Rapper 50 Cent tried his hand at boxing promotion, and it seems, may have thrown in the towel. The man born Curtis Jackson filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.read more
The junior middleweight shootout between Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland on May 9, brought in a stunning number of viewers on HBO World Championship Boxing with an average viewership of 2,146,000 for the live, first-time airing on HBO and peaked at 2,296,000 viewers, the network announced on Tuesday.read more
Despite rumors of retirement from the side of former super middleweight titlist Carl Froch, can former undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins help make one last, big fight for both of them?read more
Fans from around world the share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s sensational KO of James Kirkland, predict how the young Mexican star would do against Miguel Cotto and Gennady Golovkin, and also share their mythical matchups and opinions on the McDonnell-Kameda and Figueroa-Burns fights in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!read more
After the letdown of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao event, the thrilling manner in which Canelo Alvarez finished Saturday’s shootout with James Kirkland was, to borrow Mexico’s language a few days after its Cinco de Mayo holiday, ┬íPerfecto!read more
Tonight Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland meet in a 155-pound catchweight at Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas. Find out how 20 boxing insiders believe the anticipated fight, which will be televised live on HBO at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, will play out.read more
In front of an overflow crowd inside an atrium at Minute Maid Park, Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 knockouts) and James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) both weighed in at 154.5 pounds, half a pound within the contracted weight of 155 pounds, for their fight on Saturday at the ballpark.read more
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