Rising junior welterweight star KeAndre Gibson, fighting out of Austin, Texas, will take a trip to Corpus Christi on Thursday, August 7, when he squares off with Fort Worth's Jose Hernandez in the eight-round co-main event of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes' Golden Boy Live! at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
In the previously announced main event, Jerry...
"The Corpus Christi Kid" Jerry Belmontes will return to his Texas hometown to face Puerto Rico's Abner "Pin" Cotto in the 10-round junior lightweight main event of Golden Boy Live! on Thursday, August 7 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Also featured on the card will be a stacked lineup of Texas' finest that will be looking to put on...
Full Results from San Antonio, TX:
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez def. Austin Trout via UD (115-112, 116-111, 118-109)
Omar Figueroa def. Abner Cotto via KO in R1 (2:57)
Jermall Charlo def. Orlando Lora via TKO in R4
Terrell Gausha def. William Walters via UD 38-37×3
Julian Williams def. Dashon Johnson via TKO in R3
Ivan Morales def. Raul Hidalgo via UD
Andres Gutierrez def. Salvador...
Omar Figuero stopped Abner Cotto in the first round to win the vacant NABA and WBC Fecarbox lightweight titles Saturday night at the Alamodome.
Fighting on the undercard of the super welterweight world title unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout, Figuero knocked out Cotto with 3 seconds remaining in the round.
Figuero, from of Weslaco, improved to 21-0-1 with...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2013
Full weights from San Antonio, TX
Saul Alvarez (153.5) vs. Austin Trout (153.25)
Omar Figueroa (134.4) vs. Abner Cotto (133.5)
Jermall Charlo (154.25) vs. Orlando Lora (154.25)
Over 30,000 fans packing the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, April 20 for the Super Welterweight World Championship Unification showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout will have another reason to cheer, as the evening's co-main event will feature a clash of unbeaten lightweights when Weslaco, Texas' Omar Figueroa Jr. and Puerto Rico's Abner Cotto...
Fresh off of a thrilling 10 round win over Alejandro Rodriguez in November, unbeaten lightweight prospect Abner Cotto will get one more fight in before the end of the year, when he faces Tijuana's Sergio Perez on the Saturday, December 22 edition of TeleFutura's "Sólo Boxeo Tecate" at the Coliseo Roger Mendoza in Caguas, Puerto Rico.
It will be the fourth fight...