Canelo drops Plant twice, gets TKO victory

The fighter highly regarded as the pound for pound king and the biggest superstar in boxing can now add another accolade to his mantle: undisputed champion. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez followed a game plan of working the body to slow down the movement of Caleb “Sweethands” Plant, then scored two knockdowns in the 11th round to hand Plant his first loss of his pro career. Canelo … Continue reading Canelo drops Plant twice, gets TKO victory

David Benavidez to face Kyrone Davis in place of Uzcategui

Unbeaten former super middleweight champion David Benavidez (24-0, 21 KOs) will be able to fight in his hometown of Phoenix this year as a replacement opponent has been named. Kyrone Davis (16-2-1, 6 KOs), a 168 pound contender who battled Anthony Dirrell to a draw in February, will take the place of Jose Uzcategui as the opponent for Benavidez in the main event of a … Continue reading David Benavidez to face Kyrone Davis in place of Uzcategui

Morrell scores first round KO victory over Cazares

There are rare occasions when a pro fighter is able to hold a world title four fights in to their career, but David Morell is currently one of those fighters. On Sunday, Morell was featured as the headliner to a card against Mario Cazares who is known for getting a win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. last year. While Cazares had an undefeated record, Morrell … Continue reading Morrell scores first round KO victory over Cazares

Canelo vs. Saunders scheduled for May 8th

VIA PRESS RELEASE Canelo Alvarez will clash with Billy Joe Saunders in a WBC, WBA Super, WBO and Ring Magazine World Super-Middleweight unification blockbuster on May 8, live worldwide on DAZN (except Mexico) Canelo Alvarez dismantled WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim in three rounds at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami and next he takes a giant step in his quest to become undisputed by facing the WBO king Saunders at … Continue reading Canelo vs. Saunders scheduled for May 8th

Canelo makes short work of Yildirim, retains titles

The first defense of the WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine super middleweight titles for Canelo Alvarez ended up being an easy night of work. Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) battered Anvi Yildirim over the course of three rounds which included a knockdown in the third round before Yildirim’s trainer Joel Diaz told the referee that he would not send out his fighter for the start of … Continue reading Canelo makes short work of Yildirim, retains titles

Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Two years ago, Avni Yildirim traveled to Los Angeles to help Canelo Alvarez prepare for the second fight against Gennady Golovkin. Now the former sparring partners are days away from fighting for the unified super middleweight championship. Hard Rock Stadium will be the site of the first title defense for Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) as he will honor the WBC mandatory obligation by facing Yildirim … Continue reading Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Canelo impressive in San Antonio, wins super middleweight titles

Canelo Alvarez showed why he is likely the best fighter in the sport of boxing. The multi-division champion from Guadelajara used a bullying style against an opponent in Callum Smith who was much taller than he is and dominated over the course of 12 rounds to win by unanimous decision (119-109 twice, 117-111) and become the unified champion at super middleweight with the WBA, WBC, … Continue reading Canelo impressive in San Antonio, wins super middleweight titles

Saunders pitches a near shutout to retain WBO title

Billy Joe Saunders successfully defended the WBO Super-Middleweight World Title for a second time on Friday night, as he nearly swept the scorecards against Martin Murray. Steve Gray and Robert Williams scored the fight 120-109, whille Marcus McDowell scored it 118-110 for the champion from Hatfield. It registers as Saunders’ 30th win as a professional fighter. Murray was unsuccessful once again in a world title … Continue reading Saunders pitches a near shutout to retain WBO title