WBC 130-pound titleholder Francisco Vargas and former three-time beltholder Orlando Salido hosted a Los Angeles press conference for their June 4 showdown.
Undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez will face Gevorg Khatchikian on Nov. 20 on truTV.
Jose Zepeda enters the lions den on July 11, when he fights far from his La Puente, Calif. home against local favorite Terry Flanagan in Manchester, England for the vacant WBO lightweight title.
On May 16, in support of the middleweight title bout between Gennady Golovkin and Willie Monroe Jr., WBC flyweight titlist Roman Gonzalez will defend his strap against Edgar Sosa on HBO.
As lightweight Daniel Estrada prepares for his challenge of Kevin Mitchell this weekend, he has a valuable key in his corner: former RING junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
THE RING’s No. 2-rated strawweight Francisco Rodriguez will vacate his IBF belt and rise into the junior flyweight division, according to Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions.
It’s never too late to make an impression and that’s exactly what three-time featherweight titlist Orlando Salido has done to Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum.
There is a solid possibility that an all-Mexican clash between WBC featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez and Jorge Arce could come to fruition this fall.
As late as Wednesday morning, the weight at which Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera was up for question, once again bringing up the question of Chavez’s discipline issues.
Bob Arum defended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s use of marijuana and use of the drug in general during a media conference call on Tuesday. “I want to go on record as saying that there is nothing wrong with smoking pot,” Arum said during the call.