Articles by author: David P. Greisman(2141 results)

Mayweather Owes Taxes, Asks IRS to Wait For McGregor Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. owes federal taxes for 2015, but while he says he has more than enough money to pay them, he doesn’t quite have enough cash. Yet. Mayweather has filed a petition with the United S...Read More

Lamont Peterson Impressed With Spence, Willing to Fight Him

Lamont Peterson’s known Errol Spence since Spence was still an amateur. Now they’re both pros — Spence is a rising welterweight contender who is about to challenge Kell Brook for a world title, while ...Read More

Rau'shee Warren's Trainer: He Should've Gone For the Stoppage

Rau’shee Warren had Zhanat Zhakiyanov on the canvas twice in the opening round of their fight last month. But it was Warren who nonetheless wound up on the losing end of a split decision, dropping his...Read More

Lamont Peterson: My Head Says Thurman, My Gut Says Garcia

Lamont Peterson will be an interested observer in Brooklyn this Saturday. The welterweight has the World Boxing Association’s “regular” world title, and that could land him a shot at the winner of the...Read More

Anthony Peterson’s Trainer Expects Title Shot in 2017

The last time that Anthony Peterson had a big fight was way back in September 2010 — and he came up short in that bout, losing a title eliminator to Brandon Rios via disqualification. He’s only fought...Read More

Peterson Willing to Wait for Garcia-Thurman Winner If Needed

Lamont Peterson is coming off a long layoff — 16 months between his controversial victory over Felix Diaz in 2015 and his clear win over David Avanesyan earlier in February. That victory earned him th...Read More

Lamont Peterson Reiterates: I'll Never Fight Adrien Broner

Lamont Peterson and Adrien Broner shared an arena in February, and they are once again sharing a division now that both have moved from junior welterweight to welterweight. But they will not be sharin...Read More

"Fighting Words" - Wilder’s Equalizer Makes Up For His Minuses

by David P. Greisman - Power is often described as being an equalizer. For Deontay Wilder, it is an imbalanced equation. It is one big plus that has more than made up for his many minuses. So far. The...Read More

"Fighting Words" - Thomas Williams Jr. Took the Hard Way Out

by David P. Greisman - Thomas Williams Jr. was damned because he did, and he would’ve been damned if he didn’t. He actually would’ve been better off had he been hurt even worse. Williams was knocked d...Read More

"Fighting Words" - The Best Adrien Broner He Can Be

by David P. Greisman - This is the article that is written about Adrien Broner seemingly every year and by every boxing columnist. This is another article about a fighter who has won world titles and ...Read More

Peterson's Trainer Picks Thurman in Boxing Match, Garcia in Dogfight

Barry Hunter doesn’t have a pick for the March 4 unification bout between welterweight titleholders Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman. That’s because it depends. “If it’s a boxing match, I think Thurman....Read More

Rau'shee Warren Wants to Show More Power Against Zhakiyanov

Pretty much every fighter says they want to impress with their performances. That’s no different for Rau’shee Warren, who wants to stand out in the first defense of his bantamweight world title by sho...Read More

Trainer Recalls Lamont Peterson's Cramps Against Felix Diaz

Lamont Peterson’s last performance wasn’t his best — he took a debated majority decision over Felix Diaz back in October 2015, a rough follow-up to his close decision loss to Danny Garcia. Peterson’s ...Read More

"Fighting Words" - David: A Price That Can't Stop Dropping

by David P. Greisman - As an amateur, David Price tried to succeed as Audley Harrison had once succeeded. Price failed. As a pro, Price tried to succeed where Harrison had failed. Price failed there a...Read More

Trainer: Lamont Peterson Has Used Long Layoff to Improve Skills

By the time Lamont Peterson fights David Avanesyan later this month, it will have been 16 months since Peterson last stepped in the ring. That layoff dates back to October 2015, when Peterson followed...Read More

Thomas Williams Wants Adonis Stevenson Rematch After Browne

Light heavyweight contender Thomas Williams Jr. is coming off a loss in which he was put away in four rounds. He wants another shot at the person who put him there — 175-pound champion Adonis Stevenso...Read More

Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed Slated to Fight on Lomachenko-Sosa Card

Junior welterweight prospect Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed will take on Reyes Sanchez on the undercard of an April 8 show featuring junior-lightweight titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko against contender Jason Sos...Read More

Rau'shee Warren Says the WBA Still Hasn't Given Him His Title Belt

Rau’shee Warren won a world title seven and a half months ago. He won it, but he still doesn’t have it. “I still haven’t received my WBA belt yet,” Warren told “I got my IBO title the...Read More

Thomas Williams: Marcus Browne Should Have Two Losses Already

Thomas Williams Jr. is quite familiar with his next opponent — he used to be friends with light heavyweight prospect Marcus Browne, dating back to their days in the amateurs....Read More

"Fighting Words" - A Rematch Timed Right and A Return Too Soon

by David P. Greisman - Francisco Vargas was in one of the best fights of 2015, got back in the ring seven months later and wound up in one of the best fights of 2016. He came back after another seven ...Read More