Jose Benavidez stops Henry Auraad in first round

27
Jul

Jose Benavidez stops Henry Auraad in first round

Jose Benavidez gave his hometown fans in Phoenix a short but sweet performance, scoring a first-round knockout over Henry Auraad to bolster his reputation as a top prospect.

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14
Oct

Russell Jr. may be next if Salido fights Lomachenko

Undefeated featherweight Gary Russell Jr., who is the mandatory challenger for WBO titleholder Orlando Salido: “I’m ready for my first world title fight and can not wait for the fight to get made.”

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26
Aug

Schaefer eyes Gonzalez-Russell in the fall

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer wants to match unbeaten prospect Gary Russell Jr. against newly crowned WBC featherweight beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez in November or December.

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26
Aug

Lem’s latest: Russell wants Gonzalez, then Mares

Unbeaten featherweight Gary Russell says he’d planned on facing Abner Mares later this year, but after Saturday’s result he’s targeting the man who took Mares’ title by first-round knockout.

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23
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mares rises from poverty to prominence

Abner Mares grew up poor and fending for himself in the streets but is now a married father of two girls and the wearer of championship belts in three divisions.

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08
Aug

If Wilder beats Liakhovich, Mitchell-Arreola winner could be next

Undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder could be on a collision course with the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola if he defeats Sergei Liakhovich on Friday.

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06
Aug

Russell unfazed by criticism

Featherweight Gary Russell Jr.: “When my career is over with, either I’ll become this great champion that everyone says that I have the potential to be, or I’ll be a prima donna…Half the people that criticize me, they can’t beat the people that I’m in the ring with anyway.”

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02
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mosley mulls Mundine

Shane Mosley, who turns 42 in September, could face Anthony Mundine in October.

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30
Jul

Lem’s latest: Boytsov signs with Sauerland

Unbeaten Russian heavyweight Denis Boytsov has signed with Germany’s Sauerland Events, and is being targeted for a bout in the fall.

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