Featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. won a convincing 10-round unanimous decision over Giovani Delgado in the main supporting bout of the Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland undercard at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez has suffered an ankle injury that will force the cancellation of his planned Dec. 6 bout against former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya announced on Monday.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez will face former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey on Dec. 6 on HBO at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
Former junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, who has fought on Showtime since September 2012, has signed “a long-term commitment with HBO,” Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya and HBO Sports president Ken Hershman announced.
Joshua Clottey dominated Anthony Mundine to a one-sided unanimous decision on Wednesday in Australia. The former welterweight titleholder dropped Mundine five times en route to scores of 117-108, 116-108 and 115-109.
Former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey says Anthony Mundine “is in for a rude shock” when they meet on April 9 at the Entertainment Centre in New South Wales, Australia. Mundine says Clottey is not on his level.
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Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah will meet in Saturday’s clash of Brooklyn natives. Sixteen boxing experts are split over who will win the showdown between the veteran two-division titleholders.
Two-division titlewinners Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi, who will fight in their native Brooklyn on Dec. 7, recently turned 36 and 33, respectively. When they meet on Dec. 7, the loser’s career may well be at an end.
Zab Judah once coached Paulie Malignaggi as an amateur but he will fight his fellow two-division titleholder as a professional in their native Brooklyn at Barclays Center on Dec. 7.
“Am I worried?” asked Floyd Mayweather Jr., who gave a complete rundown of the reasons he is not impressed with Canelo Alvarez’s resume at Wednesday’s press conference, “Absolutely not.”
Former welterweight beltholder Joshua Clottey will return to the ring on Saturday against Dashon Johnson in Huntingtown, N.Y. Fans who attend the show also have the opportunity to watch the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight on a big screen.
Floyd Mayweather believes that Canelo Alvarez’s fans are being lured “because he knocked Carlos Baldomir out, and I went the distance with Baldomir.”