HBO’s unofficial ringside scorer Harold Lederman has extended his contract through December of 2016, meaning his time with the network will have spanned three decades.
HBO’s ringside scorer Harold Lederman said Andre Ward was “terrific,” and, “sharp” as a network commentator for this past Saturday’s triple-header at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Newly-crowned WBO featherweight beltholder Mikey Garcia would grant a rematch to Orlando Salido, but prefers a more lucrative bout with Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia took Orlando Salido’s WBO featherweight belt with an eighth-round technical decision after an accidental head butt broke his nose and sent the fight to the scorecards.
Now fighting in the limelight after coming out in October, featherweight contender Orlando Cruz says he wants a title shot against the winner of Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia.
Challenger Mikey Garcia weighed 125.6-to-126 for WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido.
Unbeaten featherweight challenger Mikey Garcia said WBO beltholder “Orlando Salido is the best featherweight champion in the world, and he has earned the right to be called that.”
Gabriel Rosado on facing Gennady Golovkin: “I’m just excited to shock the world, but I’m not going to shock myself. But I know that a lot of people are going to be surprised when I come out victorious in this fight.”
HBO’s exiting Larry Merchant: “I’m proud to be associated with so many talented people who made us into a groundbreaking network.”