Nonito Donaire on facing Toshiaki Nishioka: “You have to find the fighters who can challenge you and who will put you at risk. You put yourself at risk of losing, at risk of getting hurt, at risk of losing your life. That’s all part of boxing.”
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.
Nonito Donaire will face junior featherweight Toshiaki Nishioka after former lightweight beltholder Brandon Rios makes his junior welterweight debut in a clash of unbeatens with Mike Alvarado on Oct. 13.
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.
To follow-up his second stoppage of Juan Manuel Lopez, WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido will face Oscar Bravo in a non-title junior lightweight bout on July 28.
WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido reflected on his 10th-round knockout of former beltholder Juan Manuel Lopez on March 10 and stated his desire to face former 122-pound champ Rafael Marquez in this Q&A.
Juan Manuel Marquez will pursue his fourth title belt over as many different weight classes against junior welterweight Cesar Rene Cuenca on April 14.
Recent Hall of Fame electees Freddie Roach, Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson and ring announcer Michael Buffer will be on hand for Saturday’s Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson fight.
Five-division titlewinner Thomas Hearns, two- division beltwinner Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson and five-time Trainer of The Year Freddie Roach headline the 2012 International Hall of Fame ballot.
Nonito Donaire’s WBO and WBA defense against Omar Narvaez will be his last bantamweight bout before pursuing a junior featherweight fight against WBC beltholder Toshiaki Nishioka.
Two-belt titleholder Nonito Donaire wants to defend his crowns against Omar Narvaez, and then pursue either the winner of Abner Mares-Agbeko II or seek challenges in the junior featherweight and featherweight divisions