Manny Pacquiao began training in Hollywood on Monday for his fourth clash with Juan Manuel Marquez, which is slated for Dec. 8 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Fans prefer newly crowned RING 122-pound champ Nonito Donaire to stay at junior featherwieght and face the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno winner or Guillermo Rigondeaux to moving up to featherweight, according to a RingTV.com poll.
Unbeaten bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will make the second defense of his IBG crown against Victor Zaleta on the Nov. 10 undercard of Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno in Los Angeles.
Welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi and middleweight contender Danny Jacobs will appear in separate fights at The Barclays Center in their native Brooklyn on Oct. 20.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will face Ryan Coyne in a clash of unbeatens on Nov. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The fight, on the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno undercard, will be Cleverly’s second-ever bout on U.S. soil.
Unbeaten WBC 122-pound titleholder and WBA bantamweight beltholder talk to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about their anticipated showdown at Staples Center in L.A. on Nov. 12. Mares also talks about facing the winner of Donaire-Nishioka and eventually fighting Leo Santa Cruz.
Abner Mares continues his run of facing world-class fighters on Nov. 10 when he fights THE RING’s No. 1-rated bantamweight Anselmo Moreno, who is arguably the best boxer the unbeaten 122-pound beltholder has ever faced.
Two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto could challenge IBF junior middleweight beltholder Cornelius Bundrage on Nov. 24, although he’s been mentioned as a potential rival to WBO 147-pound titlewinner Tim Bradley on Dec. 15.
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares, lightweight contender Sharif Bogere and featherweight prosepct Gary Russell Jr. could be a part of a big weekend that includes 2012 Olympian pro debuts, Oct. 13-14, on Showtime and CBS.
Abner Mares turned in the performance of his career, dominating Eric Morel to win the vacant WBC junior featherwieght title Saturday in El Paso, Texas.