Articles by author: Bill Emes(393 results)

Thurman To Press Mayweather Until Retirement is Official

WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Keith Thurman (26-0, 22KOs) is going to continue his chase of Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26KOs) until the pound-for-pound king officially retires. Thurman had ...Read More

Thurman To Khan: I'm Sometimes? See Me One Time!

WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Keith 'One Time' Thurman (26-0, 22KOs) is very eager to get in the ring with British superstar Amir 'King" Khan (31-3, 19KOs). Both fighters were chasing the luc...Read More

Thurman: I'll Fight Spence if Mayweather Fights Winner

WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Keith Thurman (26-0, 22 KOs) is open to the idea of fighting rising contender Errol Spence Jr. (17-0, 14 KOs) - if WBC/WBA super welterweight champion Floyd Mayweat...Read More

Danny Garcia, Angel Garcia Shred Peterson, Herrera

Danny Garcia (31-0, 18KOs) made his move to the welterweight division on Saturday night and stopped former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi in nine rounds at the Barclays Center in Brookl...Read More

Thurman Says Mayweather is Using Spence as a Pawn

WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Keith 'One Time' Thurman (26-0, 22KOs) believes Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26KOs), who holds the WBC/WBA super welterweight belts, is using undefeated contender Er...Read More

Thurman Has No Doubt Mayweather Fights Beyond Berto

WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Keith Thurman (26-0, 22KOs) has no doubt that Floyd Mayweather Jr., the WBC/WBA super champion at 147-pounds, will fight beyond his September 12th return date at th...Read More

Gennady Golovkin's Promoter on Facing James DeGale

Promoter Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, who handles the career of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (33-0, 30KOs), is always looking to secure the biggest fight possible for his ris...Read More

Roach Admits: I Hate Whoever Invented Catch-Weights!

Trainer Freddie Roach surprisingly admits that he's not a fan of catch-weight fights. The statement is surprising considering that two of Roach's biggest names, Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto, have d...Read More

De La Hoya: I Want First Crack at Golovkin - If I Return

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has been retired since a 2008 knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao, but last week he created shockwaves when he appeared on a radio show and revealed that h...Read More

Golovkin's Coach Dares Anyone To Expose GGG Flaws

Abel Sanchez, trainer of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin, is laughing at the recent claims that his fighter was exposed in his recent TKO victory over Willie Monroe Jr. Monroe ...Read More

Roach Details Golovkin's Flaws, Confident Cotto Wins

Freddie Roach, trainer of WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33KOs), denies the notion that his fighter is being protected from a unification with WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG...Read More

Golovkin's Coach: We're After The WBC Title, Not Cotto

Abel Sanchez, trainer of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (33-0, 30KOs), says his boxer is not necessarily chasing a fight with Miguel Cotto - but is actually chasing the WBC middl...Read More

Golovkin's Promoter: Hearn Not Responding on Froch

For a few weeks, there was significant chatter about a potential super middleweight fight between Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (33-0, 30KOs) and Carl "The Cobra" Froch (33-2, 24KOs). Golovkin, who holds ...Read More

Roach Confident Cotto Can Knock Canelo Out in Style

Barclays Center, Brooklyn - Freddie Roach, trainer of WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs), believes his fighter is fully capable of scoring a spectacular knockout over Mexican star S...Read More

De La Hoya: Best Thing - Canelo-Cotto Won't Cost $100!

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, is very excited about the anticipated fight with WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto. The stage was set on S...Read More

Cotto Tabs 155 as Weight For Canelo, Open To Location

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) has no problem with facing Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) at a catch-weight of 155-pounds. For Saturday's fight with Danie...Read More

Geale Says He Wasn't 100% After Draining Down

Much was made over the 157-pound catch-weight for Saturday's middleweight title fight between WBC king Miguel Cotto and challenger Daniel Geale. Geale struggled to get down to the weight and had t...Read More

Team Golovkin: To Keep WBC Belt, Cotto Must Make Deal

The stage is almost set for a fall mega-fight between Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez of Mexico. But before that can happen, at least for Cotto's WBC middleweight title, a dea...Read More

Algieri: I Was Confident I Beat Khan, I Won The Fight

Former WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs) was a heavy underdog in his fight against Amir "King" Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on Friday night. The two boxers collided in the main event...Read More

DeGale: Me and Dirrell Are Only Two Behind Andre Ward

Mapping out the super middleweight division, IBF world champion James DeGale (21-1, 14KOs) tabs WBA champion Andre Ward as the obvious division leader. Then he rates himself and last Saturday's oppone...Read More