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HUMBERTO SOTO RUMORS

Canelo & Kirkland Make Weight; Soto vs Gomez CANCELLED

HOUSTON — Main event combatants Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland both made weight for Saturday night’s showdown weighing in at 154.5 pounds respectively. Fans looking for the co-main event featuring Humberto Soto vs Frankie Gomez will be disappointed as the bout has been cancelled. At today’s weigh-in, Frankie Gomez tipped the scales at a whopping 147.5 pounds. The bout,...
Via BadCulture
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland weigh-in results & photos

Gomez vs. Soto is Cancelled: Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland weighed in today for their fight at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, tomorrow night on HBO World Championship Boxing. Meanwhile, the planned co-feature to the fight has been cancelled. Frankie Gomez failed to make weight and couldn’t go any lower, and his bout against Humberto Soto was called, so Gomez vs. Soto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing preview: Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland

In one of the most-anticipated events on the action-packed HBO Boxing calendar, one of the brightest stars in the sport meets one of his fiercest challenges when Canelo Alvarez faces James Kirkland, with a co-feature of Humberto Soto vs. Frankie Gomez, this Saturday at 9pm from Minute Maid Park in Houston. Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) of Jalisco, Mexico and James Kirkland (32...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Humberto Soto & Frankie Gomez discuss this weekend’s clash; co-feature to Canelo-Kirkland

Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, and Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (18-0, 13 KOs) hosted a conference call on Tuesday to discuss their upcoming bout on May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Soto vs. Gomez will be the televised co-main event for Canelo vs. Kirkland live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. HUMBERTO...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ashley Theophane training camp notes: Wants Lamont Peterson, Zab Judah or Humberto Soto in 2015

Ashley “Treasure” Theophane (36-6, 11 KOs) returns to the ring on December 12th as part of the undercard on the Erislandy Lara vs. Ishe Smith bill. Theophane, now with Mayweather Promotions, was last out in August when he recorded a unanimous decision over Daniel Calzada. Here, he takes on Miguel Zuniga (12-5, 7 KOs). Theophane is currently is in the midst of a grueling training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

John Molina says he is going to make Humberto Soto bout ‘ugly’

After going 3-3 in his last six outings and coming off a knockout loss to Lucas Matthysse in what was a brutal bout in April, junior welterweight John Molina will look to nab a big win over former champion Humberto Soto on the undercard of the big “Mayhem” Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Marcos Maidana bout Saturday at the MGM Grand. Molina has power, made evident with 22 of his...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather v. Maidana 2: Live blog!

Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather will square off with Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana for the second time this year. The bout will be for Mayweather’s WBA (Super) WBC and The Ring welterweight titles. Their last fight was a close, back-and-forth affair and the rematch should be just as exciting. As always with big fights, we will be live-blogging...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

((Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)  Dierry Jean defeated Mario Perez [R8 TKO] Arash Usmanee defeated Juan Ruiz [MD] Humberto Soto defeated Wilfrido Buelvas [UD] Jorge Arce defeated Jorge Lacierva [R8 TKO] Cyrus Washington lost to...
Via Undercard Superstar
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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