Saul “Canelo” Alvarez claimed the WBO light heavyweight title when he knocked out Sergey Kovalev at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. He spoke about what the win meant to him after his victory.
UFC 244 and Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev presented by DAZN were set to air on the same date at the same time. The start of boxing’s main event at the MGM Grand was delayed until the UFC’s fight between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz ended.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez knocked out Sergey Kovalev at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 2 to become a four-division boxing champion. The Review-Journal’s Sam Gordon recapped the action following the fight.
After a brief scare, Sergey Kovalev made weight for the WBO Light Heavyweight title fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Nov. 2. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Brock Lesnar, a former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE star, and former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, will get a rematch of their 2010 UFC title bout when they face off in the WWE ring at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, Oct. 31.Boxing’s lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will clash with WWE star Braun Strowman at the event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas-based fighter and WBC welterweight champion Shawn Porter will face undefeated IBF champion Errol Spence Jr. on Saturday, September 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Porter held an open workout ahead of the bout to discuss the challenge in facing “The Truth”.
Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury went the distance and took home a unanimous decision win over Otto Wallin despite getting cut over his right eye in the third round at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Less than three months after finishing Tom Schwarz in the ring, Tyson Fury will defend his lineal heavyweight championship against the undefeated Otto Wallin on Saturday, Sept. 14 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Here are some highlights from their weigh-in at the MGM Grand on Friday.
Heavyweight boxers Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin will battle collide in the main event of a fight card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sep. 14. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The 40-year-old boxer, Manny Pacquiao, claimed the WBA welterweight championship belt when he defeated Keith Thurman by split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night.