Found July 11, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
For a couple hours, it looked like maybe Golden Boy Promotions would beat Main Events to one of the big four networks after all, and the vehicle was to be the back of that freckled, red-headed Mexican kewpie doll Canelo Alvarez. ESPN's Dan Rafael quoted unnamed sources saying Alvarez-Josesito Lopez was "likely" to be on CBS Sept. 15, months ahead of NBC's date with Main Events, but then a subsequent version of the story backtracked and said, no, it's going to be on Showtime.Where to start? Alvarez would be as good a fighter as any to feature in boxing's long-awaited return to network TV, given his popularity, a basically exciting style and a level of talent that is a point of dispute in the boxing world but that could eventually prove legit. The match-up itself is bad, the result of multiple opponents falling through; there's been a Spinal Tap drummer-like procession of combusting Alvarez foes for this Sept. 15 date. Lopez is as honest a pug as there is...
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