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.
Boxing fans were treated to a good weekend of boxing last week but it was a quiet one in terms of movement in THE RING’s divisional ratings. Still, there were ranked fighters, and some who are close to being rated, in action worth mentioning.
Photos from Las Vegas of Jesus Soto Karass’ upset unanimous-decision win over Selcuk Aydin and prospect Jermell Charlo’s eighth-round knockout of Harry Joe Yorgey.
Final press conference for Lucas Matthysse vs. Mike Dallas Jr. as well as welterweights Selcuk Aydin and Jesus Soto Karass, and junior middleweights Jermell Charlo and Harry Joe Yorgey.
Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC’s interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang “La Bamba” during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.
The matchup between talented junior middleweight prospects Jermell Charlo (17-0, 8 knockouts) and Denis Douglin (14-1, 8 KOs) highlights the undercard of the Victor Ortiz-Josesito Lopez main event on Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.