While unbeaten welterweight prospect Jamontay Clark had planned on rematching Ivan Golub Friday night on FS1, his mindset and game plan haven't changed now that he faces fellow up-and-comer and Detroit native Domonique Dolton.
Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares both publicly agreed that with wins on Saturday evening, the next logical step was a rematch of their August 2015 classic slugfest.
WBA champion Erislandy Lara meets 2012 Olympian Terrell Gausha, WBC champ Jermell Charlo takes on top contender Erickson Lubin and IBF titleholder Jarrett Hurd faces former champion Austin Trout tonight on a Showtime title tripleheader at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
The talk surrounding Saturday's 126-pound championship doubleheader is about a future Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares rematch, but Santa Cruz says he must pass a tough test first.
Pair of unbeaten 126-pound prospects pick up level of competition when they face off Tuesday, September 26 on FS1.
David Benavidez wasn’t even born when Darrin Van Horn, at 22, became the youngest boxer in history to win a 168-pound title in May 1991. But tomorrow night, the 20-year-old Benavidez has an opportunity to make history himself in the Fight Capital of the World.
It’s fitting that Sergiy Derevyanchenko and Tureano Johnson have been paired together for their upcoming 160-pound title eliminator. Both middleweights have believed for years to be ready for a world title fight, yet are also the type to take whatever challenge is offered in a climate where most others would’ve shied away from being matched so tough without a major trophy at stake.
Some fights are so good that they deserve a second act.