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.
When Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs shared the stage Friday at T-Mobile Arena — where both made the 160-pound weight limit — the bad blood finally started to boil.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s title fight Saturday against Daniel Jacobs is generating plenty of action at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
Daniel Jacobs didn’t dare dream of a middleweight unification title fight in Las Vegas against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Not after being diagnosed with a rare cancer in May 2011.
The world’s two best middleweight boxers had their final news conference Wednesday ahead of their title fight — and boasted varying levels of bravado before they vie for supremacy.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs made their grand arrivals Tuesday, thereby initiating the week of festivities ahead of their middleweight unification title fight Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.