Tim Bradley won’t have a great weight on his shoulders when he steps into the ring to face Diego Chaves on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya are doing a terrible job of behaving like promoters. Nevertheless, the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves card in Las Vegas on Saturday promises to be a good one. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
For the second time in his career Steve Martinez will be matched against a fellow prospect when he meets Christopher Pearson on Friday at the Illusions Theater in San Antonio in a junior middleweight bout that will be televised by Showtime.
The podium at the MGM Grand was crowded with talent for Saturday’s Devon Alexaner-Amir Khan card. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Win or lose, Mauricio Herrera usually ends up exposing his opponent and is becoming the fighter that no promoter wants to risk putting their rising stars against. The underrated junior welterweight spoiler faces undefeated prospect Jose Benavidez Jr. on Saturday.
Matt Korobov says he’s not looking past Andy Lee, who he fights for the vacant WBO middleweight belt on Saturday on HBO, but the former Russian amateur standout wants to avenge an amateur loss to Gennady Golovkin.
English heavyweight David Price will fight in Berlin, Germany, on Feb. 21, as part of the card supporting the super middleweight title rematch between WBO beltholder Arthur Abraham and Paul Smith.
Bank accounts will be a little fuller this weekend – some more than others – as the purse amounts for both HBO and Showtime cards have been announced.
If Johnathon Banks were to lose what he has called “must-win fight” against former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver on Thursday, he would seriously consider retiring to become a full time trainer for RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Austin Trout will be rooting for RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto against RING No. 1-rated junior middleweight if their May 2 clash comes off. Trout, who beat Cotto but lost to Alvarez, faces Luis Grajeda on ESPN2 on Thursday.
The thought of challenging Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2015 has motivated undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman to smash through recent opponents. Thurman, who fights Leonard Bundu on Saturday, says he’s ready for Mayweather but is willing to face any top welterweight.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Media day featuring the combatants for Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves, Mauricio Herrera-Jose Benavidez and Matt Korobov-Andy Lee. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.