Almost five years after causing an accident that killed a pregnant woman after running a red light in his SUV while allegedly driving under the influence, 38-year-old former WBO 130-pound titleholder Jorge Barrios is finally headed to prison for three and a half years.
Abner Mares and Jermall Charlo have been added to a Showtime-televised quadrupleheader on Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya announced on Tuesday.
The Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder WBC heavyweight title bout could be headed for Las Vegas in January and be televised on Showtime, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is excited after meeting with Canelo Alvarez in Mexico where he discussed the Mexican star’s plans for 2015. Still at the top of Alvarez’s list: a showdown with RING middleweight champ Miguel Cotto.
RING cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez’s Dec. 6 defense against Ola Afolabi has been postponed due to Hernandez suffering an injury.
The vacant RING lightweight championship will be on the line on Saturday when WBO titleholder Terence Crawford takes on Raymundo Beltran in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford is THE RING’s No. 1-rated lightweight; Beltran is the magazine’s No. 2 contender.
Former U.S. Olympian Errol Spence Jr. will return to the ring on Dec. 13 against an opponent to be determined.
With hopes of ultimately facing RING welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., undefeated Keith Thurman is looking to others in THE RING’s 147-pound ratings as future challenges.
In the wake of negotiations stalling with Donovan George, former RING light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal will now face Roberto Feliciano Bolonti on Dec. 6.