Mayweather, Alvarez purses

11
Sep

Mayweather, Alvarez purses

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s guarantee of $41.5 million is a record. Rival Canelo Alvarez will pocket $5 million, according to numbers provided by Keith Kizer, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

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28
Jun

Chavez’s fine reduced for positive marijuana test

Promoter Bob Arum on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s fine reduction: “I’m not happy with it. I don’t think that there should have been any fine at all. I don’t think that there should be any penalty for smoking marijuana or using marijuana 10 days before a fight. I don’t think that’s a crime.”

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28
Jun

Love fined $10K, suspended six months

Middleweight J’Leon Love was fined $10,000, suspended for six months and had his split-decision victory over Gabriel Rosado declared a no-decision by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after failing a post-fight drug test.

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15
May

Lem’s latest: Love tests positive for diuretic after Rosado bout

Undefeated middleweight prospect J’Leon Love and super middleweight Matthew Garretson tested positive for banned diuretics following their fights on the May 4 undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight.

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11
May

Referee Mora rises from career low

“I really felt like there was a death…I knew that I had made a horrible call in the 11th round,” Nevada referee Russell Mora told RingTV.com of his failure to penalize Abner Mares for clear low blows in the first Joseph Agbeko fight.

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03
Apr

Lem’s latest: Mayweather: ’30 Days in May’ airs Wednesday

Showtime’s one-hour documentary 30 days in May gives a glimpse of Floyd Mayweather’s 87-day jail stay in the Clark County Detention Center last year in advance of his May 4 showdown with Robert Guerrero. The show airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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28
Feb

Chavez suspended nine months, fined $900,000

Former WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. can resume his fighting career after June 15, in accordance with a nine-month suspension handed down on Thursday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission as a result of his positive drug test for marijuana use.

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20
Feb

Bey tests positive for testosterone

Unbeaten lightweight prospect Mickey Bey has tested positive for high levels of testosterone following his third-round knockout of Robert Rodriguez on Feb. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev.

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08
Jan

Lem’s latest: Chavez case review, Williams update

Julio Cesar Chavez’s positive post-fight drug test case will be reviewed in February; Plus, a Paul Williams update and a look at 6-foot-5 junior middleweight prospect Alantez Fox.

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07
Jan

Chavez Jr.’s attorneys to update NSAC on Tuesday in Las Vegas

Attorneys for former WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will address his positive post-fight drug test for marijuana as well as his future before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday. 

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