Jesus Soto Karass on his fight with Andre Berto: “The bottom line is that I want to win. Yes, I’m going to give a great performance, like I always do. I’m ready to die in the ring like every Mexican.”
Unbeaten lightweight standout Mickey Bey will face former title challenger John Molina on Friday in Las Vegas. It will be Bey’s first bout since testing positive for high levels of testosterone in his last fight. Molina is coming off a decision loss.
Denver-based junior welterweight Mike Alvarado, who gained revenge over Brandon Rios with a unanimous decision victory in March, could return in October for a hometown fight on HBO.
Tim Bradley-Lamont Peterson II and the anticipated Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch could be in the works for March, according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.