Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Devon Alexander and Adrien Broner made statements against tough opponents -- Marcos Maidana and Eloy Perez -- in St. Louis on Saturday. Alexander dominated Maidana to a unanimous decision. Broner scored a fourth-round TKO.
Devon Alexander made a successful debut at 147 pounds, dominating Marcos Maidana to win a one-sided decision in 10-round fight Saturday in Alexander’s hometown of St. Louis.
Adrien Broner stopped Eloy Perez at 2:24 of the fourth round to retain his WBO junior lightweight title on the Devon Alexander-Marcos Maidana undercard Saturday in St. Louis.
Lightweight prospect Sharif Bogere looked sharp stopping Sergio Rivera in the third round on the non-televised undercard of the HBO Boxing After Dark show headlined by Devon Alexander-Marcos Maidana on Saturday.
Welshman Nathan Cleverly retained his WBO light heavyweight title and stretched his perfect record to 24 wins with a straightforward points shut-out over unfancied American Tommy Karpency, in Cardiff, Saturday.
Marco Huck made a strong statement against Alexander Povetkin, proving he can compete with a top heavyweight, but he came up on the short end of a majority decision.
The choking incident at Friday's weighin capped off a weeklong series of incidents between the camps of Adrien Broner and Eloy Perez that have overshadowed tonight's Devon Alexander-Marcos Maidana main event.
Ken Hershman ran down an HBO lineup that includes fights such as Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley, Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson II, Lamont Peterson-Amir Khan II, Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin, and Brandon Rios-Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Jessie Vargas remains unbeaten following a foul-filled, unanimous decision victory over Lanardo Tyner in the main event of Friday night's ShoBox: The New Generation.