Francisco Salazar wants to showcase improved boxing ability against the most experienced opponent of his career, two-division titleholder JuanMa Lopez. The 2008 Mexican Olympian faces Lopez on the Showtime Pay Per View broadcast headlined by Canelo-Lara.
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.
Mexican star Canelo Alvarez and Cuban amateur standout Erislandy Lara spoke about the historic boxing traditions of their nations at the final press conference for their Showtime Pay Per View showdown on Saturday.
Pics of everyone on stage at the MGM Grand for the last time before Saturday’s card: Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara, Abner Mares, Juan Manuel Lopez … and Paulie Malignaggi on a beer bottle?
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s final press conference for the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara pay-per-view event that takes place on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Today’s presser begins at 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT and can be viewed at YouTube, Ustream and sports.sho.com/live.
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JuanMa Lopez, Tomoki Kameda, Mauricio Herrera, Johan Perez, and other fighters on Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara undercard shared their thoughts on the main event matchup and their own fights at Wednesday’s public workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Three days out from the big show in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara and the rest of the Showtime Pay-Per-View card at the MGM Grand met fans and shook it out for the cameras. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara arrived by limousine at the MGM Grand, along with combatant pairs Abner Mares-Jonathan Oquendo, Juan Manuel Lopez-Francisco Vargas and Johan Perez-Mauricio Herrera, for Saturday’s Showtime PPV card. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Canelo Alvarez re-asserted his belief that he faces more difficult opponents than the sport’s top two draws, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, during a conference call in advance of his clash with Erislandy Lara.
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin visted Canelo Alvarez’s San Diego training camp to talk about the Mexican star’s July 12 pay-per-view showdown with Erislandy Lara. “Lara is the best at 154 pounds right now,” Alvarez said. “That’s why I want to fight him.”
Oscar De La Hoya broke down the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara matchup for RingTV at Alvarez’s recent media workout and the Golden Boy Promotions President also gave his thoughts on the July 12 “Honor & Glory” PPV undercard.
Although Canelo Alvarez agreed to fight Erislandy Lara in a July 12 Showtime Pay Per View headliner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Lara gives him little credit for taking the fight and says he’ll outclass the Mexican star.
Canelo Alvarez vowed to silence what he considers to be a trash-talking Erislandy Lara when they meet on July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The Mexican star also weighed in on the potential Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch, hoping it’s not as dirty as the first bout.
That’s Canelo’s “serious face” on THE RING Magazine’s cover — and it better be. The August 2014 edition delves into what’s at stake for Alvarez as he goes into his battle with the very dangerous Erislandy Lara on July 12. In two words: his future.
Miguel Cotto “looked sensational” stopping Sergio Martinez, according to Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who would like to match Cotto against Canelo Alvarez should the young Mexican star get beyond a July 12 clash with Erislandy Lara.