Undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin weighed in at 165 pounds less than a month away from his Oct. 18 title defense against Marco Antonio Rubio, who weighed in at 174.5 pounds, according to a WBC-mandated 30-day advance weigh-in.
Featherweight contender Nicholas Walters knows that to be the best, you have to beat the best and he’ll face one of the best 126-pounders in the world, WBA titlist Nonito Donaire on October 18.
Former super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez returns on Oct. 18, this time at light heavyweight, to challenge Azea Augustama at the StubHub Center in Carson, Ca.
Alan Massengale reports from the kickoff presser for the Oct. 18 Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio middleweight showdown at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Massengale spoke to Golovkin, Rubio, promoter Tom Loeffler, and trainers Abel Sanchez and Robert Garcia about the HBO-televised event.
Undefeated featherweight contender Nicholas Walters will face three-division titleholder Nonito Donaire in the co-feature to the Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title fight on Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Gennady Golovkin was looking for a big name to fight for his California debut and sixth HBO appearance on Oct. 18. The stars weren’t available, so his team settled on Mexican veteran Marco Antonio Rubio, who may be the perfect opponent for a main event at StubHub Center.
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Marco Antonio Rubio plans to dictate “a real Mexican-style fight” to WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin when they meet on Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on HBO.
The Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title bout is a done deal for Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, which handles Golovkin.
A deal is “very close” for WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin to face Marco Antonio Rubio on Oct. 18 at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez informed RingTV.com on Monday.
Juan Manuel Marquez calls his triumph over Manny Pacquiao “the best thing that’s ever happened to me in this sport.”
Former titleholder Jean Pascal will appear on the undercard of Saturday’s HBO-televised clash between RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and Tavoris Cloud.
As late as Wednesday morning, the weight at which Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera was up for question, once again bringing up the question of Chavez’s discipline issues.
Bob Arum defended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s use of marijuana and use of the drug in general during a media conference call on Tuesday. “I want to go on record as saying that there is nothing wrong with smoking pot,” Arum said during the call.
Andre Berto still wants to be a player in the 147-pound division but after losing two of his last three bouts, the former two-time titleholder will have to prove he can do it by beating welterweight gatekeeper Jesus Soto Karass tonight. Find out who the gatekeepers are in boxing’s other divisions.