Having injured his hand in his last bout on June 13, unbeaten lightweight Felix Verdejo will return to action on Oct. 31.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya introduced Top Rank executive Carl Moretti as a “good friend” during Thursday’s final press conference for the Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev fight, later stating that boxing’s “Cold War” is over.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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