Participants of the packed Nov. 10 card in Tokyo featuring Shinsuke Yamanaka-Alberto Guevara, Jorge Linares-Francisco Contreras, Roman Gonzalez-Oscar Blanquet, and Takahiro Ao-Edgar Lomeli. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder may have to choose between serving as a sparring partner for David Haye or being ringside for a scouting report on the Seth Mitchell-Chris Arreola fight on Sept. 6.
RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia could rise into the junior lightweight ranks to challenge WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez.
Golden Boy Promotions put on a fight card (in association with Mayweather Promotions) in Las Vegas this weekend, as John Molina stopped Mickey Bey in the final round of their 10-round main event. Mark E. Ortega gathered news and notes during the course of the evening.
Golden Boy Promotions will promote a stacked Fox Deportes-televised card in Cancun, Mexico on March 16 that features a number of quality fighters, including Pablo Cesar Cano, Jorge Linares and Marco Antonio Periban, looking to start 2013 with victories.
Antonio DeMarco: “It will be the talent of Adrien Broner against the hunger and heart of DeMarco. Without a doubt, he’s a very elusive and intelligent fighter. But we came prepared for that, and even more.”
WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will emphasize placement of punches over volume in an attempt to counter the speed and defensive skills of rising former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner on Saturday.
Former WBO junior lightweight beltholder Adrien Broner and WBC lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco will be featured on Fox Deportes’ “Knockout Night” on Saturday.
Images from Yoshihiro Kamegai’s action-filled majority draw against Jorge Silva and Jorge Linares’ unanimous decision over Hector Velazquez on Fox Sports’ Championship Boxing from Sacramento.
Yoshihiro Kamegai and Jorge Silva battled to a majority draw in a fun welterweight brawl, the main event of Fox Sports Net’s Championship Boxing on Saturday.
Adrien Broner to his critics: “I really don’t think about that stuff. I don’t think about that at all.”
Manny Pacquiao will earn a guaranteed $6 million compared to $5 million for Tim Bradley in their June 9 clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be profiled on HBO’s “Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out” in April in advance of his May 5 showdown with Miguel Cotto.
Trainer Robert Garcia welcomes Marcos Maidana into a stable that already includes Nonito Donaire, Brandon Rios, Kelly Pavlik and Mikey Garcia.