A knee injury has forced welterweight prospect Frankie Gomez out of his Saturday-scheduled bout against former 140-pound beltholder DeMarcus Corley. Bantamweight prospect Randy Caballero’s fight with Miguel Robles will replace the Fox Sports Net-televised main event.
Former middleweight beltholder Felix Sturm dropped in THE RING’s 160-pound rankings after losing his second consecutive close decision, this time to previously unrated Sam Soliman, over the weekend.
Frankie Gomez stopped journeyman Manuel Leyva in the thrid round of a Solo Boxeo Tecate main event in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday. Jamie Kavanagh outboxed game Ramon Valadez over eight rounds in the fight of the night.
Manny Pacquiao began training in Hollywood on Monday for his fourth clash with Juan Manuel Marquez, which is slated for Dec. 8 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Heavyweight contenders Alexander Povetkin and Robert Helenius made big statements on Saturday night in Germany. Meanwhile, the Mayweathers' sad family rift was exposed for everyone to see on HBO's 24/7.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s manager is working to assure Freddie Roach’s presence in the fighters’ corner despite a possible scheduling conflict with the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez tour