'Canelo' Alvarez Dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin Next UpSaul "Canelo" Alvarez left no doubt who is the top active Mexican boxer by dominating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Boxing on Hot Streak Ahead of Canelo-Chavez Jr. ShowdownThe sport appears to be on the upswing two years after the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao blockbuster fight ended with boos and jeers and has been blamed on ensuing disappointing pay-per-view numbers.
Political Climate Adds Intensity to Mexican Boxing ShowdownThere's little subtlety in the TV commercial promoting Saturday night's fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Mercurial Chavez Jr. Insists He's Focused, Fit for AlvarezChavez (50-2-1, 32 KOs) said he weighed 168 pounds. He needs to get to 164 1/2 by Friday to reach the catchweight limit for the pay-per-view bout at sold-out T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip.
Canelo Wins By Split decisionSaul “Canelo” Alvarez has said he likes to fight in May and September for Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Independence Day.
Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From 'American Dream'If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
Honor & Glory Set For SaturdayAnother fight weekend descends on the Las Vegas Valley.
CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara 'Chopped' Alvarez's Pride To Get The FightFrom fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he's champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo's cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo's traction among the media.
CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy LaraOn July 12, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it's considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.
Mayweather To Face Maidana In MayFloyd Mayweather is scheduled to face WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana on May 3 in a bout to unify their 147-pound titles.
Mayweather Dominates Alvarez Mayweather turned one of the richest fights ever into just another $41.5 million payday Saturday night, dominating Alvarez from the opening bell and winning a majority decision in a masterful performance that left no doubt who the best fighter of his era is.
Mayweather Dominates For Easy Decision Win Canelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr.