Unbeaten Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz has signed a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions and Dade Promotions.
During the Saturday debut of All-Access: Mayweather-Canelo on Showtime, Floyd Mayweather claims that Canelo Alvarez mimics his style. Alvarez, meanwhile, reveals that he was called “freckles” and “cheese head,” by other children growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang “La Bamba” during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.
Gary Russell, Oscar De La Hoya, Andre Ward, Howard Davis and Antonio Tarver are among the former Olympians who reflected on their professional debuts.