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.
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.