Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Antonio Tarver will not work his regular post as color commentator for Showtime during Saturday night's telecast in the wake of his recent positive drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone.
Former titleholder Gabriel Ruelas and his younger brother, Rafael, will be honored by their former promoters on Saturday night in Studio City, Calif.
Junior welterweight standout Mike Dallas Jr. took another step toward regaining his prospect status with an impressive sixth-round stoppage of Javier Castro in the main event of a Friday Night Fights show in San Jacinto, Calif.
Victor Ortiz and Josesito Lopez engaged in a heated staredown after making weight for their June 23 showdown at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Ortiz weighed in at a ripped 146.5 pounds. Lopez tipped the scales at 144.75.
Hopefully getting all head butts out of the way early, Victor Ortiz and Josesito Lopez went face to face, then face on face, at the Hollywood weigh-in for their welterweight clash at Staples Center on Saturday.
Showtime commentator and former light heavyweight titleholder Antonio Tarver has been suspended and fined $2,500 after a positive drug test for the anabolic steroid drostanolone.
Top Rank has dropped its breach of contract suit against unbeaten former featherweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa and reached an out-of-court settlement which makes him a free agent.
The Victor Ortiz-Josesito Lopez main event of Showtime's doubleheader from Los Angeles on Saturday is a good matchup, but the co-featured bout between Humberto Soto and Lucas Matthysse has "Fight of the Year" written all over it.
Noted author and boxing columnist Thomas Hauser first met LeRoy Neiman when he interviewed the renowned artist for his biography on Muhammad Ali in 1989. Hauser wrote the following profile on Neiman, who passed away on Wednesday.