MIAMI – World Boxing Association (WBA) Super, World Boxing Organization (WBO) and The Ring Magazinesuper bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) is encouraged by reports that World Boxing Council (WBC) title-holder Leo Santa Cruz’ promoter, Oscar de la Hoya, believes a Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz unification fight has to happen.
ORANGE, Calif. – Thompson Boxing Promotions signed super bantamweight prospect Isaac Zarate (9-1-1, 1 KO) to an exclusive promotional contract, the Southern California-based promoter announced today.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – High-energy hometown favorite and unbeaten welterweight Sammy Vasquez Jr. (17-0, 13 KOs) will return to action seeking his 10th consecutive victory by knockout when he takes on fellow southpaw Emmanuel Lartey
LOS ANGELES – Former WBC Latino Lightweight Champion, Marcelino “Nino” Lopez has signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. The 28-year-old from Arribenos, Buenos Aires, Argentina has already has a strong career as a professional boxer in South American, winning and defending several titles and maintaining a near perfect record of 31-1-1 (15 KOs).
MIAMI, FLORIDA – Undefeated light-heavyweight prospect, Ahmed Elbiali (8-0, 8 KOs) will square off against unbeaten Dustin Craig Echard (10-0, 7 KOs), this Friday February 6, 2015, at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The 6-round bout will open up the telecast on ESPN “Friday Night Fights”.