Welterweight slugger Jesus Soto Karass’ dramatic 12th-round stoppage of Andre Berto, the main event of the Golden Boy Promotion’s “Knockout Kings II” tripleheader, will be re-aired on Showtime along with the other two bouts from Saturday’s well-received show on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Former heavyweight Eddie Chambers will debut as a cruiserweight on Aug. 3 against South Africa’s hard-hitting Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu.
Lamont Peterson’s younger brother, Anthony, will compete in a lightweight bout on Saturday’s undcard to Lamont’s 141-pound main event against Lucas Matthysse.
Saul Alvarez: “On Saturday, after defeating [Austin] Trout, I will raise my hand and my belt and will be thinking of my brother. That belt is his.”