Hammer-fisted WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin could put his unbeaten mark on the line opposite super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has directed Golden Boy officials to launch an all-out effort to make his next fight on May 5 against either Floyd Mayweather Jr., Miguel Cotto or Sergio Martinez.
Welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi and middleweight contender Danny Jacobs will appear in separate fights at The Barclays Center in their native Brooklyn on Oct. 20.
Promoter Lou DiBella spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about the fighters featured on HBO’s recent Boxing After Dark tripleheader, including Edwin Rodriguez and Antonin Decarie, as well as his relationship with Andre Berto.
Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez remained undefeated by punishing and outclassing Jason Escalera to an eighth-round technical stoppage in the main event of a Boxing After Dark broadcast from Mashantucket, Conn., on Saturday.
Two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto could challenge IBF junior middleweight beltholder Cornelius Bundrage on Nov. 24, although he’s been mentioned as a potential rival to WBO 147-pound titlewinner Tim Bradley on Dec. 15.
Andre Ward ranks No. 2, pound-for-pound, ahead of Manny Pacquiao, according to Yahoo! Sports and ESPN, and is at No. 3 in THE RING ratings, having surpassed Sergio Martinez in all three polls.
Junior middleweight Gabe Rosado will face Charles Whittaker in an IBF eliminator bout on Saturday night.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. once helped his father through one of the lowest points of his life, and now the Mexican legend is there to back his son up on his toughest day.
Lou DiBella says he’ll be nervous if his fighter, Sergio Martinez, goes the distance with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday. Boxing writers and odds makers favor Martinez to win but DiBella knows Chavez, the crowd favorite, is favored by WBC president Jose Sulaiman.
Lucas Matthysse and Ajose Olusegun will meet in the main event of a Sept. 8 Showtime card from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Promoter Lou DiBella is considering the cancelation of all media appearances by RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez to promote his Sept. 15 bout with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the wake of threats against the fighter.