Having already named all of his four children after boxers, Brandon Rios plans to do the same with his fifth, whose arrival he expects before his November clash with Manny Pacquiao.
Fans are still buzzing about Gennady Golovkin and the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder’s future. Dougie is asked to give his thoughts on a number of matchups (potential and mythical) for Golovkin as well as other fan friendly fights in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Unbeaten super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez will face Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna as part of Saturday night’s Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four tournament.
After enduring the January death of his father, and the first loss of his career in February, 30-year-old Baltimore-based attorney, Venroy July, promoted a boxing event on Saturday that he said “couldn’t have gone any better.”
Junior welterweight Brandon Rios will attempt to repeat his seventh-round stoppage victory over Mike Alvarado on March 30.
Super middleweight prospect Will Rosinsky looks to rebound from his decision loss to Kelly Pavlik in July with a scheduled 10-round light heavyweight bout against Otis Griffin in the main event of a Broadway Boxing show on Wednesday in New York City.
Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang “La Bamba” during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.
Promoter Lou DiBella spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about the fighters featured on HBO’s recent Boxing After Dark tripleheader, including Edwin Rodriguez and Antonin Decarie, as well as his relationship with Andre Berto.
Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez remained undefeated by punishing and outclassing Jason Escalera to an eighth-round technical stoppage in the main event of a Boxing After Dark broadcast from Mashantucket, Conn., on Saturday.