Unbeaten WBO junior welterweight champ adds WBC prize
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The father-son duo of Jose “Chepo” Reynoso and Eddy Reynoso have been guiding Saul “Canelo” Alvarez since age 13. The 25-year-old Alvarez has 48 fights under his belt since turning pro at age 15.
Believe it or not, there was a time not long ago when boxing was buzzing in the mainstream media. A long-awaited showdown was billed as a megafight, it was bet like a Super Bowl at Las Vegas sports books, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. was the favorite and the villain.
Golden Boy Promotions will host a free boxing card Friday in which lightweight Petr Petrov meets Marvin Quintero in the 10-round main event for Quintero’s North American Boxing Federation title.
Amir Khan, a 5½-1 underdog Saturday against WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena, said he draws inspiration from Leicester City’s improbable run to the English Premier League title.
Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez will defend his WBC middleweight title Saturday on Cinco de Mayo weekend against Amir Khan in the main event of the first boxing card at the new T-Mobile Arena.
Stephen Espinoza of Showtime Sports sat with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday at the fight card that Mayweather’s company promoted in Washington, D.C., and said Mayweather didn’t seem eager to get back into the ring.
It wasn’t too long ago that Austin Trout had the crowd at Madison Square Garden on its feet as he traded punches with fan favorite Miguel Cotto in a thrilling 12th round.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. hinted at a possible return to the ring Saturday during the Showtime telecast of the Badou Jack-Lucian Bute title fight in Washington, D.C.
Liz Alvarez, a 30-year-old nurse and an MMA fighter, is undergoing her second year of assessments.
The WBA title fight between champion Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter on June 25 on Showtime on CBS is highly anticipated. And recently, Errol Spence Jr. called out Thurman to fight him.
Badou Jack, the WBC super middleweight champion who lives in Las Vegas, meets former champ Lucian Bute on Saturday in Washington, D.C., on a Showtime-televised card.
The Philippine president said Wednesday that Abu Sayyaf militants may have plotted to kill him and kidnap boxing star Manny Pacquiao, disclosing previously unknown details about an extremist group blamed for the beheading of a Canadian hostage.
WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman said he is injury-free after hurting his nexck in a February car accident in Florida which caused a postponment of his Mar 12 fight with Shawn Porter. The fight will now be held June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Showtime on CBS.
The Nevada Athletic Commission will require all licensed fighters in the Silver State, including professional boxers and mixed martial athletes, to undergo regular brain health testing, officials announced Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Gennady Golovkin connected on a monster right punch to knock out Dominic Wade in the second round and retain his WBA and IBF middleweight titles at the Forum in Inglewood, California.
The first time he competed at the Forum, Roman Gonzalez was just the little boxer with the perfect record and a hard nickname to pronounce. Fast forward a year later, Gonzalez returns to Inglewood still undefeated and the moniker “Chocolatito” rolls off fight fans’ tongues.
Undefeated Gennady Golovkin will be in action Saturday against unknown challenger Dominic Wade at the Forum in Inglewood, California, with Golovkin’s WBA and IBF titles on the line.
Canadian Lucian Bute faces WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack next Saturday in Washington, D.C., on a Showtime-televised card. Bute is coming off a loss to IBF champ James DeGale on Nov. 28.
Oscar De La Hoya, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, is excited about the May 7 WBC middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan at T-Mobile Arena.
South African Chris Van Heerden scored a 10-round majority decision over Canadian Steve Claggett in the main event of the boxing card Saturday at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Chris Van Heerden, a 28-year-old welterweight from South Africa, is looking to bounce back from his Sept. 11 knockout loss to rising star Errol Spence Jr. in Toronto.
Gennady Golovkin, the undefeated middleweight champion from Kazakhstan who faces Dominic Wade on April 23 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, signed a multi-year deal with Jordan Brand sportswear.