Tyson Fury still plans to be in action this Saturday in Manchester, England, despite the shock cancelation of his heavyweight title eliminator against Dereck Chisora.
Photos from Macau, China, of Zou Shiming, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Brian Viloria, Gilberto Ramirez and others before tomorrow’s “Champions of Gold” card at Cotai Arena.
Fighters in Saturday’s “Champions of Gold” card, headlined by Zou Shiming in a 10-rounder against Luis De La Rosa, arrive at the Venetian Macao resort. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
A trio of Top Rank fighters preparing for Saturday’s card in Macau: junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, Chinese phenom Zou Shiming and rising contender Gilberto Ramirez. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was defiant at today’s New York press conference to kick off the publicity for Mayweather-Maidana II, saying once again he’s up against the critics and any perception that his opponent scored in the first fight was because he’s a dirty fighter.
British cruiserweights Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly are headed for a sequel to their memorable 175-pound encounter, won by Cleverly three years ago, after posting convincing victories over Julio Cesar Dos Santos and Alejandro Valori, respectively, in Liverpool on Saturday night. Full undercard report included.
Erislandy Lara, who faces Canelo Alvarez tonight in Las Vegas, was part of an influx of Cuban amateur stars who left their homeland and brought their talents to the professional ranks.
Pics from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand as the fighters in tomorrow night’s Showtime Pay Per View Card, headlined by Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara, stepped on the scale. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Mauricio Herrera was on what many thought was the short end of the stick in March against Danny Garcia, but he says it’s behind him and on Saturday he’ll get back in the elite mix at 140.
Pics of everyone on stage at the MGM Grand for the last time before Saturday’s card: Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara, Abner Mares, Juan Manuel Lopez … and Paulie Malignaggi on a beer bottle?
Action shots from Las Vegas, where Alfonso Gomez and Joseph Diaz both won by unanimous decisions over their respective opponents, Ed Paredes and Ramiro Robles, and Diego De La Hoya won by a fifth-round TKO of Miguel Tamayo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Three days out from the big show in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara and the rest of the Showtime Pay-Per-View card at the MGM Grand met fans and shook it out for the cameras. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Tony Bellew said he’s feeling energized and dangerous going into his second fight at cruiserweight, against Julio Cesar Dos Santos on July 12, and also added a few kind words about He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.