Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang “La Bamba” during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.
Andre Ward ranks No. 2, pound-for-pound, ahead of Manny Pacquiao, according to Yahoo! Sports and ESPN, and is at No. 3 in THE RING ratings, having surpassed Sergio Martinez in all three polls.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. once helped his father through one of the lowest points of his life, and now the Mexican legend is there to back his son up on his toughest day.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. insists that discipline problems are behind him, that he doesn’t care about rival Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and that the time is right to beat middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, who he fights on Sept. 15.
Promoter Lou DiBella is considering the cancelation of all media appearances by RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez to promote his Sept. 15 bout with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the wake of threats against the fighter.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has looked impressive against sparring partners in preparation for next month’s clash with RING champion Sergio Martinez.
Manager Cameron Dunkin’s plan for Mikey Garcia is to match him against Orlando Salido in the fall, while the hope for Brandon Rios is a fight with Juan Manuel Marquez.
Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez has a big fight with Jason Escalera on Sept. 29 — six years to the day from when his twins, Serena and Edwin Jr., barely survived their premature births.