Articles by author: Keith Idec(1723 results)

Jacobs' Adviser: Golovkin Will Pay on 3/18 for Canelo Negotiations

Daniel Jacobs has more than taken notice of reports this week about continuing negotiations for a Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight in September. Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions preside...Read More

Arum Skeptical of $38M Offer to Bring Pacquiao-Khan to the UAE

If the offer of $38 million from investors in the United Arab Emirates is legitimate, Bob Arum will happily promote a Manny Pacquiao-Amir Khan fight there this spring. The Hall of Fame promoter is ver...Read More

Pacquiao Announces He is Negotiating With Khan for Next Fight

Maybe Manny Pacquiao will fight Amir Khan next after all. The Filipino superstar posted a message on his official Facebook page Wednesday night and then from his verified Twitter account that he is in...Read More

Cautious Chavez Certain He’ll Make 164.5 for Canelo Fight

NEW YORK – Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. estimated Tuesday that he weighed 183 pounds. If he was telling the truth, that’s encouraging news for Chavez fans, considering a fighter notorious for not taking tra...Read More

Broner-Granados Fight Peaked at 859,000 Viewers on Showtime

Say what you will about Adrien Broner, but he still delivers ratings. The polarizing former four-division champion’s entertaining fight against Adrian Granados peaked at 859,000 viewers on Saturday ni...Read More

Chavez Expects to Enter Ring at 180; Canelo Not Concerned

NEW YORK – Oscar De La Hoya was surprised just how much bigger Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is than Canelo Alvarez the first time he saw them stand next to each other this week. Their size difference figure...Read More

DiBella: Unlike Wilder-Wawrzyk, 'Nervous' About Wilder-Washington

Lou DiBella wouldn’t worry if Deontay Wilder was preparing to fight Andrzej Wawrzyk on Saturday night. Despite Wawrzyk’s 33-1 record, DiBella is confident Wilder would’ve knocked out the Polish conten...Read More

Chavez: Canelo Picked Me Over GGG For 'Easier Fight, More Money'

NEW YORK – Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. isn’t insulted. He knows Canelo Alvarez picked him for his next fight because Alvarez considers Chavez a lower-risk, higher-reward proposition than Gennady Golovkin, ...Read More

Orlando Salido Being Considered for Canelo-Chavez Co-Feature

NEW YORK – Orlando Salido might land a high-profile fight after all. Vasyl Lomachenko is fighting Jason Sosa on April 8. And Francisco Vargas is recovering from a brutal beating that eliminated the po...Read More

Garcia On Dad's Tirade: Free Speech, He Can Say What He Wants

Danny Garcia isn’t about to apologize for his father’s controversial actions at a press conference last month. When asked Tuesday about Angel Garcia’s vile verbal attack on Keith Thurman during the Ja...Read More

De La Hoya: GGG Can Fight Canelo or Keep Making What He Makes!

NEW YORK – Oscar De La Hoya was blunt before a press conference Tuesday to promote the Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight. If Gennady Golovkin wants to fight Canelo Alvarez in September, he e...Read More

Wilder: Would've Been 'Stupid' to Face a 'Killer' in This Fight

NEW YORK – Deontay Wilder wants to find out how his surgically repaired right hand and right biceps respond in a real boxing match before facing a top heavyweight. That’s why he picked Poland’s Andrze...Read More

Lomachenko: I'll Be No. 1 P4P Once I Beat Two Lightweight Champs

Vasyl Lomachenko was asked if when he looks in the mirror he sees the best boxer, pound-for-pound, in the world. “It’s very hard to answer this question because when I look in the mirror, I don’t thin...Read More

Lomachenko 'A Little Disappointed' He's Not Fighting Salido Next

Vasyl Lomachenko had hoped to get the opportunity to avenge his lone professional loss in his next fight. There was a time when he thought a rematch against Orlando Salido was basically a done deal. U...Read More

Broner: I'm Not Gonna Lie; Granados Hurt Me One Time in Fight

Adrien Broner admits Adrian Granados hurt him at one point during their taxing fight Saturday night. The former four-division champion didn’t specify when Granados hurt him, but Broner’s trainer, Mike...Read More

Broner Says He Fought For Nine-Plus Rounds With Broken Hand

Adrien Broner believes his fight against Adrian Granados would’ve unfolded differently had he not suffered a hand injury during the first round. Broner said during a post-fight press conference early ...Read More

Broner Explains Why Mayweather Didn't Attend Granados Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn’t attend Adrien Broner’s fight Saturday night, but he did give his friend valuable advice. Broner spoke to Mayweather by phone before he left for Xavier University’s Cintas C...Read More

Broner: I Spoke to Bob Arum Recently About Making Pacquiao Fight

Adrien Broner indicated early Sunday morning that he has spoken recently with promoter Bob Arum about making a bout between him and Manny Pacquiao. Representatives for both boxers talked last year, bu...Read More

Lamont Peterson Decisions David Avanesyan, Captures WBA Belt

Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio - Lamont Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over David Avanesyan (22-2-1, 11 KOs) to capture the WBA "regular" welterweight title. The scor...Read More

Marcus Browne Knocks Out Thomas Williams in The Sixth

Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio - In a light heavyweight contest, Marcus Browne (19-0, 14 KOs) picked up the biggest win of his career with a sixth round knockout of Thomas Williams Jr. (20-3, 14 KOs)...Read More