Saul “Canelo” Alvarez spoke to the media about his Sept. 14 showdown with Floyd Mayweather after their kick-off presser in NYC. Canelo is motivated and confident that he will have the speed and gameplan to beat the pound-for-pound king.
Oscar De La Hoya analyzes the Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez matchup for RingTV’s Bill Emes. The Golden Boy Promotions president says the Mayweather-Canelo pay per view might break his all-time record and he believes the 152-pound catchweight could help Canelo.
In a wide-ranging interview with reporters before the press conference for his Sept. 14 showdown with Saul Alvarez at Times Square on Monday, Floyd Mayweather tackled a variety of subjects, including PEDs in boxing, greedy sanctioning organizations, poor judging and of course fighting Alvarez.
Showtime Sports will offer live streams of today’s kick-off press conference from Times Square in New York City announcing the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET/ noon PT.
The press tour for the Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Showtime PPV event that takes place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas begins on Monday, June 24, in New York City, and will include 11 cities and two countries. All 11 events will be open to the public.
While not counting Saul “Canelo” Alvarez out, many fans are unsure if the 22-year-old junior middleweight champ is ready to topple future hall-of-famer Floyd Mayweather when they meet on Sept. 14, according to a recent RingTV.com poll.
Sugar Ray Leonard, who fought Donny Lalonde at a catchweight, talks about the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez fight and catchweight, adding “If there is any opportunity to beat Mayweather, it’s now.”
Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara faces Alfredo Angulo in the Showtime-televised co-feature to the June 8 Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez fight. “Angulo stands in my way of becoming a world champion and I’m not going to let him derail me from my goal,” Lara told RingTV.com.
Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley will fight on Oct. 12 instead of on Sept. 14 in order to avoid conflicting with the mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez.
Shane Mosley hasn’t scored a victory since January 2009 but the 41-year-old veteran is confident he’ll get back to his winning ways against 18-years-younger Pablo Cesar Cano in a Fox Deportes-televised welterweight bout on Saturday in Cancun, Mexico.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer gave his thoughts on the “MAY DAY” PPV event from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Fischer was impressed with Floyd Mayweather and Abner Mares, both of whom exhibited elite form while defeating Robert Guerrero and Daniel Ponce de Leon.