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EDDIE HEARN DISCUSSES ANTHONY JOSHUA'S SHOWTIME DEAL, BADOU JACK VS. JAMES DEGALE, AND MORE

By Marcus Edwards | May 05, 2016
"Just been pushing Anthony Joshua for years...there's other fights as well in the mix...with the Anthony, they felt like it was the time to strike...it's a huge deal," stated promoter Eddie Hearn, who talked about Anthony Joshua's multi-fight deal with Showtime and much more. Check it out!

EDDIE HEARN DISCUSSES ANTHONY JOSHUA'S SHOWTIME DEAL, BADOU JACK VS. JAMES DEGALE, AND MORE
May 05, 2016 - "Just been pushing Anthony Joshua for years...there's other fights as well in the mix...with the Anthony, they felt like it was the time to strike...it's a huge deal," stated promoter Eddie Hearn, who talked about Anthony Joshua's multi-fight deal with Showtime and much more. Check it ......

EDDIE HEARN SAYS KELL BROOK VS. JESSIE VARGAS IS CLOSE; INSISTS BROOK WOULD "SMASH" DANNY GARCIA
May 05, 2016 - "We're very close with Vargas...we want that fight in the UK...they'd like the fight in America...we're happy to go to America as long as they pay us the same...Berto's in the mix, Peterson's in the mix, Broner we're still working on...and we want Danny Garcia as well," ......

STEPHEN ESPINOZA ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER COMEBACK TALKS: "THERE'S NOTHING IMMINENT...HE'S PRETTY HAPPILY RETIRED"
May 05, 2016 - "Floyd's keeping his plans pretty close to the vest...he's pretty happily retired...in the future, who knows...there's nothing imminent...he's very fulfilled by promoting...I don't see him being all that intrigued by anything going on in boxing," stated Showtime Sports Executive ......

STEPHEN ESPINOZA DISCUSSES ANTHONY JOSHUA'S SHOWTIME DEAL; SAYS THE U.S. IS HIS TO CONQUER
May 05, 2016 - "It's a big step for us...the sky's the limit with him...the U.S. is sort of his to conquer...in terms of having all the tools to be a true crossover star, Anthony has that," stated Showtime Sports Executive Vice President and General Manager Stephen Espinoza, who talked about Anthony ......

DOMINIC BREAZEALE PREDICTS CANELO VS. KHAN: "IT'S A VERY, VERY DANGEROUS FIGHT"
May 05, 2016 - "Canelo's just too big, too strong...it's not a good situation...it's a very, very dangerous fight for Amir Khan...if he sticks to hopping and moving and just kind of showing off his boxing skills, he's got a chance," stated heavyweight contender Dominic Breazeale, who shared his ......

JOHN DAVID JACKSON SAYS FLOYD MAYWEATHER SHOULD FIGHT GOLOVKIN IF HE WANTS A 9-FIGURE PAYDAY
May 05, 2016 - "He had a great career...I'd rather he stick with that...let him fight a legitimate middleweight; someone that's going to give him a hard test...for that kind of money, you gotta fight someone tough...make him really earn this money," stated world-class trainer John David Jackson, who ......

JOHN DAVID JACKSON RESPONDS TO KOVALEV VS. GOLOVKIN TALK; SAYS GOLOVKIN'S DEFENSE IS TERRIBLE
May 05, 2016 - "They did spar together...he had to put some heavy hurt on him...he didn't get beat up...at this point, Sergey's the better boxer...I doubt it ever happens...I think the power is legitimate...there's things he hasn't learned as a fighter...his defense is really terrible," stated ......

JOHN DAVID JACKSON INSISTS ANDRE WARD IS GETTING KNOCKED OUT BY SERGEY KOVALEV; BREAKS DOWN FIGHT
May 05, 2016 - "Contrary to popular belief, I like Andre Ward...stepping to 175 is a little bit different for him...I'm not selling Andre Ward short by any means...it's going to be a very good fight...can Andre neutralize Sergey's power and his strength...when the smoke settles, Ward is getting ......

JOHN DAVID JACKSON TALKS GAME PLAN FOR CURTIS STEVENS AGAINST PATRICK TEIXEIRA
May 05, 2016 - "Curtis has to do what he does best...go to the body, break him down...he's a better boxer now...don't look for the one-shot knockout," stated world-class trainer John David Jackson, who talked about the game plan for his fighter, middleweight contender Curtis Steven, when he takes on ......

BERNARD HOPKINS SAYS AMIR KHAN REMINDS HIM OF JOE CALZAGHE: "BEE STINGS ALL OVER THE PLACE"
May 05, 2016 - "Big is not always better...we all know that Canelo is definitely the most powerful one out of the two...the volume of punches reminds me of a Joe Calzaghe...bee stings all over the place," stated future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, who spoke more about the upcoming May 7 showdown between Canelo ......

BERNARD HOPKINS EXPLAINS HOW AMIR KHAN IS OPENING THE DOOR TO FIX BOXING BY "CROSSING THE STREET"
May 05, 2016 - "By having fights that matter...the fans want to see the best fights...Amir Khan came across the street...where is they legacy when it's all said and done...what happens now is talked about or not talked about in the future...at least Amir Khan might be opening up the door," stated future Hall ......

ZAB JUDAH COMMENTS ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER COMEBACK TALK AND HOW A FIGHT WITH DANNY GARCIA PLAYS OUT
May 05, 2016 - "He has the ability to come back and do it...Danny's a solid fighter...Floyd's too fast for him...he's going to hit him with a lot of shots that Danny's not going to be able to see," stated former world champion Zab Judah, who shared his thoughts on a potential comeback by Floyd ......

ZAB JUDAH BREAKS DOWN CANELO VS. KHAN; SAYS KHAN HAS A GREAT CHANCE AND IT MIGHT BE TOO EASY
May 05, 2016 - "Khan has a great chance...just look to box...it might get too easy for Khan...he might try to stand there and bang out with Canelo...I look to see a very exciting fight," stated former world champion Zab Judah, who shared his thoughts on the May 7 showdown between Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez. ......

DAVID LEMIEUX DESCRIBES GENNADY GOLOVKIN'S POWER; SAYS HE'S THE HARDEST PUNCHER HE FACED
May 05, 2016 - "Golovkin definitely has power...he's definitely a strong fighter...he's definitely a guy who's very precise, very accurate...that's what makes him so strong...it's precision," stated former world champion David Lemieux, who shared his thoughts on Gennady Golovkin's power. ......

DAVID LEMIEUX VOWS TO "TAKE GOOD CARE OF" GLEN TAPIA; EYES REMATCH WITH GOLOVKIN
May 05, 2016 - "This Saturday is going to be a very, very extraordinary David Lemieux...I'm very focused on Saturday...he's a tough and hungry fighter...I know what I'm coming here to do...the door will be open after I take good care of Tapia," stated former world champion David Lemieux, who talked ......

BERNARD HOPKINS INSISTS CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN WILL HAPPEN ON THEIR TERMS; SAYS CANELO DOESN'T NEED GOLOVKIN
May 05, 2016 - "I think the fight is gonna happen...everybody on both sides have to have a real strong commitment...who carries the stars, who carries the numbers...it should be a catch how much you can weigh after the fact...I want to see the fight...we want to do it A) on our terms," stated future Hall of Famer ......

CURTIS STEVENS SAYS GOLOVKIN IS "NOT THAT BIG A PUNCHER" AND CANELO IS A "HELL OF A PUNCHER"
May 05, 2016 - "Being with Canelo was a great experience...GGG, he's not that big of a puncher...Canelo is a hell of a puncher...I don't think he's a one-punch knockout artist...he has heavy hands...there's a difference," stated middleweight contender Curtis Stevens, who talked about his upcoming ......

FRANKIE GOMEZ DISCUSSES "MAKE OR BREAK" FIGHT WITH MAURICIO HERRERA; PREDICTS PACQUIAO WILL BE BACK
May 05, 2016 - "He's a crafty fighter, tricky...he's a little fast...he has a good jab...I've been in there with a lot of different fighter, a lot of fighters like him...it's a make or break fight for me," stated jr. welterweight contender Frankie Gomez, who talked about his upcoming clash with ......

CANELO ALVAREZ HAS A MESSAGE FOR DONALD TRUMP: "WE COME HERE TO SUCCEED AND BE VICTORIOUS"
May 05, 2016 - "It offends...not everybody is coming here to rob or steal...of course that hurts...we come here to succeed and be victorious," stated middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, who shared his thoughts on Donald Trump. Check it out! ......

BERNARD HOPKINS SAYS GOLOVKIN IS GETTING A PASS; EXPLAINS WHY HE SHOULD FIGHT CANELO AT A CATCHWEIGHT
May 05, 2016 - "I made concessions to Oscar to come down...in boxing, it seems that people forget so easy...why is Triple G getting a pass that no one else got...I would match Sergey Kovalev up with Triple G at a catchweight," stated future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, who explained why he believes Gennady ......

CANELO ALVAREZ SAYS HE'S ANXIOUS TO FIGHT AMIR KHAN; CONFIDENT HE CAN BREAK HIM DOWN
May 05, 2016 - "I know what Amir Khan brings...he's a very fast, very elusive, very tricky fighter...I'm confident in the work that's been done to be able to go in there and break this down...I'm anxious for Saturday," stated middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, who spoke at the final press ......

AMIR KHAN CLOWNS DONALD TRUMP; JOKES THIS COULD BE HIS LAST FIGHT IN U.S. IF HE BECOMES PRESIDENT
May 05, 2016 - "You're going to see the best Amir Khan...I really do believe I can win this fight...it's my time, this is...I'm gonna grab it with both hands...it's been my dream to hold a big fight like this in Vegas...this could be the last fight of me and Canelo here, that's if Donald Trump ......

BERNARD HOPKINS SAYS GENNADY GOLOVKIN SHOULD FIGHT SERGEY KOVALEV; EXPLAINS WHY
May 05, 2016 - "Who should he fight to get the sort of clarification that he's ready for this fight...I say Sergey Kovalev...I would like to see the baddest middleweight...Triple G...and the baddest light heavyweight right now...Sergey Kovalev," stated future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, who suggested that ......

CANELO ALVAREZ BLASTS GOLOVKIN'S RESUME; SAYS NO REASON TO BE AFRAID OF HIM AND HE MUST EARN HIS SHOT
May 05, 2016 - "My record speaks for itself...you look at my 10 opponents compared to his 10 opponents and you guys can see it...there's no reason to be afraid of him...he needs to earn his shot," stated middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, who shared his thoughts on the resume of fellow middleweight ......

BERNARD HOPKINS COMMENTS ON FLOYD MAYWEATHER POSSIBLE COMEBACK: "I HOPE HE DO COME BACK"
May 05, 2016 - "It doesn't change the landscape of boxing whether he come back...a lot of fans is glad that he left...I hope he do come back...the best fights need to be made," stated future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, who shared his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather hinting at a possible comeback. Check it out! ......

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