Retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather hinted at a possible comeback Saturday — but not in the ring. He said in an interview with Showtime that he’s spoken with his team about fighting in an MMA bout.
The cases of Canelo Alvarez and Conor McGregor connect in a way that those who will ultimately decide their fates are well aware of the financial jackpots both represent.
Jarrett Hurd and Erislandy Lara will meet Saturday in a junior middleweight title unification bout that will headline a Showtime-televised tripleheader at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel.
Unlikely champion Caleb Truax will make his first title defense Saturday against James DeGale in the co-main event of a Showtime-televised card at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel.
Gennady Golovkin has a backup plan to fight on May 5 in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Athletic Commission is seeking a one-year suspension that won’t allow Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to fight anywhere in the United States. He twice tested positive for the banned substance Clenbuterol in February.
Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will fight Saturday on a Showtime-televised main event in front of 70,000-plus fans at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
The fate of the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch won’t be determined until April 10, but MGM Resorts International is already prepared for a canceled fight.
Boxing superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission, executive director Bob Bennett said in a statement Friday.