The Bell Centre in Montreal has been placed on hold on for a potential April 4 showdown between RING/WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and former champ Jean Pascal, promoter Yvon Michel informed RingTV.com on Monday.
IBF junior lightweight titleholder Rances Barthelemy and former two-time light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson co-headline a Showtime broadcast from Mashantucket, Connecticut, on Oct. 4. Barthelemy defends against Fernando Saucedo, Dawson faces Tommy Karpency.
Undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin weighed in at 165 pounds less than a month away from his Oct. 18 title defense against Marco Antonio Rubio, who weighed in at 174.5 pounds, according to a WBC-mandated 30-day advance weigh-in.
It’s never too late to make an impression and that’s exactly what three-time featherweight titlist Orlando Salido has done to Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum.
If all goes well, by Oct. 3 an eliminator bout to determine the next in line for a shot at the IBF junior lightweight title will go to purse bid.
Orlando Salido got up from knockdowns in the first, second and fifth rounds on the way to an 11th-round technical knockout of Terdsak Kokietgym in a sensational seven-knockdown thriller on Saturday in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.