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Molina Working Hard Prepping for Charlo

by on Feb.13, 2014, under Boxing News

Left to right: Carlos Molina, Mike Tyson and Luis DeCubas

Left to right: Carlos Molina, Mike Tyson and Luis DeCubas

 

CHICAGO — IBF Junior Middleweight Champion “King” Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO’s) took a break from training last week to hang out with all-time-great “Iron” Mike Tyson in Chicago.

Molina, 30, is deep in preparations for his upcoming fight, his first title defense against unbeaten, but unproven, Jermall Charlo (17-0, 13 KO’s) on the Showtime PPV undercard of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (continue reading…)

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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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Floyd “Money” Mayweather Is “The One” After Dazzling Performance Against Canelo Alvarez Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV®

by on Sep.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Danny “Swift” Garcia Outblasts Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse In Co-Main Event In Front Of Nearly 17,000 Fans At The MGM Grand Garden Arena In Las Vegas

Delayed Broadcast To Air Saturday, Sept. 21 At 9 p.m. ET / PT (Delayed on the West Coast)

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 14, 2013 — Floyd Mayweather truly is “THE ONE.”

The undisputed, pound-for-pound champion put on a clinic against Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez, handing the 23-year-old superstar his first loss in the toughest test of his career Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) fought with everything he had, but couldn’t solve the puzzle of Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather showcased his signature speed and elusiveness in front of a largely pro-Canelo crowd of 16,746 fans en route to a majority decision (114-114, 116-112, 117-111). (continue reading…)

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Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez Final Press Conference Quotes Three Days Before “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo”

by on Sep.13, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“He’s 42-0, but he hasn’t faced 42 Floyd Mayweathers” – Floyd Mayweather

“I don’t care about his record….I’m coming to win” – Canelo Alvarez

Saturday, Sept. 14, LIVE on SHOWTIME PPV® From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 11, 2013 — Eight-time, five-division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion and Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez were all business during Wednesday’s final press conference at KA Theatre at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, just three days before Saturday’s historic “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO.”

Canelo’s WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championships and Mayweather’s WBA Super Welterweight Super World Championship will be at stake on SHOWTIME PPV in the most significant boxing showdown in recent memory.

Here’s what the fighters, promoters and trainers had to say during the event: (continue reading…)

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Fighters, Champions and Scribes Make Their “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Predictions

by on Sep.11, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

This Saturday, Sept. 14, Live at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME PPV®

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 11, 2013 — Former world champions, current fighters and members of the boxing press have weighed in on who they believe will win “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” this Saturday, Sept. 14 live on SHOWTIME PPV® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

So who is going to triumph? Most experts expect a tough, close fight while giving Mayweather the edge, but it is safe to say that when it comes to these two boxing superstars, anything can happen in that ring on Saturday night. (continue reading…)

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