Joseph Diaz Jr. is eyeing a July 30 date on HBO for his possible return and could be ready for a title shot later this year or the start of 2017 against Gary Russell Jr.
On Saturday, bantamweight Ivan Morales will attempt to become the next major titlist in the Morales family when he faces IBF titlist Lee Haskins in Wales.
Undefeated light heavyweight Vyacheslav Shabranskyy will fight Derrick Findley on April 15 on a Golden Boy Promotions/Estrella TV broadcast.
In a genuine crossroads fight, unbeaten featherweight Manuel Avila will face Rene Alvarado tonight on Estrella TV.
David Lemieux’s first fight since his loss to Gennady Golovkin has been canceled after he failed to make weight in his hometown of Montreal.
All-action featherweights Francisco Vargas and Orlando Salido, who were involved in the winner and a runner-up for Fight of they Year in 2015, respectively, will meet in Carson, California.
On March 25, unbeaten junior welterweight contender Antonio Orozco will return to the ring against an opponent to be determined.
Junior bantamweight prospect Ivan Morales, the younger brother of Erik Morales, will face Danny Flores, who is trained by Marco Antonio Barrera, in an eight-round bout on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe, Jr. middleweight title bout on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., it was announced on Tuesday.
Former U.S. Olympian Errol Spence Jr. will return to the ring on Dec. 13 against an opponent to be determined.
Despite setbacks in big fights, Gabriel Rosado will return to action against hard-punching David Lemieux with a lot of hardcore fans pulling for him. Lemieux-Rosado headlines an HBO-televised tripleheader on Dec. 6 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The featherweight showdown between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko isn’t the main event of Showtime’s tripleheader on Saturday but the back story of the WBO title bout and its fascinating style matchup is what everyone is talking about.
RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves makes his annual jaunt to Canastota, New York for a milestone in the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s history: its 25th anniversary. As usual, Lee brings us along for the trip, this time, in a three-part journal.
After being ringside for Marcos Maidana’s unanimous decision over Adrien Broner last Saturday, Paul Spadafora said, “I think that I could beat Maidana. I think I could do well against both of those guys. I’m not talking s–t, I’m just telling you what I think just from being right there.”