Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Bryan Vera overcame setbacks en route to his his fight with former 154-pound beltholder Sergei Dzinziruk in this week’s Friday Night Fights main event. If he beats Dzinziruk he could get a shot at WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. insists that discipline problems are behind him, that he doesn’t care about rival Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and that the time is right to beat middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, who he fights on Sept. 15.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has looked impressive against sparring partners in preparation for next month’s clash with RING champion Sergio Martinez.
Manager Cameron Dunkin’s plan for Mikey Garcia is to match him against Orlando Salido in the fall, while the hope for Brandon Rios is a fight with Juan Manuel Marquez.
Heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora is predicting a seventh-round knockout of ex-beltholder David Haye on Saturday night.
Junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout hopes to deliver a career-defining performance in defense of his WBA “regular” belt against top-10 contender Delvin Rodriguez on June 2.