A day prior to their 12-round catchweight bout on Saturday night, Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. both made the 164.5-pound limit by eight ounces.
Tags: 164.5-pounds, Alvarez-Chavez, boxing, Canelo Alvarez, Canelo-Chavez, catchweight, Chavez-Alvarez, Chavez-Canelo, David Lemieux, Emmanuel Taylor, HBO Pay-Per-View, JoJo Diaz, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Las Vegas, Lucas Matthysse, Manuel Avila, Marcos Reyes, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Nevada, Saul Alvarez, T-Mobile Arena, weigh-in
‘Showtime Championship Boxing’ brought the thrills to boxing’s faithful with a stacked card, featuring Leo Santa Cruz-Carl Frampton II in its main event.
Tags: Alfonso Olvera, Carl Frampton, David Benavidez, Dejan Zlaticanin, Demond Brock, Garcia-Zlaticanin, Ivan Redkach, Josh Taylor, Las Vegas, Leo Santa Cruz, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Michael Baca II, Mikey Garcia, Nevada, results, Ringstar Sports, Santa Cruz-Frampton II, Sherali Mamajonov, Showtime Championship Boxing, Showtime Extreme, WBA featherweight title, WBC lightweight title
On Saturday night, undefeated super middleweight contender David Benavidez will face Sherali Mamajonov at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, David Benavidez, January 28, Jose Benavidez Jr., Jose Benavidez Sr., MGM Grand Garden Arena, Sampson Lewkowicz, Sherali Mamajonov
Though not promotionally signed, unbeaten lightweight Mikey Garcia and Ringstar Sports CEO Richard Schaefer are looking forward to working with one another.
Tags: Dejan Zlaticanin, HBO, Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Michael Baca II, Mikey Garcia, Nevada, Richard Schaefer, Ringstar Sports, showtime, Top Rank Promotions, WBC lightweight titlist
Not content to simply be a winner in the ring, WBC/WBO junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford hopes to inspire his hometown youth out of the ring.
Tags: Bill Tibbs, Brian McIntyre, Crawford-Postol, Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Nebraska, Nevada, Omaha, Terence Crawford, Viktor Postol, WBC/WBO junior welterweight titles
Was unified junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford exciting in defeating Viktor Postol? Maybe not. Did he get the job done with authority? Totally.
Tags: al haymon, Bob Arum, Boxing Don Dinkins, BoxingScene.com, Crawford-Postol, HBO Pay-Per-View, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Oscar Valdez, Premier Boxing Champions, Radio Rahim, steve kim, Terence Crawford, Top Rank Promotions, Viktor Postol, WBC/WBO junior welterweight titles
On Saturday night, WBO junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford met WBC counterpart Viktor Postol in a bout for divisional supremacy.
Tags: Christon Edwards, Crawford-Postol, Edward Williams, Francisco Santana, George Tahdooahnippah, German Villasenor, Hakim Bryant, HBO Pay-Per-View, IK Yang, Jose Benavidez Jr., Las Vegas, Leonardo Zappavigna, Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Michael Baca II, Nevada, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Oscar Valdez, results, Ryota Murata, Stanyslav Skorokhod, Steve Nelson, Terence Crawford, Tim Meeks, Tommy Karpency, Top Rank Promotions, vacant THE RING magazine junior welterweight championship, Viktor Postol, WBC junior welterweight title, WBO junior welterweight title
Now that unbeaten Gilberto Ramirez has made history as the first major super middleweight titlist, what’s next for ‘Zurdo’? Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Arthur Abraham, Bill Tibbs, Gilberto Ramirez, Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, Ramirez-Abraham, Top Rank Promotions, WBO super middleweight title
So now that Manny Pacquiao has beaten Tim Bradley a third time last Saturday, did we really see the last of him? Steve Kim reports.
Tags: "Prince" Charles Martin, Anthony Joshua, Arthur Abraham, Bob Arum, Charles Martin, Eddie Hearn, Evgeny Gradovich, Freddie Roach, Gilberto Ramirez, IBF heavyweight title, Jose Ramirez, Joshua-Martin, Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao, Manny Perez, Matchroom Boxing, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, Oscar Valdez, Pacquiao-Bradley III, Ramirez-Abraham, steve kim, Teddy Atlas, Terence Crawford, Tim Bradley, Timothy Bradley, Top Rank Promotions, Viktor Postol, WBO super middleweight title
“The Excellence of Execution” himself, the Bret Hart of boxing writers, Carlos Acevedo is back with another highlight reel known as “The Square Jungle.”
Tags: #NoTrumpCard, Andre Ward, Bob Arum, Bradley-Pacquiao III, Carl Frampton, carlos acevedo, Donald Trump, drawbacks, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Frampton-Quigg, Guillermo Rigondeaux, HBO Pay-Per-View, IBF junior featherweight title, Las Vegas, Leo Santa Cruz, Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather-Pacquiao, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, Pacquiao-Bradley III, PBC, Premier Boxing Champions, Santa Cruz-Frampton, Scott Quigg, Sergey Kovalev, showtime, Sullivan Barrera, the square jungle, Tim Bradley, Top Rank Promotions, Ward-Barrera, WBA, WBA featherweight title
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
Michael Conlan hits Chi-Town
Milan Melindo enjoys new role but prefers normality
Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.: The proving ground
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