After watching younger brother Jessie stop Roberto Castaneda in five rounds, Diego Magdaleno knocked out Jorge Pazos in the fourth round of a scheduled 10-round bout on Saturday at the C. Robert Lee Activities Center in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.
There’s no sibling rivalry between Diego and Jessie Magdaleno, former amateur standouts from Las Vegas who are now highly regarded pros. The brothers, who are each others biggest fan, co-headline an Unimas show in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., on Saturday.
George Groves made a request to the IBF to increase his purse from 15 percent to 25 percent for the mandated rematch with Carl Froch. That request was denied Thursday by the organization. Check out this and other news of the day in Lem’s Latest.
The horrific events surrounding Mike Tyson’s rematch with Evander Holyfield, whose ear was nearly bitten off by his rival, are recounted in The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield and the Night that Change Boxing Forever.