Action photos from the Feb. 27 edition of Golden Boy Live! featuring wins by Pablo Cesar Cano, Diego De La Hoya and 7-foot Chinese prospect Taishan.
Pablo Cesar Cano had his heavy hands full with Juan Carlos Abreu but the young veteran’s experience was the difference in a competitive and entertaining 10-round welterweight main event at Fantasy Springs Casino on Friday. Cano won a majority decision by scores of 97-93, 96-94 and 95-95.
Oscar De La Hoya presided over the presser announcing the Feb. 27 Fox Sports 1-televised card headlined by the Randy Caballero-Alberto Guevara IBF bantamweight title bout. Prospect Diego De La Hoya and Chinese heavyweight Taishan, who are on the show, were present.
IBF bantamweight titlist Randy Caballero will make his first defense against two-time title challenger Alberto Guevara on Feb. 27 with support bouts featuring Diego De La Hoya and Dong Taishan.
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.
Marcos Maidana may not be Mexican but some of his most famous supporters are. And they offered their opinions on “Chino” in the build-up to “Mayhem.”
As he now holds a piece of the junior featherweight crown, WBC titlist Leo Santa Cruz believes he’s a wanted man and will attempt to fend off the challenge of Manuel Roman on September 13.
Leo Santa Cruz expects to be under “big, big pressure” and to “look spectacular” when he defends his WBC junior featherweight belt against Manuel Roman on the Sept. 13 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
With the recent marketing shift that Mayweather Promotions has taken in touting Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s September 13 rematch with Marcos Maidana, the undercard sees a Latino-heavy roster of fights.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. officially announced the four pay-per-view undercard bouts for his Sept. 13 rematch with Marcos Maidana on his Twitter account on Thursday. Leo Santa Cruz-Manuel Roman, Miguel Vazquez-Mickey Bey, Alfredo Angulo-James De La Rosa, and John Molina Jr.-Humberto Soto.
Undefeated bantamweight prospect Randy Caballero gave his hometown fans a reason to cheer by outpointing Manuel Roman in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation card from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif.
Super middleweight Edwin Rodriguez will face Jason Escalera on Sept. 29 — six years to the day from when his twin children barely survived their premature birth.