Junior middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's fifth-round knockout of Josesito Lopez on Saturday drew a live gate of $1,618,150, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director, Keith Kizer.
WBC junior featherweight titleholder Abner Mares calls Leo Santa Cruz a smaller version of Antonio Margarito and considers Anselmo Moreno to be one of the sport's premiere fighters.
Trainer Nacho Beristain believes that the fourth time will be the charm for Juan Manuel Marquez against Manny Pacquiao.
Photos from Canelo Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez, plus victories by Leo Santa Cruz, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Marcos Maidana on the 'Knockout Kings' card in Las Vegas.
A fierce body attack by IBF bantamweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz retired Eric Morel on his stool prior to the sixth round, and may have retired him for good.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez floored Josesito Lopez three times on the way to a fifth-round knockout.
Daniel Ponce de Leon scored a sixth-round knockdown and emerged with a unanimous technical decision that ended a 12-fight winning streak for Jhonny Gonzalez.
Showtime Sports presents a recap of the "Knockout Kings" weigh-in ceremony. Watch as headliners Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Josesito Lopez hit the scales, then watch them fight on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Showtime.
Photos from the weigh-in for the Sept. 15 card featuring Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who weighed 154 pounds, vs. Josesito Lopez, who came in at 153.
The eight participants of Showtime's "Knockout Kings" quadrupleheader all made weight at the Friday weigh-in held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the site of Saturday's show topped by the Saul Alvarez-Josesito Lopez fight.
Undefeated welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas moved to 20-0 with a unanimous decision over Aaron Martinez in an ESPN2-televised main event from the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on Thursday.
The fighters on Showtime's stacked "Knockout Kings" card obviously plan to do their "talking" in the ring on Saturday. All eight participants were classy and respectful at the short final press conference on Thursday.
Junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, challenger Josesito Lopez, and the rest of the fighters from the Sept. 15 show at the MGM Grand on the day before the weigh-in.
The Saul Alvarez-Josesito Lopez fight Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas should be entertaining and could be more competitive than some think.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez is bigger and stronger but can he overcome the heart of Josesito Lopez when they battle on Saturday?
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez will pocket $2 million compared to $212,500 for challenger Josesito Lopez.
Josesito Lopez says fans and boxing media who think he has no chance of beating Saul Alvarez on Sept. 15 are placing too much importance on size and sorely underestimating his heart and ability.
Josesito Lopez tells RingTV's Dominic Verdin that he's physically and mentally ready to shock the world again when he challenges unbeaten WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Showtime on Sept. 15.
Saul Alvarez will throw out the first pitch for Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Josesito Lopez will be featured on Showtime in advance of their Sept. 15 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Saul Alvarez insists that he's not taking Josesito Lopez lightly or slacking off in his training by holding his camp at a posh private gym in Santa Monica, Calif. A recent media workout at the gym suggests that Alvarez means what he says.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. insists that discipline problems are behind him, that he doesn't care about rival Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, and that the time is right to beat middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, who he fights on Sept. 15.
Chad Dawson says he's a "better fighter than Andre Ward," whom he will meet in a clash of RING champions on Sept. 8.
The legal saga continues to unfold as an attorney for junior middleweight contender James Kirkland claims that the fighter's contract with his managers and trainers is invalid.
Readers ask Dougie uncommon questions -- such as which boxing moments have made him laugh out loud -- in this week's Monday mailbag. Being a true boxing geek, Dougie's got some long-winded answers for them.
IBF and WBO junior featherweight beltholder Nonito Donaire portrays a poor man driven by love in the movie Palad Ta Ang Nagbuot, which he recently completed filming in his native Philippines.
Birthday knockouts have become a tradition for WBC featherweight beltholder Jhonny Gonzalez, and this Sept. 15 -- Gonzalez's 31st birthday -- he'll be looking to collect a $100,000 bonus against Daniel Ponce de Leon.
Andre Berto has been licensed to fight by the California State Athletic Commission, which is awaiting an appeal hearing concerning a positive drug test by Antonio Tarver that is slated for Oct. 8.
The bout between junior featherweights Guillermo Rigondeaux and Roberto Marroquin on the Sept. 15 Chavez-Martinez undercard could be in jeopardy following a complaint from promoter Gary Hyde.
Once-beaten junior middleweight contender James Kirkland is embroiled in litigation with his trainers, his management and his promoter, Golden Boy Promotions.
THE RING editor Michael Rosenthal spoke to Saul Alvarez about the WBC 154-pound titleholder's Showtime-televised Sept. 15 defense against Josesito Lopez and going head-to-head with Mexican rival Julio Cesar Chavez's PPV fight with Sergio Martinez in this exclusive interview.
Junior middleweight contender James Kirkland is suing for contractual separation from Golden Boy Promotions, his current managers and his trainers, Ann Wolfe and Pops Billingsley.
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina on WBC titleholder Saul Alvarez: "When he's challenging guys that I've already fought like Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, it makes you feel like, 'Wait a second, if they deserve a shot, then I deserve a shot also.'"
IBF junior middleweight titleholder Cornelius Bundrage on his separation from manager Manny Steward: "It's just time to move on. So I'm putting it out there that I need a new manager, a new promoter, and that I need to be with somebody that's going to help me to get the big fights."
Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: "It's time to take him to the big stage -- the HBOs and the Showtimes. It's time to unleash Deontay Wilder."
Showtime's Stephen Espinoza once said of co-existing with HBO that "there is room for two very successful, very active networks in boxing."
Golden Boy Promotions CEO plans to sign several Olympic boxers prior to their pro debuts, but questions the relationship of AIBA, amateur boxing's governing body, with professional boxing.
Unbeaten welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas will debut under Top Rank against Aaron Martinez on Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.
Fans have a choice of two high-profile boxing shows to watch on Sept. 15, but Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez, who will headline a Showtime-televised card on that date, are only focused on their fight, which they promise will deliver action.
Marcos Maidana will compete in his second straight welterweight bout against Jesus Soto Karass on the undercard of a Showtime-televised main event featuring WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez.
Josesito Lopez on Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: "On paper, this looks like it's going to be a walk in the park for Canelo. But if you've seen me fight, and you know the training that I go through for a fight like this -- especially one of this magnitude -- then you'll know that Canelo is in for a fight."
Feisty at fifty: Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. says RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez has "been talking a lot of bulls--t." Martinez meets his son, WBC beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., on Sept. 15 in Las Vegas.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez wants to defeat Josesito Lopez on Sept. 15, challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr. and eventually face countryman and WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Unbeaten junior middleweight beltholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will defend his WBC crown against Josesito Lopez on a Showtime broadcast from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sept. 15.
RingTV's Dominic Verdin recently spoke to Amir Khan and Freddie Roach about Khan's HBO-televised fight with Danny Garcia on Saturday, the WBC 140-pound titleholder's disrespectful and bombastic father, and what might be next for the British star.