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.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell anticipates being back in action in November under TMT Promotions, the company formed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and rapper 50 Cent.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants to defeat Josesito Lopez on Sept. 15, challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eventually face countryman and WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Kelly Pavlik's decision to pull out of his fight against Darryl Cunningham on Saturday dominated a slow week in the boxing world.