Juan Manuel Lopez upset Daniel Ponce De Leon on Saturday in a two-round slugfest where both fighters hit the deck.
Daniel Ponce de Leon, who faces Juan Manuel Lopez in a rematch tonight on Showtime Extreme, is older, wiser, and has improved his boxing skills since their first meeting, which he lost by first-round KO.
Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera, Juanma Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon, Deontay Wilder, Malik Scott, and a paper bag weigh in for Saturday’s card in Puerto Rico. Photos by Tom Casino/Showtime.
Juan Manuel Lopez, once a bright star in the featherweight division, needs to have a spectacular performance against former foe Daniel Ponce de Leon in Puerto Rico on Showtime on Saturday in order for the boxing world to accept that he isn’t finished.
RingTV.com sought the opinions of 19 boxing insiders on who they think will win the Juan Manuel Lopez-Daniel Ponce de Leon rematch on Saturday in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The junior lightweight bout will be televised on Showtime Extreme.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia vowed to deliver “another epic performance” on March 15 against the rugged Mauricio Herrera, who doesn’t “see Danny Garcia as any different than anyone else.”
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and veteran challenger Mauricio Herrera will be present at a Tuesday press conference in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico for their March 15 clash in Bayamon on Showtime, Golden Boy announced on Sunday.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia has declared himself “a proud Puerto Rican” in advance of his March 15 defense against Mexican-American Mauricio Herrera at the historic Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says that Abner Mares “can not train for several weeks” due to a rib injury that has forced the postponement of a scheduled Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez.
Abner Mares has suffered an apparent rib injury that will postpone his scheduled Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, according to his manager, Frank Espinoza.
Fox Deportes will air classic Golden Boy Promotions fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr., Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trindad, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, among others on Dec. 23 and Dec. 29.
Abner Mares on his Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, whose first-round knockout victory dethroned him as WBC featherweight beltholder: “August 24 was his night, and I take nothing away from him, but Feb. 15 will be my night, and I’m going to get my title back.”
WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien Broner has a speedy boxing style that usually troubles challlenger Marcos Maidana, who may employ an aggressive strategy that once stymied Broner. RingTV.com polled 25 boxing insiders/fans about whose style will prevail on Saturday.
Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares II could be the main in event in a targeted Feb. 15 tripleheader at Staples Center in Los Angeles that might include Leo Santa Cruz and Chris Arreola.
Abner Mares could get his much-awaited rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez on Feb. 15. However, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says Gonzalez, who dethroned Mares as WBC featherweight titleholder via first-round knockout in August, is reluctant to honor the rematch clause of the first bout.