Can Alvarez end Mayweather’s dominance of Mexican fighters?

03
Sep

Can Alvarez end Mayweather’s dominance of Mexican fighters?

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.

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22
Aug

First episode of All-Access: Mayweather-Canelo debuts Saturday

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.

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13
Aug

Doctor: Chavez withdrew to avoid father’s mistake

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s decision to not to face Brian Vera after suffering a cut during sparring was apparently motivated in part by his father’s 1996 bout against Oscar De La Hoya, which he lost by fourth-round knockout after a sparring wound over his left eye opened early and bled profusely.

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13
Aug

Chavez Jr.’s cut postpones Vera fight

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. apparently suffered a cut over his right eye during sparring, which will force the postponement of his Sept. 7 super middleweight bout with Brian Vera.

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12
Aug

Lem’s latest: Bradley-Marquez, Alvarado-Provodnikov, Pacquiao-Rios tourney?

The upcoming bouts in October veaturing Juan Manuel Marquez versus Tim Bradley and Mike Alvarado against Ruslan Provodnikov, followed by the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight in November, could lead to a round robin between the welterweights and 140 pounders.

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01
Aug

Trout calls Cotto-Rodriguez ‘a tossup’

Austin Trout is the last man to defeat both Miguel Cotto and Delvin Rodriguez, but he cann’t decide which of his two former foes will be victorious when they meet on Oct. 5.

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29
Jul

Andrade: ‘I will be crowned champion’ versus Martirosyan

Demetrius Andrade on fellow unbeaten 154-pound contender Vanes Martirosyan, who he fights on Sept. 7: “I was a 2008 Olympian and he made it in 2004. I will show him that if I was around in 2003 and 2004, he would not have made the team.”

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26
Jul

Martirosyan-Andrade on Sept. 7 Chavez-Vera card

Junior middleweights Vanes Martirosyan and Demetrius Andrade, both undefeated, will fight for the WBO’s vacant title underneath the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Brian Vera main event in Los Angeles.

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23
Jul

Rodriguez ‘ready for war’ versus Cotto

Delvin Rodriguez on his fight with Miguel Cotto: “I’ve got to take advantage of this situation because this fight might be my last opportunity to fight such a big fight like this.”

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18
Jul

Lem’s latest: Soto Karass ‘ready to die in ring’ vs. Berto

Jesus Soto Karass on his fight with Andre Berto: “The bottom line is that I want to win. Yes, I’m going to give a great performance, like I always do. I’m ready to die in the ring like every Mexican.”

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