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Undercard for July 12th Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Clash Announced

by on May.28, 2014, under Boxing News

‘Honor and Glory’ Showtime PPV Event Stacked with Abner Mares vs. Jonathan Oquendo for WBO International Super Featherweight Title, Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas for Interim WBA Jr. Welterweight Title and Johan Perez vs. Mauricio Herrera!

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LAS VEGAS, May 27, 2014 — The hottest fight of the summer of 2014 deserves a sizzling undercard, and Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME PPV are pleased to announce the three bouts that will support the main event featuring Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

In the co-main event, former three-division world champion Abner Mares returns to face Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Oquendo in a 10-round featherweight bout. In the SHOWTIME PPV opening bout, Johan Perez defends his interim WBA Junior Welterweight World Championship against Mauricio Herrera in s 12-round match up. (continue reading…)

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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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