Ukrainian heavyweight Vyacheslav Glazkov definitely got a fight from late replacement Garrett Wilson, but ultimately outworked the Philadelphian on his way to victory.
Boxing-bred former amateur star Karl Dargan faces fellow unbeaten lightweight prospect Michael Brooks on Saturday in Verona, N.Y. The fight is the co-feature to the Vyacheslav Glazkov-Garrett Wilson main event, which will be televised by NBC.
Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says if anyone thinks that Canelo Alvarez’s knockdown success in his past two fights will mean anything on Saturday, think again.
Canelo Alvarez believes that he will “find a way” to land his shots against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday and the defending junior middleweight champ says sparring with lighter-weight fighters helped make him sharp enough to do so.
Canelo Alvarez on Floyd Mayweather’s tactics: “I’m not saying that he’s a dirty fighter…but he’s a fighter that has a lot of experience, and, obviously, yes, he does use his elbows and forearms.”