As we are halfway through 2015 it is about that we start to look at 2016 and with 2016 comes the Olympic Games in Rio. Bantamweight Ruben Villa of Salinas, CA and super heavyweight Marlo “Deion” Moore of San Leandro, CA will move onto the Olympic Qualifiers later this year.
In a very interesting exclusive with Ivan G. Goldman of BoxingInsider.com, California State Athletic Commissioner John Frierson says Al Haymon was purposely booking venues in California to sabotage rival promotions, in particular Golden Boy Promotions, who is currently suing Haymon along with the brokers who have funded his boxing endeavor.
Welterweights Devon Alexander and Diego Chaves will do battle for the IBF welterweight title, but before the fight will go to purse bid, which will happen on Thursday, July 2nd. Both fighters have on a run of ugly fights as Alexander has recently lost to most of the high level