A few notes from around the boxing world:
Premier Boxing Champions finalized the undercard for the Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II show on April 30 (Fox, 8 p.m. ET) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The two most notable bouts are a pair of 10-rounders: 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha (17-0, 8 KOs) of Cleveland, taking on Mexico's Orlando Lora (30-6-2, 19 KOs) at junior middleweight; and a heavyweight fight between Gerald Washington (16-0-1, 11 KOs) of Vallejo, California, and former world title challenger Eddie Chambers (42-4, 23 KOs) of Philadelphia. Also, big puncher David Benavidez (13-0, 12 KOs) of Phoenix will face New York's Phillip Jackson (16-2, 15 KOs) in an eight-round light heavyweight fight.
Russian junior welterweight prospect Maxim Dadashev signed with Top Rank, the company announced. Dadashev (1-0, 1 KOs), 26, had more than 250 amateur fights and won multiple national tournaments in Russia, Top Rank said. "Maxim is an extremely strong, capable fighter who can adjust to any style," Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti said. "His amateur background and work ethic along with the team around him will take him a long way." Dadashev is trained by Robert Garcia and managed by Egis Klimas, whose best-known clients are unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko. Dadashev has his first fight under the deal May 14 at the Sportsman's Lodge in Studio City, California.
Golden Boy Promotions announced the signing of two prospects, junior welterweight David Mijares, 20, of Santa Monica, California, and junior featherweight Cesar Diaz, of Palmdale, California. Mijares was 57-12 record as an amateur, including three national PAL titles and a bronze medal in the 2015 USA National Championships. Diaz, 18, was 104-11 as an amateur and won several national amateur titles. "These two amateur talents are sure to make impressive professional debuts later this year, and I'm proud they chose Golden Boy as the promoter to guide them through the next phase of their careers," Golden Boy CEO Oscar De La Hoya said.