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All Access: Canelo vs. Lara epilogue show airs this Saturday, plus fight replay on Showtime

Last Saturday’s Showtime pay-per-view event headlined by Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara will re-air on Showtime this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET, immediately followed by the premiere of All Access: Canelo vs. Lara Epilogue. The Showtime premiere of Canelo vs. Lara will also include last Saturday’s thrilling showdown between Juan Manuel Lopez and Francisco Vargas, which featured...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

Luke Irwin: 1. Saul Alvarez: See below. 2. Erislandy Lara: I had it 117-114 for Lara, but I’m not outraged, I figured he would outbox Alvarez, but it’s not a robbery. He should have, and more importantly, COULD HAVE, done more. He was more concerned with making his defense and footwork look great than scoring with combos and good punches. It was there, he didn’t take it. 3...
Via Undercard Superstar
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Canelo vs. Lara results: Fight photos, video highlights, fighter quotes & more

Canelo Alvarez won a close split decision victory over Erislandy Lara in the Showtime pay-per-view main event in front at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Judge Jerry Roth scored it 115-113 for Lara, Dave Moretti 115-113 for Canelo and Levi Martinez 117-111 for Canelo. ProBoxing-Fans.com scored the fight 115-113 for Canelo. Canelo vs. Lara Photos Post...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Vs. Lara Results: Francisco Vargas Stops An Insane Juan Manuel Lopez

JuanMa Lopez just can’t help himself — if there’s a brawl to be had, he’ll walk right into it. Francisco Vargas escorted him there Saturday on the Showtime pay-per-view undercard of Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara, and to his everlasting credit and detriment, JuanMa said, “sure.” The fight was stopped between the 2nd and 3rd rounds. JuanMa has been a ton of fun for a long...
Via Bloguin Best
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Vs. Lara Results: Francisco Vargas Stops An Insane Juan Manuel Lopez

JuanMa Lopez just can’t help himself — if there’s a brawl to be had, he’ll walk right into it. Francisco Vargas escorted him there Saturday on the Showtime pay-per-view undercard of Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara, and to his everlasting credit and detriment, JuanMa said, “sure.” The fight was stopped between the 2nd and 3rd rounds. JuanMa has been a ton of fun for a long...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Canelo vs. Lara results here tonight

Follow Our Live Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Round by Round Blog Tonight Tonight's the night, and you've come to the right place to check out live coverage of the highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara results, with the fight headlining the Showtime PPV event from Las Vegas, Nevada. We're providing round by round coverage of the main event, and live...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Canelo vs. Lara’ weigh-in replay and results

If you’re looking for that big fight feel on a Saturday night look no further than Vegas, where the tradition will continue inside of the MGM Grand when Mexican prizefighting superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (43-1-1) takes on Cuban southpaw sensation Erislandy Lara (19-1-2). The Showtime PPV kicks off at 9 p.m. ET with a a Junior Welterweight bout between interim WBA ‘World’...
Via Fight Booth
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Lara Picks

Junior Middleweight Bout: Erislandy Lara (19-1-2) vs. Saul Alvarez (43-1-1) Luke Irwin: Gonna be some salty, salty folks after this one.  Lara is very, very underrated.  He’s only lost one fight and it was a scorecard so egregious that the judges were immediately suspended.  He’s fared better against mutal opponents, including a much better performance against Austin Trout...
Via Undercard Superstar
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislady Lara full weigh in & face off video

Well folks, the weigh between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara took place earlier today at The MGM Grand in what was a pro-Canelo crowd. Both fighters made the contracted weight of 155 lbs as we caught the sights and sounds of the weigh-in in full in this video below! Full weights from Las Vegas: Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Erislandy Lara 155 Abner Mares 126.5 vs. Jonathan Oquendo 126...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Lara weigh-in results, photos & analysis

Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Weights from Vegas: The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, played host to a packed crowd of thousands of fans for the official Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara weigh-ins this afternoon. Right here, you'll find all of the results and coverage from the action, including fighter weights for the entire card, photos of the weigh-in, analysis of what...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Canelo vs. Lara weigh-in live stream video

The official Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara weigh-in takes place this afternoon from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, in advance of tomorrow night's Showtime pay-per-view event. Right here, you can watch the Canelo vs. Lara weigh-ins live. The weigh-in will begin at 6 pm eastern on Friday afternoon, lasting until approximately 6:45 pm. Showtime Sports is providing a Canelo...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Final Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara pre-fight press conference

Two days before they enter the ring for “Honor & Glory: Canelo vs. Lara,” Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara and undercard fighters took part in the final press conference at the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand. Check out all of the photos and quotes from the final Canelo vs. Lara pre-fight press conference right here. Canelo Alvarez Quotes “This fight is important...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 09, 2014  |  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
July 04, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  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
June 25, 2014  |  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
June 19, 2014  |  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...
Via Fight Hub TV
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
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