Oscar De La Hoya wants Bernard Hopkins to face Nathan Cleverly in Britain next year.
The President of Golden Boy Promotions met Cleverly for the first time yesterday at an outdoor press conference at the Staples Center.
WBO World Light-Heavyweight champion Cleverly impressed the US media when he discussed Saturday’s fourth title defence against Shawn Hawk at the world famous Los Angeles venue.
De La Hoya said: ‘What is very possible is Bernard Hopkins going to Britain to box Nathan.
Alavarez's original opponent was Paul Williams but after Williams was left paralyzed from an unfortunate motorcycle injury, the fight was obviously canceled.
Former foes and future Hall of Famers ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley and Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright announced their retirement this weekend, bowing out of the sport they once dominated after defeats to the next generation of stars.
With his WBA light-middleweight title defence turned unification clash - now that the WBC light-middleweight diamond belt is on the line - only weeks away Miguel Cotto gave the media a glimpse of his preparations on Tuesday.
The eagerly anticipated rematch is back on after having been postponed from its original date of February 11 when Berto sustained an arm injury in training.
Unbeaten former bantamweight world champion Abner Mares opened up his gym to the media as he prepares to step up to challenge for the vacant WBC super-bantamweight strap against two-time world champ Eric Morel.
The fighters square off on April 21 in Texas and Mares who represented Mexico at the Olympics said the Latin rivalry between himself and his Puerto Rican opponent was not factor for him.
The ‘No Doubt’ press tour made it’s final stop yesterday afternoon as WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Lamont Peterson and former titleholder Amir Khan hit Los Angeles to promote their May 19 rematch.
With Khan’s trainer Freddie Roach based in LA the west coast city has become the Bolton man’s home away from home and he promised to work even harder in the gym to bring the belt back.
Khan, who lodged an appeal with the WBA and IBF after the defeat, took to his Twitter to highlight a man sitting next to, and involving himself with WBA supervisor Michael Welsh during the fight.