Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell anticipates being back in action in November under TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants to defeat Josesito Lopez on Sept. 15, challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eventually face countryman and WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Former junior featherweight titleholder Rico Ramos will attempt to rebound from his first loss against unbeaten former amateur rival Efrain Esquivias on Saturday night.