The fighters on Showtime’s stacked “Knockout Kings” card obviously plan to do their “talking” in the ring on Saturday. All eight participants were classy and respectful at the short final press conference on Thursday.
Leo Santa Cruz has fought most of his career under the radar, but the unbeaten bantamweight beltholder will earn a lot of fans if he beats Eric Morel on Satruday and set himself up for big fights in the loaded 122-pound division.
Saul Alvarez insists that he’s not taking Josesito Lopez lightly or slacking off in his training by holding his camp at a posh private gym in Santa Monica, Calif. A recent media workout at the gym suggests that Alvarez means what he says.
Fans have a choice of two high-profile boxing shows to watch on Sept. 15, but Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez, who will headline a Showtime-televised card on that date, are only focused on their fight, which they promise will deliver action.