Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.
Sergio Martinez closed the show against Darren Barker but he did not look like an elite fighter against the unheralded challenger, which might actually help the middleweight champ get the fights he wants.
Action from Toshiaki Nishioka's impressive victory over Rafael Marquez Saturday night in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Toshiaki Nishioka started slowly but took charge after the third round to defeat Rafael Marquez by a unanimous decision Saturday in Las Vegas on Fox Deportes.
Sergio Martinez retained his RING middleweight title with an 11th-round knockout of game British challenger Darren Barker on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J. Barker was far more competitive than many expected him to be.
Juan Manuel Lopez stopped Mike Oliver in the second round and now looks toward a rematch with WBO featherweight beltholder Orlando Salido.
Roman Gonzalez stopped Omar Soto 36 seconds into the second round in the third defense of his WBA junior flyweight title on the Toshiaki Nishioka-Rafael Marquez card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Gavin Rees retained his European lightweight title as a result of a technical draw when challenger Derry Mathews was forced to retire in the fourth round with a broken nose Saturday in Newport, Wales
Yoan Pablo Hernandez scores an upset over IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham via technical decision, and middleweight Gregorz Proksa takes out Sebastian Sylvester early.
Undefeated lightweight prospect Luis Ramos Jr. scored a fifth-round knockout of David Rodela with a body shot in a Solo Boxeo Tecate main event on Friday in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Jermain Taylor's license gets approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Erik Morales may make a voluntary before eyeing Olusegun, and Saul Alvarez may return in November.