Bank accounts will be a little fuller this weekend – some more than others – as the purse amounts for both HBO and Showtime cards have been announced.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.
Abner Mares still lives under the shadow of his first-round KO loss to Jhonny Gonzalez two fights ago, but the former three-division titleholder says he’s hungry to be the king again.
Victor Ortiz and Abner Mares spoke to RingTV about their comebacks and upcoming fights on Showtime’s Dec. 13 “Royal Battle” card in Las Vegas. Ortiz talked about working with new trainer Joel Diaz. Mares discussed reuniting with former trainer Clemete Medina.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
Abner Mares and Jermall Charlo have been added to a Showtime-televised quadrupleheader on Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya announced on Tuesday.
Though Abner Mares doesn’t know who he’ll face just yet on Dec. 13, he knows for sure that he wants to fight 122-pound titlist Leo Santa Cruz in 2015.
Former two-division titlist Devon Alexander will face former 140-pound beltholder Amir Khan on Dec. 13 and isn’t just predicting a win; he says he can stop Khan.
The Amir Khan-Devon Alexander topped Showtime trippleheader was officially announced by Golden Boy Promotions, which added former titleholders Abner Mares and Victor Ortiz to the stacked Dec. 13 show at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
As the saying goes, there’s no place like home. For former three-division titlist Abner Mares, home was former trainer Clemente Medina.
Golden Boy Promotions president and founder Oscar De La Hoya told RingTV.com that he’d like to match WBC 122-pound beltholder against three-division titleholder Abner Mares, as well as a welterweight showdown between Amir Khan and Robert Guerrero.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get details on Gennady Golovkin’s return date and Abner Mares’ injuries as result of an auto accident.
Intrepid interviewer Radio Rahim spoke to Bernard Hopkins, Paulie Malignaggi, Shawn Porter, Andre Berto and Abner Mares after the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight in Las Vegas. B-Hop, Malignaggi and Berto gave their thoughts on the Alvarez-Lara fight and scorecards.
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara weigh-in from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the site of their Saturday showdown. The weigh-in, which begins at 3:00 p.m. PT/6:00 p.m. ET, can be watched on YouTube, Ustream, and sports.sho.com/live.