THE RING’s No. 2-rated strawweight Francisco Rodriguez will vacate his IBF belt and rise into the junior flyweight division, according to Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions.
On August 9, Katsunari Takayama and Francisco Rodriguez will meet in a strawweight title unification match.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s new strategy to market himself toward Latino fight fans.
A purse bid has been scheduled for July 14 for an IBF middleweight title eliminator between Curtis Stevens and Hassan N’Dam. The winner will be the mandatory challenger to titleholder Sam Soliman, IBF Championships Chairman informed RingTV.com on Monday.
The IBF has ordered Bernard Hopkins to defend his light heavyweight title against Nadjib Mohammedi, giving the fighters’ handlers 30 days to negotiate a deal before a purse bid is mandated, the IBF’s Championships Chairman Lindsey Tucker informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get an update on the sanctioning body summit in Cancun, Mexico and much more.
RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will return to the squared circle in the fall to make his 17th defense against Kubrat Pulev in a bout promoted by K2 Promotions.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us a glimpse of whom will serve as ringside judges and third man for this Saturday’s bout between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto.
He might not have much experience in the ring as a pro, but IBF bantamweight challenger Paul Butler says his experience of sparring with Stuart Hall proved the titleholder can’t hurt him.
The IBF has denied a request by junior middleweight titleholder Carlo Molina to face unbeaten Jermall Charlo, instead ordering Molina to face mandatory challenger Cornelius Bundrage by no later than late September.
Ukrainian light heavyweight Anatoliy Dudchenko will face Nadjib Mohammedi in a June 21 IBF title eliminator bout on an NBC Sports Net’s Fight Night from Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Main Events announced.
It’s official: RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s next title defense will be against undefeated IBF mandatory Kubrat Pulev.
The rematch between IBF junior lightweight titleholder Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy will be fought on July 10 at The Convention Center in Miami, IBF Championships Chairman Lindsay Tucker informed RingTV.com on Monday.
Anatoliy Dudchenko isn’t just a light heavyweight contender; he’s a fighter who has the road to success mapped out and will face anyone to reach his destination.