Pics from Las Vegas as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez stepped up to the podium for the last time before their fight on Saturday night. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
RingTV.com’s Mark E. Ortega compiled notes on the contracted weights of Saul Alvarez and Pablo Cesar Cano at Tuesday’s heavily attended MGM Grand arrivals of the participants of “The One” Showtime Pay Per View card that will take place at the hotel-casino on Saturday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez arrived in Las Vegas on Tuesday along with Danny Garcia, Lucas Matthysse and the rest of the Sept. 14 fighters. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
In the Saturday, Sept. 7, premiere of Episode 3 of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo, the team of Saul Alvarez responds to comments from Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe in Episode 2 that they have “incompetent” management.
If the initial numbers are to be believed, then the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul Alvarez junior middleweight championship match is already a record-breaking boxing event — and is perhaps poised to take down the biggest record of them all.
Lucas Matthysse, who faces Danny Garcia on Sept. 14, says THE RING 140-pound champ is “just a brawler… not a boxer.” The No. 1-rated junior welterweight adds “I don’t see anything special about (Garcia)… I can handle his power.”
Doug Fischer, Editor of RingTV.com, and Michael Rosenthal, Editor of THE RING Magazine, engaged in spontaneous instant-message debate about Mayweather-Alvarez.
Veteran sports broadcaster Alan Massengale gives his thoughts on the multi-city press tour for the anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez event after covering the final stop in Los Angeles for RingTV.com.
Saul Alvarez was cool, calm and collected throughout the demanding 10-city media tour for his Sept. 14 pay-per-view showdown with Floyd Mayweather and the young champion plans to carry his composure all the way to fight night.
The final stop of the historic 10-city press tour for the Floyd Mayweather-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez junior middleweight championship takes place TONIGHT at Nokia Plaza at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles at 7:30 p.m. PT and is open to the public.
In the wake of the devastating Arizona wildfire that killed 19 elite firefighters, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez boxing press conference scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) at The Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix has been canceled.
A live webcast of Televisa’s special presentation of the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez press tour will be available via the Showtime Sports website at sports.sho.com/live and is embeddable for websites via Ustream on Sunday, June 30, beginning at Noon ET/ 9:00 a.m. PT.