Vanes Martirosyan could face Erislandy Lara in a junior middleweight eliminator bout for the right to face WBC beltholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
Mikey Garcia must get beyond tough Bernabe Concepcion to set up a featherweight title shot opposite the winner of Saturday night’s Orlando Salido-Juan Manuel Lopez rematch.
Luiz Lazarte has been banned from participating in IBF-sanctioned bouts for threatening a referee during his foul-filled fight with Johnriel Casimero. After being penalized a point for rabbit punching, Larzarte asked referee Eddie Claudio: “Do you want to get out of here alive?”
Johnriel Casimero was bitten by Luis Lazarte during their fight and suffered concussions as a result being struck by debris during a post-fight riot which resulted in rib injuries to team member Sean Gibbons after Casimero’s upset victory.