I'm one of the Administrators on the Maxboxing.com forums (if you're a boxing fan, you should definitely be posting there), and we have a member who goes by the name of "Brizzo", and is an EA dev. He was a member of the now defunct EA chicago team. Now, he is the assistant producer on FNR4. This is great be cause he's a hardcore boxing fan. I've always felt like the FN series was made by casual boxing fans for casual boxing fans, but this time, it'll be different. To get his dev team in the mode for this game, Brizzo is making them actually get in the ring and do some training. He's created a youtube channel showing some of their training, and he hopes to post some more behind the scenes dev stuff in the future.http://www.youtube.com/user/FightNightFour
Oh, and check out Maxboxing.com if you're a fan at all. I post there as "Keyza Soulsay".
As for the rosters, some eyebrow raising omissions- Sugar Ray Leonard, Erik Morales, Sugar Ray Robinson, Arturo Gatti, and Mickey Ward spring to mind. Would also be nice to see Juan Diaz, David Haye, Edison Miranda and Antonio Margarito in there.
Originally Posted by Kenshiro 26
Great lineup, still some glaring omissions though...
Julio Caesar Chavez
Chavez is difficult to get in games for the same reason Tyson was- He likes to license himself out to exclusive games that bear his name- In theory, he could make more money off of "Julio Caesar Chavez Boxing" than he could from licensing it out to EA. There was a JCC boxing game out for SNES looooong ago, but it was never released in the U.S. Actually it was, but it had Riddick Bowe's name on it.