Juan Manuel Marquez was the black sheep in the Mexican triumvirate that included Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales but has outlasted the others and emerged as the enduring star, which he proved once again with a dominant decision over Mike Alvarado.
Junior middleweight veterans Delvin Rodriguez and Joachim Alcine will fight in a Friday Night Fights main event on May 16 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Star Boxing and Choko Boxing announced on Tuesday.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum wants to see former champion Nonito Donaire back in the ring in Macau, possibly against WBA featherweight titleholder Simpiwe Vetyeka, with supporting bouts featuring Brian Viloria and Nicholas Walters.
Juan Manuel Marquez calls his triumph over Manny Pacquiao “the best thing that’s ever happened to me in this sport.”
Former titleholder Jean Pascal will appear on the undercard of Saturday’s HBO-televised clash between RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and Tavoris Cloud.
HBO’s 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin has accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year’s average of 2.1 for the installment in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder’s bout against Matthew Macklin on Saturday, according to the network.
Notre Dame graduate and light heavyweight prospect Mike Lee will face Paul Harness on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Sergio Martinez main event on Sept. 15.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. weighs 176 pounds 30 days prior to making his defense against RING champion Sergio Martinez, who is currently tipping the scales at 174.