Canelo Alvarez was fortunate to emerge victorious and Erislandy Lara was frustrated by a controversial decision but both took a step forward.
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?
JuanMa Lopez, Tomoki Kameda, Mauricio Herrera, Johan Perez, and other fighters on Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara undercard shared their thoughts on the main event matchup and their own fights at Wednesday’s public workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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.’
Tomoki Kameda successfully defended his bantamweight title against Immanuel Naidjala on Tuesday in Osaka, Japan, while older brother Daiki lost a split decision to Liborio Solis.
There weren’t many high-profile fights this past weekend but fans were treated to some interesting results, some of which reflected on THE RING’s divisional ratings, such as Tomoki Kameda’s history making victory at bantamweight.
One of the most popular and polarizing sports figures in Japan, Koki Kameda, spoke to RingTV.com before his Tuesday bantamweight fight with John Mark Apolinario in Tokyo. The multi-division beltholder talked about his fighting family and desire to win titles in five weight classes.