Monthly Archives: December 2013

Shawn Porter gives his take on a possible Floyd Mayweather vs. Amir Khan matchup

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Chris Robinson catches up with IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (23-0-1, 14 KO’s) in Las Vegas at the Silverton Casino as he shares his thoughts on the recently-discussed matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Amir Khan that may be taking place later this year.

Click on the thumbnail for more of Porter’s thoughts on this fight.

Roy Jones Jr. opens up on Anderson Silva’s loss, a fight w/ Tyson Fury, and what motivates him

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Chris Robinson catches up with boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. (57-8, 40 KO’s) in Big Bear, Calif. as he opens up on Anderson Silva’s upset loss to Chris Weidman, a possible fight with heavyweight contender Tyson Fury, his desire to keep fighting, and more.

Click on the thumbnail for all of Jones’ thoughts…

18 uncut minutes with light heavyweight prospect Eleider Alvarez [HustleBoss.com Exclusive]

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Chris Robinson interviews light heavyweight prospect Eleider Alvarez (13-0, 8 KO’s) for 18 minutes  in Big Bear, CA during his training camp for his match vs. Thomas Oosthuizen on January 18 in  Montreal, Canada.

Click on the thumbnail for Alvarez’s thoughts on his upbringing in Columbia, his foray into boxing, his  move to Canada, his other passions in life, his bond with his stable mate Jean Pascal, and much more.

Anderson Silva hints that he will fight on, asks ‘When can I train?’

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As seen during UFC 168 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered a horrible injury during his fight with Chris Weidman, as he broke his left leg during his 2nd round TKO loss.

And while the future remains uncertain for the 38-year old legend, it appears that Silva is interested in pushing forward with his career.

“When can I train?” Silva reportedly asked before his surgery on Sunday morning to repare his fracture tibia and fibula, according to an update from ESPN.

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Roy Jones Jr. on camp life with Jean Pascal and how they plan to beat Lucian Bute

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Chris Robinson catches up with the great Roy Jones Jr. in Big Bear, Calif. as he speaks on joining  Jean Pascal’s camp ahead of his Jan. 18 HBO bout vs. Lucian Bute.

Click on the thumbnail for Jones’ thoughts on his bond with Pascal, what he’s trying to teach him, and  how they can defeat Bute.

Abner Mares reportedly injured during training; Gonzalez rematch said to be pushed back to March 15

Jhonny Gonzalez dropping Abner Mares this past August (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Sources close to the information have informed HustleBoss.com that former three-division champion Abner Mares has suffered an injury while in training that has subsequently seen his rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez pushed back to March 15th from the original date of February 15th.

Mares was training for the rematch in Mexico City but our source claims that he suffered a rib injury during training.

Gonzalez pulled off one of the year’s biggest upsets last August when he stopped the heavily-favored Mares in one round.

Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.

Jean Pascal talks Pacquiao vs. Maidana, Mayweather’s Instagram taunts, and the promotional cold war

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Chris Robinson catches up with former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal amidst his Big  Bear training camp ahead of his upcoming clash with Lucian Bute.

Hit up the thumbnail for Pascal’s thoughts on Manny Pacquiao’s recent victory over Brandon Rios, a fight with Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather insulting Pacquiao on his Instagram, and more…

Sergio Martinez has bad blood towards Miguel Cotto; recounts 2008 incident that led to his disdain

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If the June 7th Sergio Martinez vs. Miguel Cotto fight pushes through, there may be some interesting  subplots to follow. Turns out that Martinez has some bad blood towards Cotto over an incident that   took place in 2008.

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Naazim Richardson feels Tim Bradley and Danny Garcia have the tools to upset Mayweather

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Chris Robinson catches up with North Philadelphia’s Naazim Richardson, as the trainer speaks on his  praise towards junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley.

Hit up the thumbnail to hear Richardson ponder a fight between the two men and speak on why he wouldn’t be shocked if  either man would pull off an upset over the sport’s pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather

Gennady Golovkin says Mayweather vs. Khan is great for business; is curious how Amir will do

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Chris Robinson catches up with WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25 KO’s) inside of the Summit Gym in Big Bear, Calif. following another tough workout.

Hit up the thumbnail to access this clip, as Golovkin shares his thoughts on the reports that Floyd Mayweather could be facing off with Amir Khan next. Golovkin feels the fight makes business sense and is good for boxing

PHOTOS: Rihanna rocks a bikini in Barbados during the holiday season

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As seen in updates to her personal Instagram account, pop superstar Rihanna continues to enjoy the  holiday season, as she has been showing off several bikini photos of herself during her latest vacation in  Barbados.

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IBF junior middleweight champion Carlos Molina says facing Floyd Mayweather is the ultimate goal

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Reporter Umar of (http://www.Youtube.com/SchoolBoyUD) catches up with IBF junior middleweight  champion Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO’s), as he speaks on not being disappointed that the fight with  Victor Ortiz fell through while eyeing a future match with Floyd Mayweather

Click on the thumbnail to access the video for all of Molina’s thoughts…

Juan Funez talks ESPN debut, Big Bear training, sparring duels, Broner-Maidana, and the RGBA crew

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Chris Robinson catches up with featherweight prospect Juan Funez (3-0, 1 KO) inside of the Summit Gym  in Big Bear, Calif. following some tough sparring with Alex Miskirtchian.

Click on the thumbnail to hear what Funez had to say about the work, his upcoming debut on ESPN on Jan. 24, working with his  Uncle Ricky, his time sparring at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy, and much more.

Angel Heredia says that Marquez doesn’t want to face Pacquiao but feels Provodnikov is possible

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Chris Robinson catches up with strength and conditioning coach Angel Heredia in Big Bear, Calif. following a workout for his fighter Jean Pascal ahead of his Jan. 18 meeting with Lucian Bute.

Click on the thumbnail to hear Heredia speak on another one of his clients, Juan Manuel Marquez, and what his future may hold.

Jean Pascal isn’t buying into all the hype on Sergey Kovalev [Revised]

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Chris Robinson catches up with former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 17 KO’s) in  Big Bear, Calif., as he speaks on the recent buzz created by WBO champion Sergey Kovalev.

In this clip, Pascal reveals why Kovalev isn’t fully tested and claims that he is the division’s cash cow. Click on the thumbnail for more.

Rihanna announces that she will be spending New Year’s Eve at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in New York

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As seen in an update to her personal Instagram page on Saturday, Dec. 28, pop songstress Rihanna has her New Year’s Even plans squared away.

Updating her 10-million plus followers on the social networking site, Rihanna issued the following update.

“NEW YEARS EVE is going to be all yours this year NEW YORK CITY!!! We about to party all the way into 2014 at the 40/40 on the 31st!!!! Come dressed to kill!!!! Be on your flyest behavior!!”

A follow-up report from E! News confirms Rihanna’s message, but with one small twist

Abel Sanchez reflects on De La Hoya, Edwin Valero and the memorable Pacquiao camp in late 2008

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Chris Robinson catches up with trainer Abel Sanchez in Big Bear, Calif., as he reflects back to Oscar De La  Hoya’s memorable training camp in his Summit Gym in late 2008 prior to his clash with Manny  Pacquiao.

Check out the video for Sanchez’s thoughts on what Oscar was like in camp, why he had a feeling he was  going to lose to Oscar, his sparring sessions with Edwin Valero and Victor Ortiz, and more. Click on the thumbnail for more.

Shocking VIDEO: MMA legend Anderson Silva suffers gruesome leg injury in rematch loss to Chris Weidman

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As seen on Saturday night, Dec. 28, Chris Weidman successfully retained his UFC middleweight belt  in a  rematch with one of the sport’s all-time greats, Anderson Silva.

It wasn’t shocking to see Weidman score the win, as he had defeated Silva five months earlier, but the  fashion in which he scored the victory is what was shocking.

Click on the thumbnail to access the feature video showcasing Silva’s shock injury…

PHOTOS: Kevin Hart, Ludacris, Marco Andretti, and their girlfriends hit up Anguilla for vacation

1 (2) As seen in updates to his Instagram account, comedian Kevin Hart has been spending the past few days  vacationing in the  Caribbean in the territory of Anguilla with artist Ludacris, IndyCar racer Marco  Andretti, and their girlfriends.

Click on the thumbnail for a closer look at all the action in the Caribbean.

PHOTOS: Evelyn Lozada shows off her engagement ring from Carl Crawford

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As evidenced in photos posted to her personal Instagram, reality star Evelyn Lozada has confirmed that she is indeed engaged to Los Angeles Dodgers star Carl Crawford.

Taking to her personal Instagram account over Christmas, Lozada revealed two candid shots of her engagement ring. Click on the thumbnail for a closer look at the ring…