Canelo and GGG are ready for their close-up

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — It was a scene straight out of a WWE production where completed storylines don’t have time for reflection and examination and the next match is always more important than the last one. Minutes after thoroughly dissecting Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. through 12 rounds and claiming a unanimous decision Saturday, Canelo Alvarez […]

Canelo, GGG announce fight set for Sept. 16

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — The biggest fight in boxing is on, and fans do not have to wait five years for it, like they did for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to finally meet. Sure, it took time, but unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez — perhaps boxing’s biggest star — will […]

Castellanos scores upset TKO win over Gamboa

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Robinson Castellanos is no stranger to pulling an upset and he did it again, outclassing and stopping Yuriorkis Gamboa in the seventh round of their lightweight bout Friday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena — on the eve of the big fight of the weekend, Saturday night’s Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar […]

Canelo outclasses Chavez Jr.; sets date vs. GGG

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Mexican supremacy goes to Canelo Alvarez, whose battle for national pride against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Cinco de Mayo weekend turned out to be an annihilation of the highest order. After all three judges scored it a shutout for him, 120-108 — as did — Alvarez, WWE-style, announced in […]

Esparza wins historic 3-minute-round bout

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Flyweight Marlen Esparza, who claimed a bronze medal for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics but remained an amateur for the next four years, cruised to a unanimous decision win against Samantha Salazar on Saturday night on the Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. undercard at T-Mobile Arena. Esparza, who […]