HBO has had a down year after making budget cuts to the boxing schedule. HBO is trying to salvage the year with three fights most boxing fans want to see after Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s injury opened up the network’s pockets.
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Junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has a broken right thumb that will keep him out of the ring for the rest of the year.
Top Rank’s stable of talented fighters just got better. On Monday, the Las Vegas-based company signed Irish boxer Michael Conlan, who made waves at the Rio Olympics for raising his middle fingers at judges after a controversial loss.
Ishe Smith turned back the clock to defeat Frank Galarza by majority decision in a junior middleweight bout Friday at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
This will be the first time since 2010, and only the second time since 2002, that the marquee fight of Mexican Independence Weekend won’t be in Las Vegas. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez faces Liam Smith on Saturday in Arlington, Texas.
Ishe Smith returns to the ring Friday to face Frank Galarza in the main event of a Mayweather Promotions card at the Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Sergey Kovalev’s matchup against Andre Ward is the biggest boxing match of 2016, but Kovalev won’t let the fight sell itself. The Russian wants everyone to know how good the Nov. 19 bout is at T-Mobile Arena.
Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin fought again on the same day Saturday, but this time the top two pound-for-pound fighters were on different continents.
Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook open a boxing doubleheader Saturday from the O2 Arena in London. Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez faces Carlos Cuadras in L.A. for the night bout.
The Knockout Night at the D series returns to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on Friday, and four Las Vegas boxers are scheduled to compete at the outdoor venue.