Former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire says he’s rejuvenated and ready for another big run at either junior featherweight or featherweight.
Should he defeat Jesus Ruiz on Jan. 17, WBC junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz plans on facing the best his division has to offer.
RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux said he intentionally mixed it up with Hisashi Amagasa, who dropped him twice in Round 7 of his entertaining title defense against the Japanese slugger. Rigondeaux stopped Amagasa after 11 rounds on New Year’s Eve in Osaka, Japan.
Leo Santa Cruz will defend his WBC junior featherweight title against Jesus Ruiz on the undercard of a heavyweight bout between WBC titleholder Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to Golden Boy matchmaker Eric Gomez.
RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is so confident he’ll beat Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31, he’s issued a challenge to WBC titlist Leo Santa Cruz for Jan. 17.
As RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux prepares for his defense against Hisashi Amagasa, he also laments the apparent lack of challenges from his fellow titlists.
April 25 could be the date on which RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko returns to the United States to defend against Bryant Jennings.
Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight title against knockout artist Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Leo Santa Cruz defending his 122-poud title on the undercard.
Abner Mares still lives under the shadow of his first-round KO loss to Jhonny Gonzalez two fights ago, but the former three-division titleholder says he’s hungry to be the king again.
RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux will make his next defense of his title against Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31 in Osaka, Japan.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
Though Abner Mares doesn’t know who he’ll face just yet on Dec. 13, he knows for sure that he wants to fight 122-pound titlist Leo Santa Cruz in 2015.
Dominic Verdin spoke to Oscar De La Hoya, WBC 122-pound titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. at Friday’s “Golden Boy Live!” at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Verdin also interviewed Robinson Castellanos, who upset Ronny Rios in the main event.
Golden Boy Promotions president and founder Oscar De La Hoya told RingTV.com that he’d like to match WBC 122-pound beltholder against three-division titleholder Abner Mares, as well as a welterweight showdown between Amir Khan and Robert Guerrero.
Leo Santa Cruz stopped Manuel Roman with a single straight right to the jaw 55 seconds into the second round to retain his WBC junior featherweight fight on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana undercard on Saturday in Las Vegas.
RingTV.com caught up with Leo Santa Cruz ahead of the WBC 122-pound beltholder’s title defense against Manuel Roman on the undercard of Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch. Santa Cruz shared his thoughts on Roman, the hot junior featherweight division and his future plans.
The limos rolled up on Tuesday at the MGM Grand to deliver Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana for their second go-around in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.