Bob Arum Says Al Haymon Doesn’t Really Exist; So Who’s Been Representing the Fighters? [Video]

Bob Arum says he believes he can make a fight between welterweight champions Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford if he can sit down with Al Haymon. He also believes there’s no Al Haymon and boxing’s most elusive figure is a fictional character conjured up by Sam Watson. Arum goes on to say the problem, with making the match-up is he doesn’t know who PBC Is. Here’s what the Top Rank chief said according to  Kevin Idec for Boxingscene: “The problem is who is PBC?,” Arum told BoxingScene.com, referring to the Premier Boxing Champions organization Haymon launched early in 2015. “And people say, ‘Al Haymon.’ And I say Al Haymon is a fiction Sam Watson…

Photos/Quotes ‘Royal Battle’ Final Press Conference

Photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture LAS VEGAS (Dec. 11, 2014) – The Media Center at MGM Grand in Las Vegas was buzzing today as some of boxing’s brightest stars took to the stage and addressed the media ahead of their respective bouts on the “Royal Battle: Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander” fight card taking place this Saturday, Dec. 13 live on SHOWTIME from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Here is what the fighters had to say at today’s press conference. AMIR KHAN, Former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion “This is a great fight and a great fight card overall from top to bottom. It’s almost like pay-per-view. But it’s a great opportunity for my fans to…

Spence Jr. Remains Undefeated With ShoBox Win

LAS VEGAS (June 27, 2014) – Undefeated Errol Spence, Jr. didn’t lose a round and may have made the transition from prospect to contender in a dominating unanimous decision victory (100-90 three times) over the durable Ronald Cruz in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME® from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Spence (13-0, 10 KOs) was remarkably efficient with his power punches, landing 282 shots compared to Cruz’s 65 at a rate of 58 percent. Looking like a potential future world champion, the 2012 U.S. Olympian was technically sound and sharp with his punches, picking apart the courageous Cruz (20-4, 15 KOs) as he went…

Wade, Spence Jr. & Browne This Friday On ShoBox

              RISING STARS WADE, SPENCE JR. AND BROWNE RETURN FRIDAY, JUNE 27 AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION ONSHOWTIME® DOMINIC WADE VS. NICK BRINSON ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. RONALD CRUZ MARCUS BROWNE VS. YUSAF MACK Tickets on Sale Now! LAS VEGAS (June 6, 2014) – Three of boxing’s hottest prospects will be featured at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday, June 27, as ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME® presents an exciting tripleheader that will help prove whether these young stars are ready for prime time. In the main event, Maryland’s Dominic Wade battles New York’s…

Maldonado vs. Forbes, Spence Jr. Co-Feature On GBL

SAN ANTONIO (January 14) – Winner of four straight bouts, including an impressive seventh-round technical knockout of Luis Ramos Jr. last November, junior welterweight prospect Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado Jr. is back at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, TX. on Monday, Feb. 10 when he faces former World Champion Steve “2Pound” Forbes on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes in the main event of the second 2014 installment Golden Boy Live!. In the co-main event, unbeaten 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol Spence Jr. is scheduled for 10-rounds in the welterweight division versus an opponent to be determined. “The fans were great in San Antonio the last time I fought here and I’m going to give them an exciting show again,” said Maldonado….

Charlo, Spence Jr.,Warren Win On Golden Boy Live

SUNRISE, FL – Improving his record to 22-0-0, Jermell Charlo won by technical knock out over Jose Angel Rodriguez Monday night on Golden Boy Live. Celebrating prematurely, Charlo tee’d off until Rodriguez looked ready to collapse in a heap. Believing the fight was over, Charlo celebrated in his corner while the referee counted then resumed action. When the fight was in play, Charlo outperformed Rodriguez with better movement and power. Despite Charlo busting up his face early on, Rodriguez remained game even when he was eating the multiple jabs and straight rights of Charlo. Rodriguez attempted a late round rally but was ineffective when Charlo adjusted with hard counterpunching. In physical, wrestling fashion, Errol Spence…

Errol Spence Jr. Headlines Golden Boy Live Monday

SUNRISE, FL – Golden Boy Live returns to Fox Sports this week with a card entitled “The Clash of the Unbeaten.” Headlining the card, Errol Spence Jr. takes on Emmanuel “Ice Cold” Lartey. Joining him on the card are hot prospect Rau’shee Warren and Jermell Charlo. Action begins at 6PM PT. THE CLASH OF THE UNBEATEN  ERROL SPENCE JR. MEETS EMMANUEL “ICE COLD” LARTEY ON MONDAY, OCT. 14 IN THE GOLDEN BOY LIVE! CO-FEATURE AT THE BB&T CENTER IN SUNRISE, FL ON FOX SPORTS 1 & FOX DEPORTES PLUS FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ROY JONES, JR. WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE FOR S SPECIAL V.I.P. APPEARANCE SUNRISE, FL (Oct. 10) – In a clash of unbeaten fighters, 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol Spence…

Caballero Triumphs Over Robles At Fantasy Springs

INDIO, CA – Randy Caballero entered the ring Saturday night to punctuate his intentions for a featherweight title fight. Facing his most difficult challenger to date in Miguel Robles, Caballero pulled out the stops and defeated Robles in the seventh round courtesy of a  left hook to the body to remain undefeated before a packed crowd at Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino. Finding himself on the defensive in round one, Caballero attempted to jab while Robles walked him down looking for the right hook. Making no headway with each other, most of the round was spent in a clinch or stalking about the ring. Caballero picked up action in round two working the jab and…