THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez will face former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey on Dec. 6 on HBO at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
On Nov. 29 IBF featherweight titlist Evgeny Gradovich will defend against Jayson Velez in support of the Terence Crawford-Raymundo Beltran lightweight title clash.
Veteran sports writer Tim Smith shares his thoughts on Dan Goossen’s sudden passing. Smith recalls the many endearing qualities of the gregarious and charismatic boxing promoter, including Goossen’s love of family and zest for life.
Junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. looked sharp in his first headline bout, stopping well-traveled journeyman Raul Hidalgo in Round 7 of their “Golden Boy Live!” main event at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas, on Monday.
Golden Boy Promotions president and founder Oscar De La Hoya told RingTV.com that he’d like to match WBC 122-pound beltholder against three-division titleholder Abner Mares, as well as a welterweight showdown between Amir Khan and Robert Guerrero.
With new trainer Freddie Roach in his corner, former super middleweight titlist returns on Dec. 6 to face Argentine Roberto Feliciano Bolonti at light heavyweight.