Junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno says that he won’t lose focus for his April 6 clash with WBO beltholder Rocky Martinez, even though their fight will take him on his first trip to China.
HBO’s unofficial ringside scorer Harold Lederman has extended his contract through December of 2016, meaning his time with the network will have spanned three decades.
HBO’s ringside scorer Harold Lederman said Andre Ward was “terrific,” and, “sharp” as a network commentator for this past Saturday’s triple-header at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Challenger Mikey Garcia weighed 125.6-to-126 for WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido.
Light heavyweight Gabriel Campillo will have been out of the ring for nearly a year when he meets Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night.
Juan Carlos Burgos on his fight with Rocky Martinez: “Our fight is a classic Mexican-Puerto Rican rivalry, and our styles are perfect for one another. Not only will we steal the show, but I’ll take the belt.”
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has a defense against Gabriel Rosado slated for Saturday night at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum will suggest that Manny Pacquiao have a neurological examination despite calling two doctors’ “eye-balling” assessments of Parkinsons’ disease in the fighter “ludicrous.”
Puerto Rican junior lightweight Felix Verdejo will be after his second straight win against an opponent to be determined on the undercard of a Jan. 19 clash between Orlando Salido and Mikey Garcia at Madison Square Garden.
Puerto Rican WBO junior lightweight beltholder Rocky Martinez on his clash with Mexico’s Juan Carlos Burgos: “I’m looking forward to giving the fans a great fight, and a great show, and I think that we could steal the show that night.”