Boxing News In The Upcoming Months!

The still not officially announced Floyd Mayweather vs. TBA (Andre Berto?) fight slated for September 12 at the MGM Grand is a little over seven weeks away. Looking like Mayweather’s fight will be on Showtime PPV, not CBS. So we have a Mosley-Mayorga 2 PPV on August 29, a Floyd PPV on September 12, a Golovkin-Lemieux PPV on October 17 and a Cotto-Canelo PPV on November 21.
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Lemieux-Golovkin Quotes On Title Unification!

WBA middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) and IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) have issued the first comments on their title unification PPV clash on October 17 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Details on advance tickets and a national press tour will be announced shortly.
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Jacobs-Mora Weights From Barclays Center!

(Photo by: Premier Boxing Champions)

Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Daniel Jacobs 159.8lbs vs. Sergio Mora 159.2lbs
(WBA “regular” middleweight title)
Danny Garcia 146.6 vs. Paulie Malignaggi 146.8lbs
(non-title 12-rounder)
Omar Douglas 129.4lbs vs. TBA
Adam Kownacki 251.4lbs vs. Maurenzo Smith 258.2lbs
Heather Hardy 121.2lbs vs. Renata Domsodi 121.6lbs
Travis Peterkin 175.4lbs vs. Lenin Castillo 173.6lbs
Rafael Vazquez 125.2lbs vs. Mario Macias 126lbs
Prichard Colon 147.2lbs vs. Michael Finney 147.8lbs
Titus Williams 128lbs vs. Micah Branch 130lbs
Thomas Velasquez 127.2lbs vs. Gabriel Braxton 127.2lbs

Avalos-Perez Weights From Frisco,Texas!

TV: UniMas
(Photo By: Top Rank)

Venue: Dr. Pepper Arena, Frisco, Texas
Chris Avalos 126.25lbs vs. Rey Perez 125.25lbs
Casey Ramos 132lbs vs. Daniel Evangelista Jr 130.25lbs
Clarence Booth 141.5lbs vs. Marco Antonio Lopez 139.25lbs
Eric Anton 128.5lbs vs. DeAnthony Bonner 126.5lbs
Jose Rodriguez 141.4lbs vs. Errol Sidney 144.25lbs
Erick De Leon 131.25lbs vs. Daniel Perales 130.25lbs

Garcia-Malignaggi, Jacobs-Mora Press Quotes!

GarciaJacobsPresserPremier Boxing Champions on ESPN and undercard fighters held a final press conference Thursday at B.B. Kings Blues Club & Grill in Times Square as they near Saturday’s showdowns at Barclays Center. The event is headlined by undefeated star Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) as he makes his 147-pound debut against two-time world champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs). Also middleweight world champion Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs) defends in his hometown against former world champion Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora (28-3-2, 9 KOs).
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Golden Boy Lands HBO Latino For August 8th!

Johan “El Terrible” Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs) of Venezuela will face Russia’s Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko (19-0, 8 KOs) in a twelve rounder at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Saturday, August 8th, to be televised on HBO Latino Boxing.
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Thurman Gets TKO Win Over Collazo!

ThurmanCollazofightSaturday night in Tampa, Florida, welterweight Keith Thurman (26-0-0, 22 KOs) remained undefeated when Luis Collazo (36-7-0, 19 KOs) failed to come out for the eighth round. With a cut over his right eye, Collazo told the ringside physician he couldn’t see, and the referee ruled it a technical knockout for Collazo even though the cut may have been caused by a headbutt.
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Juarez-Taboarda Weights From Acapulco!

TV: Televisa (Mexico)

Venue: Centro de Convenciones de Acapulco
Mariana Juarez 114.6lbs  vs. Vanessa Taboarda 115.5lbs
(WBC female super flyweight International title)
Andres Gutiérrez 130lbs  vs. John Germinó 129.8lbs
Marcos Villasana 134.6lbs vs. Jesús Bibiano 134lbs

Herrera-Lundy Weights From L.A. Sports Arena!

TV: HBO Latino
(Photo by: Golden Boy Promotions)

Venue: Los Angeles Sports Arena
Mauricio Herrera 139.4lbs vs. Hank Lundy 139lbs
Michael Perez 134.4lbs vs. Luis Sanchez 133.4lbs
Joseph Diaz 125.6lbs vs. Rene Alvarado 125.8lbs
Jason Quigley 161.6lbs vs. Tom Howard 159.4lbs
Nicolas Arce 128.2lbs vs. Ricardo Alvarado 130.4lbs
Jesus Delgado 131.4lbs vs. Angel Abelo 131.8lbs
Zachary Ochoa 141.4lbs vs. David Rodela 141lbs

Thurman-Collazo Weights From Tampa!


Venue: USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida
Keith Thurman 146.2lbs vs. Luis Collazo 147lbs
(WBA “regular” welterweight title)
Tony Harrison 153.8lbs vs. Willie Nelson 154.6lbs
Edner Cherry 132lbs vs. Luis Cruz 132.8lbs
Anthony Peterson 138lbs vs. Ramesis Gil 137.4lbs
Patryk Szymanski 155.6lbs vs. Maurice Louishomme 154.6lbs
Antonio Tarver Jr. 155.2lbs vs. Julian Valerio 155lbs
Walter Castillo 143.6lbs Ammeth Diaz 143.8lbs
Manny Woods 154.8lbs vs. Carlos Garcia 153.8lbs
Gary Russell 117.8lbs vs. Jaxel Marrero 119lbs

Terrance Crawford Chats With Boxing Fans!


“Kerri Keller” Miss Fourth Of July Knockout!


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Haymon/PBC Response To Top Rank Lawsuit!

No direct response from Al Haymon, but the Premier Boxing Champions website has released a statement from Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel, the law firm representing Haymon and his affiliated entities:

On behalf of our clients Alan Haymon, Haymon Boxing LLC, Haymon Sports LLC and Haymon Holdings LLC:
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“Ellys Angela” KO of the Month( July, 2015)


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Top Rank Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Haymon!

Today in U.S. Dis­trict Court in Los Angeles, Top Rank filed a lawsuit against Al Haymon, Haymon Boxing LLC, Haymon Sports LLC, Haymon Holdings LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and Media Group Holdings LLC. The lawsuit alleges violations of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act, the Sherman Antitrust Act, and a host of other state and federal laws.

Allegations against Haymon and his affiliated entities include:
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Tureano Johnson Wants GGG & Cotto At 160!

Gary Shaw Productions’ middleweight contender, Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs), is looking for the biggest fights in the division. Currently rated WBC #2, WBA #3, IBF #8 and WBO #13, Johnson is riding a 4-fight winning streak with the hopes of landing a world title shot.
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Barthelemy-DeMarco On CBS This Sunday!

This Sunday, Premier Boxing Champions will have two shows: Saturday on NBC features Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter, but there is a Sunday afternoon show on CBS highlighted by Rances Barthelemy (22-0, 13 KOs) facing Antonio DeMarco (31-4-1, 23 KOs). Coverage begins on CBS at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. Barthelemy gave up his IBF 130-pound title to move up in weight. DeMarco formerly held the WBC 135-pound title before losing it to Broner.

Here is what Barthelemy and DeMarco had to say at a media workout on Wednesday:
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Ward Makes Catchweight Smith 4.4lbs Over!

(Photo by: Roc Nation Sports)
Venue: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Andre Ward 171.8lbs vs. Paul Smith 176.4lbs
Antonio Nieves 120.6lbs vs. Stephon Young 122.8lbs
Wang Zhimin 137.6lbs vs. Jose Luis Guzman 137.6lbs
Meng Fanlong 181.2lbs vs. Albert Avina 191.8lbs
Aaron Coley 163lbs vs. Yosmani Abreu 160.8lbs
Luis Arias 161.4lbs vs. Tony Brinson 161.4lbs
Daniel Franco 125.6lbs vs. Jonathan Alcantara 126lbs
Sonny Fredrickson 139.8lbs vs. Juan Santiago 137.6lbs

Porter-Broner Weights From MGM Grand Arena!

(Photo by: Premier Boxing Champions)

Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
Adrien Broner 143.5lbs vs. Shawn Porter 144lbs
Errol Spence 149lbs vs. Phil Lo Greco 152lbs
Terrell Gausha vs. Luis Grajeda
Robert Easter 135lbs vs. Miguel Mendoza 136.5lbs
Michael Hunter 201lbs vs. Deon Elam 197lbs
Kevin Newman 164lbs vs. Bobby McIntyre 16lbs3
Sanjarbek Rakhmanov 143lbs vs. Brett Simmons 146lbs

N’Dam-Lemieux Weights From Montreal!

TV: Fox Sports 2
(Photo by: Golden Boy)

Venue: Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada
Hassan N’Dam 158.6lbs vs. David Lemieux 160lbs
(Vacant IBF middleweight title)
Dierry Jean 135lbs vs. Jerry Belmontes 134.4lbs
Luis Ortiz 238lbs vs. Bryan Polley 273lbs
Schiller Hyppolite 167.5lbs vs. Kevin Thomas Cojean 166.7lbs
Mian Hussain 148.7lbs vs. Ivan Pereyra 149.7lbs
Ghislain Maduma 140.9lbs vs. Michele Focosi 140.1lbs
Steven Butler 151.8lbs vs. Jaime Herrera 151.7lbs
Ayaz Hussain 143lbs vs. Miguel Antoine 144.5lbs
Yves Ulysse 143.9lbs vs. Renald Garrido 142.7lbs
Mathieu Germain 141.4lbs vs. Richard Horvath 139.5lbs