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DE LA HOYA AND CANELO DODGE A BULLET

DE LA HOYA AND CANELO DODGE A BULLET

Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:51 am.

After all the recent hoopla to announce Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s move back to HBO, including a day long field trip at the New York offices of the influential network by the Mexican star and his chaperone Oscar De La Hoya, the air was let out of the balloon this past Monday when it was announced :READ MORE…

The Curious Case of Jhonny Gonzalez

The Curious Case of Jhonny Gonzalez

Posted on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 5:19 am.

Once a fighter wins a title, he hopes for bigger and better fights along with the purses that correspond in fighting the best.  For fifteen-year old veteran Jhonny Gonzalez, the current WBC featherweight champion, it has led to everything but.  Gonzalez captured his latest title last August when he impressively and shockingly knocked out the :READ MORE…

COTTO: THE BELLE OF THE BALL

COTTO: THE BELLE OF THE BALL

Posted on Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 10:13 pm.

Just as things change, more they stay the same.  Boxing is a sport like no other.  In team sports, you might have a club that wins titles with years in between but it is rare for the squad to remain the same between one championship year and the other.  In boxing, although the supporting cast, :READ MORE…

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION: ALVAREZ VS LARA

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION: ALVAREZ VS LARA

Posted on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am.

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez looked more annoyed than threatened the night of March 8th when WBA super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara of Cuba interrupted his post-fight press conference to challenge him to a fight.  The twenty-three year old Alvarez, coming off a dominating technical knockout win over Alfredo “Perro” Angulo, asked the assembled media if anybody :READ MORE…

All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo – Full Episode 1

All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo – Full Episode 1

Posted on Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 12:40 am.

Boxing superstars Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez meet on Sept. 14 in one of the biggest sporting events of the year. And they’ve invited the ALL ACCESS crew along for the ride. From the harsh reality of training camp to jet setting in luxurious private planes, ALL ACCESS Mayweather vs. Canelo offers an intimate glimpse :READ MORE…

FLOYD MAYWEATHER FULL TRAINING SESSION FOR CANELO

FLOYD MAYWEATHER FULL TRAINING SESSION FOR CANELO

Posted on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 3:33 pm.

The fight everyone is talking about is just around the corner. Like the champion he is, Floyd Mayweather, Jr is leaving nothing to chance, training in earnest for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Fighthype.com was on hand July 25 to catch over an hour of exclusive footage of Floyd working out. Check it out: “We’re ready. YOU :READ MORE…

Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez Odds

Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez Odds

Posted on Monday, June 17th, 2013 at 11:44 am.

Make no mistake, it’s a long way to September 14 but already the buzz (and the training) has begun. Early on, the biggest story is the fight odds which opened at Mayweather -250 in some sports books. That is the lowest opening odds for a Mayweather fight since his 2007 super fight with Oscar De :READ MORE…

Floyd Mayweather, Jr vs. Canelo Alvarez: What are the odds?

Floyd Mayweather, Jr vs. Canelo Alvarez: What are the odds?

Posted on Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 7:46 am.

Looking at the careers of Floyd Mayweather, Jr and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, you’ll see one is nearing its end and one is just beginning. Maybe that is why odds makers have set this fight at nearly 2-1 with odds opening online and in Las Vegas anywhere from Mayweather at -250 to -333 while Alvarez is :READ MORE…

Boxing360′s Top Stories of the Weekend

Boxing360′s Top Stories of the Weekend

Posted on Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 8:35 am.

What a fun weekend of fights. Sure, all the winners on Showtime were predictable. We know this. But the fights were fun. Erislandy Lara got extended the way we predicted. Gary Russell, Jr showed he has the fastest hands in boxing and Cornelius Bundrage showed he might have something for Saul Alvarez.  Here is a :READ MORE…