Bob Arum discussed the stakes involved for Oscar Valdez’s featherweight clash with Matias Rueda on July 23 in Las Vegas on HBO PPV and if it’s for a title.
Many thought Ricky Burns was down and out but the Scotsman has claimed a legitimate world title belt and eyes more big fights down the road.
On July 23, welterweight Francisco Santana will face undefeated Jose Benavidez on the undercard of Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol at the L.A. presser for their WBC/WBO 140-pound title unification bout on July 23 in Las Vegas.
The top two junior welterweights – Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol – faced off in Beverly Hills at the press conference for their July 23 showdown in Las Vegas.
On the heels of Manny Pacquiao’s disappointing PPV effort, Bob Arum said not to expect big numbers when top talents Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol meet.
Gilberto Ramirez is expected to make his first title defense on the July 23 HBO PPV undercard while the Roberto Duran-Julio Cesar Chavez exhibition is off.
Shakur Stevenson, a brash 18-year-old U.S. Olympian, has already talked trash and sparred with Terence Crawford and made friends with some of the sport’s best.
Bob Arum has given up trying to make Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters for June 11 at Madison Square Garden’s Theater on HBO.
Promoter Bob Arum said Los Angeles has risen as the favorite to host Postol-Crawford while he’s still working to firm up Lomachenko-Walters in NYC on June 11.
Scotland’s former two-division titleholder Ricky Burns remains as hungry now as he was during his quest to become a world champion.
The Top Rank CEO is also looking at Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters, with Felix Verdejo in the co-main, for June 11 at Madison Square Garden.
In the spirit of resuming his siege on the 140-pound division, WBO titlist Terence Crawford might tangle with Ruslan Provodnikov next.