Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
Junior welterweight fringe contender Mauricio Herrera outboxed and outslugged game but defensively flawed Ji-Hoon Kim to a onesided 10-round unanimous decision in the main event of a special Thursday edition of ESPN2's Friday Night Fights.
Freddie Roach prefers Manny Pacquiao to fight Brandon Rios over Mike Alvarado: "I think that Rios is probably a better fight, action-wise." Roach is being inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Jose Aguiniga collapsed while working out on Thursday and is currently hospitalized. The former contender's junior lightweight bout against Francisco Vargas on Friday is off. Antonio Orozco-Jose Reynoso is the new main event of the Fox Sports Net broadcast.
Welterweight prospect Errol Spence Jr. spoke to RingTV.com about his 2012 Olympic experience, his budding pro career, sparring with Floyd Mayweather, and the sparring rumor about (dropping or stopping) Adrien Broner. Spence fights Brandon Hoskins on Fox Sports Net on Friday.
Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday's junior featherweight fight with Alexander Munoz: "On Saturday, we're going to make it a war. I'm going to go out there and try to finish him before the end of the 10 rounds."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the relationships with his father Floyd Sr., and his uncle Roger Mayweather: "I'm happy to be back working with my father, and I'm working with my father and Roger."
Showtime had higher viewing numbers than HBO for last Saturday's boxing broadcasts, which went head to head, a Nielsen ratings source confirmed to RingTV.com.
RING junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is expected to be ringside for Saturday night's clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
RING and WBO featherweight champion Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia says he has signed his half of a deal to face Juan Manuel Lopez on June 15.
Junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse has aligned himself with powerful boxing advisor Al Haymon ahead of his May 18 showdown with Lamont Peterson.