Participants of the packed Nov. 10 card in Tokyo featuring Shinsuke Yamanaka-Alberto Guevara, Jorge Linares-Francisco Contreras, Roman Gonzalez-Oscar Blanquet, and Takahiro Ao-Edgar Lomeli. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
In part II of Travelin’ Man returns to Los Angeles, Lee Groves explains the significance of boxing’s return to network TV before recounting his CompuBox analysis for the CBS-, Showtime Extreme- and Showtime-televised fights from the L.A. Sports Arena on Dec. 15.
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s weigh-in for the showdown between Amir Khan and Carlos Molina. The weigh-in starts at 2 p.m. PT and will be available for live viewing via YouTube.com/shosports, Ustream.tv/shosports, sports.sho.com/live.
RingTV caught up with unbeaten bantamweight beltholder Leo Santa Cruz, who will defend his IBF belt against Alberto Guevara on Saturday (Dec. 15) in Los Angeles. 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr. will make his pro debut on the CBS-televised card.
IBF titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will headline a CBS show on Dec. 15 against Alberto Guevara in a clash of undefeated fighters.