Welterweight contender Jamal James has never been one to shy away from a challenge, and thus he finds himself in another firefight against Argentine brawler Diego Chaves tonight on FS1.
Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz scores KO win in his first fight in a year, immediately calls out champion Deontay Wilder who was sitting ringside in Miami, Florida.
Former two-division world champion Devon Alexander might not have gotten the KO he wanted in his first bout back in 25 months, but he did score an early knockdown on his way to unanimous decision victory over Walter Castillo—which also offered him the opportunity to call out the division's best.
Former 154-pound champion Ishe Smith looking to prove he has a final title run left in him, while young contender Julian "J-Rock" Williams aiming to prove first loss of his career was a fluke as he continues his own pursuit of a world title this Saturday night on Bounce TV.
While unbeaten welterweight prospect Jamontay Clark had planned on rematching Ivan Golub Friday night on FS1, his mindset and game plan haven't changed now that he faces fellow up-and-comer and Detroit native Domonique Dolton.
Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares both publicly agreed that with wins on Saturday evening, the next logical step was a rematch of their August 2015 classic slugfest.
WBA champion Erislandy Lara meets 2012 Olympian Terrell Gausha, WBC champ Jermell Charlo takes on top contender Erickson Lubin and IBF titleholder Jarrett Hurd faces former champion Austin Trout tonight on a Showtime title tripleheader at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
The talk surrounding Saturday's 126-pound championship doubleheader is about a future Leo Santa Cruz vs Abner Mares rematch, but Santa Cruz says he must pass a tough test first.