WBO bantamweight titlist Pungluang Sor Singyu kicked off his second reign with a successful defense against Jetro Pabustan.
Marlon Tapales earned the mandatory challenger spot to the WBO bantamweight title with a second-round technical knockout of Shohei Omori.
Because of a very slow past week, we look forward to an intriguing 118-pound fight between No. 1 Shinsuke Yamanaka and No. 3 Anselmo Moreno.
Last Friday, Pungluang Sor Singyu regained the WBO bantamweight title and is already preparing for his next challenge.
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?
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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the full rundown on what to expect this Saturday in a stacked card supporting the junior middleweight main event between Saul Alvarez and Erislandy Lara.
Tomoki Kameda’s next defense of his WBO bantamweight title will take place, interestingly enough, on his 23rd birthday in support of Saul Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara on July 12.
Tomoki Kameda will defend his WBO bantamweight title against Pungluang Sor Singyu on the Showtime-televised portion of the July 12 Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara undercard.
In Lem’s Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on who has been helping prepare Saul Alvarez for his July 12 showdown with Erislandy Lara and how personal this fight is for ‘Canelo.’