Pawel Wolak has retired from boxing and begun training for a transition into the sport of mixed martial arts before the end of 2012.
Manager Cameron Dunkin will address Brandon Rios’ weight-cutting issues with Victor Conte, who also works with Rios’ stablemate Nonito Donaire.
Mike Alvarado snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with Saturday night’s 10th-round stoppage of Breidis Prescott on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard.
Juan Manuel Lopez aims for an impressive win against Mike Oliver in front of the same Puerto Rican fans who witnessed his devastating knockout loss to Orlando Salido in April.
Bob Arum: “Up to this point, there had been a period where we wouldn’t make those fights because of the Manny Pacquiao situation. But that’s now been resolved.”
Ex-middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik may have to take smaller purses and compete in undercard fights in order to recapture the luster lost with his recent decision to pull out of a Showtime-televised bout.
Promoter Bob Arum says Manny Pacquiao would have no problem with being drug tested if it meant successfully negotiating a third attempt to make a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.