WBO Superbantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. (28-1, 18 knockouts) to face IBF Jr. Featherweight champion Jeffrey Mathebula (26-3-2, 14 KOs) of South Africa in the ring in a unification bout, come Saturday July 7, at Home Depot Center in California.
The defeat of Manny Pacquiao against Timothy Bradley does not come as a surprise, it has been expected by Bob Arum himself who hinted for the first time that he has already scheduled November 10 as the date for the rematch.
Undefeated world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather of the US savors his first defeat not in the boxing ring but in the legal arena.
Timothy Bradley joined Top Rank with one objective in mind, to fight the best fighter in the business and get enough recognition for his boxing skills as a fighter.
Challenger Carl Froch of Britain defeated the defending champion Lucian Bute of Canada in an impressive fashion to clinch the IBF Super-middleweight title by stopping the champion in the 5th round.
The heavily anticipated rematch between Britain’s Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson, scheduled for May 19, has been called off after the American tested positive for testosterone, organizers said on Wednesday.
American undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. beat Puerto Rican WBA Jr. Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto in a unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez last November of 2011, no one has thought the fight would last the full distance.
Nonito Donaire Jr. steps up one weight class higher since his last fight with Omar Narvaez that landed him a fight with Wilfredo Vasquez Jr. for the vacant WBO Super Bantamweight Championship.
WBC World Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sentenced by Clark County District Court judge to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to reduced battery domestic violence and harassment charges.