The Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title bout on Aug. 16 will head up a Showtime tripleheader that includes the WBC 168-pound titleholder Sakio Bika’s rematch with Anthony Dirrell and WBC lightweight beltholder Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Daniel Estrada.
Ahead of his May 3 challenge of RING/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., Marcos Maidana has solid support of his Argentine contemporaries, who believe he has what it takes to defeat “Money.”
No less than 18 RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks, including RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and two young welterweight standouts, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, who advanced in the 147-pound rankings.
John Molina and his trainer Joe Goossen spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after Molina’s thrilling loss to Lucas Matthysse. “He fought a great, brave, tremendous fight where he put his heart on the line and gave everything he had,” said Goossen.
Undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman spoke to ringside media after his thrid-round stoppage of Julio Diaz on April 26. Junior welterweight bombers Lucas Matthysse and John Molina also spoke to boxing writers about their Fight of the Year candidate.
Lucas Matthysse is back. THE RING’s No. 1 junior welterweight had a lot of trouble with John Molina early, but prospered down the stretch to end matters in Round 11.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of tonight’s clash between THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse and John Molina at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
If you missed yesterday’s weigh-in you can watch “Heavy Hitters” Keith Thurman, Julio Diaz, Lucas Matthysse, John Molina, Omar Figueroa Jr. and Jerry Belmontes step on the scale before their Showtime-televised fights tonight at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale examines the Lucas Matthysse-John Molina co-feature to Saturday’s Showtime tripleheader at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Massengale spoke to both punchers. Molina’s not intimidated. Matthysse expects a tough fight.
Keith Thurman and Julio Diaz made weight for their Showtime tripleheader main event on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Thurman weighed 145.5 pounds. Diaz weighed 146.75. Lucas Matthysse weighed 140 pounds for his co-featured bout against John Molina, who weighed 139.75 pounds.
RingTV spoke to welterweight contender Keith Thurman and veteran Julio Diaz about their April 26 Showtime-televised main event at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Thurman respects Diaz but says “expect a knockout.” RingTV also spoke to Lucas Matthysse about his co-feature bout vs. John Molina, who says fans can expect an “explosive fight.”
‘All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana’ continues this Saturday with the premiere of episode two on the Showtime network.
Julio Diaz, John Molina and Jerry Belmontes know they aren’t the favorites in their matchups on Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader but the battle-tested “B-sides” have upset the odds before and believe they can do so again.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse says he is “eager to fight” entering Saturday’s Showtime-televised clash with John Molina at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Going into his April 26 bout versus Keith Thurman, former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz says, in spite of the official results, he beat Shawn Porter in their first go-round and Amir Khan.
Former lightweight titlist Julio Diaz isn’t just predicting a win over Keith Thurman on April 26; he’s promising to do it within the distance and with authority.