Articles by author: Miguel Rivera(3744 results)

Top Rank Prez: Berchelt-Vargas Winner in Line For Lomachenko

There will be a big prize in store for the winner of the planned rematch between WBC super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt and former beltholder Francisco Vargas. The two boxers are scheduled t...Read More

Linares-Cano Sanctioned as WBC Eliminator For Jose Ramirez Shot

The upcoming fight between Pablo Cesar Cano and Venezuela's Jorge Linares, which is scheduled for the 18th in the Hulu Theater of Madison Square Garden in New York, has been sanctioned as an official ...Read More

Marcos Maidana Not Planning To Return To The Ring

Former world champion Marcos Maidana has practically ruled out the idea of ?returning to the ring, despite all of the publicity he got a few days ago. Earlier this week, a video was circulated on the ...Read More

Linares Says Golden Boy Contract Expiring, Still Eyes Lomachenko

Three-time world champion Jorge Linares assured that he is in the best condition of his career to face Pablo César Cano in New York on January 18, and after that he said he was ready to face Vasiliy L...Read More

Christopher Diaz To Train With Freddie Roach For Magdaleno

Once-beaten Christopher Diaz of Puerto Rico will train with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach to prepare for his upcoming showdown with Jessie Magdaleno, which takes place in March in New York. "For ...Read More

Canelo's Coach Angered By No 'Fighter of The Year' Consideration

Eddy Reynoso, the trainer of Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, is frustrated with the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) after his boxer failed to even make the short-list for Fighter...Read More

Pacquiao: Full Focus on Broner, Not Thinking About Mayweather

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs), 40-years-old, is less than two weeks away from his next world title defense. Pacquiao is back in the world level mix after demolishing Lu...Read More

Pacquiao Could See Mikey Garcia as Potential Future Foe

WBA "regular" welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao is looking to face the best opponents possible in the remaining years of his pro career. Last year, Pacquiao aligned himself with powerful adviser an...Read More

Angel Acosta WBO World Title Defense Pushed Back To March 16

World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior flyweight champion Angel "Tito" Acosta will return to the ring on March 16 against an opponent yet to be determined, after Japan's Ryuji Hara withdrew from their...Read More

Felix Verdejo Being Positioned For March Return on MSG Card

The next engagement in the ring for lightweight contender Felix "the Diamond" Verdejo will be in a known scenario, according to Carlos Gonzalez. The executives of Top Rank are working at full speed so...Read More

Roach: Pacquiao is Not Bothered By KO Loss To Marquez

According to Freddie Roach, the Hall of Fame coach of Manny Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs), the knockout loss against Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012 did not bother him as much as the setback he suffered again...Read More

Roach: In Mayweather Rematch - You Will See 'Real' Pacquiao

Freddie Roach, the longtime trainer of eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, is praying that his boxer will secure a rematch with Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao will defend his WBA "regular" welte...Read More

De La Hoya More Than Confident Canelo Beats Mayweather

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya believes the second time would be the charm. He has no doubt that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez would defeat Floyd Mayweather in a rematch. They fought back in 2013,...Read More

Angel Acosta Waits For Next Opponent After Hara Falls Out

Angel 'Tito' Acosta will have to wait longer than he anticipated to find out the identity of his next opponent. The 108-pound world champion of the World Boxing Organization had the impression that he...Read More

Machado Getting Ready For Feb. 9 Defense, Maybe With Cancio

The third defense of WBA "regular" super featherweight champion, Puerto Rico's Alberto 'El Explosivo' Machado, will take place on February 9, at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. The bo...Read More

Hugo Ruiz Aims To Score a KO of Tepora on Pacquiao-Broner

Hugo 'Cuatito' Ruiz is very hungry to win the WBA belt on January 19 when he faces unbeaten Filipino Jack "The Captain" Tepora at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada; as part of the Showtime Pay-Per-Vi...Read More

Jesus Rojas is Not Taking Can Xu Lightly in Upcoming Fight

World Boxing Association (WBA) "regular" featherweight champion Jesus Rojas is thinking about creating a lot of problems for his upcoming opponent, Can Xu of China. Both fighters will collide on Satur...Read More

WBC Prez To Place a Direct Focus on "Weight Control" in 2019

After qualifying 2018 as a spectacular year for boxing, the president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Mauricio Sulaiman, made it known that in 2019 the main objective will be to place a focus on th...Read More

Andrade Laughs at Canelo's "Three Division" Champ Claim

The three-time world champion in two divisions, Demetrius Andrade, has thrown down a challenger to Canelo Alvarez to confront him in a 2019 unification. Andrade (26-0, 16 KO's) will defend the World B...Read More

Pablo Cesar Cano is "Convinced" That Will Beat Jorge Linares

Three-time world champion Jorge Linares will face a stiff test in interim super lightweight champion Pablo Cesar Cano - as the boxes will collide on January 18 at the Hulu theater at Madison Square Ga...Read More