The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of July 14

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The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of July 14
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There’s nothing like a big fight going down in Las Vegas with a fair bit of controversy.

Canelo Alvarez captured a grudge match split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara on Saturday night at the MGM Grand, but the win didn’t come without a fair bit of contention over the official scoring.

Did Canelo deserve the win? Or was Lara robbed again?

Now that the Mexican sensation has vanquished his longtime rival, where does he go next?

In other news, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather has officially announced his welterweight rematch with Marcos Maidana. Given a second chance, will boxing fans be sold this time around?

All that and a few thoughts on Abner Mares’ return, and Guillermo Rigondeaux’s upcoming fight in this week’s edition of the hottest storylines in boxing.

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