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.
Olympians Dominic Breazeale and Joseph Diaz Jr., as well as unbeaten junior welterweight Antonio Orozco, have been added to Saturday's Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez card.
Renowned painter Richard T. Slone, official artist for the International Boxing Hall of Fame, has been hired to illustrate Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez in advance of their Sept. 14 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: "If he's not careful, he's gonna get hurt."
Welterweight contender Marcos Maidana is expected to join his countryman Lucas Matthysse, as well as well as top boxing talent, such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Adrien Broner, by signing with manager/advisor Al Haymon on Wednesday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be honored as Male Fighter of The Year by the Nevada Hall of Fame on Saturday, where the first inductees wil include Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard, as well as trainers Eddie Futch and Freddie Roach.