Unbeaten light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera and junior middleweight Shane Mosley Jr. will compete in support of Friday’s ESPN2 main event between lightweights Karl Dargan and Tony Luis.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on the return of Zou Shiming on July 19 and more.
Never short on dialogue, RING/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. shares several thoughts on finishing Saturday’s opponent Marcos Maidana and more.
Stuart Hall will make the first defense of his IBF bantamweight title against Martin Ward on March 29 in Newcastle, England. Also, Ryan Songalia has news on a boxing fundraising event in Manila on May 24 to benefit victims of Typhoon Yolanda.
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.
Guillermo Rigondeaux, Shawn Porter, Paulie Malignaggi, James Kirkland, Erislandy Lara and Felix Sturm all turn in impressive victories on a very busy weekend.
Shawn Porter on Devon Alexander: “The game plan was to make him fight and make him do things that he didn’t want to do. I didn’t want him to get into any kind of comfort zone.”
Shane Mosley announced his retirement to the media in the press room at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Malignaggi-Judah fight on Saturday night. “It’s a young man’s game,” he said. “It’s time to step aside and let some of these young guys do their thing.”
Boxing-bred former amateur star Karl Dargan faces fellow unbeaten lightweight prospect Michael Brooks on Saturday in Verona, N.Y. The fight is the co-feature to the Vyacheslav Glazkov-Garrett Wilson main event, which will be televised by NBC.
Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.