WBA light heavyweight titleholder Beibut Shumenov will end an 18-month ring absence when he returns to action on the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana card on Dec. 14.
Abner Mares has requested an immediate rematch Jhonny Gonzalez, who stopped him in the first round this past Saturday to take the three-division titleholder's WBC featherweight belt.
Devon Alexander's trainer, Kevin Cunningham: "Amir Khan sounds good to us, and if he wants to get his chin checked at welterweight, then Devon will be the first to oblige him."
Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday's junior featherweight fight with Alexander Munoz: "On Saturday, we're going to make it a war. I'm going to go out there and try to finish him before the end of the 10 rounds."
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was keen on his May 4 defense against Mexican-American Robert Guerrero being complimented by an all-Mexican clash between Abner Mares and Daniel Ponce de Leon.
Frank Espinoza, who manages two-division beltholder Abner Mares and WBC featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce de Leon, says that a Mares-Ponce de Leon clash at 126 pounds could happen if Ponce de Leon defeats Jayson Velez on March 2.
Abner Mares is vacating his WBC 122-pound belt in order to campaign at 126 pounds. The former bantamweight beltholder had hoped to unify junior featherweight titles with RING/IBF/WBO 122-pound champ Nonito Donaire.
Mexican amateur sensation Jose Ramirez participated in his first workout under the Top Rank banner at The Wild Card in Hollywood, Calif., on Wednesday, and will make his professional debut on the Dec. 8 undercard of Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV.
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls a clash with RING, IBF and WBO champion Nonito Donaire "the only fight for me."
Featherweight Oscar Valdez made his professional debut under the Top Rank banner with Saturday night's second-round stoppage of Angel Prado.
Top Rank has signed two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez, who will make his professional debut on Nov. 3, to a promotional contract.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will face Ryan Coyne in a clash of unbeatens on Nov. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The fight, on the Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno undercard, will be Cleverly's second-ever bout on U.S. soil.
Abner Mares is not contractually bound to Showtime, said his promoter, Richard Schaefer.
A rib injury prompted Abner Mares to turn down an Aug. 25 clash in his native Mexico.
Frank Espinoza, the manager of Luis Ramos, says the undefeated lightweight prospect's ShoBox debut against veteran Reymundo Beltran on Friday is a tough fight that Ramos can lose if he's not at his best.
Unbeaten lightweight prospect Luis Ramos Jr. had to pull out of Saturday night's fight against David Rodela after he was attacked by three men on Tuesday.