Jose Pedraza, a former super featherweight and lightweight world champion, claimed a unanimous decision over Mikkel LesPierre inside MGM Grand’s Grand Ballroom.
The Raiders’ new $1.8 billion home has been reserved that night for the third fight between the heavyweight juggernauts, according to Top Rank chairman Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter.
Top Rank unveiled two more cards Wednesday afternoon for shows on July 7 and July 9 inside its bubble in MGM Grand’s Grand Ballroom.
Saucedo (30-1, 19 knockouts) paired a refined approach with his usual, aggressive style Tuesday night, earning a 100-90, 99-91, 98-92 victory over Sonny Fredrickson (21-3, 14 KOs) at MGM Grand.
Jacob “Stitch” Duran, Mike Bazzel and Bob Ware are embedded inside the MGM Grand as Top Rank’s staff cutmen, and tend to a majority of the fighters on the promotion’s biweekly fight cards.
Jason Moloney scored a technical knockout over Leonardo Baez in Moloney’s Las Vegas debut in the main event of Top Rank’s boxing card Thursday at the MGM Grand.
A bettor at the MGM Grand has a $192,001.30 wager to win $14,763.33 riding on Orlando Gonzalez-Ruiz over Luis Porozo in their featherweight fight Thursday at the MGM Grand.
The fight was originally scheduled for June 18 but was scratched from the card because LesPierre’s manager tested positive for the coronavirus.
Joshua Franco of San Antonio defeated Australian Andrew Moloney by unanimous decision to win the WBA’s junior bantamweight secondary title Tuesday at the MGM Grand.
Australian Andrew Moloney will defend his title against Joshua Franco in a 12-round bout Tuesday at the MGM Grand. ESPN will televise the card at 5 p.m.
Top Rank’s main event between Jose Pedraza and Mikkel LesPierre was postponed after LesPierre’s manager tested positive for the coronavirus, moving Gabriel Flores Jr. into the spotlight.
Gabriel Flores Jr. will fight Josec Ruiz on Thursday at the MGM Grand in the co-feature of Top Rank’s fourth boxing card since its return amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A bettor placed a $187,847.35 wager to win $4,173.95 on Gabriel Flores Jr. (-4,500) to beat Josec Ruiz in a 10-round lightweight fight Thursday at the MGM Grand.
Joshua Greer Jr. was the WBO’s top bantamweight contender, but Mike Plania dropped him twice en route to a majority decision on a Top Rank card Tuesday at the MGM Grand.
Durango High School graduate Jessie Magdaleno defeated Yenifel Vicente by disqualification after several low blows on Top Rank’s boxing card Thursday at the MGM Grand.