Dougie’s Monday mailbag

12
Jun

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share thoughts on Vasyl Lomachenko, Molina-Provodnikov, Felix Verdejo, cutman Joe Chavez, Donald Curry, and come to Muhammad Ali’s defense in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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06
Jun

Martinez pledges win over Lomachenko for Puerto Rico

WBO junior lightweight titleholder Roman Martinez will face Vasyl Lomachenko on Saturday in a bout he says ‘very special to all Puerto Ricans’ in attendance.

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21
Apr

Top Rank formally announces Lomachenko vs. Martinez for June 11

Vasyl Lomachenko moves up in weight to challenge junior lightweight champion Rocky Martinez while Chinese icon Zou Shiming makes his U.S. debut on the June 11 card.

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14
Apr

Rocky Martinez looks toward the future

After his big win over Orlando Salido, newly-crowned WBO junior lightweight titlist Roman “Rocky” Martinez is looking forward to new opportunities at 130 and 135 pounds.

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11
Apr

Roman Martinez wins WBO title with hard-fought UD over Orlando Salido

Roman Martinez survived a desperate late rush from Orlando Salido to win the WBO junior lightweight title by unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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05
Feb

Salido to defend WBO belt vs. Martinez on April 11

Orlando Salido will defend his WBO junior lightweight title against Rocky Martinez on April 11 at Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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02
Jan

Orlando Salido-Rocky Martinez aimed for March 21

Junior lightweight contender Orlando Salido could face Rocky Martinez on March 21, likely in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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22
Dec

Orlando Salido-Rocky Martinez in the works

The storied Mexico-Puerto Rico rivalry could continue should a fight between Orlando Salido and Rocky Martinez come to fruition next year.

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22
Jan

Juan Carlos Burgos looks to end title bout bad luck vs. Mikey Garcia

Juan Carlos Burgos has come up short in two previous world title shots but the 26-year-old junior lightweight contender enters his WBO title bout with heavily favored Mikey Garcia on Saturday with more strength, confidence and his original trainer.

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10
Nov

Mikey Garcia impresses, Nonito Donaire inspires

Featherweight standout Mikey Garcia made his junior lightweight debut a successful one by getting up from an early knockdown and dominating Rocky Martinez to an eighth-round KO on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas. In the co-featured bout of the show, Nonito Donaire scored a come-from-behind ninth-round stoppage of old rival Vic Darchinyan.

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