The Neutral Corner: Episode 315 – Alimkhanuly and Benavidez dominate; Tank vs Rolly preview
On episode 315 of The Neutral Corner boxing podcast, host Michael Montero highlighted the latest news, including Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN extending their partnership with a new multi-year deal.
Also, reports confirmed that the third fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin will happen in September. The venue is yet to be announced, but the bout is on and will be streamed on DAZN PPV.
On Saturday, May 21, Janibek Alimkhanuly scored a KO2 win over Danny Dignum to claim an interim middleweight title. The bout served as the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN card. In the co-main, Jamaine Ortiz scored a UD10 win Jamel Herring in a lightweight fight.
That same day, David Benavidez dominated former middleweight title holder David Lemieux in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Benavidez dropped Lemieux once before scoring the TKO3 victory. The bout headlined a PBC on Showtime card.
In London, light heavyweight prospect Joshua Buatsi improved to 16-0 (13 knockouts) with a UD10 win over Craig Richards. The main event of a Matchroom Boxing card was streamed on DAZN.
Saturday, May 28
Mayweather Promotions, Showtime PPV
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Gervonta Davis vs Rolando Romero, 12rds, 135 pounds
@2:47 News and Notes
@22:35 Fight Review
@51:46 Fight Preview
Michael Montero can be found on social media via @MonteroOnBoxing. His show “The Neutral Corner” can be seen every Monday on TheRingDigital YouTube channel, and heard on audio podcast platforms around the world.