Byron Rojas crashed the strawweight ratings with his upset win over Hekkie Budler and the lightweights got a reshuffle in this week’s RING Ratings update.
On Friday night, unheralded bantamweight Edgar Jimenez upset Ivan Morales via 10-round majority decision in Cancun, Mexico.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to Mauricio Herrera and Hank Lundy at the recent press conference for their July 11 junior welterweight showdown at the historic L.A. Sports Arena. Both 140-pound contenders were confident and candid as usual. Verdin also spoke with Bogere, who faces fellow lightweight standout Mike Perez in the HBO Latino-televised co-featured bout.
Danny O’Connor returned from a one-year retirement to earn a fourth-round knockout against Andrew Farmer in the main event of a Fox Sports 1-televised card on Thursday at Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Sharif Bogere and Jason Quigley scored KOs on the card.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Matthew Macklin hopes a WBC title eliminator win over Jorge Sebastian Heiland will truly net him a shot at RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto.
in Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Felix Verdejo’s latest opponent and info on the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder heavyweight title bout.
Lightweight Sharif Bogere may be just two fights removed from coming up short against WBA titlist Richar Abril but he insists he’s hungrier than ever.
Added to the June 21 Showtime tripleheader headlined by Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai, former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson returns after a year’s absence.
As a result of a work visa issue for Martin Honorio, his Saturday fight against Antonio Orozco is now canceled and replaced by Joseph Diaz vs. Luis Maldonado on Showtime Extreme.
The fights before the fights happen on Showtime Extreme as Antonio Orozco takes on Martin Honorio and Jermall Charlo faces Hector Munoz on Saturday.
Sharif Bogere hopes to follow in the footsteps of other African boxers who have won major titles in recent decades, such as Ike Quartey and fellow Ugandan Kassim Ouma, when he challenges Richard Abril for the WBA lightweight belt on Saturday.
Fights involving multi-belt winners Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley are part of the plans of Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer for the year 2013.
Two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto could challenge IBF junior middleweight beltholder Cornelius Bundrage on Nov. 24, although he’s been mentioned as a potential rival to WBO 147-pound titlewinner Tim Bradley on Dec. 15.