On Nov. 6, 1993, James “Fan Man” Miller crashed near the ring in his motorized paraglider during the seventh round of the Riddick Bowe-Evander Holyfield heavyweight championship fight at the Caesars Palace outdoor arena.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez defeated Gennady Golovkin by majority decision (115-113, 114-114, 115-113) to become the WBC/WBA middleweight champion Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.
The middleweight rematch became official for Saturday at T-Mobile Arena after the fighters made the 160-pound limit. Gennady Golovkin weighed 159.6 pounds and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 159.4.
Handicapper Kelly Stewart and The Linq Hotel sports book director John Lukasik join the Review-Journal’s Todd Dewey to preview Saturday night’s fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena.
The Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin face-off watch continues for another few days, with the next opportunity on Friday at the weigh-in. No promises have been made that a staredown will occur then.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will meet Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in a rematch of their middleweight fight last year that ended in a split draw.
The moment after ring announcer Michael Buffer revealed judge Adalaide Byrd’s 118-110 scorecard, the middleweight classic between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin became an afterthought.
Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia meet Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, for the vacant WBC welterweight title. The Showtime-televised event airs at 6 p.m.
Las Vegas could host Mikey Garcia-Errol Spence and Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury to end the year.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is back in San Diego training for his Sept. 15 rematch against Gennady Golovkin at T-Mobile Arena.