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The championship belt was barely strapped around Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's waist when the world demanded to know if he was willing to fight Gennady Golovkin.
This wasn't like the fable. The old lion might have given up a good 15 pounds to his opponent, and his limbs might not have been as they once were, but he wasn't gasping on the ground about to expire. He fought in a most beautiful manner.
Nonito Donaire insists he's a changed fighter and a changed man. For the sake of his boxing future, he had better be.
Canelo Alvarez started quick and finished quicker, which is why he left Mandalay Bay as the World Boxing Council middleweight champion Saturday night.
On May 2, the fight boxing fans had been demanding for years finally took place and it was a big dud. Saturday night, the sport gets a chance to redeem itself with consumers who believe $69.99 is worth their money and Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto are worth their time.
Gilberto Ramirez kept his end of the bargain. Now he waits to see if Arthur Abraham holds up his end.
After eight back-and-forth rounds, Diego De La Hoya won by unanimous decision over Giovanni Delgado in the main event presented by Golden Boy at Hard Rock Casino's The Joint. The three judges scored it the same in favor of De La Hoya, 79-73.
If Friday's weigh-in is any indication, Canelo Alvarez will have a decided advantage with the fans who attend Saturday's sold-out fight between Alvarez and Miguel Cotto at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
You can begin and end your research with the latest pound-for-pound boxing rankings, the ones that include just one fighter among the Top 10 representing Golden Boy Promotions.
When is a loss a good thing for a boxer?When it's early in your career and it's to the best fighter of your generation and you learn from the mistakes you made.
Nothing would please Gevorg Khatchikian more than to see Gilberto Ramirez overlook him in Friday night's 10-round super middleweight fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
At first, Freddie Roach thought someone was pulling a prank on him. It was early in the summer of 2013. His cellphone rang, and he took the call. At the other end was veteran middleweight Miguel Cotto.
Despite Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s long-running war of words with Ronda Rousey, the unbeaten boxer (49-0) declined to join the chorus of social media catcalls directed at the former UFC bantamweight champion following her stunning loss Saturday to Holly Holm.
When Miguel Cotto enters the ring at Mandalay Bay Saturday against Canelo Alvarez, it will be without his World Boxing Council middleweight championship belt.
For an industry that has endured a lot of criticism and skepticism from boxing fans everywhere, the promoters and network producing Saturday's pay-per-view fight between Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto at Mandalay Bay on HBO PPV are optimistic the event will be a success — inside and outside the ring.
There's a title shot looming for super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez. But first things first.
Bermane Stiverne wasn't expecting perfection Saturday in his first fight as the former World Boxing Council world heavyweight champion.
Bermane Stiverne was fortunate he only lost his World Boxing Council heavyweight title to Deontay Wilder on Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand Garden. He nearly lost his life.
He's only 25, but if there's one thing Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has learned in the 11 years he has been in boxing, it's don't say too much. And if you have to talk, don't say anything that may rile your opponent.
Friday's boxing card at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center has been canceled, the Nevada Athletic Commission officials said Tuesday.
In the nearly two years he has served on the Nevada Athletic Commission, Anthony Marnell III has kept his public comments to a minimum.
Maybe there's something to this Timothy Bradley-Teddy Atlas relationship after all.
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