Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Frankie Gomez has the full support of Golden Boy Promotions but is it enough to motivate “Pitbull” to victory over veteran Humberto Soto on May 9?
Former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa will meet former two-division titleholder Ricky Burns in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
As part of his latest punch-counting assignment for CompuBox, RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves also offers a cautionary tale of day-before weigh-ins.
Benefiting children in need this holiday season, Golden Boy Promotions and Leija Battah Promotions will co-promote “Christmas in the Ring,” featuring Joseph Diaz Jr. and Ivan Morales.
Super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez idolizes Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and wants to fight his son. And that would suit Bob Arum just fine.
Can Gilberto Ramirez surpass Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in terms of popularity and accomplishment? He certainly believes so and plans on starting Nov. 15.
Having put much of his focus on training RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, Johnathon Banks’ own pro career has been somewhat relaxed. He’ll return against Antonio Tarver on Sept. 29 in what he calls a must-win fight.
The Lone Star State gets an intriguing bill featuring heavyweight and middleweight contenders on May 24.
Fans share their many thoughts on Marcos Maidana’s thrilling upset of Adrien Broner, what’s next for both welterweights, Alex Ariza’s corner controversy, the likelihood of Maidana getting a shot at Floyd Mayweather, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!