Found August 27, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
That's Canelo Alvarez getting his romance novel cover on, from a still from Saturday's episode of All Access. The episode gave people plenty of things to laugh about and talk about besides Canelo's topless bareback adventure, which marks an improvement from the Showtime series' handling of Floyd Mayweather's last fight. We had Mayweather vocally hoping that the Mexican people wouldn't throw urine on him, as if urine-tossing is a national Mexican pasttime. We had Canelo kicking off the episode discussing his love of shoes, then working out later in a gym that had pit bulls stationed on a ledge for some reason. We had pictures of Canelo's childhood, where he was dressed up like some kind of cowboy/Raggedy Andy doll, followed by his mother wondering why he got in so many fights as a youth. We still had to put up with some Mayweather "I'm young, fly and flashy" rehearsed b.s., but at least it wasn't camera shot after camera shot after shot o...

Jhonny Gonzalez Upsets Abner Mares With Devasting 1st Round KO (Video)

Abner Mares came into this fight with everything in his favor. The crowd booed his opponent, Jhonny Gonzalez, from opening introductions and chehim loud loudly. Mares also boasted an undefeated record and was touted as one of Golden Boy’s next big stars. That all came to an end when the heavy handed veteran Gonzalez landed a perfectly placed left hand with only less than a minute...

In a shocking upset Johnny Gonzalez starches Abner Mares in the first round to become the WBC featherweight world champion

This loss should not affect Mares rise to stardom!

Video: Watch Jhonny Gonzalez KO Abner Mares; plus fight photos & fighter quotes

In a leading candidate for Upset of the Year – and possibly Knockout of the Year – former two-division world champion and one of the hardest hitters in the sport Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) registered a stunning first-round knockout over previously unbeaten Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KO’s) Saturday on Showtime before 7,686 loud and enthusiastic fans at StubHub Center in...

Jhonny Gonzalez talks his decision to use the left hook instead of boxing in knocking out Abner Mares

It was a shocking main event last night at The Stub Hub Center as veteran hard punching Jhonny Gonzalez reclaimed his WBC featherweight title by knocking out friend Abner Mares in the first round of their Showtime main event. Both fighter had practically not even warmed up as Gonzalez landed a perfect left hook in the final minute of the first stanza. Mares, showing true heart and...

Rankings updates: Mares vs. Gonzalez, Santa Cruz vs. Terrazas, Pulev vs. Thompson

Boxing fans got more than we bargained for last weekend, with the likely Upset of the Year, as Jhonny Gonzalez flattened Abner Mares in Round 1, the emergence of the latest hopeful threat to the Klitschkos in Kubrat Pulev, and the continued ascent of the undefeated Leo Santa Cruz. Well, all of that means it's rankings update time, and we've gone back to the top 10 at Super...

TQBR Radio 8/27: Jhonny Gonzalez Vs. Abner Mares Recap With William Dettloff

(Katy Perry as a boxer at the MTV VMA's, probably inspired by listening to TQBR Radio; photo credit: WENN) Enough of that pseudo-musical nonsense. You come here for boxing. We may be due for a really crappy weekend of fighting, but don't tell the boxing gods that. Two supposedly ho-hum weekends in a row turned into inspiring ones -- depending on who you were rooting...
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