Karim Mayfield is 33 years old and has to fight for a world title. But he’s hoping that a win over Thomas Dulorme on HBO on Saturday leads to a big opportunity.
Featherweight veteran Alejandro Perez has a stay busy fight against Juan Carlos Martinez on Saturday in Las Vegas, televised by UniMas. Should he get through it without a hitch, a shot at top-10 contender Nicholas Walters awaits on May 31.
Vanes Martirosyan says he is ready to move on to a new chapter in his boxing career with a new promotional and training team behind him when he faces Mario Alberto Lozano in the main event of this week’s Friday Night Fights on ESPN2.
The promoters of featherweight standouts Vasyl Lomachenko and Gary Russell Jr. — rivals Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions — must begin negotiations to stage a WBO title bout between the two, the sanctioning organization ordered on Thursday.
Despite his lack of professional experience and the political unrest in his native Ukraine, former amateur superstar Vasyl Lomachenko is confident and focused going into his WBO featherweight title bout against rugged veteran Orlando Salido on Saturday.
RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto have agreed in principle to a June 7 fight on HBO Pay Per View at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Top Rank President Todd duBoef confirmed to RingTV.com on Thursday.
After watching younger brother Jessie stop Roberto Castaneda in five rounds, Diego Magdaleno knocked out Jorge Pazos in the fourth round of a scheduled 10-round bout on Saturday at the C. Robert Lee Activities Center in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.
Highly touted Brazilian prospect Esquiva Falcao, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, makes his pro debut tonight in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif. The bout will be televised by UniMas in the United States and on SproTV in Brazil.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins was among those in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a summit to support the landmark study underway at The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which is monitoring fighters for the effects of combat sports.
Once-beaten junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan has signed with Goosen Tutor Promotions. He’ll make his debut under his new promoter March 21 on ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights.
Sergio Martinez has agreed to defend his RING middleweight title against Miguel Cotto on June 7. Now all that’s left is for Cotto to agree as well.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum publicly criticized Guillermo Rigondeaux again for being boring. Rigondeaux’s manager Gary Hyde responded to Arum in a letter obtained by RingTV.com.
There is a “strong chance” that WBA featherweight beltholder Simphiwe Vetyeka will make his first title defense against Japanese contender Akifumi Shimoda on Feb. 22, Vetyeka’s manager Andile Sidinile tells RingTV.com.