Felix Verdejo is in stable condition after crashing his motocross bike on Sunday with lacerations on his head and face and could return home on Tuesday.
20 years ago at Madison Square Garden, all hell broke loose after a heavyweight battle between Riddick Bowe and Andrew Golota was stopped prematurely.
Welterweight titleholders Kell Brook and Jessie Vargas are wrapping up a deal to meet in Aug. or Sept. in England, according to Brook promoter Eddie Hearn.
Carl Moretti expects a better and more focused Felix Verdejo in his June 11 bout with Juan Jose Martinez after his last two fights were viewed as average efforts.
On Wednesday, Team Sauerland won a purse bid to promote super middleweight Arthur Abraham’s next WBO title defense against Gilberto Ramirez.
Welterweights Pedro Campa and Aaron Herrera will square off in an HBO Latino/Top Rank Promotions main event on Dec. 12.
Having injured his hand in his last bout on June 13, unbeaten lightweight Felix Verdejo will return to action on Oct. 31.
Nicholas Walters was stripped of his WBA featherweight title after failing to make the division limit of 126 pounds for his HBO-televised bout against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. Walters weighed in at 127.4 and later at 127. The belt will be on the line for Marriaga, who weighed in at 125.2, but not Walters.
A third fight between Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios has been agreed to for Jan. 24 at The 1stBank Center in Bloomfield, Colorado, Top Rank Vice President and matchmaker Carl Moretti, informed RingTV.com. The HBO-televised rubbermatch will be fought at welterweight.
in Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Felix Verdejo’s latest opponent and info on the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder heavyweight title bout.
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports served notice to the boxing community that the rapper-entrepreneur is serious about being a major player in the sport by overbidding for the Peter Quillin-Matt Korobov title bout, but how they follow this bold move and build their own roster of fighters will tell us if the new company has a future.
Despite negotiations for a showdown with Gennady Golovkin falling short, Top Rank’s Bob Arum looks toward promoting a possible bout between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and IBF 168-pound titlist Carl Froch.
Gary Russell Jr. called his WBO title bout on June 21 against Top-Rank promoted Vasyl Lomachenko at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., a potential “breakthrough” in the long-running “Cold War” between Top Rank fighters and Golden Boy/Al Haymon fighters.
At this year’s annual Boxing Writers Association of America dinner, WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley took a moment to plead for a resolution between the sport’s feuding power players.