Keith Thurman deserves credit for a solid victory over Luis Collazo but failed to provide the “wow” factor on a big stage Saturday in Tampa, Florida.
Mauricio Herrera earned a technical majority decision over Hank Lundy after cuts from headbutts prematurely ended their junior welterweight fight on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Mauricio Herrera and Hank Lundy made weight on July 10 for their 12-round bout for the 140-pound NABF title on Saturday at the LA Sports Arena in Los Angeles.
Junior welterweight contender Mauricio Herrera spoke to RingTV about his HBO-televised showdown with Hammerin’ Hank Lundy on Saturday at LA Sports Arena.
Hank Lundy is mad confident going into his HBO Latino-televised showdown with Mauricio Herrera on Saturday at LA Sports Arena and he let RingTV’s Doug Fischer know it.
Bristling with newfound confidence under trainer Robert Garcia, lightweight Michael Angelo Perez seeks a win on Saturday night.
The open workout ahead of Saturday’s Mauricio Herrera-Hank Lundy card in Los Angeles was attended by the stars as well as some sketchy media types.
Hank Lundy reunited with his original coach, Charles Ramey, with whom he was 16-0, in preparation for his showdown with Mauricio Herrera on Saturday.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to Mauricio Herrera and Hank Lundy at the recent press conference for their July 11 junior welterweight showdown at the historic L.A. Sports Arena. Both 140-pound contenders were confident and candid as usual. Verdin also spoke with Bogere, who faces fellow lightweight standout Mike Perez in the HBO Latino-televised co-featured bout.
Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Jose Benavides Jr. said he landed the cleaner and harder punches against Mauricio Herrera, who he beat by controversial unanimous decision on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas. “(Herrera) didn’t hit hard at all,” said Benavides, who claims he’s ready for the best of the 140-pound division.
Fans share their thoughts on Amir Khan’s dominant performance against Devon Alexander, his chances of landing a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the chances of Mayweather-Pacquiao happening, the controversial scoring of Bradley-Chaves and Herrera-Benavides, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
On a night that featured not one, but two controversial decisions, boxing once again finds itself mired in a fog of doubt. Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves and Mauricio Herrera-Jose Benavidez both ended with scorecards of the dubious variety.
Mauricio Herrera once again was given the shaft from the judges as Jose Benavidez won a unanimous decision with scores of 116-112, 116-112 and 117-111 on the Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves undercard in Las Vegas.
Should Amir Khan emerge victorious over Devon Alexander on Saturday night, a possible fight with IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook might be on the horizon.
Win or lose, Mauricio Herrera usually ends up exposing his opponent and is becoming the fighter that no promoter wants to risk putting their rising stars against. The underrated junior welterweight spoiler faces undefeated prospect Jose Benavidez Jr. on Saturday.
Bank accounts will be a little fuller this weekend – some more than others – as the purse amounts for both HBO and Showtime cards have been announced.
Media day featuring the combatants for Tim Bradley-Diego Chaves, Mauricio Herrera-Jose Benavidez and Matt Korobov-Andy Lee. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.