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EDDIE HEARN UNVEILS PLANS FOR ANTHONY JOSHUA: TALKS BREAZEALE, FURY AND U.S. NETWORK DEAL

By Rahman Mcgilberry | May 01, 2016
"Realistically, it'll be quite like a Stiverne or something like that...after that, he'll have a mandatory...but a unification would override that...my gut feeling is we'd go for the Fury fight in Spring/Summer of 2017," stated promoter Eddie Hearn, who revealed some of his plans for heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. Check it out!

EDDIE HEARN UNVEILS PLANS FOR ANTHONY JOSHUA: TALKS BREAZEALE, FURY AND U.S. NETWORK DEAL
May 01, 2016 - "Realistically, it'll be quite like a Stiverne or something like that...after that, he'll have a mandatory...but a unification would override that...my gut feeling is we'd go for the Fury fight in Spring/Summer of 2017," stated promoter Eddie Hearn, who revealed some of his plans for ......

EDDIE HEARN DISAGREES WITH AL HAYMON'S PBC BUSINESS MODEL; IN DISBELIEF AT FIGHTER PAY FOR CERTAIN FIGHTS
May 01, 2016 - "If fighters are going to get paid a lot of money, they've got to be in real fights...we know exactly where the income is...when I look at the balance sheet for some of these shows, I'm just walking around like in disbelief," stated promoter Eddie Hearn, who was extremely critical of Al ......

ANDRE WARD STANDS UP FOR AMIR KHAN; SAYS SUPPORT FIGHTERS WHO DARE TO BE GREAT: "CANELO CAN GET BEAT"
May 01, 2016 - "Canelo can get beat and Canelo can get clipped just like Amir can...he's worked his butt off...this is what I think the boxing writers in the community gotta realize...sometimes we support fighters who don't take those risks and who don't dare to be great...Amir has done that his whole ......

TEVIN FARMER SAYS HE'D LOVE TO GO DOWN IN WEIGHT TO FACE GARY RUSSELL JR.; EAGER TO FACE BIG NAMES
May 01, 2016 - "I'm willing to fight the best out there...hopefully I'm back in June or July...I gotta be number one...between Gary Russell and Vargas, I think that's like the most possible fights to be made right now...I would definitely love to go down to 126 and get Gary Russell," stated super ......

ANDRE DIRRELL REVIEWS LATEST WIN AND VOWS TO BECOME A WORLD CHAMPION; OPENS UP ON FLINT WATER CRISIS
May 01, 2016 - "I got more to work on...I'ma be in the gym working...I won't stop, I won't quit...I'm coming stronger and more determined than ever...I gotta be world champion...it was 10 hard, strong rounds...whoever I have to go through, just understand me, I'm coming and I will be world ......

LEONARD ELLERBE ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER EVER FIGHTING CONOR MCGREGOR: "TALK TO DANA WHITE ABOUT THAT"
May 01, 2016 - "You gotta talk to Dana White about that...that's who his boss is; Floyd don't have a boss," stated Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, who responded when asked about the possibility of Floyd Mayweather ever fighting Conor McGregor. Check it out! ......

BADOU JACK SAYS JUDGES WHO SCORED BUTE FIGHT A DRAW SHOULD BE SUSPENDED; EAGER TO MOVE ON TO DEGALE CLASH
May 01, 2016 - "Everybody saw it...I won the fight...I'm still the champion and on to bigger and better things...I thought I clearly won...this fight I won more clearly than the Groves fight," stated super middleweight champion Badou Jack, who spoke at the post-fight press conference following his ......

LUCIAN BUTE SAYS HE PROVED HE'S STILL ONE OF THE BEST AT 168; WANTS WINNER OF JACK VS. DEGALE
May 01, 2016 - "I showed everybody I'm still here...to fight with the best in the division...I need the winner...if Jack fights with DeGale in the unification fight, I'm still here and we'll wait for the winner," stated former world champion Lucian Bute, who spoke at the post-fight press conference ......

JAMES DEGALE INSISTS HE MADE MEDINA WIN DIFFICULT ON PURPOSE; LOBBIES HARD TO FACE BADOU JACK IN UK
May 01, 2016 - "It's levels to boxing...Porky Medina is a tough, tough, strong fighter...I was making it entertaining...I could have easily made that boring and run and box his head off for 12 rounds...I made that exciting for you guys," stated super middleweight champion James DeGale, who spoke at the ......

ROGELIO MEDINA SAYS BADOU JACK IS A BETTER FIGHTER THAN JAMES DEGALE; RIPS DEGALE FOR "RUNNING AROUND"
May 01, 2016 - "I myself felt that I won the fight...DeGale can't be too sure himself that he won...I think Badou Jack is a better fighter and he's more of an actual fighter that comes to fight. DeGale is more of a track athlete because he just comes to run around," stated Rogelio Medina, who spoke at the ......

ANDRE BERTO POST-FIGHT CELEBRATION IN LOCKER ROOM AFTER KO OF ORTIZ: BEHIND-THE-SCENES EXCLUSIVE
May 01, 2016 - FightHype.com was on hand at the StubHub Center in Carson, California where former world champion Andre Berto got his revenge against fellow former world champion Victor Ortiz, knocking him out in the 4th round. Check out the scene as Berto celebrated with friends and family in his locker room ......

MIKEY GARCIA EXPLAINS GOLOVKIN HAS TO MEET "AFRAID" CANELO AT 155 IF HE WANTS BIG FIGHT; RIPS CATCHWEIGHT DEFENSE
May 01, 2016 - "If he wants the big fight, then he's going to have to...if not, they're not going to give it to him...sometimes you have to take those terms if you want those big fights...that's probably the only way he'll get it," stated undefeated former world champion Mikey Garcia, who shared ......

ROBERT GARCIA SAYS CANELO WON'T FIGHT GOLOVKIN AT 160; THINKS GOLOVKIN SHOULD TAKE RISK AND MEET HIM AT 155
May 01, 2016 - "He does need it more than Canelo...he should do it...but I don't blame him...he's dominating the division and he's making very nice paydays...I don't think Canelo is going to fight him at 160," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who shared his thoughts on whether or not ......

ROBERT GARCIA BREAKS DOWN THURMAN VS. PORTER; SAYS TOP SPOT AT WELTERWEIGHT IS UP FOR GRABS
May 01, 2016 - "The winner is going to be up there...Porter...he spoils plans...I wouldn't be surprised if he spoils the plans that everybody has for Thurman...the top welterweight, it's open right now," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who shared his thoughts on the highly-anticipated clash ......

ANDRE WARD SAYS HE'S GUNNING FOR SERGEY KOVALEV AND ALL THE BELTS AT 175; TALKS UPCOMING SHOWDOWN
May 01, 2016 - "Hopefully soon...it's business as usual for me...I didn't get in this weight class to not fight him...I came to this weight class to fight the best and to get every belt that's at this weight class if I can do it...he's the undisputed champion at this weight, in my opinion, and ......

ANDRE WARD COMMENTS ON MIKEY GARCIA'S LAWSUIT VICTORY AND FREE AGENCY: "IT SHOULD BE APPRECIATED"
May 01, 2016 - "Congratulations...it should be appreciated...Mikey stood his ground...a lot of times, promoters will try to wait you out...I respect him and I'm so happy he can resume his career," stated undefeated former world champion Andre Ward, who shared his thoughts on fellow undefeated former world ......

ANDRE WARD EXCITED AND AMPED UP AFTER ANDRE BERTO'S KO OF ORTIZ; EAGER TO SUPPORT AMIR KHAN
May 01, 2016 - "Let's go, baby...that's what I'm talking about...beautiful...just like we wanted...flash knockdown, it happens...he sucked it up and came back and finished the show like a champion," stated undefeated former world champion Andre Ward, who was amped up after Andre Berto's 4th round ......

MIKEY GARCIA REVEALS CONVERSATION WITH ANDRE WARD ABOUT HIS LAWSUIT VICTORY AND FREE AGENCY
May 01, 2016 - MIKEY GARCIA REVEALS CONVERSATION WITH ANDRE WARD ABOUT HIS LAWSUIT VICTORY AND FREE AGENCY "He's happy for me...he respects what I did...stood my ground until the very, very end...we share that in common...we both went through very similar situations...I'm happy for him too...I still ......

MIKEY GARCIA REVEALS FLOYD MAYWEATHER "HIT ME UP"; WEIGHING OPTIONS AND OFFERS FROM "IMPORTANT PEOPLE"
May 01, 2016 - "I've been approached by a lot of important people...it's worth considering...gotta see what's best for me and my career...what works for 50 guys may not work for me...I'm just having fun with it...taking my time...I'm in a very good position...Floyd hit me up...we'll see," ......

MIKEY GARCIA REACTS TO FLOYD MAYWEATHER COMEBACK TALK; SAYS HE'D LOVE TO GET IN THE RING WITH HIM
May 01, 2016 - "He might...why not...anybody from 130 to 154 or 160 is going to be excited to know that Floyd is back...no matter who he fights, he's going to generate buzz...of course I would love to get in the ring with him," stated undefeated former world champion Mikey Garcia, who shared his thoughts on ......

VIRGIL HUNTER SAYS ANDRE BERTO ONE OF HARDEST PUNCHERS AT 147; "EMPHATIC" KO OF ORTIZ PROVES HE'S THREAT TO TOP NAMES
May 01, 2016 - "It was a great win for him. He's really starting to understand the sport...it has to be a weight off his back because that was the beginning of a whole lot of issues for him...he was in a dark place at one time...he's battled uphill for quite awhile now...I really feel just great for ......

VICTOR ORTIZ INSISTS HE WILL FIGHT ON; TALKS MISTAKE MADE AGAINST BERTO AND FUTURE PLANS
May 01, 2016 - "He and my style, we clash, man...man, I'm not gonna...why retire...I'm gonna enjoy this...I'm still young...I've only had a handful of fights in my prime...I'm good...I get up and try to fight," stated former world champion Victor Ortiz, who spoke more about his knockout loss ......

ANDRE BERTO EXPLAINS HOW SPARRING ANDRE WARD LET HIM KNOW HE'S BACK AND GOING TO BE A PROBLEM
May 01, 2016 - "I'm hitting hard, fast...it's going to be a problem...I knew I was in great shape...me and my man Andre train together a lot...I sparred with him many rounds as well...he's so methodical, everything he does...we just feed off each other...he lets me know quick...he don't pull no ......

ANDRE BERTO SAYS VICTOR ORTIZ TOLD HIM HE WAS DONE IN RING; EXPLAINS MAYWEATHER MADE HIM SHARPER
May 01, 2016 - "I mean, if it makes sense, if the money's there...but from what he told in the ring, he said he was done...if they want to bring it back around, it is what it is...definitely from that fight, I believe I got a lot sharper," stated former world champion Andre Berto, who talked more about his ......

VICTOR ORTIZ DISCUSSES KO LOSS TO ANDRE BERTO; TALKS RUBBER MATCH AT POST-FIGHT PRESSER
May 01, 2016 - "I lost fair and square...I just didn't see the uppercut coming...one of those punches I didn't see...he hits hard...I was buzzed when I stood up...I couldn't get my feet under me...it'd be nice to a third fight...as soon as possible would be awesome," stated former world champion ......

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