Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo weighed in yesterday in front of their lively fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the site of their anticipated Showtime PPV headliner tonight.
Photos from the scales the day before ‘Toe to Toe’ at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo Alvarez, Alfredo Angulo and others weigh in.
Canelo Alvarez weighed in at 155 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his Saturday showdown with Alfredo Angulo, who weighed 154.5 pounds, inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena where the stacked Showtime PPV fight card will take place.
Alfredo Angulo has not had it easy in boxing or life but his hard road to the top is what makes him so tough and so likable to fight fans. It might enable him to upset Canelo Alvarez on Saturday.
Alfredo Angulo’s trainer, Virgil Hunter, said he’s got a feeling Saturday’s event will be more about what the fighters do in the ring than what is said in the corners, and implored the referee to “just let them go.”
Canelo Alvarez said the time for talking is over at the final press conference for his Saturday showdown with Alfredo Angulo. The Mexican star says he’s ready for Angulo and hopes to give fans an entertaining fight.
Canelo Alvarez, Alfredo Angulo and other combatants on the ‘Toe to Toe’ card squared off onstage for the last time before Saturday’s opening bell at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s final press conference for the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo pay-per-view event from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, site of the Saturday’s stacked card, starting at 1:00 p.m. PT/ 4:00 p.m. ET.
Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo have been respectful during the build up to their showdown on Saturday but a day after arriving to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the two began to talk about how they will win the fight. Both plan to do so with power punching.
Showtime will air the second episode of ‘All-Access: Canelo Vs. Angluo’ tonight on at 10 p.m. ET/PT in advance of the pay-per-view clash between former RING 154-pound champion Canelo Alvarez and junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo on March 8.
Canelo Alvarez took a break from camp for Saturday’s showdown with Alfredo Angulo to answer his fans’ questions about his training for “El Perro,” his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., fighting the Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto winner, sparring with Gennady Golovkin and more.
Showtime Sports will offer live streams of Thursday’s final press conference, Friday’s weigh-in and the Saturday preview show of the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo pay-per-view event via YouTube, Ustream and http://sports.sho.com/live.
Trainer Virgil Hunter acknowledges Canelo Alvarez’s skill and talent but also sees flaws that his fighter, Alfredo Angulo, can exploit this Saturday. Hunter says Angulo is ready to upset the odds – by knockout.
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Junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo revealed in an episode of All Access the importance of trainer Virgil Hunter beyond the work they do in the gym.
Canelo Alvarez says he knows Alfredo Angulo doesn’t like him during the first of three episodes of Showtime’s All-Access: Canelo Vs. Angluo, which premieres on Friday at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT in advance of their Showtime Pay Per View on March 8.
Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya called the junior middleweight fight between Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo a clash of “two Mexican warriors in the ring” during a media workout for Alvarez on Wednesday in San Diego.