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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez

Canelo-Angulo undercard looking kind of thin

For Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's first pay-per-view head-lining fight against Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) on March 8th, Golden Boy Promotions is in the process of stacking the undercard with generally smaller fighters that the casual boxing fans will have a hard time recognizing. This is probably not the wisest move for Golden Boy and Canelo do because the Canelo vs. Angulo fight is hardly a PPV quality [...]

Angulo: I’m the first true 154 lb. fighter Canelo will have faced

One of the knocks on former WBA/WBC light middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) is that he's been matched up with mostly welterweights or former welterweights by Golden Boy Promotions since he moved up to the 154 lb. division in 2010. In Canelo's 11 fights at junior middleweight, he's only fought 3 actual junior middleweights who had been fighting at that weight for most of [...]

Schaefer not worried about Canelo-Angulo doing poorly on PPV

While many boxing fans are openly grumbling about the March 8th Showtime card headlined by Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) vs. Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) being on Showtime pay-per-view given that both guys are coming off of losses, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer isn't worried at all that the fight will bring in poor PPV numbers. Schaefer thinks it'll do okay because of the [...]

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo signed for March 8th on Showtime PPV

Former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) and Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) have both signed for their March 8th fight a the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The contracts were inked today and the fight is all set for Showtime pay-per-view. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is confident that it'll be a PPV success due to the 23-year-old Canelo's huge [...]

Canelo to battle Alfredo Angulo on March 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) will be playing it safe for his next fight by taking a confidence builder fight against Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) on March 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mexican news site Esto has broken the story about this match-up. The Canelo-Angulo fight is expected to be a pay-per-view bout on Showtime. It's going to be interesting to see how much this [...]

10 Fights to Make in 2014

Boxing fans with realistic expectations cannot have been too disappointed with what 2013. Long reigning and highly regarded champions fought some of the toughest opposition available to them, whilst we also saw much anticipated rematches and some fifty-fifty clashes between up-and-comers that created new stars. And what for 2014? Roman Gonzalez, Floyd Mayweather, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Wladimir [...]

Canelo could select next opponent this week

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's) is expected to select his next opponent for his March 8th fight date this week. The fight will be pay-per-view, so whoever it is, it's going to be a fight that the boxing public will be expected to pay to see. That's not a big deal because Canelo's fights are frequently exciting affairs with tons of action. What's not exciting is the list opponents that Canelo [...]

Cotto receives $10 million offer to fight Canelo from Golden Boy

Miguel Cotto (31-4, 31 KO's) may have lost two out of his last three fights but that's not stopping Golden Boy Promotions from offering him huge money to fight their young star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO's). Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer met with Cotto this week at Golden Boy headquarters and offered Cotto more than $10 million for him to fight the 23-year-old Canelo. Schaefer also mentioned [...]

Canelo to fight on March 8th on PPV

Former WBA light middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1 30 KO's) said earlier today that he plans on fighting three times in 2014 with all three fights being on pay-per-view. Canelo will be fighting on on the following dates: March 8th, July 26th and November 22nd. His promoter Richard Schaefer says he plans on seeing if he can arrange a fight between Canelo and Miguel Cotto or Sergio [...]

Canelo Alvarez Is Happier Than Ever With Golden Boy Promotions, The Leading Boxing Promoter In The World

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 4, 2013) -- Canelo Alvarez, former super welterweight world champion and one of the most popular boxers in modern history, confirmed his loyalty and commitment to Golden Boy Promotions, the leading boxing promoter in the world. "I am very happy with Golden Boy Promotions," said Canelo today. "I'm scheduled to travel next week to Los Angeles to meet with Richard Schaefer and [...]

Video: All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo: Epilogue – Full Episode 5 – SHOWTIME Boxing

The record-setting showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez lasted exactly 36 minutes. But those 12 suspenseful rounds only tell a portion of drama that unfolded in the historic SHOWTIME PPV® event. Showtime Sports takes you behind the scenes with intimate and never-before-seen footage from Mayweather vs. Canelo fight night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLSDe2Kizf4 [...]

“The One” Sets All-Time Money PPV Record

NEW YORK (Sept. 19, 2013) — Last Saturday’s blockbuster boxing event — THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO — ranked as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time, with nearly $150 million in U.S. pay-per-view revenue reported to date. The news was announced today by Showtime Networks Inc., a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS), in conjunction with event promoters Mayweather Promotions [...]