A second class-action lawsuit has been filed against Manny Pacquiao and his promoters by a plaintiff who claims the public was misled by not knowing about Pacquiao’s shoulder injury prior to his May 2 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
James Kirkland spoke at length with RingTV.com about his anticipated showdown with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The relentless pressure fighter says he’s motivated and more focused than ever to make the most of his opportunity. The fight will be televised on HBO in the U.S.
Unbeaten prospect Manuel Avila ends a near nine-month hiatus against Erik Ruiz on Thursday in the main event of an LA Fight Club show at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes will televise the fight. Learn more about the Northern California junior featherweight in this week’s New Faces.
Junior welterweight Frankie Gomez, featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. and heavyweight Taishan — all of whom fight on the May 9 Canelo-Kirkland card — hosted a workout along with fighters from the May 7 “LA Fight Club” event.
HBO Sports will air “24/7 Canelo/Kirkland” on Tuesday, May 5, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The one episode, 30-minute special examining the May 9 junior middleweight fight between former champ Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland will air multiple times throughout the week, HBO announced on Monday.
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Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. caused the Filipino superstar to drop a notch or two in THE RING’s welterweight rankings and in the magazine’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10.
Amir Khan believes he can bring Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s career to an inglorious end, by inflicting a first defeat on the American superstar. The British welterweight contender also says Manny Pacquiao is a potential opponent but he first must face Chris Algieri on May 29.