Get to know lightweight prospect Robert Easter Jr. (10-0, 8 knockouts), who meets journeyman Roberto Acevedo in his adopted hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday on the undercard of fellow “Band Camp” member Adrien Broner’s main event against Emmanuel Taylor.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we have information on the May 17 broadcast of ‘2 Days,’ focusing on RING/WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and much more.
WBA light heavyweight titleholder Beibut Shumenov scored knockdowns in the first, second and third rounds of Saturday’s third-round knockout victory over Tamas Kovacs
Both Adrien Broner and Keith Thurman weighed in well under the welterweight division limit for thier fights against Marcos Maidana and Jesus Soto Karass. Broner weighed 144.4 pounds; Thurman weighed 145.8. Maidana and Soto Karass both weighed 146.2.
Most of the fighters involved in the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Leo Santa Cruz-Cesar Seda, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass and Beibut Shumenov-Tamas Kovacs matchups promised fireworks on Saturday at The Alamodome in San Antonio.