Garrett Wilson takes on cruiserweight contender Thabiso Mchunu in a special afternoon edition of NBC Sports Net’s “Fight Night” today. Wilson is one of the sport’s reliable gatekeepers, according to RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer, who lists other gatekeepers in each weight class.
Kid Galahad, who will meet Adeilson Dos Santos on Saturday, seeks to make a statement and up his profile. The unbeaten 122-pound contender believes he’s more talented than fellow UK standouts Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg and wants to prove it in the ring.
Osvaldo Rivero, manager for WBO junior bantamweight titlist Omar Narvaez, was robbed on an Argentine highway by three men posing as police. They took an estimated $45,000 in cash and even the clothes that Narvaez was planning to wear in this Friday’s rematch against Felipe Orucuta.
Featherweight contender Nicholas Walters knows that to be the best, you have to beat the best and he’ll face one of the best 126-pounders in the world, WBA titlist Nonito Donaire on October 18.
In a show of concern for certain scenes in the second episode of “All Access: Mayweather-Maidana II,” the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be meeting with Floyd Mayweather Jr. next Tuesday.