Former welterweight titleholders Amir Khan and Devon Alexander will fight in the main event of a Dec. 13 Showtime tripleheader from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, according to Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya.
Fans share their displeasure with the official scorecards of Arthur Abraham’s unanimous decision over Paul Smith, their excitement for Artur Beterbiev, plus their questions about Keith Thurman, Deontay Wilder, the Klitschko-Pulev fight and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get an update on the sanctioning body summit in Cancun, Mexico and much more.
Boxing fans witnessed an exciting and interesting weekend, highlighted by Vasyl Lomachenko’s WBO featherweight title-winning victory over Gary Russell Jr., resulting in movement in THE RING’s divisional ratings.
Fans share their thoughts on Vasyl Lomachenko’s impressive WBO featherweight title-winning victory over Gary Russell Jr., Robert Guerrero’s 12-round slugfest with Yoshihiro Kamegai, Saturday’s Terence Crawford-Yuriorkis Gamboa lightweight showdown and other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Vasyl Lomachnko proved he is the better young prodigy by outpointing Gary Russell Jr. to win the vacant WBO featherwieght title Saturday in Carson, Calif.
Action shots from ringside at Vasyl Lomachenko’s titlewinning victory over Gary Russell Jr. and Devon Alexander’s comeback win over Jesus Soto Karass. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
After going 1-1 in his first two pro fights, Vasyl Lomachenko went a long way toward validating the high expectations placed on him with a majority-decision victory over Gary Russell Jr.
Devon Alexander outboxed, outworked and outslugged a game Jesus Soto Karass to win a one-sided unanimous decision in a 10-round junior middleweight fight Saturday at the StubHub Center.
Devon Alexander insists that he would beat Marcos Maidana just as easily as he already has if they were to fight again, despite of Maidana’s solid performance agaisnt RING No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Featherweights Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko, welterweights Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai, and junior middleweights Devon Alexander and Jesus Soto Karass on the scales. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai made weigh on Friday for their Showtime-televised main event at Stub Hub Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday. Guerrero weighed 146 pounds. Kamegai weighed 146.75. Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko both weighed 125.5 pounds for their co-featured WBO featherweight title bout.
Showtime sports will present the weigh-in of all three matchups on Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader today live, starting at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT via satellite feed, YouTube, Ustream and www.SHO.com/Sports.
The Devon Alexander-Jesus Soto Karass fight isn’t getting as much attention as the other two bouts on Showtime’s Championship Boxing tripleheader on Saturday but Oscar De La Hoya expects the welterweights to put on a show.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us details on how you can view the upcoming Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara bout in movie theaters on July 12 and much more.
Added to the June 21 Showtime tripleheader headlined by Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai, former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson returns after a year’s absence.
Devon Alexander has faced seven current or past world titleholders in his past nine fights, a run that includes feared punchers Lucas Matthysse and Marcos Maidana, but the former 140- and 147-pound beltholder says he still has to prove himself to the boxing public.