Former heavyweight beltholder David Haye has suffered an injury to his left hand that will force the postponement of his June 29 bout with Manuel Charr, according to The Daily Mail of London.
Florida welterweight standouts Andre Berto and Keith Thurman are schedueld to fight in separate bouts on a Showtime-televised card in July. Berto will face veteran gatekeeper Jesus Soto-Karass; Thurman will fight fellow unbeaten puncher Diego Chaves.
Light heavyweight Gabriel Campillo will have been out of the ring for nearly a year when he meets Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night.
The post-fight drug tests for Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao returned negative for anabolic steroids, masking agents and marijuana, according to Keith Kizer, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Entering Saturday night’s fight with Jorge Arce, Nonito Donaire said his Filipino fans are “in pain,” many imploring him to “Do it for Manny,” and “Lift our country back up again” in the wake of Manny Pacquiao’s sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.