Richard Schaefer is back in boxing with his own promotional outfit, Ringstar Promotions. What does this mean exactly?
In the boxing universe, not all promoters, managers, trainers and fighters get along...the paying customers often prefer it that way.
Last night, September 17, Canelo Alvarez successfully lifted the WBO Super Welterweight title from former champ Liam Smith by beating him up and finishing him off with a wicked left hook to the liver at the 2:28 mark of the ninth round.
Despite having to fulfill existing duties as a Philippines Senator, eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao is currently training at the world renowned Elorde Boxing Gym for his November 5th clash with incumbent WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.
Last week, former four division titlist Adrien "The Problem" Broner was conditionally released from incarceration on a "contempt of court" charge, which put him in the stony lonesome for thirty consecutive days. Although the seemingly troubled prizefighter will return to court on September 21, Broner is looking to score another major fight, possibly in October.
Since eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao renounced his retirement from the professional ring, and decided to compete once again for the WBO Welterweight crown against incumbent titlist Jessie Vargas, controversy has hovered over his seemingly unpopular selection.
After weeks of speculation, Manny Pacquiao has officially announced he's fighting Jessie Vargas on November 5th in Las Vegas.
It's being reported that future Hall of Fame boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will be coming out of retirement to fight 27 year old Jessie Vargas for the WBO Welterweight Championship on November 5, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Although eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao is still very much absorbed with his duties as a Senator of his beloved Philippines, rumors have been circulating throughout the boxing community of a potential November 5 return to the ring.
It was revealed earlier this week by Top Rank CEO Bob Arum that Manny Pacquiao's next fight will be against one of three current champions; Terence Crawford, Jessie Vargas and Viktor Postol.