Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.
Former heavyweight Eddie Chambers will debut as a cruiserweight on Aug. 3 against South Africa’s hard-hitting Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Having already named all of his four children after boxers, Brandon Rios plans to do the same with his fifth, whose arrival he expects before his November clash with Manny Pacquiao.
Zab Judah’s win over Lucas Matthysse and Danny Garcia’s unanimous decision over Erik Morales will be aired Saturday night on Fox Deportes in advance of Garcia’s Showtime-televised April 27 clash with Judah.
Heavyweight Tyson Fury is 12 years younger, six inches taller and will be significantly heavier than his rival Steve Cunningham when they meet on April 20.
Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola meets Bermane Stiverne in a March 9 eliminator bout for the right to face Vitali Klitschko.