Lightweight prospect Verdejo will fight Oscar Bravo in his first eight-round bout tonight in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The bout headlines a Top Rank/Miguel Cotto Promotions card and will be televised on UniMas at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
Marvin Sonsona evened the score with Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. in the co-feature to Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez. Check out the rest of the pay-per-view undercard results here.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, David Lemieux and Fernando Guerrero both pledge victory on Saturday, only Lemieux expects bombs to be thrown from both fighters.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us details on the return of Orlando Cruz and Felix Verdejo, scheduled to compete in separate bouts on April 19, and much more.
WBO jr. lightweight titleholder Mikey Garcia and challenger Juan Carlos Burgos weighing in along with Bryant Jennings-Artur Szpilka, Sean Monaghan-Matt Vanda, and Felix Verdejo-Lauro Alcantar.
Images from the final press conference for Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark card headlined by WBO jr. lightweight titleholder Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Heavyweights Bryant Jennings and Artur Szpillka will meet in a clash of unbeatens in the Jan. 25 co-featured to Mikey Garcia’s WBO 130-pound title defense agaisnt Juan Carlos Burgos on HBO.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
Two-time Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko, who goes pro on Saturday, advises boxing fans to “be patient.” “I will be doing big things and you’ll be witnesses when I do them.”
Ruslan Provodnikov said of his upcoming fight with Mike Alvarado, “It’s not going to be about technique. Simply war. It’s just going to be a street fight. I promise you that.”
Juan Manuel Marquez said he is “done” with Manny Pacquiao, which is why he chose to face Tim Bradley on Oct. 12 rather than a fifth fight with Pacquiao. Bradley, who turned down a rematch with Pacquiao, says Marquez is a “new challenge.”