Junior welterweight contender Viktor Postol could fight on the undercard of the April 11 143-pound catchweight bout between RING champion Danny Garcia and IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, according to the unbeaten Ukrainian’s manager Vadim Kornilov.
Having accepted a step-aside deal in order for RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia to face Lamont Peterson, undefeated Viktor Postol is staking a claim on the winner.
Whether he plans to stick around at junior welterweight or make a gradual transition to welterweight, RING champion Danny Garcia says he’s ready to take boxing to the next level.
Though the bout will be held at a catchweight of 143-pounds, IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson believes he will face RING champion Danny Garcia at the right time of their careers on April 11.
Freddie Roach says once his charge, Manny Pacquiao dispatches Chris Algieri this Saturday, a match with RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia could materialize.
Freddie Roach says that Manny Pacquiao is getting his best sparring in years with Viktor Postol and Mike Jones, a 140-pound contender and a former welterweight title challenger some would argue have better credentials than Pacquiao’s Nov. 22 opponent Chris Algieri.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, the seeds have been sown for a potential featherweight title unification bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and the winner of Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters.
Manny Pacquiao will face Chris Algieri at a catchweight of 144 pounds to test out how he feels at a lighter weight, with his next fight to be at junior welterweight, says head trainer Freddie Roach. Pacquiao had one of his first sparring sessions for the Nov. 22 fight on Monday.
The WBC’s mandatory junior welterweight challenger, Viktor Postal, will accept an agreement that permits titleholder Danny Garcia to make a defense before facing the undefeated Russian.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on WBC lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa possibly moving to the junior welterweight division.
The WBC has scheduled purse bids for Sept. 12 in Las Vegas in case deals are not reached between its No. 1-rated 140-pound contender Viktor Postol and RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, and heavyweight Deontay Wilder and titleholder Bermane Stiverne.
Junior welterweight standouts and managerial stablemates Ruslan Provodnikov and Viktor Postol benefit from sparring with each other at the Wild Card gym, but they will likely never fight as they are friends, according to their manager Vadim Kornilov.
Juan Manuel Marquez was the black sheep in the Mexican triumvirate that included Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales but has outlasted the others and emerged as the enduring star, which he proved once again with a dominant decision over Mike Alvarado.
Tall, lanky Ukrainian Viktor Postol stopped Selcuk Aydin at 2:52 of the 11th round of a junior welterweight fight on the Juan Manuel Marquez-Mike Alvarado card to solidify his position as the WBC’s No. 1-ranked contender.
Like most observers and fans, Juan Manuel Marquez believes Saturday night’s fight against Mike Alvarado is sure to be a war.