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.
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.”