Be it luck or blessing, former middleweight title challenger Gabriel Rosado’s canceled bout with James Kirkland opened the opportunity for a fight against David Lemieux on Dec. 6.
Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse and Andre Berto will appear in separate bouts of a tripleheader on Sept. 6 in Broner’s hometown of Cincinnati.
Titles and closure are up for grabs when Showtime broadcasts an August 16 tripleheader with Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook in its main event.
Undefeated Sergey Kovalev returns to the ring on August 2 to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against Australia’s Blake Caparello as part of a split-site HBO tripleheader.
June 21 will serve as a comeback of sorts for former titlists Robert Guerrero and Devon Alexander, joining young guns Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko in a Showtime tripleheader.
As Paulie Malignaggi continues his recovery in the aftermath of his loss to IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter, Danny Jacobs will once again fill in for the ‘Magic Man’ on the Showtime ringside mic.
WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin is more than ready for Saturday night’s challenge of Lukas Konecny, visualizing him even in his late preparation for the bout,
Going into his April 26 bout versus Keith Thurman, former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz says, in spite of the official results, he beat Shawn Porter in their first go-round and Amir Khan.
Lightweight Jerry Belmontes, who has multiple wins over former amateur rival Omar Figueroa Jr., says their April 26 meeting for Figueroa’s WBC strap on Showtime will be no different.
WBC lightweight titleholder Omar Figueroa Jr. kicks off his title reign with a defense against Jerry Belmontes as part of a Showtime tripleheader at the StubHub Center in Carson, California
Press conference for the Dec. 7 tripleheader featuring RING, WBO and WBA 122-pound champion Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Joseph Agbeko, middleweights Matthew Macklin and Lamar Russ, and junior middleweight James Kirkland against Glen Tapia. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.