Former light heavyweight titleholder Montell Griffin received some elusive recognition from the California State Boxing Hall of Fame, which inducted Griffin on Saturday in Studio City, Calif. Referee Jack Reiss was among others inducted.
British lightweight Tommy Coyle stopped faded Michael Katsidis in the second round in Hull, England on Saturday. On the undercard, Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell scored a fifth-round TKO against Daniel Brizuela setting up an all-Hull, England showdown vs. Coyle.
Randy Caballero claimed the vacant IBF bantamweight title with a unanimous decision over Stuart Hall in Monte Carlo on Saturday. In the main event of the show, Martin Murray continued his journey towards a shot at WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin with a messy seventh-round technical decision over Domenico Spada.
Randy Caballero won the vacant IBF bantamweight title with a unanimous decision over Stuart Hall on Saturday in Monte Carlo. Caballero, who scored a knockdown, won by scores of 116-111 (twice) and 118-110, which was not indicative of the competitive nature of the fight.
Junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan controlled the action to win a workmanlike eight-round unanimous decision over Luis Solis on Friday at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California.
Manny Pacquiao is already is below the 144-pound catchweight for his Nov. 22 fight with Chris Algieri, says Freddie Roach. Algeiri’s and Roach’s press release comments top a Lem Satterfield notebook that includes items on the Hopkins-Kovalev undercard and HBO’s next episode of “Fight Game.”
A fired-up Randy Caballero says he’s prepared to score a knockout in Saturday’s IBF bantamweight title bout against ex-beltholder Stuart Hall at Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Jose Ramirez, a 2012 U.S. Olympian now unbeaten as a pro, is involved in community issues, such as California’s water problem, but the junior welterweight prospect is also improving as boxer. His latest test comes against veteran David Rodela on Saturday in Fresno, California.