Word on the street is that Argentina’s Jorge Sebastian Heiland is the front-runner to face Gennady Golovkin in May, but middleweight slugger Tureano Johnson tells RingTV.com that he’d make a much better fight with the undefeated WBA titleholder.
Touted 20-year-old prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison defeated Tommy Rainone via wide unanimous decision in the main event debut offering of Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports’ new boxing outfit at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Tureano Johnson has become somewhat of a cult favorite on boxing Twitter for his random musings on fights happening anywhere in the world. However, the middleweight slugger will set the keyboard aside and do what really makes him a fan favorite on Friday against Alex Theran on the debut Roc Nation promotion.
Middleweight Tureano Johnson will face Alex Theron on Jan. 9 in support of welterweight Dusty Hernandez Harrison’s return to Madison Square Garden.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we find out who’s next on IBF junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina’s hit list, should he successfully defend his strap against Cornelius Bundrage.
Tureano Johnson will fight unbeaten Mike Gavronski and Art Hovhannisyan squares off against Jonathan Maicelo in 10-round co-featured bouts of the July 11 Friday Night Fights broadcast from the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Wash.
Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens tells RingTV that he didn’t fight the right fight against ultra-aggressive and tough Tureano Johnson. “I give myself a D (grade),” he said, but added: “I’m always entertaining whether I make it look hard or I make it look easy.”
Middleweight prospect Tureano Johnson gave an emotional post-fight interview after his bold fight against hard-punching contender Curtis Stevens, which ended with his controversial stoppage in the final round. Johnson was ahead on the scorecards.
Kathy Duva praised the fighters and her Main Events staff for making the April 4 NBC Sports Net “Fight Night” one to remember. Duva also provides an update on the Sergey Kovalev-Adonis Stevenson situation.
Former cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham got up from two fifth-round knockdowns to outpoint heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour on Friday in Philadelphia. Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens rallied to stop relentless Tureano Johnson in the final round of the “Fight Night” co-feature.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on Friday night’s NBC Sports Network broadcast featuring Amir Mansour vs. Steve Cunningham and much more.
Curtis Stevens shared his uninhibited thoughts on his April 4 opponent, Tureano Johnson, future fights with Peter Quillin and James Kirkland, Adonis Stevenson’s “b__ch move,” and boxing’s Cold War in this raw interview with Bill Emes. (Warning: explicit language used.)