Puerto Rico’s Roman “Rocky” Martinez will put his WBO junior lightweight belt on the line against RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia on Saturday.
RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will attempt to carry his skills into his junior lightweight debut against WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez on Saturday. Will Garcia unseat the gutsy Puerto Rican veteran? RingTV.com polled 20 experts, who shared their opinions on the fight.
Former titleholder Antonio Tarver will return from what will have been a 17-month ring absence against Mike Sheppard on Nov. 26.
Because he reached one year of inactivity without having a fight scheduled, reigning WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko was removed from THE RING’s rankings, causing a bit of a shuffle among the big men rated by the magazine.
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.
British lightweight contender Anthony Crolla spoke to RingTV.com about his recent victory over Gavin Rees, fighting other top UK lightweights and one day challenging WBO titleholder Ricky Burns. Crolla also gave his thoughts on fellow Manchester man Tyson Fury’s chances vs. David Haye.
Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will embark on a seven-city, international press tour in advance of their November fight in Macau.