Takashi Uchiyama, as expected, had little difficulty dispatching of Angel Granados to retain his title. Uchiyama knocked out Granados with a right hook in the sixth round.
In Dan Rafael's latest blog, Lennox lewis waxes poetic (or not so poetic) about his dismissal from HBO's broadcasting booth.
This one was late to make Saturday's roundup, but Jhonny Gonzalez also won this weekend. This likely sets up a bout between Gonzalez and Daniel Ponce de Leon, a bout that has been about eight years in the making.
While Top Rank paid big bucks to win a purse bit for the title eliminator between Anthony Mundine and Gennady Golovkin, to absolutely nobody's surprise, Mundine appears to be looking in other directions and probably won't sign up for the fight. Golovkin says he's in negotiations with four fighters for the eliminator, including top French prospect Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam. Forces may be conspiring against N'Jikan, however - despite not fighting last month, the WBO dropped him from 3rd to 8th in the rankings, behind a fighter he's already beaten. (Link in French)
Frank Warren hopes that veteran fighter Danny Williams will not go back on his promise to retire from boxing. Elsewhere this weekend, Nate Campbell said he will consider retirement, and Lou DiBella intimated that Paulie Malignaggi might retire as well.
Per the editorial, Khan won hearts and minds with a methodical but lethal attack on his WBA light-welterweight challenger. The article also mentions that Richard Schafer is considering a bout between Khan and Michael Katsidis for the end of July, before Ramadan starts.
Innocent Anyanwu, the Netherlands' best hope for a championship level fighter, was upset this past weekend, getting knocked out by Brazilian journeyman Antonio Joao Bento. Video of the knockout is included.
Vazquez - Marquez Trilogy to be re-aired | Showtime
Showtime will be airing the first fight on Monday at 10 p.m. Eastern, the second on Wednesday at 10 p.m. Eastern and the third on Friday at 10 p.m. Eastern, as well as the documentary about the trilogy on Monday at 11 and Saturday at 4. The link has a number of clips that lead up to the fight as well.