In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on WBC lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa possibly moving to the junior welterweight division.
Marco Antonio Rubio plans to dictate “a real Mexican-style fight” to WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin when they meet on Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on HBO.
The Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title bout is a done deal for Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, which handles Golovkin.
The WBC has scheduled purse bids for Sept. 12 in Las Vegas in case deals are not reached between its No. 1-rated 140-pound contender Viktor Postol and RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, and heavyweight Deontay Wilder and titleholder Bermane Stiverne.
Marcos Maidana told the boxing media that he will take his usual seek-and-destroy attitude into his Sept. 13 rematch with the “hittable” Floyd Mayweather Jr. during a roundtable interview the night of the Porter-Brook fight on Aug. 16 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
WBC 122-pound titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and former 154-pound contender Alfredo Angulo spoke to the media about their upcoming bouts on the pay-per-view undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch, and what might be next. Santa Cruz says he’s aiming for RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Showtime commentators Steve Farhood and Daniel Jacobs spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning majority decision over Shawn Porter. Farhood analyzed the fight and the 147-pound division. Jacobs also talked about what’s next for his boxing career.
In an packed edition of Lem’s Latest, Satterfield’s news and notes covers cancer survivor Anthony Dirrell’s title-winning euphoria, Oscar De La Hoya’s Twitter welcome to Roc Nation, Soliman-Taylor, Berto-Upshaw, GGG’s promoter on future showdowns, Marcos Maidana on how “hittable” Floyd Mayweather is, and much more.