Tag Archives: Canelo Alvarez

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Canelo Unfazed with Nacho Beristain’s Stratergy

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Hall of Famer trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain’s resume is stacked with former champions. After signing on to take over training duties for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr….

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Lemieux to Make Quick Return Against Marco Reyes as Co-Main Event for Canelo-Chavez

KNOCKOUT ARTIST DAVID LEMIEUX TO MAKE QUICK RETURN AFTER 2017 KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR PERFORMANCE AND SQUARE OFF AGAINST MARCO ‘DORADO’ REYES AS CO-MAIN EVENT FOR CANELO-CHÁVEZ, JR. CINCO DE…

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Eubank Jr, Canelo and the Diminishing Value of the Boxing Pay-Per-View

By Alex beard (@alex_beard17) Britain was introduced to ITV Box Office last Saturday night. The £12.95 that viewers had to fork over got them a main event featuring a secondary…

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Golden Boy to Double Up on Canelo-Chavez Jr in Vegas

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) It’s looking more likely that the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Cinco De Mayo weekend showdown will take place is Las Vegas as…

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Canelo to fight on May 6, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

By: Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) Will it be against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.? We don’t know. But according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Golden Boy Promotions has secured the Saturday…

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FirstClassBoxing 2016 Awards: Knockout of the Year

Andrew McCart (@Andy_FCBoxing) My 2016 Knockout of the Year was Hassan N’Dam’s destructive knockout of Venezuela’s Alfonso Blanco earlier this month. With just 22 seconds gone in the first round,…

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Fights Fans are Hoping for in 2017

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) 2016 was an up and down year for boxing fans. There were many elite match-ups between the likes of Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz, Andre…

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Saunders Set to Face GGG or Canelo with Victory Over Akavov

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Billy Joe Saunders has been told that he will fight either Gennady Golovkin or Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez if he successfully defends his WBO middleweight title against…

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WBO Junior Middlweight Champion Canelo Alvarez Diagnosed with a Fractured Right Thumb

Today Canelo Alvarez visited specialist Dr. Pedro Jaime Lomeli, after injuring his right hand during his ninth round knockout victory over Liam “Beefy” Smith to win the WBO Junior Middleweight…

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Canelo Takes Home WBO Title with Ninth Round Stoppage over Smith

On Mexican Independence Weekend, Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) was crowned the new WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion in front of a record breaking crowd of 51,240 roaring fans at…