WBO and WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko will fight IBF champion Teofimo Lopez on Oct. 17 inside Top Rank’s bubble at the MGM Grand.
Ramirez (26-0, 18 knockouts) ended longest layoff of his career by eking out a 116-112, 115-113, 114-114 majority decision over Postol (31-3, 12 KOs) at MGM Grand.
The coronavirus pandemic has inflicted substantial financial damage on the Las Vegas sports scene. Fans may need patience before a full recovery takes place.
The fight was supposed to happen in China in Februrary, then in Los Angeles in May — but was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Porter (31-3-1, 17 knockouts) ended an 11-month layoff Saturday with a unanimous 120-108 victory over Formella (22-1, 10 KOs) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Porter (30-3-1, 17 knockouts) and Sebastian Formella (22-0, 10 KOs) will battle Saturday in an IBF and WBC title eliminator at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Romero (12-0, 10 knockouts) scored a controversial 118-110, 116-112, 115-113 decision over Marinez (19-1, seven KOs) to claim the interim WBA lightweight title.
Romero (11-0, 10 knockouts), a Las Vegas native, is fighting Jackson Marinez (19-0, seven KOs) on Saturday for the interim WBA lightweight title.
The fight was originally scheduled for Sept. 12 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, but has been tentatively moved to Nov. 28, according to The Athletic.
Ramirez and Valdez have partnered with Clark County to produce public service announcements, advocating for the use of facemasks amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Leo, a Las Vegas resident, coasted to a 118-110, 118-110, 117-111 victory over Tramaine Williams to claim the vacant WBO junior featherweight championship at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Signs trumpeting coronavirus-safety protocol line the MGM Grand’s 12th-floor hallways: “You may not leave the bubble!” is one.
The 1918 flu pandemic devastated the sports landscape, but what followed was a new golden age. Something similar could happen after the COVID-19 crisis subsides.
The 26-year-old Las Vegas resident is fighting Tramaine Williams for the vacant WBO junior featherweight title.
Junior featherweight Raeese Aleem will fight Marcus Bates in a WBA eliminator bout at 6 p.m. Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.