Tonight’s Golden Boy Live! main event between junior middleweights Julian Williams and Freddy Hernandez is a classic matchup between unbeaten prospect and seasoned veteran. The telecast airs live on Fox Sports 1, starting at 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT.
Northern California favorites Manuel Avila and Paul Mendez co-headline a Golden Boy Live! show at the Storm House in Salinas, Calif., on Monday. Avila and Mendez’s fights, and an opening bout featuring Diego De La Hoya, will be televised on Fox Sports 1.
Steve Forbes has been replaced by John Nater against Fidel Maldonado Jr. in the Fox Sports 1-televised Golden Boy Live! main event on Feb. 10 in San Antonio, Texas, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday.
Manny Pacquiao said Floyd Mayweather Jr. can “call collect, say yes, and then the fight will be on” during a Thursday evening appearance on “The Crowd Goes Wild” on Fox Sports 1.
If you weren’t able to watch yesterday’s high intensity weigh-in for tonight’s Victor Ortiz-Luis Collazo welterweight showdown, you can see it here along with Eddie Gomez and Daquan Arnett, who fight in the Fox Sports 1 Fight Night co-feature at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo both weighed in at 146.6 pounds for their Fox Sports 1-televised main event on Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Eddie Gomez weighed 147.2 pounds for his co-feature vs. fellow unbeaten prospect Daquan Arnett, who weighed 148.6.
Victor Ortiz tells RingTV’s Bill Emes that he had an excellent camp to prepare for his Thursday Fox Sports 1-televised showdown with Luis Collazo at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “It’s not an easy fight for me,” he said, “but it’s not an easy fight for him.”
Luis Collazo has put controversial losses and life hardships behind him and renewed his faith in God and family. He believes he has an inspirational performance in store for fellow former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz on Thursday in his hometown of Brooklyn.
Luis Collazo is dedicating his Jan. 30 bout against Victor Ortiz at Barclays Center in Brooklyn to The NephCure Foundation, a kidney disease non-profit, as well as in honor of 15-year-old Allie Genatt, who suffers from an incurable kidney disease.
Featherweight prospect Julian Ramirez and heavyweight Olympian Dominic Breazeale are on the recently announced undercard of the Jan. 24 Golden Boy Live! show in Indio, Calif. Ramirez faces Derrick Wilson in the co-feature of the Fox Sports 1 telecast.
Luis Collazo is excited about his Jan. 30 showdown with fellow former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz at Barclays Center in his hometown of Brooklyn. The SuperBowl week fight headlines a Golden Boy Live! card on Fox Sports 1.
Victor Ortiz spoke to the media about his Jan. 30 showdown with fellow welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Fox Sports 1. Ortiz calls it a “make it or break it fight,” and adds that he’s up for revenge rematches with Josesito Lopez, Marcos Maidana and Floyd Mayweather.
Junior featherweight prospects Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz and Diego De La Hoya talk about their fights on Friday’s Fox Sports 1-televised Golden Boy Live! show at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif. Diaz, a 2012 U.S. Olympian, spoke about his continued improvement. De La Hoya, Oscar De La Hoya’s 19-year-old cousin, spoke about making his own name.
Fidel Maldonado Jr. outslugged Luis Ramos Jr. to seventh-round stoppage in the main event of a Golden Boy Live! card on Monday in San Antonio. Former middleweight title challenger Fernando Guerrero was dropped and rocked en route to a 10-round decision in the co-featured bout.
One-time lightweight prospect Luis Ramos Jr. takes on hard-punching Fidel Maldonado Jr. in the main event of tonight’s Golden Boy Live! show from San Antonio. Ramos, who took a break from boxing before joining trainer Abel Sanchez’s Big Bear, Calif., camp, says he is rededicated to the sport.
Manager Kathy Garcia is as much of a mother to her fighters as she is the guiding force in their professional careers but the “Mom and Pop” approach of Salinas, Calif.-based Garcia Boxing works despite the usual ups and downs of the sport. Garcia-managed Paul Mendez fights on Fox Sports 1 on Monday.