In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get more build-up for the upcoming Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight title clash on July 26.
Carl Froch’s promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport says he is “very keen” on matching the IBF super middleweight titleholder against ex-middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. late this year or in spring of 2015. Hearn spoke to RingTV.com on Tuesday.
The manager of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. said that the he is willing “look at” a potential offer to fight IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch “if it comes,” adding that the fighter’s father and legendary former world champion would be among those consulted.
Despite negotiations for a showdown with Gennady Golovkin falling short, Top Rank’s Bob Arum looks toward promoting a possible bout between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and IBF 168-pound titlist Carl Froch.
Carl Froch says he isn’t underestimating George Groves going into their rematch on Saturday in London. The defending IBF super middleweight titleholder says he will set a torrid pace that Groves, who he believes struggles to make 168 pounds, can’t keep up with.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, David Lemieux and Fernando Guerrero both pledge victory on Saturday, only Lemieux expects bombs to be thrown from both fighters.
In what’s becoming a ‘he said, he said’ scuffle, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s manager, Billy Keane, disputes Bob Arum’s version of broken negotiations to make a fight with Gennady Golovkin, and says he’ll bring out the proof if Arum continues with his story.
Promoter Bob Arum told RingTV.com that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. left a lot on the table when he walked away from a potential matchup with Gennady Golovkin.
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.