Oscar De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, says his company has been able to cope with recent challenges and is gaining momentum.
Jayson Velez, a native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, fighting under Miguel Cotto’s promotional banner, faces Daniel Ramirez in his first headliner on Thursday’s LA Fight Club. The unbeaten featherweight contender says he will make a statement that will prove he belongs among the elite of the deep 126-pound division.
Not only will we see flyweight action on HBO this Saturday, we’re going to get it in high gear as RING champion Roman Gonzalez defends against former 108-pound titlist Edgar Sosa. Our own Anson Wainwright sat down with “Chocolatito” to get his thoughts on a huge opportunity.
James Kirkland spoke at length with RingTV.com about his anticipated showdown with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The relentless pressure fighter says he’s motivated and more focused than ever to make the most of his opportunity. The fight will be televised on HBO in the U.S.
Junior welterweight standout Thomas Dulorme put together a “mini-dream team” of Puerto Rican trainers to help him prepare for his first title shot against former lightweight champ Terence Crawford on Saturday. Dulorme says he’s ready show his skills and shock the boxing world by upsetting the unbeaten American.
Former 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan spoke recently with RingTV.com’s Dominic Verdin about his dominant victory against Devon Alexander, training with Virgil Hunter, fighting at welterweight, his polarizing popularity, potential fights with Kell Brook, Chris Algieri and Adrien Broner, and many other subjects.