Las Vegas boxing promoter Bob Arum is back in the heavyweight business with Tyson Fury, a British fighter possessing a large stature and an even larger personality.
Last weekend was not the finest for the time-honored sports of horse racing, baseball and boxing, although the heavyweight division finally may be on the upswing.
It is Keith Thruman’s first pay-per-view fight despite being 29-0 with 22 knockouts.
Pacquiao has won titles in eight weight classes and has 61 wins in 70 fights.
Deontay Wilder emphatically got back into the win column Saturday night, knocking out Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering right hand in the first round to defend his heavyweight title.
“The Knights are going to be better next year,” Westgate sportsbook manager Ed Salmons said. “The Knights are going to be loaded for the next five to 10 years.”
You’re not beating the A side — especially when it’s Saúl Canelo Alvarez — by taking off the middle rounds of a mega-middleweight fight that unified three championship belts in the division, but that’s what Jacobs did and he rightly paid for it.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez scored a unanimous decision victory over Daniel Jacobs to unify the world middleweight boxing titles Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.
Joseph Diaz Jr., Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Lamont Roach Jr. all won their respective fights on the undercard Saturday night.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is ready to test his talent again Saturday at T-Mobile Arena against Daniel Jacobs with the unified middleweight world championship on the line.