IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson and challenger Dierry Jean weighed in for Saturday’s matchup in Washington, D.C. Photos by Delane Rouse/Hoganphotos – Golden Boy Promotions.
Lamont Peterson was reserved and philosophical during the final presser for his showdown with Dierry Jean on Saturday but the veteran was also confident that he will keep his IBF 140-pound title despite suffering a KO loss in his last bout. Jean predicts a stoppage victory.
Gabriel Rosado believes gutsy losses to middleweight titleholders Gennady Golovkin and Peter Quillin have made him a better fighter, but he says losing is not an option in Saturday’s fight against junior middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo, who he’s vowed to KO.
Gabriel Rosado will take on his fourth consecutive unbeaten fighter when he faces junior middleweight contender Jermell Charlo in the co-featured bout to the Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean fight on Jan. 25 on Showtime. Rosado says he’s in a must-win situation.
IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will try to rebound from a third-round stoppage loss to Lucas Matthysse against Dierry Jean on Jan. 25 at The D.C. Armory.
Junior middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo stopped Jose Rodriguez in the 10th-round of their Golden Boy Live! main event on Monday at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Welterweight prospect Errol Spence outpointed tough Emmanuel Lartey in the co-featured bout.
RingTV.com’s resident historian and CompuBox operator Lee Groves shares a few war stories from punch-counting colleague Joe Carnicelli before recounting a ringside look at the action of the recent ShoBox: The New Generation card at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif.
Jermall Charlo, a 14-0 junior middleweight prospect, is looking to gain ground on his slightly more advanced twin, Jermell, a 21-0 standout in the same division, by looking sharp against fringe contender Antwone Smith on Friday’s edition of ShoBox: The New Generation.
Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara spoke to the media about his dramatic 10th-round TKO of Alfredo Angulo, who scored two knockdowns. Prospect Jermell Charlo also spoke, as did Angulo’s trainer Virgil Hunter, who made classy remarks on behalf of his injured fighter.
Most hardcore fans and boxing media think Alfredo Angulo is fighting the wrong junior middleweight contender in savvy southpaw stylist Erislandy Lara, but the Mexican veteran is comfortable and confident playing the underdog role going into their Saturday showdown.
Josesito Lopez spoke to RingTV.com about his Saturday showdown with Marcos Maidana at a recent media workout. Alfredo Angulo and Erislandy Lara were also at the workout and the junior middleweights spoke about their anticipated co-feature on the Showtime broadcast.