Monthly Archives: June 2016

Abel Sanchez talks Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev; feels SOG needs another tune-up

Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward looks to be on tap for later this year (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

One of the most anticipated fights in the sport to be made is the Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward matchup, which looks to be on tap for later this year, possibly in Las Vegas.

Trainer Abel Sanchez gave me his thoughts on the bout recently, and is leaning towards Kovalev, possibly via late stoppage.

Jessie Vargas speaks from Vegas training camp ahead of Kell Brook clash

Jessie Vargas training with Dewey Cooper inside of City Athletic Boxing in Las Vegas (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

Later this year, WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas will collide with IBF titlist Kell Brook in a can’t-miss matchup overseas.

Vargas (27-1, 10 KO’s) is already in training camp, putting in some technical work with his trainer Dewey Cooper and assistant David Hayes. City Athletic Boxing in West Las Vegas is serving as Vargas’ home gym for the Brook assignment, and the intensity will sure build as the matchup draws near.

PHOTOS: Jessie Vargas in training camp ahead of Kell Brook showdown

WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, center, flanked by his trainers Dewey Cooper (Orange shirt) and David Hayes (Black shirt) – (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas has agreed to face IBF titlist Kell Brook later this year, likely over the in UK, in one of the year’s bigger showdowns.

Vargas (27-1, 10 KO’s) is riding a new high in his career following a ninth-round TKO over previously undefeated Sadam Ali this past March and the Brook clash is something he has been seeking.

Shawn Porter explains why Danny Garcia makes more sense than Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

Will Floyd Mayweather return for a 50th fight? (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

During a recent swing through the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Hustle Boss crossed paths with former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter.

Porter (26-1-1, 16 KO’s) faces off with WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman (26-0, 22 KO’s) on June 25 inside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.