1. Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Promises Great Violence

    Punishing sluggers Saul Alvarez and James Kirkland are set to lock horns later this year, and the ensuing violence is already simmering hotter than Canelo's cinnamon-red hair...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 month ago 3,865 reads 5 comments

  2. Canelo vs. Kirkland: Latest Details, Comments Surrounding Potential Fight

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and James Kirkland took what some thought might be a ploy to lure a bigger fighter into the ring and turned it into a real matchup. The bout is scheduled to take place on May 2...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 18,898 reads 83 comments

  3. Cotto vs. Canelo to Push Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight?

    In the world of boxing there are only a few weekends scattered throughout the year when casual fans are intrigued by a big fight. But on May 2, 2015, fight fans might get all those monumental bouts in one night...

    Evan Smith Written by Evan Smith about 3 months ago 11,507 reads 21 comments

  4. Hard-Hitting Boxers Fans Would Love to See Fight Gennady Golovkin

    Big drama show. That's what knockout king Gennady Golovkin tries to put on every time he steps into the ring. He has knocked out 27 of his 30 opponents overall and hasn't had a fight go the distance since June 2008...

    Brian McDonald Written by Brian McDonald about 5 months ago 9,440 reads 106 comments

  5. Ranking the 5 Best Opponents for Canelo Alvarez After Move to HBO

    Saul “ Canelo ” Alvarez packed his bags and moved across the street last week, spurning Showtime and signing a multi fight deal with rival HBO...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 5 months ago 17,612 reads 69 comments

  6. Why Move to HBO Is Canelo Alvarez's Next Step Toward Boxing Superstardom

    If you haven’t figured out who boxing’s next big superstar is going to be after current kingpins Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao retire from the sport, don’t worry...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 10,962 reads 67 comments

  7. Canelo Alvarez's Return to HBO Spells Trouble for Showtime

    Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is returning to HBO on a multi-fight deal announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Tuesday. Dan Rafael of ESPN...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 5 months ago 14,267 reads 82 comments

  8. Has Canelo Alvarez and Floyd Mayweather's Battle for PPV Supremacy Begun?

    Anyone with two working eyes and a sense of boxing—sorry, C.J. Ross—could clearly see that Floyd Mayweather had put the brakes on Canelo Alvarez last September...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 13,555 reads 137 comments

  9. Stock Up, Stock Down for Boxing's Top Young Stars

    So many young boxers show promise and potential until they move up to either a weight or class of opponent they are not ready to face. All that potential goes right out the window after a big punch puts them on the canvas...

    Brian McDonald Written by Brian McDonald about 8 months ago 5,905 reads 47 comments

  10. Canelo Alvarez Edges Erislandy Lara and Reminds Fans What Boxing Is Really About

    The stylistic clash of the year took place Saturday night at the sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena. At a contracted weight of 155 pounds—with no meaningless belts on the line—only unadulterated boxing was to be had for once...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 8 months ago 1,408 reads 3 comments

  11. Does Golden Boy Have Its New Cash Cow After Canelo Alvarez's Win?

    The first sound you heard after the scores were read aloud by Jimmy Lennon Jr. on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was a collective gasp by virtually everyone on the ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 months ago 9,535 reads 63 comments

  12. Canelo vs. Lara: How Controversial Results Impact Boxing's Future, Both Fighters

    Boxing has a perception problem. A big perception issue in the minds of the public, a notion that was only furthered on Saturday night when Golden Boy Promotion wunderkind Saul ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 42,991 reads 193 comments

  13. Rising Star Canelo Alvarez Still Long Way Off from Mayweather, Pacquiao's Level

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez didn't look like a winner as he faced the boxing media minutes after his split-decision win over Erislandy Lara at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. And perhaps he shouldn't have...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 22,760 reads 157 comments

  14. Why Erislandy Lara Won't Get the Canelo Alvarez Rematch He Deserves

    Given the circumstances of his fight with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night—for perceived supremacy among the world’s junior middleweights and atop a pay-per-view card ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 8 months ago 15,142 reads 137 comments

  15. Canelo Alvarez Affirms Superstar Status in Split-Decision Win vs. Erislandy Lara

    Whatever happened Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, one thing would be clear by the end of things: Fight fans would know whether Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was a legitimate boxing superstar or just a promotional creation...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 months ago 17,119 reads 93 comments

  16. Canelo Alvarez Next Fight: Oscar De La Hoya Talks Possible Gennady Golovkin Bout

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will have to savor his hard-fought, split-decision victory over Cuba's Erislandy Lara, as his potential next bout could be a boxing fan's dream and his own worst nightmare...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 8 months ago 21,373 reads 77 comments

  17. Canelo Alvarez's Next Fight: Breaking Down Top Opponents

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez cemented his return to the A-side of boxing's star spectrum on Saturday night in Las Vegas, topping rival Erislandy Lara by split decision in a pay-per-view main event at the MGM Grand...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 8 months ago 26,038 reads 66 comments

  18. Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara Results: Winner, Scorecard and Analysis

    Here we go again. Another big-time fight, and another controversial decision. Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1) escaped with a split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara (19-2-2) on Saturday ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 48,714 reads 234 comments

  19. Canelo vs. Lara: Latest Odds and Predictions for Light-Middleweight Bout

    A title belt isn't on the line, but Canelo Alvarez's upcoming bout against Erislandy Lara in Saturday's pay-per-view, light-middleweight bout could be transformative for both fighters' careers...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 8 months ago 12,030 reads 0 comments

  20. Canelo vs. Lara Fight Time: PPV Start, TV Schedule and Fight Card Predictions

    Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara take boxing's center stage on Saturday, July 12. As fight cards go, the lineup scheduled at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is good but not great...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 37,510 reads 3 comments

  21. Alvarez vs. Lara: Predictions and Latest Odds Following Weigh-In Results

    The war of words and pre -fight hype are in the books, the fighters have made weight, and the time for predictions is running out...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 8 months ago 7,487 reads 17 comments

  22. Canelo vs. Lara: Latest Odds and Expert Predictions for Honor and Glory

    Canelo Alvarez is the favorite to defeat Erislandy Lara in the main event of a pay-per-view card being billed as "Honor and Glory." The two will meet on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 11,818 reads 19 comments

  23. Canelo vs. Lara Weigh-In: Results and Takeaways from Pre-Fight Event

    One of the most anticipated boxing matches of the year is finally upon us after Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Erislandy Lara completed a successful weigh-in at the MGM Grand...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 13,750 reads 59 comments

  24. Canelo vs. Lara: Latest Vegas Odds, Fight Predictions Before Weigh-in Results

    When Saul “ Canelo ” Alvarez squares off against Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the focus will be on which of these fighters takes the next step toward greatness...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 8 months ago 8,177 reads 3 comments

  25. Canelo vs. Lara: Expert Picks for Main Event

    The stakes are high for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 25,033 reads 49 comments