Many RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weekends, resulting in a lot of movement in the magazine’s divisional rankings, including Tomasz Adamek’s drop in the heavyweight top 10 and Jorge Linares’ re-entry into the lightweight ratings.
Unbeaten Ukrainian heavyweight Vyacheslav Glazkov could be back on NBC in as little as three months following Saturday’s unanimous decision over Tomasz Adamek.
Unbeaten heavyweight Vyacheslav Glazkov out-hustled the smaller Tomasz Adamek en route to a unanimous decision victory that was the main event of an NBC Sports Net’s Fight Night show on Saturday at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa.
Bryan Vera says he sparred against heavyweights to get ready for Saturday’s HBO-televised rematch with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Other notes: Matthew Macklin targets rematch with Felix Sturm. Mickey Bey is sick and off Friday’s ShoBox card.
RingTV.com’s “Travelin’ Man” Lee Groves provides CompuBox statistical breakdowns of heavyweight standout Vyacheslav Glazkov’s and lightweight prospect Karl Dargan’s recent NBC-televised victories, as well a behind-the-scenes recap of the entire Nov. 16 Main Events card, in part two of his return to Verona, N.Y.
RingTV.com’s “Travelin’ Man” Lee Groves recounts his recent trip to Verona, N.Y., to work the CompuBox keys for an NBC Fight Night card headlined by Ukrainian heavyweight standout Vyacheslav Glazkov against a late-replacement for Tomasz Adamek, hardnosed Philadelphia cruiserweight Garrett Wilson.
Ukrainian heavyweight Vyacheslav Glazkov definitely got a fight from late replacement Garrett Wilson, but ultimately outworked the Philadelphian on his way to victory.
Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum will suggest that Manny Pacquiao have a neurological examination despite calling two doctors’ “eye-balling” assessments of Parkinsons’ disease in the fighter “ludicrous.”