It’s possible that a bout between middleweights Hassan N’Dam and David Lemieux for the vacant IBF crown could see the light of day with a tentative purse bid around the corner.
Tickets for the second LA Fight Club show of 2015 go on sale Friday, March 13, Golden Boy Promotions recently announced. The April 2 show at The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles will be headlined by undefeated featherweight prospect Julian Ramirez.
With the support of promoter Oscar De La Hoya and a legion of hometown fans cheering him on this Friday night, Joseph Diaz Jr.’s confidence in building a legacy of his own is high.
Julian Ramirez will fight Raul Hidalgo on April 2 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles in the headliner an “LA Fight Club” card to be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports Deportes.
The anticipated April 18 showdown between 140-pound power punchers Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, has already sold more than 3,000 tickets and is close to selling out, according to co-promoter Artie Pelullo.
While many others are geeking out over the May 2 meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, others are waiting with bated breath for Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse. Our own Vladimir Lik caught up with the ‘Siberian Rocky’ for a one-on-one.
Bantamweight beltholder Randy Caballero suffered an ankle injury during training and has withdrawn from the IBF title defense that was scheduled for Feb. 27 in his hometown of Indio, California, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Tuesday. The rest of the card will proceed.
Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Antonio Orozco is withdrawing from his co-main event bout against Emanuel Taylor on March 12 at Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio due to a cut suffered in a sparring session, according to Golden Boy Promotions.
Former titleholder Vic Darchinyan will return to action in support of a welterweight main event headlined by ex-title challenger Pablo Cesar Cano, Saturday at Domo del Palacio Municipal, Chetumal, Mexico.
Talks are ongoing for junior welterweight bout between Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at the StubHub Center on March 28. Seemingly, Provodnikov couldn’t be happier with the notion.
Once-beaten Argentine lightweight Marcelino “Nino” Lopez has signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions, according to company president Oscar De La Hoya. Lopez is managed by Mario Arano, who also handles junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse.
Could we see a junior featherweight championship clash between RING champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and WBC titlist Leo Santa Cruz? If Oscar De La Hoya has any say, we might.
Unbeaten Brazilian junior middleweight prospect Patrick Teixeira, who has stopped 20 of his 24 opponents, has signed with Golden Boy Promotions, president and founder Oscar De La Hoya announced on Monday.
THE RING No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse has signed a five-year extension with Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who also confirmed ongoing talks for a bout with the magazine’s 4-rated Ruslan Provodnikov for March.
On Tuesday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA, junior lightweight Eric Hunter will face Nicaragua’s Rene Alvarado on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
IBF bantamweight titlist Randy Caballero will make his first defense against two-time title challenger Alberto Guevara on Feb. 27 with support bouts featuring Diego De La Hoya and Dong Taishan.