Dominic Verdin spoke to Oscar De La Hoya, WBC 122-pound titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. at Friday’s “Golden Boy Live!” at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Verdin also interviewed Robinson Castellanos, who upset Ronny Rios in the main event.
Cornelius Bundrage dropped Carlos Molina in the first and 10th rounds and overcame an eighth-round point deduction in a dominant IBF junior middleweight-title regaining performance at the Oasis Hotel Complex in Cancun, Mexico on Saturday.
THE RING’s No. 8-rated featherweight Ronny Rios will fight Robinson Castellanos in a 10-round bout on Friday at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, Calif. The bout will be broadcast live on a “Golden Boy Live!” telecast, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. PT.
Antonio Orozco is excited about facing veteran Steve Forbes at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, on Friday on Fox Sports 1. The undefeated junior welterweight prospect recalls watching Forbes on The Contender TV series and against Oscar De La Hoya.
A number of RING-ranked contenders saw action last week, resulting in changes in the light heavyweight, middleweight and strawweight divisions. Former light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson’s upset loss to Tommy Karpency caused him to drop from the rankings.
For the first time since 2001 the International Boxing Hall of Fame has amended its balloting process – and it wouldn’t be an understatement to say the changes are forward-looking. Lee Groves spoke to the IBHOF Executive Director Ed Brophy about the changes.
Fans share their thoughts on what should be Jorge Arce’s last fight — his stoppage loss to Jhonny Gonzalez — and the Mexican veteran’s long career, plus hot prospect Felix Verdejo, Dougie’s pound-for-pound top 10, James Toney-Vassiliy Jirov, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Hassan N’Dam thoroughly outboxed Curtis Stevens to win a one-sided unanimous decision in a title-elimination fight on Wednesday in Santa Monica, California. It was N’Dam’s first significant test since he went down six times in a loss to Peter Quillin in 2012.
For the better part of four decades, Ed Derian, who was 77 when he passed away on Sept. 26 at Kindred Hospital in Havertown, was the distinctive voice of Philadelphia boxing, the longest tenured and most cherished ring announcer to have graced local rings.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez will face former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey on Dec. 6 on HBO at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
Junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. looked sharp in his first headline bout, stopping well-traveled journeyman Raul Hidalgo in Round 7 of their “Golden Boy Live!” main event at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas, on Monday.
Golden Boy Promotions president and founder Oscar De La Hoya told RingTV.com that he’d like to match WBC 122-pound beltholder against three-division titleholder Abner Mares, as well as a welterweight showdown between Amir Khan and Robert Guerrero.
Fans share their displeasure with the official scorecards of Arthur Abraham’s unanimous decision over Paul Smith, their excitement for Artur Beterbiev, plus their questions about Keith Thurman, Deontay Wilder, the Klitschko-Pulev fight and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Light heayvweight prospect Artur Berterbiev floored former titleholder Tavoris Cloud three times in the first round and dropped him for good, face-first, in the next for a second-round stoppage at the 38-second mark at Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday.