A fired-up Randy Caballero says he’s prepared to score a knockout in Saturday’s IBF bantamweight title bout against ex-beltholder Stuart Hall at Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
A betting line for a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, making Mayweather a 3-to-1 favorite, has been established and posted at the Mandalay Bay and MGM Race and Sports Books in Las Vegas. It is an unusual move for a fight that hasn’t been confirmed.
Jose Ramirez, a 2012 U.S. Olympian now unbeaten as a pro, is involved in community issues, such as California’s water problem, but the junior welterweight prospect is also improving as boxer. His latest test comes against veteran David Rodela on Saturday in Fresno, California.
Unbeaten junior welterweight prospects Giovani Santillan and Emmanuel Robles headline fight cards in Ontario, California and San Diego tonight. RingTV.com’s Francisco Salazar has the details on the two fight cards, plus notes on what could be David Rodela’s last fight.
Iran Barkley, owner of two victories over Thomas Hearns, was hospitalized on Wednesday with a minor stroke, his niece, Barbara Wilder, told The New York Daily News. Hearns told RingTV.com that he wishes his former rival, now a good friend, a speedy and complete recovery.
Juan Carlos Reveco has canceled his WBA flyweight title defense against Thailand’s WBA flyweight interim titlist Yodmongkol Vor Saengthep which had been postponed until Friday, Oct. 31 from its original date of Oct. 17, due to an injury in his left arm.
The Matt Korobov-Andy Lee WBO middleweight title bout will be part of a Dec. 13 HBO tripleheader topped by the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves welterweight fight, Korobov’s manager, Cameron Dunkin, confirmed to RingTV.com.
New British star Paul Butler, who fights Ismael Garnica this Saturday in Liverpool, England, is another in a long line of fighters who carry the nickname “The Baby Faced Assassin,” but the 25-year-old’s professional ascension has been anything but child’s play.