A trio of televised boxing-related notes:
• If you missed last week's pay-per-view card that included Juan Manuel Marquez's lopsided decision victory against Sergey Fedchenko to win a vacant interim junior welterweight belt in Mexico City and the robbery of the year that saw lightweight Richard Abril get hosed against Brandon Rios (who failed to make weight) in a title bout in Las Vegas, you're in luck.
HBO Latino will replay both bouts on Saturday night (11 ET/PT). The commentary is in Spanish, as called by Mario Solis and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. There will also be replays on HBO Latino on Sunday (10:45 a.m., 5:10 p.m.), Monday (12:45 a.m.) and Tuesday (12:30 a.m.).
As it relates to Rios-Abril, Keith Kizer, the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, said Friday that Rios and Abril both passed their steroid and drug tests. Also, according to the commission, Rios-Abril generated a gate of $257,950 from 2,728 tickets sold at Mandalay Bay, with an additional 531 complimentary tickets handed out.
• There has been a little bit of a change in the lineup for the preliminary bouts that will air on Showtime Extreme on Saturday night (7 ET/PT) from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, prior to Showtime's world title doubleheader at 9:30 ET/PT featuring Abner Mares versus Eric Morel for a vacant junior featherweight belt and bantamweight titlist Anselmo Moreno defending against David De La Mora. Longtime super middleweight contender Librado Andrade (30-4, 23 KOs) still will face Rowland Bryant (15-1, 10 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round bout on Showtime Extreme. But added to the undercard broadcast is lightweight prospect Luis Ramos (21-0, 9 KOs), who will face veteran former title challenger Daniel Attah (26-9-1, 9 KOs) in a 10-round bout.
Time permitting, we may also see junior lightweight Antonio Escalante (25-4, 17 KOs) against Francisco Camacho (10-1, 3 KOs) in a scheduled eight-rounder and 2008 Mexican Olympian Francisco Vargas (9-0-1, 7 KOs) against Rafael Lora (11-7, 5 KOs) in a six- or eight-round junior lightweight fight.
• Thanks to Golden Boy's evolving output deal with Fox Deportes, American fight fans will be able to watch live coverage of the world title doubleheader from Cancun, Mexico on April 28, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer. The card, which also will air on major network Televisa in Mexico, includes featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez (51-7, 45 KOs) defending against former titlist Elio Rojas (23-1, 14 KOs) in the main event, with junior lightweight titlist Juan Carlos Salgado (24-1-1, 16 KOs) making a mandatory defense against Martin Honorio (32-6-1, 16 KOs) in the co-feature.