LAS VEGAS - Canelo Álvarez's pride in his Mexican heritage is inviolable. Ever since he was a redheaded teenage prospect, the Guadalajara native has carried his nation's standard and reveled in its deep passion for boxing.Canelo has idolized ...
Nov 5, 2021
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant couldn't wait until Nov. 6 to start throwing hands.The super middleweight champions traded blows at their news conference on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to promote their upcoming title unification bout, and ...
Sep 22, 2021
By Santos Perez, APMIAMI GARDENS, Florida - The rebranding of Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes another unconventional turn on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Mayweather is a retired five-division world champion and perhaps the best boxer of the past 30 years. But his ...
Jun 6, 2021
By Cesar PortilloARLINGTON, Texas - For more than 14 months, the COVID-19 pandemic knocked down sports all over the globe, including the US.On Sunday, boxing fought back and KO'd the coronavirus with a crowd of 73,126 in attendance ...
May 10, 2021
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Alvarez, of Mexico, dropped the ...
Feb 28, 2021
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida - With a growing reputation as boxing's most popular fighter, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is preparing to showcase his skills at the home of the Miami Dolphins.The Mexican fighter will defend his super middleweight championship against Turkey' ...
Feb 23, 2021
SAN ANTONIO - Canelo Alvarez unanimously outpointed previously undefeated Callum Smith to win the WBA & Ring super-middleweight championships and vacant WBC super-middleweight title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Alamodome.Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) dominated his only ...
Dec 20, 2020
FIGHT week for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez usually involves a glitzy public arrival at a Las Vegas casino with fans screaming for his attention. That's typically followed by a weigh-in before a raucous audience and a huge fight-night crowd ...
Dec 19, 2020
IF you are one of those who love to 'connect the dots,' the recent developments involving Mexican boxing superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and former boxing champ-turned promoter Oscar De La Hoya make for an intriguing test case. To establish the paper ...
Sep 14, 2020
LOS ANGELES - Canelo Alvarez has filed a federal lawsuit claiming breaches of contract by streaming service DAZN, Golden Boy Promotions and its CEO, Oscar De La Hoya, and seeking $280 million.The lawsuit filed in US District Court in Los Angeles claims ...
Sep 10, 2020
MEXICAN Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, the holder of a staggering $365 million, 11-fight contract, proved himself worth every dollar in 2019, as he moved all the way up to win the world light heavyweight (175 lbs.) crown. But while Alvarez ruled the ...
Dec 30, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez used a big punch to beat a big fighter.Alvarez landed a left-right late in the 11th round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), dropping Sergey Kovalev to the canvas and ending their light heavyweight title fight. ...
Nov 3, 2019
TWO months after, Romero Duno got what he wished for.The hard-punching Filipino faces unbeaten prospect Ryan Garcia in the main undercard of the Canelo Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-heavyweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden ...
Nov 2, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez didn't have to take the risk. Not at light heavyweight, and not against a puncher like Sergey Kovalev.A third fight with Gennadiy Golovkin was there for the asking. There were other fights against lesser opponents ...
Nov 2, 2019
NEW YORK - Gennady Golovkin is intrigued by fighting outside the U.S. and in another weight class.Whether it's boxing or business, Triple G seems interested in just about everything - except Canelo Alvarez.With that chapter of his career in the ...
Oct 4, 2019
SERGEY Kovalev was considered by some to be washed up after he lost two straight fights to Andre Ward, the second by knockout. He got stopped again a few fights later, then had to rally in his native Russia to stop Anthony ...
Sep 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez will move up to light heavyweight to take on Sergey Kovalev for a piece of the 175-pound title on Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.Alvarez, who currently holds titles at 160 pounds, will try to become a ...
Sep 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Daniel Jacobs was bigger. Canelo Alvarez was better - but not by much.Alvarez added another title belt to his collection on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) by winning rounds early and outboxing Jacobs in their middleweight showdown to take a ...
May 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez owns both big Mexican holiday weekends in this gambling town, along with a contract that could make him one of the richest athletes in the world.He'll own everything at 160 pounds, too, if he can ...
May 4, 2019
LAS VEGAS - The moment won't be too big for Daniel Jacobs, of that he's certain.Not after going toe-to-toe with the fearsome Gennady Golovkin before dropping a narrow decision. Not after beating cancer that doctors were ...
May 2, 2019
Anthony RozicLAS VEGAS - For Mexican boxing fans, Cinco de Mayo means their colored history will be celebrated in a large part with a huge boxing event. And for the past few years, it means Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be headlining in Las ...
Apr 23, 2019
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