Joe Smith crashed light heavyweight favorite Andrzej Fonfara to the canvas in the first round to score a career-changing knockout in Chicago on Saturday.
Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara seeks victory over Joe Smith Jr. but wants to fulfill his potential and avenge defeat to Adonis Stevenson.
On Saturday, undefeated bantamweight Antonio Nieves will face Oscar Mojica in a 10-round bout at Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
On Saturday night, bantamweight Rau’shee Warren will look for an Olympic-worthy performance against WBA titlist Juan Carlos Payano in a PBC rematch.
Andrzej Fonfara is set to face Joe Smith Jr. on June 18 in Chicago as part of a tripleheader that includes a rematch between Rau’shee Warren and Juan Carlos Payano.
Jamie McDonnell is likely to be marking time against late replacement Fernando Vargas this Saturday but the Englishman is desperate for big fights at 118 pounds.
Long-reigning WBA bantamweight titleholder Anselmo Moreno lost his belt by a sixth-round technical decision to Juan Carlos Payano on Friday in Mesquite, Texas.
It looks like RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is looking for a new opponent since Top Rank Promotions seemingly pulled his WBO mandatory, Chris Avalos out of their scheduled fight.
Jundy Maraon will climb into the ring for only the second time in four years when he faces fellow unbeaten bantamweight Juan Carlos Payano in the main event of this week’s Friday Night Fights on ESPN2. The scheduled 12-round bout is billed as a WBA title eliminator.