THE RING’s No. 2-rated strawweight Francisco Rodriguez will vacate his IBF belt and rise into the junior flyweight division, according to Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions.
HBO Latino will broadcast fights featuring super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez and featherweight prospect Oscar Valdez on Nov. 15.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s middleweight title eliminator between Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Curtis Stevens an much more.
It’s never too late to make an impression and that’s exactly what three-time featherweight titlist Orlando Salido has done to Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum.
There is a solid possibility that an all-Mexican clash between WBC featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez and Jorge Arce could come to fruition this fall.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Marcos Maidana insists that in their first outing, Floyd Mayweather wasn’t as fast as he’s portrayed.
Welterweight contender Luis Carlos Abregu, who has been out of action since last April because of a right hand injury, will return to action on April 4 in his native Argentina, his agent, Sean Gibbons informed RingTV.com on Thursday.
Puerto Rico’s Roman “Rocky” Martinez will put his WBO junior lightweight belt on the line against RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia on Saturday.
As late as Wednesday morning, the weight at which Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera was up for question, once again bringing up the question of Chavez’s discipline issues.
Bob Arum defended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s use of marijuana and use of the drug in general during a media conference call on Tuesday. “I want to go on record as saying that there is nothing wrong with smoking pot,” Arum said during the call.
Puerto Rico’s Orlando Cruz will face Orlando Salido on the Oct. 12 undercard of the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez WBO weltewreight title bout at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Adrien Broner apparently bit a security guard during scuffle in Miami on Monday.