Lem’s latest: Alvarez finds smaller is better for sparring

11
Sep

Lem’s latest: Alvarez finds smaller is better for sparring

Canelo Alvarez believes that he will “find a way” to land his shots against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday and the defending junior middleweight champ says sparring with lighter-weight fighters helped make him sharp enough to do so.

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10
Sep

Ring Ratings Update: Vitali Klitschko exits heavyweight rankings

Because he reached one year of inactivity without having a fight scheduled, reigning WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko was removed from THE RING’s rankings, causing a bit of a shuffle among the big men rated by the magazine.

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09
Sep

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Read on for fan feedback on Chris Arreola-Seth Mitchell, Ricky Burns-Raymundo Beltran, Efrain Esquivias-Rafael Marquez and, of course, thoughts and predictions on Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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08
Sep

Arreola KOs Mitchell in one

Chris Arreola returned to the heavyweight picture with a first-round knockout of Seth Mitchell, while on the Showtime undercard Mexican veteran Rafael Marquez succumbed in the ninth to Efrain Esquivias.

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07
Sep

Photo gallery: Mitchell-Arreola weigh-in

Photos from the scales for Saturday’s Showtime broadcast featuring Seth Mitchell (242 pounds) vs. Chris Arreola (242), and Rafael Marquez (126) vs. Efrain Esquivias (126).

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05
Sep

Arreola ready for do-or-die fight against Mitchell

Chris Arreola says he’s ready to shine against once-beaten heavyweight standout Seth Mitchell on Saturday, but fans have heard that line before from the former contender, who has suffered career setbacks due to his lack of discipline. Even Arreola admits this is his last chance.

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05
Sep

Who wins Mitchell-Arreola? The experts weigh in

Seth Mitchell appears to have a shot at defeating Chris Arreola if Saturday’s heavyweight fight goes the distance, but boxing experts say chances are more in Arreola’s favor if it does not.

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05
Sep

RingTV.com reports: Arreola-Mitchell press conference

Alan Massengale reports from the heated final presser for the anticipated heavyweight crossroads bout between Chris Arreola and Seth Mitchell, who fight on Saturday on Showtime. Massengale spoke to both Arreola and Mitchell.

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04
Sep

Mitchell: Arreola’s got to ‘back up all of that trash’ talk

Seth Mitchell on Chris Arreola, who he fights on Saturday on Showtime: “Him and his trainer, they’ve been talking a lot of noise, a lot of noise, and they’re going to have to back it up on Sept. 7.”

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31
Aug

Lem’s latest: ‘I’m effin’ Floyd Mayweather!’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. dumped a load of F-bombs after being told that Canelo Alvarez’s sparring partners have been leaving camp after suffering injuries at the hands of the red-headed Mexican.

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