Heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder will meet Damon McCreary in a clash of unbeatens on Sept. 8.
The manager of Vicente Escobedo credits Adrien Broner’s advisor, Al Haymon, for sweetening the deal.
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez could eventually face the winner of an organization-mandated division eliminator between Erislandy Lara and Vanes Martirosyan.
Lateef Kayode’s cruiserweight bout with former light heavyweight titleholder Antonio Tarver is to headline a Showtime-televised, quadruple-header from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., on June 2.
Who is next for Adrien Broner? “For me, it really don’t matter. I’m ready for whoever,” said the fighter. “Whoever wants to fight, just sign on the dotted line, and that’s whose behind I’m kicking.”
Missouri commission director, Tim Lueckenhoff, says Marcos Maidana’s manager wanted to test for performing enhancing drugs, insinuating that Maidana’s opponent on Feb. 25, Devon Alexander, has used “illegal drugs.”
Andre Berto “heard a pop” while throwing a left hook in training, an indication that he ruptured the biceps on that arm that will require surgery as early as Tuesday and the postponement of his Feb. 11 rematch with Victor Ortiz.
Dewey Bozella, the 52-year-old former amateur boxer who spent 26 years in jail wrongfully accused of murder, will finally realize his dream of fighting as a professional.