Abner Mares gave the fans a good show and made a strong statement by stopping game, but overmatched Jose Ramirez on the Amir Khan-Devon Alexander card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Mauricio Herrera once again was given the shaft from the judges as Jose Benavidez won a unanimous decision with scores of 116-112, 116-112 and 117-111 on the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves undercard in Las Vegas.
Bank accounts will be a little fuller this weekend – some more than others – as the purse amounts for both HBO and Showtime cards have been announced.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.
Abner Mares still lives under the shadow of his first-round KO loss to Jhonny Gonzalez two fights ago, but the former three-division titleholder says he’s hungry to be the king again.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get updates on prospect Jose Ramirez, heavyweight Malik Scott and ring announcer Michael Buffer.
Junior welterweight prospect Jose Ramirez knocked out David Rodela in the first round at Selland Arena in Fresno, California on Saturday. In the co-featured bout, heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz stopped Kenny Lemos in the first round.
Jose Ramirez, a 2012 U.S. Olympian now unbeaten as a pro, is involved in community issues, such as California’s water problem, but the junior welterweight prospect is also improving as boxer. His latest test comes against veteran David Rodela on Saturday in Fresno, California.
After several “false starts” in recent months, undefeated heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz will finally return to the ring on the undercard of the Jose Ramirez-David Rodela show on Oct. 25, Top Rank matchmaker Bruce Trampler told RingTV.com.
The sad news of Emanuel Augustus, who is reportedly in critical condition after being shot in the head Monday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, leads a Lem Satterfield notebook that includes an item on the ring returns of prospects Jose Ramirez and Jessie Magdaleno.
Manny Pacquiao will face Chris Algieri at a catchweight of 144 pounds to test out how he feels at a lighter weight, with his next fight to be at junior welterweight, says head trainer Freddie Roach. Pacquiao had one of his first sparring sessions for the Nov. 22 fight on Monday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s new strategy to market himself toward Latino fight fans.
Junior welterweight prospect Jose Ramirez spoke to RingTV about pursing a college business degree, training at Wild Card Boxing Club for his first eight rounder on the Rios-Chaves undercard, fighting Vasyl Lomachenko during his extensive amateur career, making the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and sparring with Manny Pacquiao.
Brandon Rios is all smiles now that Saturday’s bout against Diego Chaves is going ahead as planned. He worked out for the cameras on Wednesday along with Jessie Vargas, Anton Novikov, Jose Ramirez and Shane Mosley Jr. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Tim Bradley weighed in at a ripped-and-ready looking 146 pounds for his Saturday WBO welterweight title defense against Juan Manuel Marquez on Friday in Las Vegas. Marquez weighed in at lean and muscular 144.5 pounds.