HBO, Showtime take a licking from college football
Neither HBO nor Showtime did great numbers this past weekend as the two networks went head-to-head. Oh yeah, and both of them going up against college football certainly didn't help their causes.
A lot of stuff happened in boxing this past weekend. Let's talk it out.
Lucas Matthysse vs Viktor Postol
Sanchez: Matthysse quit on himself
Trainer Abel Sanchez gives his immediate thoughts following Viktor Postol's KO win over Lucas Matthysse, saying a frustrated Matthysse quit on himself during the fight.
Postol: I knew I would KO Matthysse after round 7
Viktor Postol discusses his win over Lucas Matthysse, including his feeling that he had him ready to go after seven rounds.
Roach: Crawford can't handle Postol
Freddie Roach spoke with the media following Viktor Postol's big win last night, and said he doesn't think Terence Crawford can handle Viktor Postol.
Full Matthysse-Postol press conference
Check out last night's press conference following Viktor Postol's upset win over Lucas Matthysse.
Orozco: The main goal was to win
Antonio Orozco discusses his somewhat controversial win over Humberto Soto last night on HBO.
Roach on Matthysse-Postol, possible Crawford fight
Freddie Roach discusses his belief that Lucas Matthysse was ready to fold, and a potential Postol-Crawford fight in 2016.
Postol wants Terence Crawford next
Viktor Postol beat Lucas Matthysse, and now he wants Terence Crawford.
Matthysse-Postol: Quotes and photos
Viktor Postol surprised a lot of people on Saturday night with a 10th round knockout of Lucas Matthysse.
Postol knocks out Matthysse in 10th round
Viktor Postol won his first world title with a stunning 10th round KO of Lucas Matthysse tonight on HBO.
Orozco gets controversial nod over Soto
Antonio Orozco may well have deserved the win tonight, but the margins by which he won were a bit suspect.
Matthysse-Postol: Live RBR Coverage
Lucas Matthysse takes on Viktor Postol, and Humberto Soto faces Antonio Orozco in a junior welterweight doubleheader.
Matthysse: I've faced better fighters than Postol
Lucas Matthysse has an unbeaten contender in his sights, but isn't worried about the level of competition.
Postol planning to outbox Matthysse
Unbeaten Viktor Postol is the underdog, but says he's going to box smart and beat Lucas Matthysse.
Oscar: Matthysse has to impress to get Pacquiao
Oscar De La Hoya wants to pit Lucas Matthysse against Manny Pacquiao in 2016, but knows his fighter has to be impressive against Viktor Postol to make the case.
Matthysse-Postol purse figures
Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol meet tomorrow night on HBO.
Matthysse, Postol make weight
Everyone was on weight today for tomorrow night's HBO doubleheader.
Odds: Broner-Allakhverdiev, Matthysse-Postol
Tom Craze breaks down this weekend's two big fights: Adrien Broner vs Khabib Allakhverdiev and Lucas Matthysse vs Viktor Postol.
Matthysse puts finishing touches on training camp
Lucas Matthysse holds a media workout ahead of his HBO televised title fight tomorrow night against Viktor Postol. In this video, Matthysse does some light pad work to stay sharp and loose ahead of his big night.
Postol ready for Matthysse, still wants Garcia
Ahead of this weekend's title fight with Lucas Matthysse, Viktor Postol talks about working with Freddie Roach, his experience at the Wild Card Gym, and says he'd still like a shot at Danny Garcia.
Boxing TV schedule: September 29-October 3
Lucas Matthysse faces Viktor Postol, Adrien Broner takes on Khabib Allakhverdiev, and much more on the schedule this week.
Postol: Matthysse has gone downhill since Garcia
In this video interview, Viktor Postol says he thinks he can KO Lucas Matthysse, explaining that he's seen a decline in his game since he lost to Danny Garcia.
Matthysse in-camp interview
Check out the video interview with Lucas Matthysse while he prepares for his title fight with Viktor Postol.
Crawford, Matthysse aim to be new top dog at 140
Two fighters are angling to be the new top dog at 140 pounds, and both Terence Crawford and Lucas Matthysse will state their cases next month.
Fall brawls: Boxing's best return for autumn
Finally, the summer is coming to an end. That's bad news for most people, but always good news for fight fans.
Matthysse, Postol agree to new WBC drug program
The World Boxing Council has initiated a new program in conjunction with the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association for drug testing and education on the dangers/penalties associated with doping.