Mauricio Herrera was on what many thought was the short end of the stick in March against Danny Garcia, but he says it’s behind him and on Saturday he’ll get back in the elite mix at 140.
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.
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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the full rundown on what to expect this Saturday in a stacked card supporting the junior middleweight main event between Saul Alvarez and Erislandy Lara.
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.
After being ringside for Marcos Maidana’s unanimous decision over Adrien Broner last Saturday, Paul Spadafora said, “I think that I could beat Maidana. I think I could do well against both of those guys. I’m not talking s–t, I’m just telling you what I think just from being right there.”
Paul Spadafora talks to the media after his first loss in 50 pro bouts. The 38-year-old former lightweight titleholder dropped a majority decision to Johan Perez. “He had an awkward rhythm,” said Spadafora, who suffered a bad cut over his left eye and an injured left elbow, “but I fought my heart out.”
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios would love to face Mike Alvarado, Danny Garcia or Lucas Matthysse, among others, and laments the rift between his promoter Top Rank and rival Golden Boy.
Oscar De La Hoya on the BB&T series: “For the first event, we wanted to bring a world class fight, and that is exactly what you have in Johan Perez vs. Steve Forbes.”