Could “retired” superstar Floyd Mayweather be set to return to the ring to face UFC star, the also “retired” Conor McGregor? The mega-match, dubbed “The Billion Dollar Fight,” is said to be on the verge of being announced soon, an unidentified “source close to Mayweather” has said. The story first broke in UK tabloid, The Sun, and since then a large number of publications have reported on the news. Twitter has also exploded, with many … 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
Dereck Chisora will likely earn himself a world title shot if he can defeat Kubrat Pulev in tomorrow’s European heavyweight title clash – possibly against IBF champ Anthony Joshua (Eddie Hearn says a victorious Chisora would be an option for Joshua). But can “Del Boy” become only the second man to defeat the tough, durable and experienced Pulev? One man who has his doubts is heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury.
Fury told Sky Sports he will … Read Article
One of the more interesting heavyweights out there, unbeaten Andy Ruiz Jr, has not yet seen his skills tested at the highest level; or anything approaching the highest level to be perfectly honest. This doesn’t mean Ruiz, 26-0(17) and hailing from California, cannot fight, he most certainly can. Possessing fast hands, power and, despite his bulky physical appearance, a good engine, the 26-year-old has impressed his share of fans and experts. We just don’t yet … Read Article
In a recent interview, British star, Amir Khan stated that should he defeat Saul “Canelo” Alvarez this Saturday night for the WBC Middleweight title that he would not rule out the possibility of facing Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin.
That’s a scary thought, far more scary than what might happen to him this weekend against an opponent who will outweigh him by a substantial margin come fight time. And what may be scarier than all possible … Read Article
The WBC middleweight title has been kidnapped for ransom. Back in 2014 Miguel Cotto, an outstanding welter/super welterweight, caught a huge break when he was chosen to relieve ailing warhorse Sergio Martinez from his middleweight title. It is not clear how he qualified for a title fight at middleweight without having ever fought in this weight classs. He had lost his super welterweight title to Austin Trout and after that fought and TKOed Delvin Rodriguez … Read Article
Odds courtesy of Bovada
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez -550 (2/11)
Amir Khan +375 (15/4)
Will the fight go the distance?
Yes (Fight goes the distance) +160 (8/5)
No (Fight does not go the distance) -240 (5/12)… Read Article