Nadjib Mohammedi is on a 13-fight win streak going into his challenge to three-belt light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev on Saturday and the gutsy contender carries that confidence into the HBO-televised fight.
Diego De La Hoya carries the pressure (and benefits) of his cousin Oscar’s name but the young junior featherweight is out to forge his own legacy. De La Hoya fights Jose Estrella on Thursday in Los Angeles.
Middleweight prospect Dominic Wade faces former IBF titleholder Sam Soliman on Friday at Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington. The scheduled 10 rounder headlines a “ShoBox: The New Generation.”