A return bout between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would have to include Olympic-style drug testing and take place either in Las Vegas, Atlantic City or New York, according to Martinez’s advisor.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been sparring with a strong lineup of fighters, including unbeaten junior middledweight Hugo Centeno, in preparation for his April 20 clash with Austin Trout.
Tim Bradley on Ruslan Provodnikov: “Absolutely, I’m looking to make a statement in this fight. I’m looking to do some damage to this guy.”
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley will be out to overwhelm March 16 rival Ruslan Provodnikov, who has served as a sparring partner for Manny Pacquiao and scored knockouts in four of his five straight victories.
Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: “It’s time to take him to the big stage — the HBOs and the Showtimes. It’s time to unleash Deontay Wilder.”
Welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme made a statement in his ShoBox debut by stopping Ariz Ambriz in one round in the main event. Junior middleweight prospect Jonathan Gonzalez outpointed Billy Lyell in the entertaining co-featured bout.