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Canelo & Kirkland Make Weight; Soto vs Gomez CANCELLED

HOUSTON — Main event combatants Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland both made weight for Saturday night’s showdown weighing in at 154.5 pounds respectively. Fans looking for the co-main event featuring Humberto Soto vs Frankie Gomez will be disappointed as the bout has been cancelled. At today’s weigh-in, Frankie Gomez tipped the scales at a whopping 147.5 pounds. The bout,...
Via BadCulture
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland weigh-in results & photos

Gomez vs. Soto is Cancelled: Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland weighed in today for their fight at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, tomorrow night on HBO World Championship Boxing. Meanwhile, the planned co-feature to the fight has been cancelled. Frankie Gomez failed to make weight and couldn’t go any lower, and his bout against Humberto Soto was called, so Gomez vs. Soto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland final presser photos, videos & quotes

Canelo Alvarez and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland hosted the final press conference in Houston on Thursday, May 7 ahead of their showdown on May 9 at Minute Maid Park and live on HBO World Championship Boxing. Other fighters on the Canelo vs. Kirkland undercard in attendance at Thursday’s press conference included co-main event fighter Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo & Kirkland workout photos, quotes & videos; plus full 24/7 Canelo-Kirkland episode video

Canelo Alvarez and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland hosted a media workout in Houston on Wednesday in advance of their highly anticipated clash. Hundreds of fans came out to the stadium to watch their favorites get in the ring ahead of Saturday’s mega-fight. CANELO ALVAREZ “I am ready to fight tomorrow if needed. I feel excited that the fight is nearly here. “Kirkland...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing preview: Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland

In one of the most-anticipated events on the action-packed HBO Boxing calendar, one of the brightest stars in the sport meets one of his fiercest challenges when Canelo Alvarez faces James Kirkland, with a co-feature of Humberto Soto vs. Frankie Gomez, this Saturday at 9pm from Minute Maid Park in Houston. Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) of Jalisco, Mexico and James Kirkland (32...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Humberto Soto & Frankie Gomez discuss this weekend’s clash; co-feature to Canelo-Kirkland

Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, and Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (18-0, 13 KOs) hosted a conference call on Tuesday to discuss their upcoming bout on May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Soto vs. Gomez will be the televised co-main event for Canelo vs. Kirkland live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. HUMBERTO...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Gomez: After Humberto Soto, I’m ready for Danny Garcia

Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez met with the medai on Thursday, April 2 at The Belasco Theater, to discuss his upcoming bout against Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto, which will serve as the co-main event for Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland on May 9 at Minute Maid Park, Houston. FRANKIE GOMEZ, Super Lightweight Contender: “I would like to thank Golden Boy Promotions and HBO for giving...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Gomez steps up vs. Humberto Soto on May 9 Canelo-Kirkland card

On Saturday, May 9,  Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, will take on one of boxing’s most prized prospects, East Los Angeles native, Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez as the televised co-main event of the highly anticipated Canelo vs. Kirkland at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. “The addition of Frankie ‘Pitbull’ Gomez and Humberto ‘La Zorrita’...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ashley Theophane training camp notes: Wants Lamont Peterson, Zab Judah or Humberto Soto in 2015

Ashley “Treasure” Theophane (36-6, 11 KOs) returns to the ring on December 12th as part of the undercard on the Erislandy Lara vs. Ishe Smith bill. Theophane, now with Mayweather Promotions, was last out in August when he recorded a unanimous decision over Daniel Calzada. Here, he takes on Miguel Zuniga (12-5, 7 KOs). Theophane is currently is in the midst of a grueling training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Maidana II: Full Mayhem fight card results

Photo Credit: ESTHER LIN/SHOWTIME The highly aticipated rematch between pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana is finally upon us and Fight Hub is coming to you live form the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. There is a full televised fight card kicks off  tonight with John Molina taking on Humberto Soto on Showtime, Alfredo Angulo making his middleweight...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Maidana vs. Mayweather II Picks

  Last Event Winner: Ben Kohn/Nolan Howell (6-3) Lucas Bourdon: 9-4 .692 Ben Kohn: 120-55 .686 TC Engel: 83-46 .643 Josh Hall: 35-21 .625 Luke Irwin: 184-111 .624 Naomi Kamornick: 3-2 .600 Earl Montclair: 96-65 .596 Nolan Howell: 105-83 .559 Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455 WBC Welterweight Championship/WBA Super World Welterweight Championship: Floyd Mayweather (c) (46-0) vs. Marcos Maidana...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2 weigh in video

So we are one day away from the rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana as the two fighters stepped onto the scale today in Las Vegas. Both fighters looked in phenomenal shape though their face off was quiet different from the first time around as it ended a bit shorter than we would of liked to. See the full weigh in video below for both the main event and the undercard...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Maidana weigh-in results, photos & analysis

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2 Weigh-in: Floyd Mayweather, Marcos Maidana and all of the fighters from the Mayhem PPV undercard stepped on the scales this afternoon at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in front of thousands of screaming fans. There was a strong Mexican contingent in town for the festivities of Mexican Independence Day weekend, and to support all of the Mexican fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana weigh-in video

Mayweather vs. Maidana Weigh-in Results: The Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana weigh-in takes place live this Friday afternoon, at 6pm eastern on the east coast. Right here, you can watch the live stream of the Mayweather vs. Maidana weigh-in video to see how the fighters look as they step on the scale, and whether or not there's any controversy or any dust-ups between the two...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Maidana II: Full Mayhem undercard final press conference

The undercard press conference for Mayhem: Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Marcos Maidana II was held Thursday at the Hollywood Theatre inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Headlining the undercard as the co-main event is WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz who will be taking on Manuel Roman in a 12-round title bout. Also featured are Mayweather Promotions backed Mickey Bey...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayhem undercard press conference: Santa Cruz-Roman, Vazquez-Bey

Fighters on the televised undercard for "MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2" took center stage today at MGM Grand for the final press conference. Check out all the photos and quotes here. LEO SANTA CRUZ "I'm very happy to be on this big undercard. This is the biggest card I could possibly be on. "We trained really hard for this fight. It's the biggest fight of my life because...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayhem Undercard Final Press

LAS VEGAS, NV – Thursday afternoon at the MGM in Las Vegas, the Mayhem undercard participants gathered for one final “calm before the storm” gathering before Friday’s weigh-in and Saturday’s fight night. Moderating the event, Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions and Leonard Ellerbe of Mayweather Promotions. Keeping with the tone of the entire promotional campaign, no fireworks...
Via BadCulture
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

John Molina says he is going to make Humberto Soto bout ‘ugly’

After going 3-3 in his last six outings and coming off a knockout loss to Lucas Matthysse in what was a brutal bout in April, junior welterweight John Molina will look to nab a big win over former champion Humberto Soto on the undercard of the big “Mayhem” Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Marcos Maidana bout Saturday at the MGM Grand. Molina has power, made evident with 22 of his...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather & Maidana arrive in Vegas: Maidana – I have 12 more rounds to finish the job

"MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2" fight week is officially here as Floyd "Money" Mayweather, Marcos "El Chino" Maidana and all the fighters made their grand arrivals at a jam-packed lobby at MGM Grand on Monday. Check out the quotes and photos. FLOYD MAYWEATHER "It's all about excitement. Saturday is about giving the fans what they want to see. It could be round one...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Marcos Maidana Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule)

Wow, is it a pay-per-view week again? Time flies when you’re paying huge amounts to view sporting events of dubious quality. Not that there’s anything wrong with the main event rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana on Saturday, it’s just that the undercard is a load of bollocks. Though there are big names, they’re in fights that don’t figure to be competitive...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Marcos Maidana Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule)

Wow, is it a pay-per-view week again? Time flies when you’re paying huge amounts to view sporting events of dubious quality. Not that there’s anything wrong with the main event rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana on Saturday, it’s just that the undercard is a load of bollocks. Though there are big names, they’re in fights that don’t figure to be competitive...
Via Bloguin Best
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather v. Maidana 2: Live blog!

Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather will square off with Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana for the second time this year. The bout will be for Mayweather’s WBA (Super) WBC and The Ring welterweight titles. Their last fight was a close, back-and-forth affair and the rematch should be just as exciting. As always with big fights, we will be live-blogging...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Maidana, Santa Cruz, Vazquez & Molina workout photos, quotes

Marcos Maidana, Leo Santa Cruz, Miguel Vazquez, and John Molina participated in a workout session Tuesday at Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. Check out the photos and quotes from the session here. MARCOS MAIDANA "Looking back at my first fight, I think I can improve my punching accuracy, but my attack overall was very good and effective. I felt I surprised Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

((Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)  Dierry Jean defeated Mario Perez [R8 TKO] Arash Usmanee defeated Juan Ruiz [MD] Humberto Soto defeated Wilfrido Buelvas [UD] Jorge Arce defeated Jorge Lacierva [R8 TKO] Cyrus Washington lost to...
Via Undercard Superstar
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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