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Alvarez vs Lara: 'Canelo is going to get schooled,' insists Team Lara

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 12, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
On Sunday, April 13th, Golden Boy Promotions announced via twitter that the very popular Junior Middleweight match-up between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Erislandy Lara was officially slated for a July 12th main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and scheduled to be broadcast on Showtime PPV.  

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2… out of necessity

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 11, 2014 - 06:05PM ET
Although it comes as no surprise to most die-hard boxing fans that Floyd Mayweather Jr. chose two division world champion Marcos Maidana as his September 13th dance partner, in what should be a very intriguing rematch, it was somewhat of a revelation to many that Team Mayweather elected to work with Golden Boy Promotions to promote the massive endeavor.  

Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara: Risky endeavor

Written by Chris Murray at Jul 11, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
Will Canelo be taking too great a risk when he squares off against the largely-avoided Erislandy Lara tomorrow?  

Adrien Broner will not be facing Lucas Matthysse on Sept. 13th

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 09, 2014 - 11:07PM ET
Over the last several days, rumors have circulated throughout the boxing community concerning a potential meeting between three division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and Junior Welterweight contender Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse in the co-main event of Floyd’s September 13th undercard.  

Manny Pacquiao: The November dilemma

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 08, 2014 - 12:46PM ET
Although there are still 136 days until Pacquiao’s next scheduled ring appearance, Manny’s promoter, Top Rank, Inc., continues to mull over potential opponents for the Filipino Congressman with no clear front runner.  

Sergey Kovalev: Frustrated Russian returns August 2nd

Written by Jason Leach at Jul 08, 2014 - 09:35AM ET
Sergey Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) makes his return to the ring on Saturday, August 2nd as he defends his WBO light heavyweight title against Blake Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs) at the Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City on HBO Boxing After Dark.  

Canelo vs Lara prediction: Breaking it down

Written by Jason Leach at Jul 06, 2014 - 10:05PM ET
On Saturday July 12th, one of the most anticipated match-ups of 2014 will take place as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1 31KOs) takes on Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs).  

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2: Can “El Chino” pull off the victory this time?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jul 06, 2014 - 09:26PM ET
With both sides currently negotiating a big September 13th return bout, Marcos Maidana and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are hopeful that an accord can be made soon, and a more decisive conclusion will eventually be realized in just nine short weeks.  

'Rowdy' Ronda returns: Time, stats & facts for Rousey vs Davis

Written by Mark Weber at Jul 05, 2014 - 08:10AM ET
MMA's bad girl UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion 'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey is set to co-feature UFC 175 against Canada’s Alexis Davis.  

UFC 175: Machida vs Weidman time, stats and facts

Written by Mark Weber at Jul 05, 2014 - 07:40AM ET
In December, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman successfully defended his title when checking a leg kick from Anderson Silva result in a serious injury for the latter.  

Manny Pacquiao: Thrashed on Twitter by Paul Malignaggi

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 01, 2014 - 06:57PM ET
Did superstar Manny Pacquiao have some "extra help" a few years back?  

Canelo vs Lara PPV numbers: De La Hoya expects hefty returns

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 30, 2014 - 02:54AM ET
Superstar and former jr middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO) will face Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO) on July 12th on Showtime Pay Per View (PPV).  

Canelo Alvarez vs Lara: Common opponent makes prediction

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 29, 2014 - 02:18PM ET
Austin Trout (26-2, 14 KOs), who lost consecutive bouts to Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara by decision last year, has a definitive pick for Alvarez vs Lara which will take place July 12.  

Shannon Briggs, 4-0 in comeback, punishes foe (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 29, 2014 - 11:47AM ET
While he failed to orchestrate an opening round knockout for the first time in four fights, former WBO heavyweight title-holder Shannon Briggs (55-6-1, 48 KOs) ripped Raphael Zumbano Love (34-8-1, 27 KOs) en route to winning unanimous decision over 12 rounds last night in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  

Crawford vs. Gamboa: Expansion in the Midwest

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 29, 2014 - 09:49AM ET
"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." - Harry S. Truman  

50 Cent: Will tonight mark the emergence of the new 'Don King?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 28, 2014 - 05:10PM ET
In 1974, a little-known boxing promoter coordinated what would later be known as the 'The Rumble in the Jungle,' a heavyweight title bout between defending champion George Foreman and popular challenger Muhammad Ali.  

Running | Better Than Cycling and Walking for Exercise and Fitness?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 28, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
Most boxers use running to enhance their cardio and improve endurance.  

Manny Pacquiao: Next fight options after Provodnikov upset

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 28, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
Earlier this month, relative unknown Chris Algieri stormed back after a pair of knockdowns to controversially defeat WBO jr welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov who was Manny Pacquiao's presumed next opponent.  

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