Canelo Alvarez spoke to the boxing media about his sharp performance against Alfredo Angulo during the post-fight press conference. Angulo’s trainer Virgil Hunter talked about the controversial 10th-round stoppage.
Alfredo Angulo remained defiant nearly 24 hours after Saturday night’s 10th-round stoppage loss to Canelo Alvarez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas during an exclusive interview with RingTV.com on Sunday.
Referee Tony Weeks told RingTV.com he has “absolutely no reservations” about stopping the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo fight in the 10th round in order to spare Angulo from being seriously hurt.
It was billed as a battle but what fans mostly saw was a one-sided beating as Canelo Alvarez thoroughly dominated countryman Alfredo Angulo en route to a 10th-round stoppage.
RingTV.com will have a live, round-by-round blog of tonight’s junior middleweight bout between Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Check here for updates once the card begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
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.