Fight Preview: Miguel Cotto Vs. Canelo AlvarezMiguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) completed their final press conference yesterday at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas ahead of their Nov. 21 world championship showdown.
Oscar De La Hoya & Jay Z Make 100K Wager On Cotto-Alvarez FightJay Z and Oscar De La Hoya are putting their money where their mouths are.
Cotto & Alvarez Finalize Nov. 21 Fight In Las Vegas Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez agreed Thursday to fight Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Canelo Alvarez Wins In Split Decision Over LaraCanelo Alvarez chased an elusive Erislandy Lara for 12 rounds Saturday night before escaping with a split-decision win for his second straight victory since losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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.
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 Shows Off His $40.87M Check He Earned For Alvarez BoutFloyd Mayweather Jr.'s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.
Mayweather Jr. Remains Undefeated After Beating Alvarez In Unanimous DecisionCanelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of BoxingAlvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
Money Mayweather To Collect Record $41.5M After His Fight With Canelo AlvarezFloyd Mayweather, already the highest paid athlete in sports, will rake in a reported $41.5 million guaranteed for his bout against Mexico's Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14, making it the largest purse of all-time.
Mayweather, Alvarez To Promote Upcoming Fight On July 2 At LA LiveAnticipation is building for the mega-fight between Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez as they officially announce their upcoming bout.