Tim Bradley’s trainer, Joel Diaz: “Juan Manuel Marquez is a very experienced fighter. If he hurts you, he’ll finish you.”
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
Undefeated heavyweights Magomed Abdusalamov and Mike Perez have been added to the undercard of the Nov. 2 middleweight clash between WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitsschko stopped Manuel Charr on Saturday. RING champ Wladimir Klischko has another dubious opponent lined up, but other heavyweights made moves this weekend to be a force in the post-Klitschko era.