[Push Play] Pac vs Bradley 3 Undercard Workout Highlights

Gathering at the Fortune Gym in Los Angeles, CA, participants from the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy rematch worked out for the media ahead of their respective bouts. Plus interviews with Robert Garcia and Top Rank chief Bob Arum.

[Push Play] Oscar Valdez, Jose Ramirez Workout In LA

Ahead of their respective clashes on the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley PPV event in Las Vegas, blue chip prospect Oscar Valdez and Jose Ramirez worked out for the media at the Fortune Gym in Hollywood, CA. With Top Rank chief Bob Arum on hand for the festivities the rising prospects gave a sneak peak at their conditioning and preparation for these all important bouts. Fights that have all the potential to steal the show from the main event. cover photo credit: Mikey Williams

Robert Garcia: “Gradovich HAS to Win. The Odds Are Against Us”

At Tuesday’s open media workout in Los Angeles, Robert Garcia, trainer of Evgeny Gradovich says his fighter is in a must win situation against blue chip prospect Oscar Valdez. Although Gradovich is the by far the more seasoned and battled tested fighter, Valdez brings a youth and hunger to the ring that is undeniable.

Chavez Sr. BLASTS Son On Facebook For Lack Of Discipline

For Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  having privilege and access to best life has to offer did nothing to instill the work ethic that made his famous father a boxing legend. In recent years, to say the ups and downs of the sometimes super middleweight have been well documented would be an understatement. By virtue of a famous name, Chavez Jr. has been allowed to skate through boxing garnering generous paydays for subpar performances. Adding fuel to the proverbial fire are the entitled, brat-like post-fight antics which include berating referees and posting big checks from Haymon Boxing on social media and suspensions for marijuana usage. It’s not a Chavez Jr. fight promotion without a rousing game of…

LIVE at 3PM PT Bradley v Rios Weigh-In

LAS VEGAS — Today at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Timothy Bradley makes his first defense of the recently recaptured WBO welterweight belt against former champion Brandon Rios. A fight of firsts, Bradley will not only be making his first title defense, but his first appearance with newly acquired, veteran trainer Teddy Atlas. A leadership switch that Bradley says has “refocused” him. The weigh-in goes LIVE at 3PM PT and can be viewed right here.  

[Video] Brandon Rios Media Day In Riverside

RIVERSIDE, CA – Ahead of his November 7th showdown at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas against Timothy Bradley, Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios and trainer Robert Garcia opened the doors to the Riverside Robert Garcia Boxing Academy. Focused and ready for the “best Tim Bradley” Rios looks to apply pressure in the bout while looking for a knockout finish. Candidly speaking to Radio Rahim, Rios sites the Paccquiao loss as the turning point in his recommitment to the sport. “I’m getting older and wiser. Everything was a joke before but not no more,” said Rios. “I lost that drive that I once had before but I got it back now. I’m ready to go…

[Photos/Video] Maidana Media Workout

Photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf OXNARD, Calif. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, the former welterweight world champion who gets his eagerly awaited rematch with Floyd “Money” Mayweatherin the main event of “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” on Saturday, Sept. 13 live on SHOWTIME PPV, world champions Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (WBC Super Bantamweight), Miguel “Títere” Vazquez (IBF Lightweight), junior welterweight contenderJohn Molina, Maidana’s trainer Robert Garcia and Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe participated in a Media Workout Tuesday at Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. In world title fights on Sept. 13, Santa Cruz(27-0-1, 15 KOs), of Los Angeles,will defend his WBC Super Bantamweight World Championship against Mexico’s Manuel “Suavecito” Roman (17-2, 6 KOs) in the “MAYHEM” co-featured bout and Miguel “Títere” Vazquez(34-3, 13 KOs), of Tijuana,will risk his IBF Lightweight World Championship againstMickey…

Rios: “The old Bam Bam …will be back …”

Photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture Courtesy of HBO, below is Brandon Rios’ write-up/blog on his 2014 ring return. BRANDON RIOS “When you are on top of the world there are people who always want to be with you. I didn’t really know some of them but they wanted to be close to me. “But when you are at the lowest point in career, no one comes around. “No one seems to care. “This is why my fight against Diego Chaves is do or die for me. And I want to make it a ‘do’ and not the ‘die’ part. “I promised Robert (Garcia, chief trainer) I would follow his instructions in the gym and do whatever it…

[Video/Photos] Rios Media Day In Oxnard

OXNARD, CA – On August 2nd, Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios returns to action. After a nine month layoff, Rios continues his travels down a road that has been paved with tough opposition. His next fight is no exception. At the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Rios finds himself facing Diego Chaves, ranked in the IBF top 10, Chaves has also traveled the arduous path. At today’s media day, Rios held court for the press on hand going through a light workout and sharing his thoughts on the upcoming match-up. Finding himself in a must win situation, Rios spoke of his conditioning (says he’s within 5 pounds of weight as of today), the toughness of his upcoming…

[Interview] Garcia: “Maidana Has No Fear & No Respect”

OXNARD, CA – Photo Credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture With just under two weeks remaining until The Moment, Marcos Maidana enters the fight of his career when he steps in the ring against Floyd Mayweather on May 3rd at the MGM in Las Vegas. An integral part of his success is Robert Garcia and a strict regiment of work at the Robert Garcia boxing Academy in Oxnard. In order to keep the Argentine heavy hitter primed and focused, Garcia keeps Maidana fully entrenched in rigorous work schedule as he looks to defy the odds and hand the pound-for-pound champion the first loss of his career. I had the opportunity to speak with Robert Garcia during the recent Maidana open…