Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 4/23/13
Remember when Las Vegas hosted two separate fight cards at the same time, on the same night, promoted by rival companies and shown on rival networks? That occurred last September, when Sergio Martinez defended his belt against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, while down the road, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez met Josesito Lopez. Well, we may be headed to the exact same scenario once again, also during the popular Mexican Independence Day weekend. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Word from Keith Kizer, Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, is that Top Rank has requested the date of September 14 at the Thomas and Mack Center for the proposed Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Timothy Bradley fight, to be aired on HBO. The same date was also requested by Golden Boy, way back in December, for a Floyd Mayweather event at the MGM Grand. The event would be a Showtime Pay-Per-View, and it's no secret than Canelo Alvarez is the only horse in the race to land that date assuming the negotiations can be ha...
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