Looking to rinse the bad taste of the Erislandy Lara loss from his palette, Ishe Smith got back in the win column as he scored a unanimous decision victory over Cecil McCalla in an entertaining matchup on ESPN.
Action shots from Rogelio Medina’s third-round knockout of J’Leon Love, plus others on the Aug. 30 Shobox card in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook has the weigh-in details for tonight’s “ESPN Friday Night Fights” participants and Mayweather Promotions’ August 30 card.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook features tidbits spanning the world of boxing news today, touching on Erislandy Lara, Ishe Smith, Adrien Broner and much more.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has been given until Dec. 15 to determine whether he will continue fighting or retire in the wake of October’s announcement of his presidential candidacy in Ukraine.
The fighters in the four pay-per-view-televised bouts on the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez card tested negative for anabolic steroids, masking agents and marijuana, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer.
Danny Garcia on his imminent rise from 140 to 147 pounds: “I beat the best fighters at 140. What else do you want me to do?”
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer now says he has “no doubt” that the Showtime Pay Per View matching Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Canelo Alvarez will be the highest-grossing boxing event of all time.
Final press conference for Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse, as well as undercard fighters Ishe Smith, Carlos Molina, Ashley Theophane and Pablo Cesar Cano. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Danny Garcia on Lucas Matthysse: “I’m going to show the world who the better fighter is. I’m a different kind of animal, and he’s never fought nobody like me before. We’ll see how he reacts when I hit him back.”