Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
RingTV.com's Corey Erdman examines the situation of IBF super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute's next fight and the ring return of 130-pound prospect Logan McGuinness among other subjects in his Canadian news notebook.
Undefeated Junior featherweight standout Scott Quigg is refusing to look beyond his British title defense against Welshman Jamie Arthur on Saturday, at the Reebok in Bolton, despite the promise of a world title eliminator later this year.
Andre Ward and trainer Virgil Hunter have been honored by Boxing Writers' Association of America.
The cancellation of the Feb. 11 rematch between Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto was officially announced by co-promoter Golden Boy Promotions, which will actively pursue a postponement date for the Showtime event.
Victor Ortiz would like a rematch with Floyd Mayweather in the wake of his postponed return bout with Andre Berto.
THE RING will crown a new champion when Nos. 1 and 2 cruiserweights Yoan Pablo Hernandez and Steve Cunningham face off Saturday in Frankfurt, Germany, barring a draw or no-contest.
Andre Berto "heard a pop" while throwing a left hook in training, an indication that he ruptured the biceps on that arm that will require surgery as early as Tuesday and the postponement of his Feb. 11 rematch with Victor Ortiz.
Andre Berto suffered an arm injury while training on Monday that could cancel the former welterweight titleholder's anticipated rematch with Victor Ortiz on Feb. 11, depending upon its severity, which is unknown at press time.
Former welterweight champ Cory Spinks is now the mandatory challenger for IBF junior middleweight titleholder Cornelius Bundrage, who lifted the 154-pound belt from Spinks in 2010. Spinks earned the title shot with a decision over Sechew Powell this past Saturday.
Philadelphia-based cruiserweight Steve Cunningham, who is promoted by a German company, is better known in Germany than he is in America. He will fight Yoan Pablo Hernandez in Germany on Saturday in a rematch with THE RING's vacant title on the line.