Curtis Stevens stopped Patrick Teixeira with a single right counter at 1:04 of the second round on the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Photos from the weigh-in for the middleweight (at a 155-pound catchweight) championship fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan.
David Lemieux and Glen Tapia were among the undercard fighters who stood side-by-side at the final press conference before Saturday’s Canelo-Khan show.
Canelo Alvarez’s middleweight championship with Amir Khan on May 7 will be available in nearly 200 movie theaters across the country.
Curtis Stevens will now look to John David Jackson in his corner instead of Andre Rozier for his May 7 fight against undefeated Patrick Teixeira on the Canelo undercard.
David Lemieux faces Glen Tapia in the co-main event; Mauricio Herrera takes on Frankie Gomez; And Patrick Teixeira squares off against Curtis Stevens.
Hard-punching Brazilian prospect Patrick Teixeira faces Don Mouton on Friday in the 10-round LA Fight Club main event at the Belasco Theater in L.A.
Unbeaten Brazilian junior middleweight prospect Patrick Teixeira, who has stopped 20 of his 24 opponents, has signed with Golden Boy Promotions, president and founder Oscar De La Hoya announced on Monday.
As part of an event matching Brazilians and Argentine fighters, middleweight Yamaguchi Falcao will face Martin Fidel Rios in a rematch on Nov. 15.