Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland each got the chance to show their knuckleballs at an Astros game before hosting fans for a workout ahead of Saturday’s fight in Houston.
Robinson Castellanos earned a shot at WBC featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez with a one-sided unanimous decision over veteran Rocky Juarez, dropping the former five-time title challenger four times during the Fox Sports 1-televised main event at Cowboys Dance Hall in San Antonio on Monday.
Talented junior welterweight prospect Keandre Gibson returns to Fox Sports 1 on Monday against trialhorse Nelson Lara in San Antonio, Texas. The bout takes place on the undercard of the Rocky Juarez-Robinson Castellanos main event. Learn more about the St. Louis native in this week’s New Faces.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s new strategy to market himself toward Latino fight fans.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get more build-up for the upcoming Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight title clash on July 26.
Rocky Juarez will end a nearly two-year ring absence against Rene Alvarado on a Memorial Day Golden Boy Live! show at the Fort Bliss’ Stout Fitness Center in El Paso, Texas. Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes will televise the card.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says if anyone thinks that Canelo Alvarez’s knockdown success in his past two fights will mean anything on Saturday, think again.
Canelo Alvarez believes that he will “find a way” to land his shots against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday and the defending junior middleweight champ says sparring with lighter-weight fighters helped make him sharp enough to do so.
Canelo Alvarez on Floyd Mayweather’s tactics: “I’m not saying that he’s a dirty fighter…but he’s a fighter that has a lot of experience, and, obviously, yes, he does use his elbows and forearms.”