UFC president Dana White said a deal with Conor McGregor for a boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be finalized Sunday, clearing the way to talk with Mayweather’s side.
While promoter Kathy Duva and boxer Sergey Kovalev waited for Andre Ward’s signature to make the rematch official, she was looking at other options to force the light heavyweight champion to sign.
Cisco Aguilar has been awarded a Bosch Foundation Fellowship and will spend a year overseas studying corporate-sports marketing partnerships.
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) is a minus-160 favorite over Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs), the plus 140 underdog, in their Sept. 16 middleweight title fight.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez versus Gennady “GGG” Golovkin finally has a date, but no venue yet. Las Vegas is the favorite to land the big fight.
Golden Boy Promotions sure knows how to throw a party when one is needed most, surpassing even the best Cinco De Mayo weekend festivities imaginable by announcing that the one fight fans have waited years for is finally official.
The showdown between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was supposed to be the latest chapter in the All-Mexican ring wars. Instead, the announced crowd of 20,510 at T-Mobile Arena got a glorified tuneup match on Saturday.
Professional boxers posed for photos and autographed gloves for supporters at the Box Fan Expo on Saturday at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Robinson Castellanos recorded a corner stoppage against Yuriorkis Gamboa during the Golden Boy on ESPN main event Friday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The main event at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday was made official when Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez each stepped on the scale at 164 pounds.