Teddy Atlas unloaded on the sanctioning organizations and Levi Martinez’s 117-111 scorecard for Canelo Alvarez, and reiterated why the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka fight shouldn’t be for a world title. The outspoken ESPN commentator also gave his thoughts on Alvarez-Lara and the Chris Algieri-Manny Pacquiao fight.
Canelo Alvarez was fortunate to emerge victorious and Erislandy Lara was frustrated by a controversial decision but both took a step forward.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s controversial split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara, and give their two cents on how they scored the fight and what might be next for both junior middleweight contenders in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Canelo Alvarez met the boxing media at the post-fight press conference for his split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “He said he would take me to school,” Alvarez said. “Nobody wants to go to that school.”
Erislandy Lara and his trainer Ronnie Shields stated their case to the boxing media for why the split-decision loss against Canelo Alvarez should have gone their way at the post-fight press conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer gives his post-fight thoughts and analysis on Canelo Alvarez’s spilt decision over Erislandy Lara, who believed that he deserved the nod (along with some media and fans) after the Showtime PPV event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Canelo Alvarez scored a split decision against Erislandy Lara in a difficult tactical 12-round fight but the debate on who should have won their showdown at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas raged on long after the fight was over.
Canelo Alvarez defeated Erislandy Lara by a split decision Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Pics from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand as the fighters in tomorrow night’s Showtime Pay Per View Card, headlined by Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara, stepped on the scale. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Fans share their thoughts and questions on Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara showdown, Terence Crawford, Pacquiao-Algieri and the Cold War, the best fighters ever from Mexico, Cuba and Ireland, and other subjects in this week’s “special” evening edition of the Friday mailbag.
RingTV.com Editor Doug Fischer breaks down Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight in 20 key categories and predicts a winner.
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?