Monthly Archives: December 2013

Rashad Holloway reflects on his history with Shawn Porter and discusses the title win over Alexander

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Chris Robinson catches up with junior middleweight veteran Rashad Holloway inside of the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as he reflects on his connect to his friend Shawn Porter following his title-winning effort against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 on Showtime inside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

Naazim Richardson wants to know if Amir Khan can reassert himself as a player in the game

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Chris Robinson speaks with Naazim Richardson, as the North Philadelphia coach shares his thoughts on  the rumored Floyd Mayweather vs. Amir Khan fight that may be on our way come May of next year.  Hear what Richardson had to say about the matchup.

Click the thumbnail for all of Naazim’s thoughts…

Larry Merchant is interested to see whether or not Adrien Broner can bounce back from his first loss

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Chris Robinson catches up with former HBO analyst Larry Merchant, as he shared his thoughts on  Adrien Broner’s first professional loss to Marcos Maidana this past weekend and what may have went  wrong. Merchant feels some of the criticism directed towards Broner is warranted and is curious about  his comeback.

Click the thumbnail to check out the audio clip for all of Merchant’s thoughts…

Julio Diaz says Shawn Porter matches up well with Maidana; talks Mayweather vs Khan, Adrien Broner

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Chris Robinson speaks with former two-time lightweight champion Julio ‘Kidd’ Diaz, as he shares his t  thoughts on seeing his former foe Shawn Porter win a world title vs. Devon Alexander, the possibility  of  Porter vs. Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather’s potential matchup vs. Amir Khan, Maidana’s big win  over Adrien Broner, and why he plans to keep fighting heading into 2014.

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Bob Arum not surprised by Adrien Broner’s loss: ‘He wasn’t who the media portrayed him to be’

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Chris Robinson speaks with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum about Adrien Broner’s recent upset loss to Marcos Maidana on Showtime from San Antonio. Hear why Arum wasn’t surprised by the result of the fight

Virgil Hunter says Alfredo Angulo gave Lara the worst whipping of his life; ready for Canelo in 2014

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Chris Robinson catches up with trainer Virgil Hunter, as he shares his thoughts on the circulating buzz that his fighter, junior middleweight contender Alfredo ‘Perro’ Angulo, could be next in line for former WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Hear what Hunter had to say about Angulo’s recent effort against Erislandy Lara, Canelo’s tough loss to Floyd Mayweather, and more.

Naazim Richardson comes to Adrien Broner’s defense: ‘What great fighter hasn’t lost?’

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Chris Robinson speaks with trainer Naazim Richardson, as the North Philadelphia coach reacts to seeing former three-division champion Adrien Broner lose his WBA welterweight title after suffering an upset loss to Marcos Maidana this past weekend in San Antonio, Texas. Hear what Richardson had to say about the backlash Broner has received since this loss and what may be in store for his future

Ashley Theophane eyes a big 2014 after securing his first victory with Mayweather Promotions

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HustleBoss.com goes behind the scenes with British junior welterweight contender Ashley Theophane (33-6-1, 10 KO’s) in the Little Creek Resort in Shelton, Wash. before and after his eight-round unanimous decision victory over tough veteran Robert Osiobe. Check out what Ashley had to say about the fight and his future with Mayweather Promotions

Roger Mayweather still not sold on Guillermo Rigondeaux: ‘He didn’t beat nobody that was great’

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Chris Robinson catches up with trainer Roger Mayweather in Las Vegas, as he speaks on the recent loss of his fighter Joseph Agbeko to WBA/WBC junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux. Hear why Roger still isn’t completely sold on Rigondeaux’s abilities as a prizefighter

‘Mikey Garcia is as good a young fighter as America has’ [Steve Farhood Exclusive]

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Chris Robinson continues the dialogue with Showtime boxing analyst Steve Farhood, as he turns his attention to WBO junior lightweight champion Mikey Garcia. Farhood speaks on Garcia’s history in the sport and what his future holds

Pacquiao’s next opponent to be decided by Christmas; Bradley, Marquez, and Provodnikov in play

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Chris Robinson catches up with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, as he speaks on the scheduled April return of eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Hear what Arum had to say about when the decision will be made and who is being considered

Will ‘Knockout’ Clemons returns to the Mayweather Boxing Club [Mitt work with Ludan Taquiqui]

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All-access coverage from the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada as junior middleweight prospect Will ‘Knockout’ Clemons (3-0, 2 KO’s) makes his return to the gym following a brief hiatus. Check out Will on the mitts with trainer Ludan Taquiqui in this clip

Roy Jones Jr. leans towards Mayweather as 2013′s FOTY; gives respect to Kovalev and Danny Garcia

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Chris Robinson continues the dialogue with former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. in Las Vegas, as he speaks on the big 2013 years from the likes of Floyd Mayweather, Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev, Danny Garcia, and Mikey Garcia. Check out the video for Roy’s thoughts

Charvis Holifield talks pro debut victory, Broner’s effort vs. Maidana, and learning from Mayweather

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Chris Robinson catches up with prospect Charvis Holifield in Las Vegas, as he talks about his recent pro debut victory in the city, his reaction to the Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana fight, and what it’s been like training at the Mayweather Boxing Club and learning from Floyd Mayweather

Marcos Maidana showed Adrien Broner who was the boss on Saturday night, claims Brian Kenny

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Chris Robinson catches up with Showtime analyst Brian Kenny, as he speaks on Adrien Broner’s tough loss to Marcos Maidana. Hear what Kenny had to say about the crazy fight and what the future may hold for both fighters

Leo Santa Cruz eyes the future after unanimous decision victory over Cesar Seda in San Antonio

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Reporter Sergio Venegas goes behind the scenes with WBC junior featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (26-0-1, 15 KO’s) in San Antonio following his gritty battle with Puerto Rico’s Cesar Seda, who he defeated on Showtime’s airwaves inside of the Alamodome in San Antonio on Showtime

Don Cameron feels Broner may have underestimated Maidana’s power; feels immediate rematch is vital

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Chris Robinson catches up with upcoming prospect Donovan Cameron inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club. Hear what he had to say about Adrien Broner’s upset loss to Marcos Maidana this past weekend and why he feels an immediate rematch is key

Roger Mayweather will be watching replays to see what Maidana and Keith Thurman bring to the table

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Chris Robinson catches up with former two-division world champion Roger Mayweather, as he continues to speak on this past weekend’s Showtime bill in San Antonio, Tex. Hear what Roger had to say about watching the upcoming replays to check out the victories of Marcos Maidana and Keith Thurman

Mayweather Sr. says Marcos Maidana is too slow for Floyd: ‘It would be like picking berries!’

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Chris Robinson speaks with trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. as he shares his thoughts on Marcos Maidana facing off with his son Floyd, Maidana vs. Danny Garcia, and his opinion of upcoming talent Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman

Brandon Rios lashes out at VADA: ‘They’re trying to point fingers at other people but they don’t point the finger at themselves’

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On Friday, Dec. 13, the boxing world was caught off guard when it was revealed that former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios had failed his post-fight drug test following his defeat to Manny Pacquiao.

Rios, who dropped a unanimous decision to Pacquiao on Nov. 23 in Macau, China, was found to have traces of methylhexaneamine in his system. The drug is commonly associated with dietary purposes.