LAS VEGAS, NV – May 8, 2016 – “Showtime” Shawn Porter is hitting New York City next week in advance of his June 25 “SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS” fight presented by Premier Boxing Champions live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Porter will be fighting for the WBA Welterweight Championship against current titleholder Keith Thurman. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar defending his title against former … Read Article
One big fight ends, another even bigger fight starts being made. The fight we all want, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin, should, and actually could, happen later this year. This fight, a guaranteed blockbuster, has been in the works for months now, but for one reason or another (the critics pointing Canlo’s way as far as these reasons for it not happening) it has not been agreed upon quite yet.… Read Article
The devastating punch Mexican star Saul Canelo Alvarez knocked out Amir Khan with last night in Las Vegas was a stark reminder of how dangerous the sport of boxing is and of how brave the fighters have to be. Khan was left flat on his back from the right hand of the year, disturbingly motionless for agonising seconds and it was if reality had returned with a brutal thud. Nothing mattered now apart from Khan’s … Read Article
All eyes were on the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 7 asWBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Álvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) successfully defended his titles in a brilliant performance with a vicious knockout of former two-time world champion Amir “King” Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) in the sixth of 12 scheduled rounds.
In the beginning, Khan’s speed proved to be tricky for Canelo, as he unleashed his famous ‘punches in … Read Article
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez KO 6 Amir Khan – Canelo Alvarez: “He is a fast fighter, and I knew things would be complicated in beginning, but I knew they would come to my favor as the fight went on. People have known me only for my power. I have many more qualities in the ring and I showed that. I think people saw more of me tonight. Someone that comes in to box gives you more … Read Article
Watch Live! Canelo vs. Khan Preliminary Undercards: Saturday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT… Read Article
Forget the fact that it is THE biggest and most sought after fight in all of boxing today, and forget the fact that the WBC have mandated the fight; Mexican star Saul Alvarez is seemingly asking feared puncher Gennady Golovkin to prove himself worthy of a shot at him! Speaking with Lance Pugmire of The LA Times, Canelo said the following:
“He needs to work his way up, he needs to earn his shot. … Read Article
Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Amir Khan 155
David Lemieux 160 vs. Glen Tapia 159.5
Frankie Gomez 146 vs. Mauricio Herrera 145.5
Patrick Teixeira 159 vs. Curtis Stevens 160
Diego De La Hoya 122 vs. Rocco Santomauro 121
Jason Quigley 160 vs. James De la Rosa 162… Read Article
LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2016) – Once again on the cutting edge of technology, media and sports, Golden Boy Promotions will bring its fans Canelo vs. Khan via Live via the Internet. The company will stream the May 7th mega-fight between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan live at 9 PM EST and 6PM PT.
As the world’s leading boxing, sports and entertainment company, Golden Boy Promotions specializes in … Read Article
Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez faces Amir Khan for the lineal middleweight title at Canelo’s made-up weight class of 155 pounds. The Cinco de Mayo matchup will be broadcasted by HBO PPV live from the brand new T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout’s original purpose was to help drum-up interest while building to a September PPV blockbuster on Mexican Independence weekend.
Now it looks as if fans will have to suffer through a marinating … Read Article