IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will try to rebound from a third-round stoppage loss to Lucas Matthysse against Dierry Jean on Jan. 25 at The D.C. Armory.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor ended a 14-month ring absence with Saturday night’s seventh-round technical knockout of Juan Carlos Candelo.
Undefeated junior welterweight contender Dierry Jean has signed a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions, which will likely lead to a mandatory shot at IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson.
RingTV.com’s resident historian and punch counter Lee Groves provides a CompuBox recount of fight night, May 10, from the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla., where Dierry Jean’s fourth-round KO of Cleotis Pendarvis topped a ShoBox: The New Generation card.
There was not much action this past week but we do have some movement to report in THE RING’s division ratings, including slight changes to the 140- and 118-pound rankings.