Articles by author: Miguel Rivera(3401 results)

Felix Verdejo's Trainer Expects His Fighter To Return Stronger

Ricky Marquez, trainer and manager of Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo, is confident that his boxer will return even stronger from last weekend's upset loss. Verdejo (23-...Read More

Berchelt To Make Another Voluntary Defense, Then Roman

World Boxing Council super featherweight champion Miguel "Alacran" Berchelt will make another title defense at the end of May or in June on United soil or in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, according to his ...Read More

Felix Verdejo Very Angry With Decision To Stop The Fight

Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo returned to Puerto Rico this afternoon - but not as he would have liked. On a cloudy and rainy afternoon, the popular Puerto Rican boxer returned home just over 12 hours a...Read More

Lozada: I Knew I Would KO Felix Verdejo, I Went For it in Tenth

Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo, once regarded as the best prospect in Puerto Rican boxing and the future heir to the throne of Miguel Cotto, has been declining for the last few years - due to injuries an...Read More

Cristian Mijares Gets Stoppage Win Over Fernando Saucedo

In what some felt was a controversial decision by referee Florentino Lopez, former world champion Cristian Mijares was able to pick up an eight round stoppage victory over Argentinean Fernando Saucedo...Read More

Linares: Lomachenko is Fast - But He Does Not Have My Punch!

WBA lightweight world champion Jorge "King" Linares revealed to ESPN's A Los Golpes how he can increase his chances of victory on May 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York against the Ukrainian Vasy...Read More

Chavez Sr. Gives Canelo The Edge, Picks Him To Beat Golovkin

Mexican legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. is siding with his countryman, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2 34 KOs), to win the upcoming rematch with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Miguel Roman May Head To a Purse Bid

Mexican promoter Osvaldo Kuchle, head of the company Promociones del Pueblo, has revealed that he and his team are willing to go to a purse bid set up a fight between his protege Miguel Roman and WBC ...Read More

Arum on 'Improved' Verdejo: I Have To See it With My Own Eyes

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is skeptical about the promise of a new and improved Felix 'Diamante' Verdejo - who returns to the ring tomorrow night in New York. Verdejo will take part in his first fight in...Read More

Canelo-GGG, Joshua-Parker To Have Special WBA Belts at Stake

The president of the World Boxing Association, Gilberto Mendoza, has announced that his organization is ready to recognize the winners of five fights - that are scheduled in the coming months - with c...Read More

Canelo Passes Third Drug Test, Says Golden Boy Prez

Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) has now passed his third consecutive anti-doping test with a negative result for clenbuterol. Eric Gomez, President of Golden Boy Promotions, c...Read More

Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Marlyn Cabrera Set For April 7

On April 7th, former multi-division world champion Jhonny Gonzalez will return to the ring against Dominican contender Marlyn "Maravilla" Cabrera. Gonzalez is seeking this year the opportunity to disp...Read More

Canelo's Promoter: GGG's Trainer is Always Barking, He's Worried

Abel Sanchez, trainer for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has been throwing numerous verbal jabs in the direction of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez - ever since the Mexican superstar ...Read More

Gilberto Ramirez's Next Defense Eyed For June in United States

According to the team behind Gilberto 'Zurdo' Ramirez, the undefeated boxer will be making the fourth defense of his WBO super middleweight championship on a date in June. The event will take place in...Read More

Francisco Vargas vs. Rod Salka on April 12 at Fantasy Springs

Former WBC super featherweight world champion Francisco "Bandido" Vargas will return to the ring on April 12, when he faces veteran Rod Salka at the Fantasy Springs Casino in California. Vargas (24-1...Read More

Golovkin: This is Not a Meat Problem, It's a Team Canelo Problem

IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-, 33 KOs) is still training in Big Bear, California, for his rematch with Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) on Cinco de ...Read More

Mikey Garcia May Remain at 140-Pounds After Loma-Linares Deal

This past Saturday night in Texas, Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) became the IBF junior welterweight champion with a twelve round unanimous decision over Sergey Lipinets at the Freeman Coliseum in San An...Read More

WBC Doctor on Canelo: Everything Points To Contamination

Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) has continued to train hard for the scheduled rematch against IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs). The r...Read More

WBC Prez Says Critics Need To Back Off: Canelo NOT a Cheater!

The president of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaiman , once again touched on the issue of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and took aim at the critics who continue to attack the Mexican ...Read More

Felix Verdejo: I'm Ready For The Elite, I'll Recover What I've Lost!

Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix Verdejo held his final training session in Puerto Rico and is leaving for the United States. Settled in the home of Team Diamante in Trujillo Alto, Verdejo qui...Read More