With the very first punch he threw, Canelo Alvarez made sure the boxing world knew he was over losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in September.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. has said it many times — he has earned the right to pick his opponent and where he wants to fight.
From the moment he left the ring, Canelo Alvarez has had to explain the beat-down he took from Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Sept. 14.
With junior middleweight champ Carlos Molina still jailed Friday and facing deportation, his fight against Jermall Charlo on the undercard at the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday was canceled.
It’s usually hard to predict what’s going to happen in boxing. But one thing is certain come Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden: The Alvarez brothers will leave the ring the same way they entered — without a championship belt.
Carlos Molina, 30, the International Boxing Federation junior middleweight champion, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Las Vegas police on a fugitive warrant. The warrant, issued in 2007, was for a parole violation for failing to register as a sex offender in Wisconsin.
He doesn’t show a lot of emotion when asked about it, but Alfredo Angulo clearly cherishes his freedom.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has decided to stay home for his May 3 welterweight title fight with Marcos Maidana.
For almost three years, Canelo Alvarez proudly wore the WBC junior middleweight belt. That belt now belongs to Floyd Mayweather Jr. But Alvarez doesn’t feel naked without a title and the fact he’s not fighting for a belt Saturday against Alfredo Angulo may be proof that titles are overrated.
Former world champion boxer Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver was arrested in Florida for issuing a bad check to a Las Vegas casino. The former Olympic bronze medal winner owed Wynn Las Vegas $200,000 in casino markers in 2012, court records show.