Lightweight titleholder Omar Figueroa on his March 8 bout: “If the knockout doesn’t come, and if I happen to hurt my hands again, then I’m mentally strong and I can adjust, and I know that I can go 12 rounds and win this fight.”
South African cruiserweight Thabiso Mchunu will face a considerably taller opponent in Olanrewaju Durodola on Friday, but it isn’t the first time. Nor is it the first time people will make the mistake of underestimating him.
Philadelphia heavyweight Bryant Jennings will end a seven-month layoff against Artur Szpilka in a 10-rounder on Jan. 25, and says with what he now sees on the other side, it was worth the wait.
Undefeated heavyweight Bryant Jennings and unbeaten super middleweight Jesse Hart working out for their respective bouts against Artur Szpilka and Derrick Findley on Jan. 25 in New York City. Photos by Tom Briglia-Top Rank.
Keith Thurman stopped Jesus Soto Karass at 2:21 of the ninth round in a scheduled 12-round welterweight bout on the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana card Saturday in San Antonio.
Leo Santa Cruz defeated Cesar Seda by a unanimous decision to retain his WBC junior featherweight title on the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana card Saturday in San Antonio.