Be it luck or blessing, former middleweight title challenger Gabriel Rosado’s canceled bout with James Kirkland opened the opportunity for a fight against David Lemieux on Dec. 6.
Gabriel Rosado will face David Lemieux in the middleweight main event of a Dec. 6 HBO telecast from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, according Golden Boy Vice President Eric Gomez. Lemieux-Rosado will be be supported by another middleweight matchup between Hugo Centeno and James De La Rosa.
Middleweight Matt Korobov has made his commitment to face WBO titlist Peter Quillin official by signing his contract for the bout scheduled for November.
Photos from Brooklyn of bouts on the Garcia-Salka/Peterson-Santana card: welterweights Sadam Ali vs. Jeremy Bryan and middleweights Danny Jacobs vs. Jarrod Fletcher.
Sadam Ali and Anthony Peterson will be televised in separate bouts on Showtime Extreme on Saturday in advance of a Showtime tripleheader topped by RING 140-pound champion Danny Garcia’s non-title bout against Rod Salka at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Edgar Santana’s path from the street to Showtime involved a detour through Rikers Island, but he says Saturday’s fight against Lamont Peterson means redemption and he’s not about to let this second chance pass.
Despite claims of wanting to do battle in Brooklyn, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch with Marcos Maidana will see Las Vegas as its host city on Sept. 13.
Despite being the favorites going into their respective fights on August 9, RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson and Danny Jacobs have been warned that their opponents are dangerous – because they’re underdogs.
Oscar De La Hoya defended the Aug. 9 Showtime tripleheader topped by Danny Garcia’s junior welterweight title defense vs. Rod Salka at the kick-off press conference for the Barclays Center event in Brooklyn, N.Y., and reminds fans not to count the underdogs out.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn more details on the tentative welterweight title clash between IBF titleholder Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook.
RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, IBF 140-pound beltholder Lamont Peterson and middleweight standout Danny Jacobs will return to action on Aug. 9 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Sunday.
WBO junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov may have had a misspent youth but the responsibility boxing has brought him has turned him into the star he’s become today. On June 14, he continues his march toward becoming a Barclays Center hero when he faces undefeated Chris Algieri.
Undefeated Chris Algieri has his work cut out for him on June 14 when he challenges Ruslan Provodnikov. However, the well-spoken junior welterweight believes he has his opponent figured out.
In advance of their June 14 clash, WBO junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov and undefeated Chris Algieri will undergo random drug testing, courtesy of VADA.
The Ruslan Provodnikov-Chris Algieri fight was moved from its originally scheduled location at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y., to Barclays Center in Brooklyn reportedly due to interest from Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, who, like Provodnikov, is Russian.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings plenty of news, starting with info on WBO 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov’s next defense against New York’s Chris Algieri.