in Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Felix Verdejo’s latest opponent and info on the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder heavyweight title bout.
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.
Undefeated lightweight prospect Felix Verdejo scored a spectacular third-round knockout against Sergio Villanueva before a packed and partisan crowd at the Bahia Shrine Temple in Orlando, Florida.
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.”