This week’s boxing schedule
July 24th, Friday
Mexico City, Mexico, Telemundo, tape delay – Romulo Koasicha vs. Guillermo Avila, 12 rounds, featherweights; Martin Casillas vs. Roberto Pucheta, 8 rounds, bantamweights
A decent couple of bouts for diehard boxing fans who enjoy the lighter weight classes, the main event features a battle of two guys who have failed at the world level a couple of times competing for a Mexican title.
London, England, NO U.S. television, 3PM EST/12PM PST – Frank Buglioni vs. Fernando Castaneda, 12 rounds, super middleweights; Mitchell Smith vs. Dennis Tubieron, 10 rounds, junior lightweights; Billy Joe Saunders vs. Yoann Bloyer, 10 rounds, middleweights; Lee Markham vs. Blas Miguel Martinez, 10 rounds, super middleweights
Buglioni very makes boxing look as he has a habit of getting into wars and late minute replacement Fernando Castaneda is hoping that stays true. Also in action is Billy Joe Saunders, who with a win will challenge Andy Lee for the WBO middleweight title.
Ontario, CA, no television, 7PM PST – Danny Roman vs. Daniel Ortega, 10 rounds, junior featherweights; Isaac Zarate vs. Jesus Serrano, 8 rounds, junior featherweights; Hector Serrano vs. Miguel Zuniga, 8 rounds, welterweights; Jose Haro vs. Jair Quintero, 6 rounds, featherweights;
A decent Thompson Promotions card in the Inland Empire, the card features prospect Danny Roman, Isaac Zarate as well as recent signee Jose Haro, who played spoiler on the last card.
Las Vegas, NV, HBO, 10PM EST/7PM PST – Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi for Kovalev’s IBF/WBO/WBA light heavyweight title, Jean Pascal vs. Yunieski Gonzalez, 10 rounds, light heavyweights
Las Vegas, NV, NBCSN, 10PM PST/7PM – Beibut Shumenov vs. B.J. Flores for vacant WBA interim cruiserweight title, Jordan Shimmell vs. Isiah Thomas, 10 rounds, cruiserweights; Michael Hunter vs. Michael Bissett, 8 rounds
Leon, Mexico, BeIN Sports, Tape Delay – Juan Carlos Sanchez vs. Cesar Juarez, 12 rounds, junior featherweights; Moises Fuentes vs. Oswaldo Novoa, 10 rounds, flyweights
Hollywood, CA, UniMas, 11PM PST/EST – Brian Viloria vs. Omar Soto, 10 rounds, junior bantamweights; Guy Robb vs. Edwin Solis, 8 rounds, featherweights; Abner Lopez vs. Daniel Calzada, 8 rounds, junior welterweights; William Silva vs. Adam Mate, 8 rounds, lightweights; Arnold Barboza vs. Lionel Jimenez, 6 rounds, welterweights; Israel Duffus vs. Ryan Bourland, 6 rounds, cruiserweights
Phoenix, Arizona, http://www.IronBoyBoxing.com, 7PM EST/4PM PST – Victor Castro vs. Angel Martinez, 8 rounds, lightweights; Carlos Castro vs. Cesar Garcia, 6 rounds, featherweights; Francisco C. De Vaca vs. Jose Severia, 6 rounds, featherweights; Joey Ruelas vs. Hector Mercado, 6 rounds, middleweights; Jose Marruffo vs. Jesus Lopez, 6 rounds, junior welterweights; Danny Montoya vs. Santiago Servin, 4 rounds, lightweights; Mikayla Nebel vs. Kristen Montano, 4 rounds, female bantamweights; Ruben Rivera vs. Stephan McCray, 4 rounds, middleweights; Emilio Garcia vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights; Edgar Brito vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights; Fernando Samaniego Jr. vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights; Paul Romero vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights