Junior featherweight Daniel Diaz ended a two-fight losing streak with Saturday night's upset split-decision victory over former prospect and title challenger Robert Marroquin.
Guillermo Rigondeaux on his fighting style: "I have to make a living, you know, for my family. There are going to be days when I go after it, and then there are going to be days where you box. I had everything under control throughout the fight."
Nonito Donaire on his staredown with Rigondeaux: "I felt like he just couldn't look at me in the eyes for that long. It's just one of those things."
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire on clash with Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday: "When it comes down to the title fights, we're both aggressive and we can both be offensive guys."
Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Abner Mares on the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherwieght championship bout: "I see Nonito winning by knockout. I estimate a seven-round knockout by Nonito if Rigondeaux doesn't just run and box all night."
WBC beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez weighed in at 158 pounds, his lightest in eight appearances as a middleweight, for Saturday night's defense against RING champion Sergio Martinez.
The courts still have not made it clear whether or not Guillermo Rigondeaux can defend his WBA junior featherweight belt against Robert Marroquin on Sept. 15.
A judge has ruled that Guillermo Rigondeaux can not defend his WBA junior featherweight belt against Robert Marroquin on Sept. 15 because the fight was made by Top Rank without the consent of Rigondeaux's manager, Gary Hyde.
IBF and WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire portrays a poor man driven by love in the movie Palad Ta Ang Nagbuot, which he recently completed filming in his native Philippines.
An attorney for WBA junior featherweight beltholder Guillermo Rigondeaux has filed an emergency motion which seeks to lift an injunction against his fighting Robert Marroquin on Sept. 15.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. weighs 176 pounds 30 days prior to making his defense against RING champion Sergio Martinez, who is currently tipping the scales at 174.
Showtime's Stephen Espinoza once said of co-existing with HBO that "there is room for two very successful, very active networks in boxing."
HBO's 24/7 series will debut on Sept. 1 and will detail the events leading up to the Sept. 15 clash between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
A WBO junior lightweight bout between Roman Martinez and Miguel Beltran Jr. will be on the undercard of the HBO Pay Per View-televised main event featuring RING middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and WBC beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Sept. 15.