Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.
Gabriel Rosado says Gennady Golovkin’s Grant brand gloves had less cushion across the knuckle area than the ones he wore during his seventh-round stoppage loss to Golovkin in January.
Saul Alvarez ended Shane Mosley’s run of 21 straight victories over rivals of Mexican descent when they fought last May, and now he is looking to for a similar, if not, more impressive result against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Once thought to be a budding star in the sport, Andre Berto has evolved – or rather devolved – into TV-friendly all-action brawler. However, should Berto – who was stopped by Jesus Soto Karass on Saturday, his third punishing loss in his last four bouts – continue boxing? He probably will.
“By far,” stated Oscar De La Hoya, when asked if the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez who will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Sept. 14 is better than he was when he fought Mayweather six years ago.
Saul Alvarez says he’s focused on his 154-pound title unification bout with Austin Trout on April 20, but he also says wants to headline a big show on Sept. 14 even if it competes with Floyd Mayweather’s planned pay-per-view date.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants to defeat Josesito Lopez on Sept. 15, challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eventually face countryman and WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto generated $94 million in pay per view revenue.
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez won a unamimous decision over Shane Mosley, ending his streak of 21 victories over fighters of Mexican decent.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez on Shane Mosley: “I’ve never faced anybody like him.”