WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley has branded his promoter Bob Arum a ‘liar’ and laid down the gauntlet to Brit rival Amir Khan who he says he’ll happily face if his rematch with Manny Pacquiao fails to materialise.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr sent a chilling message to his detractors on Saturday night with a seventh round stoppage of top contender Andy Lee at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas.
The victory sets up a mouth-watering tie with WBC diamond champion Sergio Martinez and their respective promoters Bob Arum and Lou DiBella are said to have verbally agreed the fight for autumn.
WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and top contender Andy Lee squared off at the final press conference for their title clash this Saturday at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas, live on BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546).
The fight was originally slated to be held in Mexico but the increased violence in Juarez forced Top Rank to move the venue to El Paso to guarantee proper safety precautions being in place.
Bradley took the WBO welterweight title from Pacquiao on the weekend after beating him on two of the judges’ cards 115-113, with the remaining judge giving it to the Filipino star by the same score.
After Manny Pacquiao’s controversial split-decision loss to Timothy Bradley the conspiracy theories have been raging in the boxing world. In this old interview his archenemy Floyd Mayweather warns the Filipino superstar about his promoter Bob Arum.
Despite landing 94 more punches, the Filipino fighter was beaten for the first time in seven years after two judges scored the bout 115-113 in the undefeated American's favour.
A determined-looking Bradley thanked Team Pacquiao for the opportunity but promised a war on fight night before lifting up a ringside ticket for the rematch he is predicting will be activated once he beats Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley arrived in Las Vegas yesterday to kick off fight week for their upcoming blockbuster on June 9 at the MGM Grand. The fighters made their way into the lobby of the MGM Grand surrounded by over 200 fans as they signed autographs and spoke to the media about their ring date.
Superstar Manny Pacquiao opened the doors to the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, LA on Wednesday for a jam-packed media day in preparation for his upcoming WBO welterweight title mega-fight against undefeated light-welterweight champion Timothy ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley.
Timothy Bradley impressed fans and the media alike with his physical conditioning when he opened the doors to his Palm Springs gym for a media workout ahead of his June 9 showdown with Manny Pacquiao.