Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer and president Oscar De La Hoya (AP)Little could be better for the future health of boxing if the little nugget buried inside a Los Angeles Times news story bears fruit.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told the Times' Lance Pugmire that he's spoken to Top Rank president Todd duBoef regarding a potential Juan Manuel Marquez-Erik Morales fight at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on June 14.
A Marquez-Morales fight should have happened years ago, but that's beside the point in terms of the bigger picture here.
The fact that representatives of the two warring companies are talking about working together again should be cause to celebrate for anyone who wants to see good fights.
Top Rank president Todd duBoef (Chris Farina/Top Rank)They are, by far, the two largest and most successful promoters in the world and they have the largest stable of fighters. But for most of the last five years, and a lot of the last 10, they've refused to do business together because of feuds that are so difficult to unravel, a full explanation would take longer than Chris Berman'sRead More »from Reports of discussions between Top Rank and Golden Boy can only be good for boxing