WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns has undergone surgery to repair the broken jaw he sustained in his controversial draw title defense against Raymundo Beltran on Saturday. The injury is career threatening, according to Burns’ promoter.
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will embark on a seven-city, international press tour in advance of their November fight in Macau.
Unbeaten super middleweight Anthony Dirrell will end a 17-month ring absence when he returns on May 3 in a Fox Sports Net-televised bout against an opponent to be determined at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
Arum says Mikey Garcia and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. could be in action this summer.
RingTV’s Bill Emes captured Hank Lundy’s struggle to make weight for his Friday Night Fights main event against Raymundo Beltran. Afterward, Lundy, the WBC’s No. 1 lightweight contender, had some words for Adrien Broner.