In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that amid the mayhem on Saturday, the city of Las Vegas, Clark County and the state of Nevada will honor Oscar De La Hoya.
A stacked undercard in support of the Lateef Kayode-Luis Ortiz will see action on Thursday night’s edition of “Golden Boy Live!”
Amid severe backlash in the aftermath of suddenly vacating the WBO middleweight title, Peter Quillin recently spoke to RingTV.com in order to defend his decision.
Adrien Broner earned a hard-fought 12-round unanimous decision over Emmanuel Taylor in their Showtime-televised main event on Saturday in Broner’s home town of Cincinnati. Broner, who scored a knockdown in the final round, won by scores of 115-112 and 116-111 (twice).
Undefeated middleweight Peter Quillin announced on social media that he is vacating his WBO title, effectively pulling himself out of his scheduled Nov. 1 bout against mandatory challenger Matt Korobov.
Having put much of his focus on training RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, Johnathon Banks’ own pro career has been somewhat relaxed. He’ll return against Antonio Tarver on Sept. 29 in what he calls a must-win fight.
Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions will offer a live stream of Marcos Maidana’s media workout on Tuesday from Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, Calif. The workout will be available on YouTube, Ustream, www.mayweatherpromotions.com , www.goldenboypromotions.com and TheBoxingBlog.SHO.com.
According to Golden Boy Promotions’ Oscar De La Hoya, November 8 is the date set for the light heavyweight title unification clash between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on WBC lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa possibly moving to the junior welterweight division.
In something of a sudden turn, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation won the purse bid to promote the upcoming middleweight bout between WBO titlist Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov.
On Sept. 13, Alfredo Angulo makes his return to the ring, this time at 162 pounds, in hopes of a career resurgence at middleweight.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s second consecutive Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame “Fighter of the Year” award.