Junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno knocked out Hevinison Herrera in Round 3 of this UniMas-televised headliner in Texas, while three-division titleholder Fernando Montiel outpotined Sergio Puente in Mexico. Both bouts took place on Saturday. Francisco Salazar has other results from the weekend.
Action shots from Pharr, Texas, where lightweight headliner Diego Magdaleno knocked out Hevinson Herrera in eight rounds. Photos by Ruben Cortez – Top Rank.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook has the details on a tentative lightweight title bout between IBF beltholder Miguel Vazquez and Mickey Bey.
Tall, lanky Ukrainian Viktor Postol stopped Selcuk Aydin at 2:52 of the 11th round of a junior welterweight fight on the Juan Manuel Marquez-Mike Alvarado card to solidify his position as the WBC’s No. 1-ranked contender.
After watching younger brother Jessie stop Roberto Castaneda in five rounds, Diego Magdaleno knocked out Jorge Pazos in the fourth round of a scheduled 10-round bout on Saturday at the C. Robert Lee Activities Center in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.
There’s no sibling rivalry between Diego and Jessie Magdaleno, former amateur standouts from Las Vegas who are now highly regarded pros. The brothers, who are each others biggest fan, co-headline an Unimas show in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., on Saturday.
George Groves made a request to the IBF to increase his purse from 15 percent to 25 percent for the mandated rematch with Carl Froch. That request was denied Thursday by the organization. Check out this and other news of the day in Lem’s Latest.
Puerto Rico’s Roman “Rocky” Martinez will put his WBO junior lightweight belt on the line against RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia on Saturday.
Vic Darchinyan will get a shot at revenge against Nonito Donaire six years after Donaire’s left hook knocked him out in the fifth round.
Wednesday’s press conference featuring Mikey Garcia and rival Rocky Martinez, plus Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan, was streamed live on Top Rank’s website.
Former RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire and RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will return to the ring on Nov. 9 as part of a tripleheader on HBO.
RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia could rise into the junior lightweight ranks to challenge WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez.
Devon Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham: “Amir Khan sounds good to us, and if he wants to get his chin checked at welterweight, then Devon will be the first to oblige him.”