Julian Williams and Eleider Alvarez scored victories on the Showtime Extreme-televised portion of the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara undercard on Saturday in Montreal. Williams stopped Michael Medina in eight rounds. Alvarez outpointed Alexander Johnson.
In the ‘show before the show,’ Showtime Extreme will feature two bouts in support of the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara light heavyweight championship main event.
Tonight’s Golden Boy Live! main event between junior middleweights Julian Williams and Freddy Hernandez is a classic matchup between unbeaten prospect and seasoned veteran. The telecast airs live on Fox Sports 1, starting at 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT.
Oscar De La Hoya predicts that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will stop Floyd Mayweather inside of eight rounds; Tim Bradley spars with Lucas Matthysse.
The anticipated Sept. 14 Showtime Pay Per View event co-headlined by Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse will be joined by a third title fight between Ishe Smith and Carlos Molina, as well as a welterweight bout matching Ashley Theophane against Pablo Cesar Cano.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been sparring with a strong lineup of fighters, including unbeaten junior middledweight Hugo Centeno, in preparation for his April 20 clash with Austin Trout.
Adrien Broner’s stoppage of Antonio DeMarco was among the seven knockouts which contributed $3,000 each toward a Hurricane Sandy relief fund for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Atlantic City.