42-4, 28 KOs) locks horns with Robert Stieglitz (47-4-1, 27 KOs) in their fourth WBO World Super Middleweight title contest, the champion and his coach Ulli Wegner, yesterday, opened the doors to their ...... continue reading

SEMAJAY THOMAS: "IT'S TIME TO MOVE DOWN...WE GOING TO MAKE 140 WITH EASE AND DOMINATE AT 140"

"I feel it's time to move down and start making my way at the 140 pound championship. I heard my boy Danny Garcia is supposed to move up and vacate some belts. I'm trying to grab them. We going to move our way up in the rankings and go grab ...... continue reading

NADJIM MOHAMMEDI SAYS TRAINER ABEL SANCHEZ HAS HIM READY FOR WAR WITH SERGEY KOVALEV

On July 25, 2015, Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) the current IBF #1 contender, will face WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on HBO ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] D'MITRIUS BALLARD CONFIDENT IT WON'T BE LONG BEFORE HE'S BEATING THE BEST AT 168: "I EXECUTE IN THE RING"

"This will be my 10th professional fight coming up...we've been training mad crazy...the execution and the ring generalship, I bring that to the ring...the skill, the punching ability...I execute in the ring...I'm confident in myself...we ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] LAMONT ROACH JR. SAY HE LEARNED A LOT SPARRING WITH LAMONT PETERSON: "THEY WANT TO PUSH ME...I'M READY"

"Training camp's been great, man. We're just ready to get it in...I'm progressing as well as people see that I am...I'm getting better every day...they want to push me, so I'm ready...I actually sparred Lamont Peterson last ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JERMALL CHARLO VS. ARTUR SZPILKA INSANE JUMP ROPE BATTLE: WHO WON?

FightHype was on hand at the Plex Gym in Houston, Texas where heavyweight contender Artur Szpilka and undefeated jr. middleweight contender Jermall Charlo went toe to toe during an insane jump rope training routine. Who did better? Check out the ...... continue reading

BEIBUT SHUMENOV AND B.J. FLORES SQUARE OFF ON JULY 25 PBC CARD

Former world champion Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) meets cruiserweight contender and NBC boxing analyst B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs) on Saturday, July 25 on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN live from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas ...... continue reading