After his textbook victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday night, IBF/WBA light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins is ready for more legacy-defining challenges.
In his first crack at a major title, Gary Russell Jr. plans on making his presence known as an Al Haymon fighter against Top Rank Promotions’ Vasyl Lomachenko on June 21.
Golden Boy Promotions outbids archrival Top Rank Promotions in making Gary Russell Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko a reality. Could this be a step toward promotional harmony at long last?
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on Golden Boy Promotions and Bernard Hopkins’ most recent accolades and much more.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer wasn’t in the mood to talk about Friday’s WBO featherweight purse bid for Top Rank-promoted Vasyl Lomachenko and Golden Boy-moved Gary Russell Jr., but he did reiterate his desire not to work with Top Rank boss Bob Arum.
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya dismissed rumors of company in-fighting with CEO Richard Schaefer during a media conference call on Wednesday, and also left open the potential for working with Bob Arum, with whom De La Hoya began his professional career.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer calls the July 12 Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara bout and even matchup. “The two best jr. middleweights not named Mayweather, fighting each other,” said Schaefer.
Welterweight contender Keith Thurman will fight Julio Diaz in the main event of a Showtime-televised tripleheader on April 26 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Lucas Matthysse faces fellow puncher John Molina in the co-featured bout.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook features tidbits spanning the world of boxing news today, touching on Erislandy Lara, Ishe Smith, Adrien Broner and much more.
Adrien Broner and J’Leon Love will appear on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana headlined Showtime Pay Per View event on May 3 in Las Vegas, Mayweather stated on his Twitter account on Monday.
Riding the momentum of his destruction of Victor Ortiz, former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo will meet ex-140-pound titlist Amir Khan in support of the May 3 welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer informs RingTV.com that Amir Khan vs. Luis Collazo will officially support Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s welterweight championship defense against Marcos Maidana on May 3.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia’s majority decision over Mauricio Herrera on Saturday generated a peak audience of 1.1 million viewers, Showtime announced on Tuesday.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer is firmly behind Floyd Mayweather’s idea to put Amir Khan and Adrien Broner on the undercard of his May 3 bout against Marcos Maidana, calling the prospect “must-see TV.”
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia’s next fight will be in Puerto Rico, the site of Saturday’s majority decision victory over Mauricio Herrera, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.