Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andrzej Fonfara believe they’ve picked the perfect opponent to make for an explosive light heavyweight match. The two tough and aggressive boxers fight on Showtime on April 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Gennady Golovkin, fresh off his TKO of Martin Murray, is scheduled to return to the ring on May 16, but the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder’s promoter and trainer are willing to have him fight in June if it means showdowns with Miguel Cotto or Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
The buildup to Gennady Golovkin’s WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray was overshadowed by the hype of the Mayweather-Pacquiao announcement but the undefeated puncher rekindled his buzz with another stellar stoppage victory on Saturday in Monte Carlo.
A deal has been reached for light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara to face former middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on April 18 at an undisclosed weight and at a site to be determined. However, Bob Arum, Chavez’s promoter in arbitration, says the Mexican star owes him one more fight
RingTV spoke to Gennady Golovkin and the middleweight crusher’s promoter Tom Loeffler at the recent Los Angeles press conference for GGG’s Feb. 21 WBA title defense against British contender Martin Murray. Golokin says he hopes score pay-per-view showdowns vs. Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2015.
According to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez has what it takes to surpass the popularity of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.
If a fight between Canelo Alvarez and RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto can’t be made, it won’t hurt WBA titlist Gennady Golovkin’s feelings. He’ll face either fighter.
IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch reckons his dream of fighting in Las Vegas next year against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is still alive. On Monday, Froch revealed his promoter Eddie Hearn is flying to the U.S. this week for talks with Al Haymon, who is now working with Chavez Jr.
Having added more straps to his collection, light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s team seems to be entertaining more options than just belts in the future.
Undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez faces veteran Fulgencio Zuniga on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Mexican standout is from Sinaloa, like Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who he wants to fight and is quickly approaching in terms of popularity.
Despite believing Bernard Hopkins would leave Boardwalk Hall with the win on Saturday night, Oscar De La Hoya admits Sergey Kovalev executed a perfect game plan.
Boxing wouldn’t be boxing without litigation and Julio Cesar Chavez’s recent signing with Al Haymon just proves that theory.
Gennady Golovkin, trainer Abel Sanchez and promoter Tom Loeffler answered questions from the media after THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight stopped Marco Antonio Rubio in two rounds in front of 9,323 fans at StubHub Center in Carson, California. Loeffler says GGG will be back in the ring in February in Monte Carlo.
Super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez idolizes Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and wants to fight his son. And that would suit Bob Arum just fine.
Can Gilberto Ramirez surpass Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in terms of popularity and accomplishment? He certainly believes so and plans on starting Nov. 15.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez has suffered an ankle injury that will force the cancellation of his planned Dec. 6 bout against former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya announced on Monday.