Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder kept his KO streak going with a fourth-round technical knockout over journeyman Jason Gavern on Saturday at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Omar Figueroa’s recent changes in training have been all about family. This Saturday, he defends his WBC lightweight belt against Daniel Estrada.
Two-division titleholder Jorge Linares says victory is “obligatory” when he enters the ring for a lightweight bout against Ira Terry on the undercard of the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook headlined Showtime tripleheader at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter, challenger Kell Brook and lightweight contender Jorge Linares tuned up in front of the cameras in preparation for the Aug. 16 card in Carson, Calif. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Many RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weekends, resulting in a lot of movement in the magazine’s divisional rankings, including Tomasz Adamek’s drop in the heavyweight top 10 and Jorge Linares’ re-entry into the lightweight ratings.
Canelo Alvarez said the time for talking is over at the final press conference for his Saturday showdown with Alfredo Angulo. The Mexican star says he’s ready for Angulo and hopes to give fans an entertaining fight.
Canelo Alvarez, Alfredo Angulo and other combatants on the ‘Toe to Toe’ card squared off onstage for the last time before Saturday’s opening bell at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Nihito Arakawa won over American boxing fans with his courageous effort against Omar Figueroa Jr. last July in his U.S. debut. The Japanese warrior returns to the U.S. on Saturday when he faces Jorge Linares in Las Vegas.
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Omar Figueroa was slated to fight Ricardo Alvarez on Mar. 8, but Figueroa suffered a left wrist injury in sparring Friday that will derail him from the card. Figueroa spoke to RingTV.com about the postponement.
Canelo Alvarez discussed his upcoming showdown against Alfredo Angulo, his performance against Floyd Mayweather and Erislandy Lara’s taunts during an exclusive interview with RingTV.com on Saturday.
The lightweight fight between Jorge Linares and Nihito Arakawa will air live on Showtime on March 8 in advance of Golden Boy Promotions’s four-bout pay-per-view show headlined by Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.