Oscar Valdez will fight Ruben Tamayo at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on June 27, Top Rank Promotions announced on Wednesday.
Featherweight contender Jesus Cuellar returns to action on Saturday against Vic Darchinyan at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The bout will be televised live on NBC Sports Network.
Two-division titleholder Tim Bradley will face unbeaten junior welterweight contender Jessie Vargas in a scheduled 12-round welterweight bout on June 27 that will be televised live on HBO from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, promoter Top Rank announced at an L.A. press conference on Monday. (Video of presser highlights and fighter interviews included.)
Jose Benavidez Jr. insists the time is now to make his big push in the junior welterweight division. He’ll challenge Mauricio Herrera on Dec. 13.
How did Gennady Golovkin, who defends his WBA middleweight title against Mexican veteran Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, California, become an attraction in the greater Los Angeles area without ever fighting in the region?
WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin’s popularity rise with every fight. That popularity has spilled over into the West Coast where “GGG” will face Marco Antonio Rubio on Oct. 18.
Featherweight contender Nicholas Walters knows that to be the best, you have to beat the best and he’ll face one of the best 126-pounders in the world, WBA titlist Nonito Donaire on October 18.
Gennady Golovkin was looking for a big name to fight for his California debut and sixth HBO appearance on Oct. 18. The stars weren’t available, so his team settled on Mexican veteran Marco Antonio Rubio, who may be the perfect opponent for a main event at StubHub Center.
The Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title bout is a done deal for Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, which handles Golovkin.
Welterweight beltholder Shawn Porter had to strip down to do it but he weighed in at 146.75 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his IBF title defense against British challenger Kell Brook, who weighed 146.5. Porter-Brook headlines Saturday’s Showtime tripleheader in Carson, Calif.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from the Fabela Chavez Boxing Center where he spoke with the main event fighter’s of Showtime’s tripleheader on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.: Shawn Porter, Kell Brook, Sakio Bika, Anthony Dirrell, Omar Figueroa Jr., and Daniel Estrada.
Daniel Estrada carries the dying wish of his sister into his challenge to WBC lightweight titleholder Omar Figueroa Jr. on Saturday. The Mexico City native lost his sister and one of his nieces to a car accident two weeks ago and has dedicated the fight to their memory.
Daniel Estrada isn’t taking Saturday’s challenge of WBC lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa lightly. In preparation, he’s enlisted the aid of Mexican icon Juan Manuel Marquez and Nacho Beristain.
Omar Figueroa’s recent changes in training have been all about family. This Saturday, he defends his WBC lightweight belt against Daniel Estrada.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on lightweight Luke Campbell and super middleweight Callum Smith’s American debuts on August 16.