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Canelo vs. Lara: Full fight purses for the Showtime PPV card

Credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME With just two days until the big Showtime pay-per-view showdown between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara there’s not much more to do other than fight. With that being said all the fighters not only want to win but they also want to get paid in the process and Wednesday the purses for all the fighters on the card were revealed. Below is a...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Showtime offering huge slate of Canelo vs. Lara coverage, including classic fights all week

Showtime is offering a huge slate of coverage for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara pay-per-view, showcasing classic fights all week long leading up to the fight, and tons of other coverage as well. Nearly a week's worth of live and taped programming will be available on Showtime, On Demand, on mobile devices via SHOWTIME ANYTIME®, and on the premium network's website...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara results & round by round updates

Canelo vs. Lara Round by Round Results: On Saturday, July 12th, fight fans will finally get to see how the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara fight plays out. Headlining a Showtime pay-per-view event from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, two of the top fighters at 154 lbs. square off in this highly anticipated showdown. Right here is your place to be all evening...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

JuanMa Lopez, Francisco Vargas, Mauricio Herrera, Johan Perez quotes

On the undercard of July's Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara pay-per-view, two of the match-ups include Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas, and Mauricio Herrera vs. Johan Perez. Check out all the pre-fight quotes from these four fighters. Mauricio Herrera Hello. I want to say thank you, Oscar. And I want to say thank you to all Golden Boy Promotions, and thank you for giving...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Countdown: Canelo vs. Lara show to air on Fox Sports starting July 2

In preparation for what will be a match-up of two of the best three junior middleweights in the world Canelo Alvarez and slick Cuban star Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara, "Countdown to Canelo vs. Lara" is set to premiere on television. This primetime special 30-minute preview show will air on various FOX Sports platforms beginning next Wednesday, July 2 and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Lara Full Undercard Revealed

The hottest fight of the summer of 2014 deserves a sizzling undercard, and Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME PPV are pleased to announce the three bouts that will support the main event featuring Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the co-main event, former three-division world champion Abner Mares returns to face...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Canelo vs. Lara undercard includes return of Abner Mares, JuanMa Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas

Golden Boy has announced the three bouts that will support the main event featuring Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the co-main event, former three-division world champion Abner Mares returns to face Puerto Rico's Jonathan Oquendo in a 10-round featherweight bout. In the SHOWTIME PPV opening bout, Johan Perez...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Lara Puerto Rico press tour photos & quotes, JuanMa Lopez to face Francisco Vargas

The Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara press tour continued in Puerto Rico, making the 4th and final stop of the whirlwind tour. Also announced is that Juan Manuel Lopez will fight on the card, taking on highly touted prospect Francisco Vargas. Check out all the quotes and photos here. CANELO ALVAREZ "Thank you all. Yesterday we arrived and the reception we got showed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos/Quotes: Canelo/Lara Final Press Stop In Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO - La Isla Bonita played host to the final stop on the Canelo Alvarado vs. Erislandy Lara press tour to promote their upcoming July 12th clash on showtime PPV. While Canelo reiterated his commitment to hard work Lara discussed the brotherhood between Puerto Rico and Cuba. Joining them on the dais, along with their respective teams, Puerto Rican JuanMa Lopez and Mexico’s...
Via BadCulture
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo weigh in video and face off

Full weights from Las Vegas: *Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Alfredo Angulo 154.5 WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz 122 vs. Cristian Mijares 122 Jorge Linares 134.5 vs. Nihito Arakawa 134.5 Sergio Thompson 135 vs. Ricardo Alvarez 135 Will Tomlinson 130 vs Jerry Belmontes 129 Francisco Vargas 130 vs Abner Cotto 130 Joseph Diaz 124 vs Jovany Fuentes 122 Keandre Gibson 143 vs Antonio...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Figueroa injured, Sergio Thompson to face Ricardo Alvarez plus full Canelo-Angulo undercard details

Jorge "Niño de Oro" Linares (35-3, 23 KOs) and Nihito Arakawa (24-3-1, 16 KOs) has been elevated to open the Toe to Toe Showtime pay-per-view this Saturday. The 10-round match was promoted to PPV status after an injury to Omar Figueroa forced the cancellation of his fight  against Ricardo Alvarez. The undefeated Figueroa injured his left hand during training last Friday...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikey Garcia gets a unanimous decision victory over Burgos in New York

Full results from NY: Mikey Garcia def. Juan Carlos Burgos via UD (118-110, 118-110, 119-109) Bryant Jennings def. Artur Szpilka via TKO in R10 Seanie Monaghan def. Matt Vanda via TKO in R1 due to injury Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo def. Lauro Alcantar via KO in R1 Jesse Hart def. Derrick Findley via UD (60-54X3) Julian Rodriguez def. Neyeine Muang via KO in R1 Alberto Machado...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ringside results from NYC: Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos, Jennings vs. Szpilka

Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, HBO presented a doubleheader showcasing the undefeated Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos, and a clash of undefeated heavyweights, with Bryant Jennings vs. Artur Szpilka. ProBoxing-Fans.com was on hand to cover the fights and all of the undercard action. Check out the complete results right here. Garcia vs. Burgos Results - Jennings vs. Szpilka...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Carlos Burgos- face off and weigh in video

Full weights from New York: Mikey Garcia 129.2 vs. Juan Carlos Burgos 129 (WBO jr lightweight title) Bryant Jennings 225 vs. Artur Szpilka 223.6 Seanie Monaghan 174 vs. Matt Vanda 173.2 Felix Verdejo 134.6 vs. Lauro Alcantar 135.2 Jesse Hart 169 vs. Derrick Findley 168.2 Alberto Machado 126.6 vs. Nuwan Jayakody 125.8 Francisco Vargas 149 vs. Eligio Lopez 146.4 Julian Rodriguez 141...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Prospect of the year award

Who was the best prospect in boxing in 2013? It's easy to get down on the current state of boxing. But when you look at the future of the sport, and some of the young fighters on their way up through the ranks, you'll see that there's actually plenty to be eager and excited about. Which prospect is the best of the whole bunch, though? 2013 Prospect of the Year: Vasyl...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Marcos Maidana, Adrien Broner, Josesito Lopez And Sam ...

Who knew that Disney movies had such badass characters? Maybe they could make an animated movie about Marcos Maidana. It could be called “The Ballad Of El Chino.” I’d watch, but I guess it might scare the children. Apart from The Ballad Of El Chino (AKA his welterweight fight with Adrien Broner), there’s a fair bit going on this week. The undercard of that fight has a...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden Boy Live Closes on 12/13 With Josesito Lopez

INDIO, CALIF. (Nov. 20) – The Golden Boy Live! series on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes has consistently delivered top-notch matchups since its launch in August and it will wrap 2013 up with a bang on Friday, Dec. 13 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The special edition features the return of welterweight world title contender Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez...
Via BadCulture
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Josesito Lopez vs. Mike Arnaoutis on Golden Boy Live Dec 13 at Fantasy Springs

Francisco Vargas vs. Jerry Belmontes in Co-Feature: The Golden Boy Live! series will wrap 2013 up with a bang on Friday, Dec. 13 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The special edition features the return of welterweight world title contender Josesito "Riverside Rocky" Lopez against "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis, and in the co-feature bout, the NABF/WBO...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner Makes Alot Of Noise During ShoBox Interview

Speaking after he just stable mate Brandon Bennett lose to Francisco Vargas in a 10 round junior lightweight bout, Adrien Broner was “kind” enough to take a few minutes to speak with Showtime Boxing analyst Steve Farhood during Friday night’s latest edition of the ShoBox: The Next Generation telecast. Broner would use the interview to reiterate everything he has been tweeting...
Via Overtime
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder Sickeningly Knocks Out Siarhei Liakhovich

Beforehand, most people expected heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder taking on faded ex-contender Siarhei Liakhovich on ShoBox would be ugly. I was in the minority: Wilder still was living up to his name as a wild, raw, untested fighter, and Liakhovich's recent losses were against good competition, so I thought it was a worthwhile step up, maybe even too much of one. I was...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jose Aguiniga withdraws from Vargas fight due to severe dehydration

Hose Aguiniga was forced to withdraw from his fight tomorrow night against Francisco Vargas at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after he was rushed to the hospital this afternoon after collapsing in the gym apparently suffering from severe dehydration. The previously scheduled eight-round welterweight clash between Antonio Orozco and Jose Reynoso has been increased to a ten-round fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Undefeateds Vargas & Aquiniga clash on May 3 in Vegas, kicking off Cinco de Mayo weekend

Kicking off the Cinco de Mayo celebration and a weekend of legendary boxing, all eyes will be on the battle waged between unbeaten contenders Francisco Vargas and Jose Aguiniga when they collide at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, May 3 for the vacant NABF Super Featherweight title. On the eve of the world-recognized event Mayweather vs. Guerrero, the 10-round championship...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Matthysse stops Dallas in 1st round

Lucas Matthysse stopped Mike Dallas Jr. with a devastating straight right hand at 2:36 of the first round Saturday night in his first defense of the WBC interim super lightweight championship. Neither fighter had done much damage when Matthysse slipped a punch and landed a short right hand that sent Dallas face-first into the canvas at the Hard Rock Hotel. Matthysse flashed a big...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Matthysse-Dallas, Aydin-Soto Karass weigh-in results, photos, video

All the boxers competing on Showtime tomorrow, Saturday, January 26, made weight Friday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The always-exciting, hard-hitting WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse (32-2, 30 KO’s), of Trelew, Argentina, will defend against confident, upset-minded Mike “The Silent Assassin” Dallas Jr. (19-2-1, 8 KOs), of Bakersfield...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Matthysse vs. Dallas final presser photos & quotes

President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya and the fighters participating in Saturday's first Showtime Boxing telecast of 2013 participated in a final press conference Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. One of the most-feared punchers in boxing, WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse will defend his title against dangerous Mike...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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