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De La Hoya: Canelo is on his way to becoming great

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) Without a knockdown and some very generous scoring for his last fight, WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) would have ended up losing his last fight to Austin Trout last April in San Antonio, Texas in their open scoring fight. As it was, Canelo won a fight that looked to be more of a draw than a victory in the minds [...]

The Pugilist KOrner: Abel Sanchez, Gabriel Rosado, Sergio Mora, Mickey Bey Jr, Willie Nelson, and Roman Morales

The Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present expert trainer Abel Sanchez, Junior Middleweight and Middleweight contender Gabriel Rosado, former WBC Junior Middleweight Champion Sergio Mora, Lightweight contender and former Olympian Mickey Bey Jr, Junior Middleweight contender Willie Nelson, and undefeated Super Bantamweight prospect Roman Morales on this week’s edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! [...]

Roach to train Povetkin for Wladimir fight

Trainer Freddie Roach will be taking over the reins to train WBA “regular” heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18 KO’s) for his October 5th fight against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51 KO’s), according to Steve Kim. Klitschko and Povetkin will be fighting in the 33-year-old Povetkin’s home country of Russia in Moscow at the Olimpiyskiy. Whether [...]

Mayweather and Canelo Invade Houston, TX!

The unprecedented Mayweather-Canelo Press Tour continued on 07/01/2013 with another pit stop in Texas’ largest city: Houston, TX. As early as 8:00 AM in the first July morning of the year, fans began to flock to Houston’s Minute Maid Park Union Station. Although not as big as Mexico City’s mind-boggling turnout of 30,000+ fans, fellow Houstonians were ready to give the two boxing superstars [...]

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin set for October 5, in Moscow

IBF/IBO Heavyweight Champion, WBO/WBA Heavyweight Super Champion and „The Ring Magazine“ World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will meet with WBA “regular” Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow (Russia) on October 5. After extended negotiations an agreement for one of the most eagerly awaited world boxing bouts between two Olympic and reigning [...]

Carl Froch vs. George Groves possible for late 2013

On Monday, the International Boxing Federation ordered IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (31-2, 22 KO’s) to start negotiations to defend his IBF title against mandatory challenger George Groves (19-0, 15 KO’s). The IBF gave a firm deadline by July 12th for Froch and Groves to come to an agreement for the fight unless he wants to lose his title by having it stripped from him. Froch’s [...]

Arthur Abraham returns to the ring – takes on Willbeforce Shihepo in Schwerin, Germany

(Photo Wende) Arthur Abraham (36-4, 28 KOs) begins his quest back to the top. Three months ago, the 33-year-old surprisingly lost his WBO Super-Middleweight Title to Robert Stieglitz. Now the prodigy of Coach Ulli Wegner returns on August 24. The former champion will fight it out for the vacant WBO Intercontinental Title against Willbeforce Shihepo (20-6, 15 KO´s) at the Sport- und Kongresshalle Schwerin. [...]

Mayweather vs. Canelo” Media Tour — It’s A Texas Two-Step

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS (July 1, 2013) – Fans remained the biggest winners as “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO” press tour continued Monday with two stops in Texas. In Houston, a couple hundred fans began lining up at 3:00 a.m. for a press conference that started at 1:00 p.m. By the time the press conference officially commenced at Union Station At Minute [...]

De La Hoya: Mayweather’s showing insecurity with catch-weight for Canelo fight

(Photo credit: Alma Montiel) Oscar De La Hoya doesn’t like the idea of Floyd Mayweather Jr. facing Golden Boy Promotions’ fighter WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at a catch-weight of 152 pounds instead of at the full weight for the junior middleweight division at 154. De La Hoya thinks Mayweather has some worry about the fight because otherwise he’d have agreed [...]

Tuesday’s Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez Press Conference In Phoenix Cancelled

PHOENIX (July 1, 2013) – In the wake of the devastating Arizona wildfire that killed 19 elite firefighters, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez boxing press conference scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2, at The Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix has been cancelled. The press conference, which was to be open to the public, was cancelled out of respect for the firefighters who lost [...]

Can Sergio Martinez handle Golovkin’s power?

This question has been asked dozens upon dozens of times after Golovkin’s performance against Macklin this pasty Saturday night. As a matter of fact, the potential of a Martinez vs. Golovkin fight has been circulating for some time now, elevating interest in that fight to as the discussions boiled. Boxing fans know what they want, and this was the fight that they believed would not only test Golovkin, [...]

Mayweather – Canelo press tour draws 30,000 fans in Mexico City

(Photo credit: Alma Montiel) MEXICO CITY (July 1, 2013) - "THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo" press tour continued on a beautiful summer Sunday in Mexico's capital city where local police estimated that 32,000 excitable fans turned out at Monumento de los Niños Heroes to greet pound-for-pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather and national hero Canelo Alvarez. Mexican television network Televisa covered [...]