"Tavoris Cloud is just nothing. Does he really want to fight Chad next? ... I think Chad will win [against Jean Pascal]. I expect him to win. And I would like to fight Lucian Bute next." --Gary Shaw on where he wants to go next with Chad Dawson. Dawson faces Jean Pascal this Saturday for the vacant Ring Magazine world light heavyweight championship. (Lem Satterfield) (Photo by Dwight McCann)
"He doesn't feel like he's part of this promotion. HBO promised that Angulo would be a very important part of this promotion, and he's not and and he knows it. ... Even the posters have Angulo's name very small. Angulo doesn't feel important in this whole thing, so he said to me 'why should I go to the press conference?' They don't need me.'" --Promoter Gary Shaw, whose fighter Alfredo Angulo skipped a press for Saturday's fight against Joel Julio (BoxingScene.com) (Photo via NorthJersey.com)
Promoters Lou DiBella and Gary Shaw had strong words about the Bernard Hopkins-Roy Jones Jr. card this Saturday. "You expect people to tune in for three hours to watch that s---?" DiBella said. "That undercard," Shaw said, "is a disgrace." Plenty more interesting stuff in Chris Mannix's Sports Illustrated story.
Vernon Forrest celebrates with promoter Gary Shaw after dominating Sergio Mora in their rematch last night to regain the WBC junior middleweight title. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)