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.
Telegraph boxing correspondent Gareth A Davies writes that the on again-off again superfight could be given a new lease on life if Manny Pacquiao shows he is back to his best in Macau on Nov. 23.
Two weeks after his victory over Saul Alvarez in the highest grossing pay-per-view boxing match ever, Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a triumphant return to New York, where four months ago he kicked off his promotional tour for the record-setting show.
Saturday’s pay-per-view card headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez has been generating an unbelievable buzz in Las Vegas since early in fight week. The turnout for Friday’s weigh-in is something that had to be seen to be believed.
Pics from Las Vegas as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez stepped up to the podium for the last time before their fight on Saturday night. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
If the initial numbers are to be believed, then the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul Alvarez junior middleweight championship match is already a record-breaking boxing event — and is perhaps poised to take down the biggest record of them all.