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Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez Returns Saturday, March 8 to Face Tough and Hungry Countryman Alfredo Angulo at MGM Grand Las Vegas Live on Showtime PPV®

by on Jan.20, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Four-Fight Pay Per View Event Stacked With All-Action Bouts:
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cristian Mijares
Omar Figueroa vs. Ricardo Alvarez
Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo

Lightweights Jorge Linares and Nihito Arakawa Collide In Top Non-PPV Match

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

LAS VEGAS, NV, January 17, 2014 — Former World Champion and Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez returns to the ring on Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, presented live on SHOWTIME PPV®.

Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, the pay-per-view card offers matchups that promise to be exciting, all-action bouts. The most anticipated match of the night features Canelo, as he looks to reassert himself as the best young fighter of this era. Rounding out the card are three outstanding 12-round world title fights: Two-Division World Champion Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz (27-0-1, 15 KO’s) will defend his WBC Super Bantamweight World Title against former Two-Time World Champion Cristian “El Diamante” Mijares (49-7-2, 24 KO’s); exciting young star Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 17 KO’s) will risk his WBC Interim Lightweight Title against Canelo’s brother Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez (23-2-3, 14 KO’s) and “King” Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO’s) will defend his IBF Junior Middleweight Championship against undefeated Jermall Charlo (17-0, 13 KO’s). (continue reading…)

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Jesus Soto-Karass KO’s Andre Berto, Keith Thurman KO’s Deigo Chaves & Omar Figueroa-Nihito Arakawa Steal Show with Slugfest

by on Jul.29, 2013, under Boxing News

Replays Tuesday, July 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME

 

Jesus Soto-Karass en route to knocking out Andre Berto (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

Jesus Soto-Karass en route to knocking out Andre Berto (photo by Tom Casino/Showtime)

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS  – On Saturday, July 27th, Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass knocked out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman was dubbed Knockout King, but Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa stole the show Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.

Soto Karass scored a 12th round technical knockout victory over a remarkably resilient Berto in front of 8,811 fans in the main event on SHOWTIME at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (continue reading…)

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