As a result of a left thumb injury sustained during preparation for his bout against Johnathon Banks, Antonio Tarver has pulled out of their fight, originally scheduled for Sept. 29.
Alfonso Gomez suffered two knockdowns but finished strong to win a 10-round decision over Ed Paredes on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev. The bout headlined a “Golden Boy Live!” telecast highlighted by Joseph Diaz Jr.’s hard-fought decision over Ramiro Robles.
Ed Paredes and Alfonso Gomez weighed 150 and 150.2 pounds, respectively, on Tuesday in advance of tonight’s “Golden Boy Live!” junior middleweight bout in Las Vegas.
Junior featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. has heard the declaration by fellow 122-pound prospect Diego De La Hoya that he already envisions eventual bouts against him and WBC beltholder Leo Santa Cruz, but he remains focused on his Wednesday bout against Ramiro Robles.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us details on how you can view the upcoming Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara bout in movie theaters on July 12 and much more.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin caught up with 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr. before the 21-year-old junior featherweight prospect’s 10th pro fight against veteran Luis Maldonado. The South El Monte, Calif. native talked about his amateur career and professional goals.
The fights before the fights happen on Showtime Extreme as Antonio Orozco takes on Martin Honorio and Jermall Charlo faces Hector Munoz on Saturday.
Jerry Belmontes spoiled the U.S. debut of Will Tomlinson, outboxing the unbeaten Australian junior lightweight contender over 10 rounds on the non-PPV undercard of the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo fight on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Junior featherweight prospects Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz and Diego De La Hoya talk about their fights on Friday’s Fox Sports 1-televised Golden Boy Live! show at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif. Diaz, a 2012 U.S. Olympian, spoke about his continued improvement. De La Hoya, Oscar De La Hoya’s 19-year-old cousin, spoke about making his own name.
RingTV caught up with 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr., WBC 122-pound champ Leo Santa Cruz and welterweight contender Jesus Soto Karass during the 17th annual Oscar De La Hoya turkey giveaway at the Oscar De La Hoya Amino Charter High School in L.A.
During the Saturday debut of All-Access: Mayweather-Canelo on Showtime, Floyd Mayweather claims that Canelo Alvarez mimics his style. Alvarez, meanwhile, reveals that he was called “freckles” and “cheese head,” by other children growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Undefeated bantamweight prospect Randy Caballero weighed in at the division limit of 118 pounds for his scheduled 10-round bout against Miguel Robles, who tipped the scales at 117 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif., the site of Saturday’s fight.
A knee injury has forced welterweight prospect Frankie Gomez out of his Saturday-scheduled bout against former 140-pound beltholder DeMarcus Corley. Bantamweight prospect Randy Caballero’s fight with Miguel Robles will replace the Fox Sports Net-televised main event.
RingTV caught up with unbeaten bantamweight beltholder Leo Santa Cruz, who will defend his IBF belt against Alberto Guevara on Saturday (Dec. 15) in Los Angeles. 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr. will make his pro debut on the CBS-televised card.