Alan Sanchez weighed 149 compared to 148.5 for rival Ed Paredes in advance of tonight’s “Golden Boy Live!” card in San Diego.
Alfonso Gomez suffered two knockdowns but finished strong to win a 10-round decision over Ed Paredes on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev. The bout headlined a “Golden Boy Live!” telecast highlighted by Joseph Diaz Jr.’s hard-fought decision over Ramiro Robles.
Action shots from Las Vegas, where Alfonso Gomez and Joseph Diaz both won by unanimous decisions over their respective opponents, Ed Paredes and Ramiro Robles, and Diego De La Hoya won by a fifth-round TKO of Miguel Tamayo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Alfonso Gomez says he’s fought better opposition than fellow junior middleweight Ed Paredes, who he will face on Wednesday at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino as the Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes “Golden Boy Live!” series returns to Las Vegas.
Ed Paredes is looking at his career in a positive light after signing with Golden Boy Promotions last year and plans on showing the company it made the right decision with a win over comebacking Alfonso Gomez on July 9.
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.
Once-beaten middleweight Danny Jacobs, lightweight Jose Gonzalez and streaking welterweight Ed Paredes will fight on the undercard of Saturday’s main event between RING 140-pound champion Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera.
Newly crowned IBF junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina on a potential fight with former champ Canelo Alvarez: “I’m not happy with just having the title, I want to defend it successfully, and get all of the title belts. Fighting somebody like Canelo would help me to do that.”
Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez will be featured in an episode of Face Off with Max Kellerman in advance of their pay-per-view fight for Bradley’s WBO welterweight belt on Oct. 12.
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina on WBC titleholder Saul Alvarez: “When he’s challenging guys that I’ve already fought like Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, it makes you feel like, ‘Wait a second, if they deserve a shot, then I deserve a shot also.'”