Your fight-size boxing update:
- Later tonight, UFC Fight Pass will stream a Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions card from Toppenish, Washington, starting at 10 p.m. ET. The main event is Ray Ximenez Jr. vs. Luis Alberto Lopez for the vacant WBO International featherweight title and both fighters made weight for the fight. Below are the official weights for the card:
WBO International featherweight title (126-pound limit):
- Ray Ximenez Jr.: 124.8 lbs.
- Luis Alberto Lopez: 126 lbs.
Light Heavyweight bout:
- Taylor Shirley: 174.7 lbs.
- Luis Iniguez: 172.2 lbs.
Junior Welterweight bout:
- Shae Green: 140 lbs.
- Gerardo Esquivel: 139 lbs.
- Joshua Gormley, the grandson of boxing legend Jack Dempsey, has been announced to headline the first-ever BYB card taking place on April 5 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gormley, who sports a 23-6 pro boxing record, will compete in a bare knuckle boxing fight against Bobby Brents. The April 5 event, titled "BYB Brawl 1: Brawl For It ALL," will feature MMA fighter Dada 5000 as a color commentator.
- Showtime Sports' YouTube channel uploaded a video previewing the Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Castano fight on March 2 with former world champion Raul Marquez giving his thoughts on the bout in Spanish. The video can be seen below:
- Former world champion Sho Kimura will make his in-ring return on March 30 on a boxing card in Shanghai, China. Kimura will face 72-fight veteran Wicha Phulaikhao. Also on the card is Baishanbo Nasiyiwula vs. Yusuke Kono for the WBA Asia junior welterweight title and Wulan Tuolehazi vs. Ryota Yamauchi for the vacant WBA International flyweight title.