Antonio Orozco, who is rated No. 4 by THE RING at jr. welterweight, has done everything asked of him and a shot at the big time is getting closer.
Junior welterweight contender Antonio Orozco re-signed with Golden Boy Promotions on Monday, according to the Los Angeles-based promotional company.
On July 23, welterweight Francisco Santana will face undefeated Jose Benavidez on the undercard of Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol.
Oscar Valdez has a penchant for tending to alligators and crocodiles. The featherweight standout is more careful with the large reptiles than his opponents in the ring.
On March 25, unbeaten junior welterweight contender Antonio Orozco will return to the ring against an opponent to be determined.
Oscar Valdez represented Mexico in two Olympic Games but the featherweight prospect’s childhood was spent in Tucson, Arizona, where he headlines on Saturday.
In a battle of gatekeepers, Martin Honorio defeated Miguel Angel Huerta by 10-round unanimous decision on Friday at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif.
Diego Magdaleno will challenge WBO lightweight titleholder Terry Flanagan on Oct. 10 in Manchester, England, manager Frank Espinoza told RingTV.com.
Humberto Soto faces Antonio Orozco in the co-featured bout to the Oct. 3 Lucas Matthysse-Viktor Postol main event at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
On Friday night, truTV will broadcast two junior welterweight bouts, headlined by Jose Benavidez Jr. vs. Jorge Paez Jr. on its “MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout” series.