Former two-division titleholder Brian Viloria made his first ring appearance in nearly a year on Saturday, winning a unanimous decision over Puerto Rican journeyman Juan Herrera in Las Vegas.
Juan Carlos Martinez spoiled Alejandro Perez’s chance to take part in a major fight by earning a split decision over the fringe contender on Saturday in Las Vegas. Former junior flyweight and flyweight titleholder Brian Viloria beat journeyman Juan Herrera on the undercard.
Nonito Donaire Jr. will try to win a world title in his fourth division when he faces IBF featherweight titleholder Simphiwe Vetyeka on May 10 at the Venetian Resort in Macau, China. Former 108-pound and flyweight titleholder Brian Viloria will fight on the undercard.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum wants to see former champion Nonito Donaire back in the ring in Macau, possibly against WBA featherweight titleholder Simpiwe Vetyeka, with supporting bouts featuring Brian Viloria and Nicholas Walters.
Undefeated flyweight contender Milan Melindo says he knows how to beat WBO/WBA titleholder Juan Francisco Estrada, who he will challenge on July 27 in Macau, China. Melindo is excited to continue the Philippines-Mexico boxing rivalry.
Lamont Peterson’s younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday’s undcard to Lamont’s 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.
Dougie is asked about his thoughts on this past Saturday’s boxing card from Macau, the Peruvian presence on the most recent Friday Night Fights main event and the terrific action boxing fans have been treated to early this year in this week’s Monday Mailbag. Enjoy!
Shots of all the combatants who will take part in Saturday’s card in Macau, including star attraction Zou Shiming in his pro debut, flyweights Brian Viloria and Juan Francisco Estrada, and junior lightweights Rocky Martinez and Diego Magdaleno.
Juan Manuel Marquez will consider a fifth fight with Manny Pacquiao, and if not, the Mexican legend will look at bouts against unbeaten boxers Tim Bradley or Brandon Rios, according to Bob Arum.