Twenty-two-year-old Steve Geffrard is looking to turn pro, after nine years in the amateur ranks. The Boca Raton, Florida, resident has inked a deal with Golden Boy Promotions and is looking at his debut in March.
Pro boxing returns to Boston’s Causeway Street next weekend with a local match-up between Danny O’Connor and Derek Silveira in a ten-round showdown. For the full story in the Boston Globe, click here.
Former WBC flyweight champion Malcolm Tunacao, of the Philippines, will go after a second title on April 8 in Tokyo, when he takes on Japan’s Shinsuke Yamanaka.
Heavyweight Manuel Charr will defend his WBC Silver International belt on February 22 in Galati, Romania against Yakup Saglam.