Unbeaten junior middleweight beltholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will defend his WBC crown against Josesito Lopez on a Showtime broadcast from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sept. 15.
Danny Garcia and Amir Khan wll be subjected to random drug testing of blood and urine by the United States Anti-Doping Agency leading up to their July 14 fight, which currently is for the WBC and WBA titles.
Former IBF and WBA beltholder Amir Khan will face newly-crowned WBC junior welterweight titleholder Danny Garcia on July 14.
Josesito Lopez will step up to replace Andre Berto against Victor Ortiz on June 23 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, while heavyweight Chris Arreola will fight on the undercard.
Challenger Chad Dawson wants to deliver a career-defining knockout over RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins on Saturday night.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be profiled on HBO’s “Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out” in April in advance of his May 5 showdown with Miguel Cotto.
Zab Judah will be trained by his uncle, James Harvey, rather than ex-titleholder Pernell Whitaker.
Chris Arreola as usual is offering some choice quotes as he contemplates this weekend’s matchup with fellow heavyweight Eric Molina in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Paul Williams says he’s going to show his fans that he’s not a faded fighter in his Showtime-televised main event on Saturday.Tavoris Cloud, who fights in the co-featured bout, says he doesn’t give a damn about pre-fight hype — only winning.
Nobuhiro Ishida looks to shock the world again by defeating Paul Williams on Feb. 18, while Williams is eager to make the most of his long-awaited return to the ring.
Tavoris Cloud will pursue the fourth defense of his IBF belt against former WBA titleholder Gabriel Campillo of Spain.
While HBO’s Larry Merchant was “shocked” by the California State Athletic Commision’s ruling Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson a no-contest, ESPN’s Dan Rafael called it “the right decision.”
Sergio Martinez became the second boxer to be chosen for ESPN’s Body Magazine, following Manny Pacquiao.
Chris Arreola will return in November, Paul Williams not likely until 2012, and Jhonny Gonzalez eyes Yuriorkis Gamboa after Rogers Mtagwa.