Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Lem's latest: Mayweather-Guerrero re-airs on Saturday
Floyd Mayweather's unanimous decision over Robert Guerrero will be re-aired on Saturday night on Showtime. The Abner Mares' WBC featherweight title-winning TKO of Daniel Ponce de Leon will also re-air on the cable network.
On Saturday night at 9 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) Showtime will re-air the last Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Robert Guerrero fight, which Mayweather won by nanimous decision (earning THE RING welterweight championship) before nearly 16,000 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Mayweather improved to 44-0 with 26 knockouts, ending a 15-bout winning streak that had included nine knockouts for Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KOs).
Also airing will be the 126-pound debut of Abner Mares (26-0-1, 14 KOs), who scored knockdowns in the second and final round of a ninth-round stoppage of Daniel Ponce de Leon (44-5, 35 KOs) for the WBC featherweight belt.
The victory earned Mares a title in a third weight class over the span of 18 months.
JOHN THOMPSON FACES GIOVANY RODRIGUEZ IN CLASH OF UNBEATENS
PETER QUILLIN PROFILED
WBO middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin (29-0, 21 KOs) has earned his past two victories over previously unbeaten Hassan N'Dam and once-beaten Fernando Guerrero by unanimous decision and seventh-round stoppage respectively. Quillin scored six knockdowns vs. N'Dam, and four knockdowns vs. Guerrero.
JOHN MOLINA RETURNS AGAINST ANDREY KLIMOV ON JUNE 7
Lightweight John Molina (25-2, 20 KOs), of Covina, Calif., will take on Russia's unbeaten Andrey Klimov (15-0, 8 KOs) on June 7 at the Little Creek Casino and Resort in Kamilche, Wash., in a bout that will be televised on ESPN "Friday Night Fights" series.
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