In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on Shannon Briggs’ invasion of RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s training camp.
Brandon Rios is all smiles now that Saturday’s bout against Diego Chaves is going ahead as planned. He worked out for the cameras on Wednesday along with Jessie Vargas, Anton Novikov, Jose Ramirez and Shane Mosley Jr. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Diego Chaves’ visa has been cleared for travel and the once-beaten welterweight from Argentina will be able to face Brandon Rios on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev., the promoter of the HBO-televised fight, Top Rank, announced on Wednesday.
Diego Chaves is still stranded in Argentina because of visa issues and a replacement is standing by for Saturday’s welterweight matchup with Brandon Rios, says promoter Bob Arum.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get further details on why this weekend’s bout between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves is in jeopardy.
Brandon Rios spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about coming back from back-to-back losses in 2013, facing formidable welterweight Diego Chaves on Aug. 2, and getting back to his old style, technique and conditioning methods.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the return of Zou Shiming on July 19 and more.
Having lost to Manny Pacquiao in his most recent fight in November, Brandon Rios knows he has to make a definitive statement in his comeback fight versus tough Argentine Diego Chaves on August 2.
Brandon Rios could have asked for an easier comeback fight after losing his last two bouts to Mike Alvarado and Manny Pacquiao but the slugger is looking forward to getting back in action on Aug. 2 against formidable Diego Chaves.
His opponent was apparently a no-show, so Brandon Rios flew solo at the Hollywood press conference to promote his Aug. 2 bout against Diego Chaves. The card will also feature a junior welterweight scrap between Jessie Vargas and Anton Novikov, who were both present. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook details the return of welterweight Mike Jones after a two-year-plus absence from the ring and much more.
Undefeated Sergey Kovalev returns to the ring on August 2 to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against Australia’s Blake Caparello as part of a split-site HBO tripleheader.
HBO will present a split-site doubleheader on Aug. 2, with a welterweight bout between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves in Las Vegas, plus light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev in action from Atlantic City.
Going into the biggest fight of his professional career, undefeated Chris Algieri is confident that past sparring sessions with the likes of Saul Alvarez will help him secure a victory against WBO junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us trainer Freddie Roach’s thoughts on his charge, Manny Pacquiao’s performance against Tim Bradley last Saturday.
Thomas Dulorme, who faces unbeaten 140-pound contender Karim Mayfield on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J., says his 2012 loss to Luis Carlos Abregu made him a stronger fighter. Dulorme has trained with Robert Garcia for his return to HBO.
Floyd Mayweather continued to take shots at his out-of-the-ring rival Manny Pacquiao during a recent Q&A interview on the website FightHype.com.
Manny Pacquiao says that a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. could not happen until 2015 if Mayweather is not willing to work with Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum.