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Final words from Golovkin, Alvarez before Fight Night

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, September 13, 2017 – Lineal and Ring Magazine middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) had their final say on the record prior to their showdown in the ring in Las Vegas on Saturday, September 16 aired live on HBO Pay-Per-View®. To ...

Canelo Alvarez wades into the crowd of fans at the MGM Grand Hotel Tuesday. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions

Viva Las Vegas: Fans greet Canelo, Golovkin Tuesday

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, September 13, 2017 – The official kickoff to Fight Week activities in today’s boxing world is the grand arrival of the fighters ahead of their bout. Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) made their grand arrivals Tuesday ...

Canelo vs. Golovkin: our boxing fan’s fight schedule

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, September 12, 2017 – The duel in the desert boxing fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. It’s Fight Week for the middleweight matchup between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin. The fight is the main dish, but there are plenty of appetizers this week fans can enjoy from a ...

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez lays on the canvas after being knocked out by Srisikat Sor Rungvisai Saturday, as referee Tom Taylor stops the bout. Photo: Mickey Bonilla, MB Sports Photography

Rungvisai knocks out Gonzalez, proves first win was no fluke

CARSON, Calif., September 9, 2017 – Boxing fans want to see the best fighting the best, and it doesn’t get better than the top two fighters in a division squaring off with plenty to prove. In their long awaited rematch, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand (43-4-1, 39 KOs) proved his first victory was not a ...

Estrada squeaks by Cuadras in a StubHub thriller

CARSON, Calif., September 9, 2017 – Former world champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada (36-3, 25 KOs) now has the opportunity to replace the word “former” with “current” in front of “world champion” after a hard-fought win over countryman and former world champion Carlos “El Principe” Cuadras of Mexico (30-2-1, 27 KOs). Estrada won by ...

‘Superfly’ talent storms into StubHub Center Saturday, HBO Boxing

SAN DIEGO, September 7, 2017 – Anticipation for the “Superfly” boxing card has been picking up speed in the days counting down to the Saturday event at the fabled StubHub Center in Carson, California. It’s a Category 7 boxing card with more top talent than anyone can recall in modern boxing history. If you aren’t ...

Photo: Mickey Bonilla, MB Sports Photography for Communities Digital News

Golovkin, Alvarez prepare for boxing’s real megafight Sept. 16

SAN DIEGO, September 4, 2017 – Now that summer’s combat sports comedy show is behind us, two of the world’s most skilled and feared boxers will put their legacy on the line in one of the sport’s most anticipated fights in many years. Unified middleweight champion Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) and Mexican ...

Mayweather vs. McGregor replay: Showtime tonight, 10:15 pm ET/PT

SAN DIEGO, September 2, 2017 – For those who saved their C-note, or were in a crowd of friends and family and couldn’t get a decent view of the screen, Showtime Sports will air the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor event in its entirely on Showtime tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT (6 p.m. PT for those ...

Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico (right) returned to the ring in fine form, defeating Yoshihiro Kamegai of Japan in a unanimous decision. Photo: Mickey Bonilla, MB Sports Photography

Cotto kickstarts final chapter with all-action win over Kamegai

CARSON, Calif., August 26, 2017 – Four-division champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Yoshihiro Kamegai put on a thrilling all-action show for 7,689 appreciative fans at the sold-out StubHub Center in Carson, California, with Cotto winning a definitive unanimous decision in his return to the ring. Judges’ scores were 120-109, 119-110, and 118-111. Cotto ...

After a loss to Austin Trout, Miguel Cotto (right) brought in Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach in 2013, a decision he credits with resurrecting his career. Photo: Mickey Bonilla, MB Sports Photography

Farewell tour: Cotto vs. Kamegai, HBO Saturday, 9:45 pm ET

SAN DIEGO, August 25, 2017 – Four-division champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico is a sure bet for the Boxing Hall of Fame the day he hangs up his gloves. Cotto says that day will arrive at the end of 2017. In the remainder of the year, Cotto intends to fight twice. The first of ...

Floyd Mayweather (left) and Conor McGregor pose in a faceoff at their final news conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Photo: Chris Farina, Mayweather Promotions

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Let the boxing buyer beware

SAN DIEGO, August 23, 2017 – The time for talk is nearly over. Thank goodness. Two of the biggest personalities in combat sports, boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather and UFC champion Conor “The Notorious” McGregor wrapped up their final stop on the hype train trip for their 12-round boxing match set for Saturday in Las Vegas. ...

Proclamation in Lincoln: Terence Crawford is boxing’s undisputed champion

SAN DIEGO, August 19, 2017 – Making his ringwalk through the Pinnacle Bank Arena among the electrified sellout crowd of nearly 12,000 fans, the stakes could not have been higher for Omaha, Nebraska native Terence “Bud” Crawford. For only the fourth time in the modern era of boxing, Crawford and Julius Indongo of Namibia their collective ...

Lincoln undercard results: Whyte, Jennings, Nelson, Ventura, Alvarado win

 SAN DIEGO, August 18, 2017 – The undercard put together by Top Rank Boxing delivered all the action fans in Lincoln, Nebraska and watching via live streaming on ESPN could ask for. Two returning heavyweights showed they mean business, and victorious Nebraska native sons thrilled friends and family. American heavyweight Bryant Jennings of Denver (20-2, ...

Boxing history in the making: Crawford vs. Indongo, ESPN Saturday

SAN DIEGO, August 18, 2017 – Since 2007, the definition of a true unified champion in professional boxing is any boxer who holds the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO titles from all major sanctioning organizations simultaneously. Certain accomplishments in sports sit on such a high shelf, they aren’t often reached. In the modern “four belt” ...

And the new: Shocking upset in Japan, Nery scores TKO win over Yamanaka

SAN DIEGO, August 15, 2017 – The longest reigning world champion in boxing got the shock of his life in front of his equally shocked Japanese fans Tuesday night (early Tuesday in the U.S.) as 22-year-old Luis Nery won a fourth round TKO victory over Shinsuke Yamanaka to win the WBC world bantamweight title. The ...

Breakfast of champions: Yamanaka vs. Nery tangle Tuesday

SAN DIEGO, August 14, 2017 – The world’s longest reigning world champion in boxing is someone most fans have never heard of, much less seen. You have a rare opportunity to watch WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka in his 13th title defense against Luis Nery of Mexico on Tuesday. The fight will air in the ...

Hot fun in the summertime: Lomachenko, Beltran win in LA

LOS ANGELES, August 5, 2017 – Despite an unfortunate delay due to the NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremony running long, 4,102 boxing fans at the Microsoft Theater enjoyed summertime fun watching WBO junior lightweight champion and two time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl “High Tech” Lomachenko put on a show, stopping Miguel Marriaga of Colombia ...

Vasyl Lomachenko stands out in full color against his competition. Photo: Mickey Bonilla, MB Sports Photography

Lomachenko takes the stage Saturday in LA on ESPN

SAN DIEGO, August 4, 2017 – The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles provides a fitting stage for WBO junior lightweight champion and two time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl “High Tech” Lomachenko. The Ukrainian knows how to put on a a show. With every fight, he offers an operating system upgrade with a few new bells ...

Garcia has little problem with Broner, wins solid decision

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2017 – Mikey Garcia of Riverside, California made it an easy night for the three judges in Brooklyn, winning a dominant 12-round decision in his first fight at lightweight over Adrien “The Problem” Broner of Cleveland. Scores were 117-111 and 116-112 twice. It was a career-defining fight for Broner (33-3, 24 ...

Big Baby Miller wins big, Taylor, Warren shine in Brooklyn

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2017 – Heavyweight Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (19-0-1, 17 KOs) of Brooklyn was too much in every sense for former world title challenger Gerald Washington (18-2-1, 12 KOs) of California. Miller kept the heat on Cunningham, who displayed plenty of grit until his corner wisely stopped the fight after nine grinding ...