Unbeaten Yuriorkis Gamboa could land on the Dec. 8 Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV card opposite Miguel Beltran Jr.
Nonito Donaire will face junior featherweight Toshiaki Nishioka after former lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios makes his junior welterweight debut in a clash of unbeatens with Mike Alvarado on Oct. 13.
HBO commentator Jim Lampley calls Duane Ford, one of two referees who had Tim Bradley defeating Manny Pacquiao, “a standup guy.” Ford will be a guest on Lampley’s Fight Game, which airs Saturday night.
Could WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul Alvarez face former two-time welterweight beltholder Paul Williams, THE RING’s No. 8-rated junior middleweight contender, on Sept. 15?
Top Rank President Todd duBoef has offered the winner of Brandon Rios-Yuriorkis Gamboa a “winner take all” fight bonus of $100,000. Gamboa, however, says there will be no fight on April 14 until he is satisfied with the terms.
Richard Schaefer on Bob Arum: “It’s just one bulls–t story after the other…People should just realize that this guy doesn’t want to do the fight.”
Miguel Cotto: “I’m going to take advantage of his eye like he took advantage of the plaster.”
Mike Alvarado snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with Saturday night’s 10th-round stoppage of Breidis Prescott on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard.
Bob Arum: ‘Death, no matter what, is obviously not a good thing to go through… We obviously bonded as a family.’
HBO’s promotional package for Manny Pacquiao’s third bout against Juan Manuel Marquez will include coverage during the Major League Baseball season as well as on CNN.