Canelo: I expect Liam Smith to be very powerful

Liam Smith, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez - Former two-division world champion Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) today hosted a media workout at the House of Boxing in San Diego ahead of his clash with WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) on Mexican Independence Day Weekend on September 17 at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas.

Former two-division world champion Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) today hosted a media workout at the House of Boxing in San Diego ahead of his clash with WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) on Mexican Independence Day Weekend on September 17 at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas.

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Video: A quick glance at Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook

Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will face welterweight Kell Brook on Sept 10 in what is being billed as a middleweight championship bout. This upcoming fight has a lot of boxing fans talking, many of them passionately. The debate largely centers around whether or not Brook – a largely unproven welterweight trinket holder – is worthy of facing the middleweight powerhouse better known to most as “Triple G”.

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Promising Las Vegas, Nevada Prospect: Jeremy Nichols

- Jeremy “J Flash” Nichols (5-0, 2 KOs) looks to keep his undefeated record in tact when he steps into the ring on September 9th against unbeaten Steve Belmontes (2-0) in a four round bout at the downtown Las Vegas Event Center. This will be Nichols’ sixth fight within a year and his second consecutive bout against an undefeated fighter, as he looks to make a name for himself in the welterweight division.

Jeremy “J Flash” Nichols (5-0, 2 KOs) looks to keep his undefeated record in tact when he steps into the ring on September 9th against unbeaten Steve Belmontes (2-0) in a four round bout at the downtown Las Vegas Event Center. This will be Nichols’ sixth fight within a year and his second consecutive bout against an undefeated fighter, as he looks to make a name for himself in the welterweight division.

“I am excited for my upcoming fight against Belmontes,” said Nichols. “I have had a really good training camp and I expect to end this bout via a knockout.”

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Ryan Martin – Fermin De Los Santos on 9/9

Ryan Martin - Top Undefeated Lightweight Prospect Ryan “Blue Chip” Martin, (15-0, 9KO’s) will make his triumphant return to The Fabulous Forum on Saturday, September 10 to battle Mexico City’s Fermin “El Seda” De Los Santos, (28-15-2, 18KO’s), in an eight round clash on the non-televised undercard of the WBC Super Flyweight World Championship between Consensus #1 Pound-For-Pound Fighter in the World, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (45-0-0, 38KO’s) and defending undefeated world champion Carlos “Principe” Cuadras, (35-0-0, 27KO’s).

Top Undefeated Lightweight Prospect Ryan “Blue Chip” Martin, (15-0, 9KO’s) will make his triumphant return to The Fabulous Forum on Saturday, September 10 to battle Mexico City’s Fermin “El Seda” De Los Santos, (28-15-2, 18KO’s), in an eight round clash on the non-televised undercard of the WBC Super Flyweight World Championship between Consensus #1 Pound-For-Pound Fighter in the World, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (45-0-0, 38KO’s) and defending undefeated world champion Carlos “Principe” Cuadras, (35-0-0, 27KO’s).

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Golden Boy Promotions will be celebrating its one year partnership with Estrellla TV

Golden Boy Promotions will be celebrating its one year partnership with Estrellla TV’s Boxeo Estelar on the September 2 installment of LA FIGHT CLUBfrom the historic Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles featuring a classic Mexico vs. Puerto Rico fight between middleweight contenders Antonio “La

Joya” Gutierrez (20-2-1, 9 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico and Manati, Puerto Rico’s Jorge Melendez (28-6-1, 26 KOs). As LA’s boxing aficionados come together for the upcoming boxing event to kickoff Labor Day weekend, Golden Boy Promotions has taken a look back to at some top fight moments held on Boxeo Estelar, a pl
ace where fans can expect the best action-packed battles and where the next generation of boxing stars are born.

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Don King – Stiverne vs Povetkin “Before End of Year”

Alexander Povetkin - The top two ranked heavyweights by the World Boxing Council (WBC), No. 1 Alexander Povetkin and No. 2 Bermane Stiverne, have recently been ordered to fight for the interim WBC heavyweight title.  The winner will become the interim champion and will defend the title until champion Deontay Wilder, is ready to come back from the injuries sustained in July.

The top two ranked heavyweights by the World Boxing Council (WBC), No. 1 Alexander Povetkin and No. 2 Bermane Stiverne, have recently been ordered to fight for the interim WBC heavyweight title. The winner will become the interim champion and will defend the title until champion Deontay Wilder, is ready to come back from the injuries sustained in July.

“I would like to thank Don King and the honorable Mauricio Sulaiman of the WBC for giving me this opportunity to fight for the heavyweight title once again,” said Stiverne. “For the betterment of boxing in general, and the heavyweight division in particular, I plan to knock Povetkin out and bring this title to America. Then I will get my revenge against Wilder, when he is ready.”

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Harper Ready To Step Out Of Comfort Zone

Tewksbury’s British Challenge and International Challenge Champion, Adam Harper, says he is ready to step out of his comfort zone writes Daniel Briggs.

The unbeaten middleweight fighter, whose day job is as a school teacher, has never fought outside of his home county of Gloucestershire.

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Road To Canelo/Smith Debuts Saturday, September 10 on HBO

Liam Smith, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez - HBO Sports, widely acclaimed for its innovative boxing programming, takes an in-depth look at one of boxing’s brightest superstars as he prepares to challenge a 154-pound champion from the UK at one of the world’s most spectacular arenas when ROAD TO CANELO/SMITH debuts SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 (12:45-1:00 a.m. ET/PT).

HBO Sports, widely acclaimed for its innovative boxing programming, takes an in-depth look at one of boxing’s brightest superstars as he prepares to challenge a 154-pound champion from the UK at one of the world’s most spectacular arenas when ROAD TO CANELO/SMITH debuts SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 (12:45-1:00 a.m. ET/PT).

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 11 (11:30 a.m., 3:15 a.m.), 12 (1:25 p.m., 1:45 a.m.), 13 (6:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m.), 14 (10:00 a.m., 10:30 p.m.), 15 (4:00 p.m.), 16 (1:10 a.m.) and 17 (5:45 p.m.)

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