Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
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.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: "I always want to give the fans something to get excited about and that they will enjoy." Chavez defends his WBC middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.
Loyal readers give their take on the potential Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley matchup, make a case for Andre Ward being No. 1 pound for pound, and ask if it's possible for any active fighter to earn "all-time great" status in this week's Monday mailbag.
Lamont Peterson has heard offers from the promoters of both Juan Manuel Marquez and Amir Khan.
RingTV's Bill Emes goes behind the scenes to Snooki's VIP suite to conduct this exclusive interview with the reality TV star and newest boxing promoter.
Former two-division champ Cory Spinks outpointed Sechew Powell over 12 rounds in an elimination bout for the IBF 154-pound title on Saturday in Springfield, Mo. Cruiserweight standout BJ Flores stopped Hugo Pineda in six rounds in the co-featured bout.