Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “epic” face-to-face meeting at an NBA game, Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov, what might be next for Juan Manuel Marquez, plus mythical matchups, some top-five/10 boxing lists, and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Robinson Castellanos earned a shot at WBC featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez with a one-sided unanimous decision over veteran Rocky Juarez, dropping the former five-time title challenger four times during the Fox Sports 1-televised main event at Cowboys Dance Hall in San Antonio on Monday.
Rocky Jaurez and rival Robinson Castellanos weighed 125.25 and 124.75 pounds in advance of Monday’s WBC featherweight title eliminator scheduled for the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas.
On Dec. 13, Devon Alexander will face Amir Khan in a contest of former titlists. But the road to the Showtime quadrupleheader began long ago in sheer uncertainty.
Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev weighed 179.75 and 185 at this morning’s second-day weigh-in for their light heavyweight title unification bout tonight at Boardwalk Hall. The IBF-mandated Saturday weigh-in result leads a packed notebook by Lem Satterfield.
Former contender and title challenger Rocky Juarez controlled the second half of his fight with Rene Alvarado en route to a 12-round unanimous decision on Monday at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The bout headlined a Memorial Day edition of Golden Boy Live!
Rocky Juarez will end a nearly two-year ring absence against Rene Alvarado on a Memorial Day Golden Boy Live! show at the Fort Bliss’ Stout Fitness Center in El Paso, Texas. Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes will televise the card.
Fox Deportes will air classic Golden Boy Promotions fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr., Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trindad, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, among others on Dec. 23 and Dec. 29.
Chris John looks to extend his impressive record – the longest unbeaten streak among active, world-class boxers – when he defends his WBA featherweight title against Satoshi Hosono on April 14. The 33-year-old veteran tells RingTV.com that he isn’t ready to wind down his career.
Adrien Broner says upsets happen in boxing for two reasons: The losers are not him, and they are not Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Juan Manuel Marquez is driven by his zeal for a fourth bout with Manny Pacquiao: “That’s the single factor is that I want the rematch. I want the rematch with Manny. The factor that returned me to this sport is that I want the rematch.”
Vicente Escobedo outlasted Rocky Juarez in a must-win fight for both former U.S. Olympians on Saturday night in Indio, Calif.
Can Rocky Juarez end his losing streak against Vicente Escobedo? Can Jorge Arce avenge a loss to Simphiwe Nongqayi this weekend?