Articles by author: Keith Idec(2316 results)

Garcia Open to Staying at 140, Moving Up to 147 After Broner

Mikey Garcia has consistently stated since his fight against Adrien Broner was announced last month that he intends to return to lightweight for his next bout. As we get closer to their July 29 fight ...Read More

Charlo: Jacobs Exploited Golovkin's Flaws, Better Than Canelo

Knowing full well that he is in position to possibly challenge Gennady Golovkin for middleweight supremacy, Jermall Charlo paid particularly close attention to Golovkin’s difficult fight against Danie...Read More

Garcia: Non-Title Fight Vs. Broner Still Biggest of Our Careers

Adrien Broner has won world titles in four weight classes and Mikey Garcia has captured championships in three divisions. Garcia still considers their non-title fight July 29 in Brooklyn the biggest b...Read More

Garcia Expects Broner to Be Biggest Puncher He Has Faced

One of the most significant things Mikey Garcia learned about Adrien Broner from Marcos Maidana is that Broner can punch. Maidana – who was trained by Garcia’s older brother/trainer, Robert Garcia – e...Read More

Charlo: My Power is God-Given; Will Translate Immediately at 160

Jermall Charlo can’t see any reason why he wouldn’t be able to carry his power with him to the middleweight division. The former IBF junior middleweight champion knocked out three of his final four op...Read More

Broner: 'No Way In Hell' Garcia is a Better Boxer Than Me!

Adrien Broner has heard Mikey Garcia and many others say Garcia is a better boxer than him since their fight was announced last month. The former four-division champion dismissed that contention Thurs...Read More

Berchelt: I'm Best in Division; I'd 'Definitely Beat' Lomachenko

Six months ago, most boxing fans weren’t all that familiar with Miguel Berchelt. Now that he has beaten former champions Francisco Vargas and Takashi Miura in back-to-back bouts, Berchelt believes he ...Read More

Adrien Broner on Mikey Garcia: 'I'm Coming to ‘F*** Him Up!'

Mikey Garcia was surprised by how friendly Adrien Broner was toward him last month during the press conference in Manhattan to officially announce their fight. Broner was much more ornery Thursday whe...Read More

White: Mayweather Would 'Destroy Conor's Life' if He Goes MMA

White: Mayweather Would 'Destroy Conor's Life' if He Goes MMA

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Even when an animated Conor McGregor was yelling and pointing right in his face during their press tour, Floyd Mayweather Jr. never seemed all that concerned that McGregor w...Read More

Broner: I Weighed 144 This Morning; I Could Weigh In Tomorrow

Adrien Broner doesn’t have to make weight for his fight against Mikey Garcia until next Friday afternoon. Broner said Thursday, though, that training has gone so well he could make 140 pounds this Fri...Read More

WBA Suspends Shannon Briggs Six Months for Failed PED Test

The WBA announced Thursday afternoon that it has suspended Shannon Briggs for six months because he failed a pre-fight, performance-enhancing drug test two months ago. The 45-year-old Briggs was suppo...Read More

Ohara Davies Blasts Fans Who Lost Money on His Loss to Taylor

Ohara Davies is tired of disgruntled fans harassing him in the aftermath of his technical knockout loss to Josh Taylor earlier this month. Davies told The Sun for a story that was posted on the London...Read More

Charles Martin Motivated To Win The Title, Fight Joshua Again

Charles Martin is ready to take the next step in his comeback. The former IBF heavyweight champion’s manager, Mike Borao, told that he intends to match Martin against a top-15 contende...Read More

Shields: Jermall Charlo Won't Make Mistake of Overlooking Heiland

Jermall Charlo is heavily favored to beat Jorge Sebastian Heiland in their WBC middleweight elimination match next week. Ronnie Shields, Charlo’s trainer, considers Argentina’s Heiland a more dangerou...Read More

Charlo-Lubin, Hurd-Trout Show in Works for September 30th has learned that the Jermell Charlo-Erickson Lubin super welterweight title fight likely will be scheduled for September 30. Charlo’s second defense of the WBC 154-pound championship a...Read More

Monroe: I'll Beat Billy Joe Saunders 'Easy,' Shouldn't Touch Me!

Easy. That was Willie Monroe Jr.’s response when asked how he intends to beat Billy Joe Saunders. The American middleweight contender will have to defeat England’s Saunders in London, where they’ll fi...Read More

Barrera Wants to Fight Cleverly at Madison Square Garden

Sullivan Barrera hasn’t wasted any time calling out who he wants to fight next. Barrera sent a Twitter message to WBA world light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly and his promoter, Eddie Hearn, on...Read More

Chris Avalos Shocks Miguel Flores With Controversial TKO Win

ALEXANDRIA, LA. - In a battle of exciting featherweight brawlers, Chris Avalos (27-5, 20 KOs) was awarded a TKO victory after the doctor ruled that Miguel Flores (21-2, 9 KOs) could no longer contin...Read More

'PBC on FOX' Show Peaked at 1.039M Viewers, Averaged 886K

The audience for the “PBC on FOX” tripleheader Saturday night peaked at 1,039,000 viewers. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, the peak audience tuned in from 9:30-9:45 p....Read More

Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz in Works for 11/4 at Barclays Center

Multiple sources have informed that Deontay Wilder’s next WBC heavyweight title defense will come against Luis Ortiz. Negotiations are nearly finalized for Wilder to oppose Ortiz on No...Read More