Andre Ward Wants To Fight Lucian Bute

EsNewsReporting caught up with Andre Ward to talk about future fights, including getting in the ring with Lucian Bute. Ward says Bute is definitely on his radar. “I think he’s doing a good job right now,” said Ward about Bute.


Super Six: Andre Ward vs Arthur Abraham, Cris Arreola and Dan Goossen


Judge Prohibits Golden Boy From Promoting Nonito Donaire

Today, the Honorable Daniel Weinstein (ret.) enjoined Golden Boy Promotions from promoting Top Rank boxer Nonito Donaire for the duration of Top Rank’s exclusive promotional agreement with Donaire.  Golden Boy wrongfully signed Donaire to a four-year promotional agreement in the face of Top Rank’s agreement with the up-and-coming star.  The Arbitrator’s ruling paves the way for Top Rank to promote Donaire’s next bout and continued career, something the Las Vegas-based company had started arranging last month before Golden Boy signed Donaire.

Top Rank’s attorney, Daniel Petrocelli of O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles stated, “We are pleased with Judge Weinstein’s carefully considered decision.  Top Rank hopes it can put the lawyers and legal fight behind it and return to doing what it does best — promoting the most talented boxers and the most entertaining boxing matches in the world today.”

In this EsNewsReporting video Bob Arum talks about Donaire’s move to Golden Boy Promotions. He says he’ll see him in court.


Pacquiao & Mosley Behind The Scenes

Camera crews are embedded and filming in the Philippines with Manny Pacquiao and in Big Bear, California, with Shane Mosley. And you can see what was captured during training camp on CBS’ and Showtime’s Fight Camp 360 .  Showtime cameras were allowed unfiltered access to the promotion’s coast-to-cost press tour and inside the Top Rank headquarters in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao in the Philippines

The four-part series is expected to be very compelling and shows each fighters unique journey leading up to the May 7th fight. It’s everything from Pacquiao’s meeting with  President Barack Obama, to Mosley’s  serenity of running the hills in Big Bear.

Fight Camp 360: Mosley works out at Big Bear Lake. Photo: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME - Photo ID:

The series premiers on Saturday, April 2 on CBS (Noon ET/9 a.m. PT) before the Network’s coverage of the NCAA Men’s Final Four.

Below are the premiere dates and times for FIGHT CAMP 360°: Pacquiao vs. Mosley

Episode 1            CBS                 Saturday, April 2          Noon ET/9 a.m. PT
Episode 1            SHO                 Saturday, April 16        10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 2            SHO                 Saturday, April 23        10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 3         CBS                    Saturday, April 30        8 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 3            SHO                 Saturday, April 30        10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 4            SHO                 Friday, May 6               10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 4         CBS                    Saturday, May 7           2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT

Shane Mosley enjoys some time bowling. Photo By: Esther Lin/Showtime


Pacquiao smiling while on a ride


Mosley watches Pacquiao


Brandon Rios Working Out


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