Undefeated middleweight prospect Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez will face former title challenger Giovanni Lorenzo at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., on Friday. The bout headlines a Friday Night Fights show.
K2 Promotions Managing Director Tom Loeffler chimes in on the $1 million dollar penalty in place should neither Gennady Golovkin nor Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. make the 168-pound limit for their tentative July 19 bout.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum tells RingTV.com about a new stipulation in the build-up to a tentative super middleweight clash between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin.
Originally set for July 12, the tentative Gennady Golovkin-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. super middleweight clash has been pushed back on week due to scheduling preferences.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. could face either WBA 160-pound titleholder Gennady Golovkin or ex-175-pound titleholder Jean Pascal in July, according to Bob Arum.
Last Saturday’s HBO-televised Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera fight drew 1,390,000 viewers, while the Orlando Salido-Vasyl Lomachenko co-feature attracted 1,017,000 viewers on its own, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Readers share their thoughts on Orlando Salido-Vasyl Lomachenko, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera II, Robert Stieglitz-Arthur Abraham III, Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo, and ask what’s next for Lomachenko, Chavez, Abraham and Amir Khan in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. prepared properly for his rematch with Bryan Vera and it paid off with a convincing victory on Saturday.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s rematch victory over Bryan Vera in San Antonio. Great photo gallery from photographer Naoki Fukuda.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. made weight for his rematch with Bryan Vera and then brutally outclassed the game Texan to a unanimous decision on Saturday in San Antonio. Orlando Salido upset amateur star Vasyl Lomachenko via split decision in the co-featured bout.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. dominated Bryan Vera in their rematch Saturday in San Antonio, winning a one-sided decision in a 12-round super middleweight fight.
RingTV.com will have a live round-by-round update of tonight’s 168-pound rematch between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera on HBO from the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera on the scales for Saturday’s rematch, plus former WBO featherweight titleholder and challenger Vasyl Lomachenko. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
While Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. made weight for Saturday’s 168-pound return bout with Bryan Vera, Orlando Salido did not as a featherweight, losing his WBO 126-pound belt at the scales, as well as $15,000 of his purse to rival Vasyl Lomachenko.
Bryan Vera says Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. may be bigger (in size and popularity) and possess more pedigree, but he believes his sheer will, motivation and work ethic (which he says Chavez lacks) will be the deciding factors in their rematch on Saturday.
Twenty-four boxing insiders give their picks as super middleweight Bryan Vera tries again to beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (who will try again to make weight), this time in San Antonio when the two meet for Saturday’s rematch of Chavez’s unpopular UD win last September.
Bryan Vera says he sparred against heavyweights to get ready for Saturday’s HBO-televised rematch with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Other notes: Matthew Macklin targets rematch with Felix Sturm. Mickey Bey is sick and off Friday’s ShoBox card.