Pics from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand as the fighters in tomorrow night’s Showtime Pay Per View Card, headlined by Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara, stepped on the scale. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Pics of everyone on stage at the MGM Grand for the last time before Saturday’s card: Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara, Abner Mares, Juan Manuel Lopez … and Paulie Malignaggi on a beer bottle?
Action shots from Las Vegas, where Alfonso Gomez and Joseph Diaz both won by unanimous decisions over their respective opponents, Ed Paredes and Ramiro Robles, and Diego De La Hoya won by a fifth-round TKO of Miguel Tamayo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Three days out from the big show in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara and the rest of the Showtime Pay-Per-View card at the MGM Grand met fans and shook it out for the cameras. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara arrived by limousine at the MGM Grand, along with combatant pairs Abner Mares-Jonathan Oquendo, Juan Manuel Lopez-Francisco Vargas and Johan Perez-Mauricio Herrera, for Saturday’s Showtime PPV card. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Action shots from WBO lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford’s impressive win over Yuriorkis Gamboa in Omaha. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
See what photographer Naoki Fukuda brought back from Carson, Calif., where Robert Guerrero returned to the ring for 12 rounds of brawling with Yoshihiro Kamegai.
Action shots from ringside at Vasyl Lomachenko’s titlewinning victory over Gary Russell Jr. and Devon Alexander’s comeback win over Jesus Soto Karass. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Featherweights Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko, welterweights Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai, and junior middleweights Devon Alexander and Jesus Soto Karass on the scales. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Chris Algieri’s upset win over Ruslan Provodnikov, as seen through the ringside lens of photographer Naoki Fukuda.
The best thing about fights that go the distance is that they give us 12 rounds of Naoki Fukuda’s photos to choose from. The worst thing is that they give us 12 rounds of Naoki Fukuda’s photos to choose from.
Juan Manuel Marque and Mike Alvarado on the scales for Saturday’s matchup at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
THE RING’s award-winning photographer, Naoki Fukuda, is Floyd Mayweather Jr. with a lens, and he was ringside in Vegas to gather these images of Mayweather’s victory over Marcos Maidana. Enjoy.