WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Josesito Lopez will be featured on Showtime in advance of their Sept. 15 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Andre Ward on Chad Dawson: “There is not (just) one thing that’s dangerous about him; he is a good, all-around fighter. His credentials speak for themselves.”
An IBF bantamweight title fight between beltholder Leo Santa Cruz and Eric Morel may complete the Sept. 15 quadrupleheader headlined by WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez.
Vitali Klitschko’s defense of his WBC heavyweight belt against Manuel Charr will be shown prior to HBO’s live telecast of Andre Ward’s super middleweight title clash with Chad Dawson on Sept. 8.
American heavyweight Tony Thompson gets a second shot at Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday night after claiming that a knee hampered his efforts during an 11th-round knockout loss in July of 2008.