Canelo-Smith September 17th HBO PPV!

Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will look to win his third title in the junior middleweight division when he challenges undefeated heavy-hitter Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) for the WBO junior middleweight world championship on Saturday, September 17. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Information regarding venue and tickets will be announced shortly.
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Boxing Quick Reports!

WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman is a -230 favorite to defeat Shawn Porter +190 tonight on CBS. At Friday’s weigh-in, Thurman said, “This is my career on the line, my title on the line, my undefeated record on the line. I’m gonna do what I do. I practice what I preach. The boy is going to sleep!” Should be a good fight.
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Thurman-Porter Weights From Barclays Center!

(Photo by: Showtime)

Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Keith Thurman 146lbs vs. Shawn Porter 147lbs
(WBA world welterweight title)
(Porter stripped naked and was right on the limit)
Jarrett Hurd 153.8lbs vs. Oscar Molina 154.8lbs
Adam Kownacki 264.2lbs vs. Jesse Barboza 242.8lbs
Heather Hardy 123.2lbs vs. Kirstie Simmons 122.8lbs
David Benavidez 168.6lbs vs. Francy Ntetu 170lbs
Jonathan Alonso 141.6lbs vs. Brian Jones 142lbs
Regis Prograis 139.8lbs vs. Luis Florez 140lbs
Josue Vargas 140.8lbs vs. Ryan Picou 140.8lbs
Nicklaus Flaz 150.6lbs vs. Mack Babb 150.8lbs

Alvarado-Torres Weights From Dallas!

TV: UniMas
(Photo by: Top Rank)

Venue: The Bomb Factory, Dallas, Texas
Mike Alvarado 147.75lbs vs. Josh Torres 147.75lbs
Matt Korobov 162.75lbs vs. Brian Vera 162.4lbs
Erick De Leon 130.25lbs vs. Carlos Valcarcel 131.75lbs
Arturo Marquez 146.25lbs vs. Nubion Houston 146.5lbs
Joey Alday Jr 149lbs vs. Justin Henderson 145.25lbs
Jesse Garcia 130lbs vs. Gabriel Gutierrez 131lbs
Amon Rashidi 141.5lbs vs. Benjamin Vasquez 141lbs
Alejandro Arnold 123.5lbs vs. Porfirio Arellano 124.25lbs
Luis Caballero 136lbs vs. Alejandro Guerrero 135.5lbs

Weights For Historic All-Female Card In Venezuela!


Venue: Domo Jose Maria Vargas in La Guaira, Venezuela
Mayerlin “La Monita” Rivas 116.8lbs vs. Maria Sorroche 117lbs
(WBA female bantamweight championship)
Yesica “La Tuti” Bopp 106.2lbs vs. Nancy Franco 108lbs
(WBA female light flyweight championship)
Hanna Gabriel 153.6lbs vs. Katia Alvarino 152.4lbs
(WBA/WBO female super welterweight championship)
Laura Linda Lecca 115lbs vs. Carolina “La Fiera” Alvarez 112.4lbs
(WBA female super flyweight world championship)
Ogleydis Suarez 150.8lbs vs. Yarley Cuadrado 144.6lbs
(WBA female Fedelatino welterweight title)
Ambar Fajardo 126.8lbs vs. Yolis Marrugo 129.8lbs
(WBA female Fedelatino super featherweight title)
Deebora Rengifo 104lbs vs. Eva Guzman 104.2lbs
(WBA female Fedelatino minimumweight title)

Wilder-Arreola Kickoff Press Conference!

WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder was on stage at a press conference in Birmingham, AL and two-time heavyweight title challenger Chris Arreola was on hand via Skype from his training camp in San Diego to officially announce their heavyweight title showdown taking place Saturday, July 16 from the Legacy Arena live on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX and FOX Deportes.
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Fonfara-Smith/Payano-Warren Workout Quotes!

Fight week kicked-off in Chicago on Wednesday for Premier Boxing Champions on NBC taking place this Saturday, June 18 at the UIC Pavilion headlined by light heavyweight bruiser Andrzej Fonfara battling hard-hitting New Yorker Joe Smith Jr.
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All Female Card Saturday In Venezuala!

On Saturday at the Domo Jose Maria Vargas in La Guaira, Venezuela, the WBA is staging a historic all women’s world championship boxing card. Not only are the boxers female, the referees and judges will also be women. There will be four world title fights in play.
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J Rock Ready For Showdown With Charlo!

JrockUndefeated IBF jr middleweight mandatory contender Julian “J Rock” Williams is making plans to challenge IBF champion Jermall Charlo. “I can’t get into details but I believe the fight will be in September as the co-main to a BIG card,” said Williams. “I’m super excited to finally get this opportunity.”
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Barthelemy-Bey Weights From Florida!

TV: Spike

Venue: Seminole Hard Rock Casino, Hollywood, Florida
Rances Barthelemy 134.6lbs vs. Mickey Bey 134.2lbs
(IBF lightweight title)
Emmanuel Rodriguez 119.4lbs vs. Alberto Guevara 119.8lbs
Caleb Plant 163.8lbs vs. Carlos Galvan 162.4lbs
Dat Nguyen 128.6lbs vs. Jesus Lule 130.2lbs
Steve Geffrard 177.2lbs vs. Samuel Miller 181.6lbs
Dyah Davis 172.8lbs vs. Leosvy Mayedo 175.8lbs
Courtney Jackson 141.8lbs vs. Anthony Woods 142.6lbs
Antonio Williams 127.8lbs vs. Hector Fernandez 128.6lbs
Gervonta Davis 135.6lbs vs. Mario Macias Rorozco 132.8lbs
LaTondria Jones 155lbs vs. Latoya Burton 151.2lbs

CBS Sports Network Continues Coxing Telecasts!

After four telecasts in the last two weeks, CBS Sports Network will be back at ringside again this weekend. Mexican promoter Pepe Gomez has partnered with Neon Star Media to bring its monthly “Cancun Boxing” series to the network.
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Broadway Boxing Weights From NYC!


Venue: Resorts World Casino New York City, Queens, NY
Richar Abril 139lbs vs. Jerry Belmontes 138.75lbs
Yuri Foreman 158.25lbs vs. Jason Davis 161.75lbs
Mike Lee 178.75lbs vs. Mike Snider 178lbs
Alicia Napoleon 153.5lbs vs. Latasha Burton 162.25lbs
Julian Sosa 142.5lbs vs. Isaac Johnson 142.25lbs
Steve Rolls 162.5lbs vs. Emmanuel Sanchez 163.75lbs
Joe Williams 184lbs vs. Lamar Harris 183.5lbs
Marquis Moore 167.5lbs vs. Turner Williams 165.5lbs
James Wilkins 136.25lbs vs. Jack Grady 140lbs

Barthelemy-Bey Press Conference Quotes!

IBF lightweight champion Rances Barthelemy (24-0, 13 KOs), challenger and former champion Mickey Bey (22-1-1, 10 KOs) about their Spike TV showdown on Friday from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The fighters spoke to media and posed for cameras at the Paradise Live Theater before moving into the Hard Rock Live Arena for media workouts.

Here is what they had to say:
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Lara Retains WBA Title With Unanimous Decision!

lara-vanes-rematch (12)_1Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (22-2-2, 13 KOs) outboxed former U.S. Olympian Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan (36-2-1, 21 KOs) over twelve rounds. Lara’s mobility and skills prevailed over Martirosyan’s power and aggression. Vanes was deducted a point in round eleven by referee Vic Drakulich for a low blow. When the final bell sounded to end the last round the judges scores were as follows 115-112, 116-111, 116-111.
Right Cross scored it 116-111.
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WBA Champ Shumenov Stops Wright In Ten!

Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, WBA “regular” cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 11 KOs) overcame a fifth round knockdown to score a tenth round TKO over upset-minded Junior Wright (15-2-1, 12 KOs). Wright dropped Shumenov in round five and had him in trouble in round six. Shumenov came back to floor Wright in round eight and got the win when Wright was unable to continue. Next up for Shumenov is a WBA-mandated clash against Denis Lebedev, who unified the WBA (super) and IBF belts against Victor Emilio Ramirez several hours ago.

Lara-Martirosyan Weights From The Cosmopolitan!


Venue: The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas
Erislandy Lara 153.5lbs vs. Vanes Martirosyan 153.75lbs
(WBA super welterweight title)
Jermall Charlo 153lbs vs. Austin Trout 154lbs
(IBF jr middleweight title)
Jermell Charlo 153.25lbs vs. John Jackson 153.5lbs
(WBC super welterweight title)
Beibut Shumenov 199lbs vs. Junior Wright 199.5lbs
(WBA cruiserweight title)
BJ Flores 224.5lbs vs. Roberto Santos 217.2lbs
Lanell Bellows 169lbs vs. Scott Sigmon 169.4lbs
Tra-Kwon Pettis 136lbs vs. Carlos Rodriguez 137.8lbs


Lara-Martirosyan Final Press Conference!

(Photo by: Showtime)

The six elite 154-pound fighters competing on Saturday’s Showtime triple header went face-to-face for the first time Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring live on SHOWTIME from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. In attendance were WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy Lara who defends against Vanes Martirosyan in a rematch, IBF junior middleweight world champion Jermall Charlo, who defends against former champion Austin Trout, plus super welter contenders Jermell Charlo and John Jackson, who meet for the vacant WBC super welterweight title. Twin brothers Jermall and Jermell Charlo celebrated their 26th birthday Thursday and celebrated with a cake. On Saturday they look to become the first twin brothers to hold world titles at the same time in the same weight class.
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World title Tripleheader Workout In Las Vegas!

ErislandyLara4Fight week kicked off Wednesday with media workouts at the UNLV Boxing Gym for the six fighters competing in the Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader of 154-pound world title fights this Saturday from The Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Working out Wednesday and headlining the event were WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy Lara and top contender Vanes Martirosyan. Televised coverage also features IBF junior middleweight world champion Jermall Charlo taking on former champion Austin Trout plus undefeated challenger Jermell Charlo battling hard-hitting John Jackson for the vacant WBC super welterweight world title.
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Canelo Vacates WBC Middleweight Title!

WBC middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez today issued the following statement:
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Ryabinskiy “Povetkin Didn’t Fail Doping Test”

Wilder-Povetkin Is Not Cancelled But Postponed!
Alexander Povetkin promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy held a press conference on Monday in Moscow to address the current status of the troubled Wilder-Povetkin fight.
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