On Tuesday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA, junior lightweight Eric Hunter will face Nicaragua’s Rene Alvarado on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the Buffer Brothers’ ‘Real Sports’ feature on HBO and much more boxing action in the coming weeks.
Billy Dib rebounded from his recent featherweight title loss with a majority decision over Mike Oliver in a Friday Night Fights main event in Hartford, Conn., on Friday. The hard-fought scrap salvaged the 50 Cent-promoted show that lost it’s original main event.
Promoter and entertainer Curtis Jackson, known as 50 Cent, has been arrested on domestic violence and vandelism charges involving the mother of his child, according to reports.
HBO’s 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin has accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year’s average of 2.1 for the installment in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder’s bout against Matthew Macklin on Saturday, according to the network.
“I still have a lot left in the tank, and I’m able to do a lot of things,” said Juan Manuel Lopez, who will face Mikey Garcia on June 15. “I think that this fight will prove that I’m still one of the best.”
Tim Bradley-Lamont Peterson II and the anticipated Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch could be in the works for March, according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.