Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara

Canelo Alvarez Wins In Split Decision Over Lara

Canelo 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.

07/12/2014

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

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.

07/11/2014

Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From 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.

07/11/2014

Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On 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.

07/10/2014

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Mayweather Shows Off His $40.87M Check He Earned For Alvarez Bout

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Canelo Alvarez

Mayweather Jr. Remains Undefeated After Beating Alvarez In Unanimous Decision

Canelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

09/14/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez 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.

09/13/2013

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Money Mayweather To Collect Record $41.5M After His Fight With Canelo Alvarez

Floyd 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.

09/05/2013

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Mayweather, Alvarez To Promote Upcoming Fight On July 2 At LA Live

Anticipation 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.

CBS Los Angeles–06/25/2013

Canelo Alvarez lands a left to the head of Josesito Lopez during their WBC super welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 15, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Getty Images)

Mexican ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Punishes Josesito Lopez To Defend WBC Title

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stopped Josesito Lopez late in the fifth round Saturday night, defending his WBC 154-pound title with a relentless display of power by the 22-year-old Mexican champion.

09/15/2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision during their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather-Cotto Generates $94M With 1.5 Pay-Per-View Buys

Mayweather JR’s middleweight bout against Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto generated 1.5 million pay-per-views buys and $94-million in domestic revenue to make it the second highest grossing pay-per-view for a non-heavy weight fight, said HBO Friday.

05/11/2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a right to the head of Miguel Cotto during their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Jr. Defeats Cotto By Unanimous Decision

Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally found himself in a real fight, complete with a bloody nose and an opponent in Miguel Cotto who was never going to quit. As usual, he found a way to win.

05/05/2012

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