Daniel Ponce De Leon
Alvarez batters Lopez; Maidana smashes Soto-Karass, De Leon decisions Gonzalez; Santa Cruz destroys Morel!
(Photos: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME) LAS VEGAS (Sept. 16, 2012) – Canelo Alvarez knocked down Josesito Lopez three times en route to a dominating fifth round technical knockout defense of his World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Welterweight World Championship in front of a sold out crowd of 14,275 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday. Canelo headlined the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP [...]
(Photos: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME) By Rob Smith: In a positively sick mismatch that should have never been made in the first place, WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO's) absolutely annihilated welterweight Josesito Lopez (30-5, 18 KO's) by a 5th round TKO on Saturday night in one of Alvarez's easier title defenses at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez knocked [...]
(Photo: Casino/Showtime) US promotional giants Golden Boy provide an innovative incentive to the principals featuring on their triple world championship ‘Knockout Kings’ bash at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this evening. A $100,000 bonus is up for grabs for the fighter who executes what Showtime TV viewers deem to be the best kayo of the card. BoxNation viewers’ can catch the action live and [...]
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING FINAL WEIGHTS: CANELO ALVAREZ: 154 Pounds JOSESITO LOPEZ: 153 Pounds JHONNY GONZALEZ: 125 Pounds DANIEL PONCE DE LEON: 125 ½ Pounds MARCOS MAIDANA: 147 Pounds JESUS SOTO KARASS: 147 Pounds LEO SANTA CRUZ: 117 Pounds ERIC MOREL: 118 Pounds [...]
(Photo Credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, welterweight contender Jesus Soto Karass and former Two-Time World Champion Eric Morel pose on September 13, 2012 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada at the final press conference for their September 15, 2012 fights when Alvarez defends his title against Lopez, Gonzalez defends his title against De Leon, Maidana faces Soto [...]
Oscar De La Hoya It's a pleasure to be introducing to you Knockout Kings on Mexican Independence Day, which will be a quadruple header. The main event Canelo Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez and that will be for the WBC Super Welterweight title. It is my pleasure also to be announcing Daniel Ponce De Leon vs. Jhonny Gonzalez, which is for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Featherweight World Championship, [...]