Mayweather vs. Canelo
By Dan Ambrose: Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe said yesterday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. won’t be appearing on any of Golden Boy Promotions’ cards now that Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer is no longer with the company. But that doesn’t mean that they won’t meet with the Golden Boy brass in the future for a […]
The record-setting showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez lasted exactly 36 minutes. But those 12 suspenseful rounds only tell a portion of drama that unfolded in the historic SHOWTIME PPV® event.
By Dan Ambrose: This Wednesday, September 25th on Showtime, ALL ACCESS will document the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fight, including the aftermath of the one-sided mismatch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ALL ACCESS: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO EPILOGUE TO TAKE VIEWERS BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE DRAMA OF FIGHT WEEK & FIGHT NIGHT Share this video http://s.sho.com/1aax0JN Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME® NEW YORK (September 23, 2013) – The dramatic moments surrounding the record-breaking Sept. 14 SHOWTIME PPV® event will be chronicled […]
By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum thinks former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvare (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) was thrown in with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) way too early in his career for him to have had a real chance to beat him. Arum notes that Canelo had only faced one […]
By Ciaran McKinney: What a few couple of weeks it has been for the world of boxing, and it seems there is a new headline to read every day. The last few months have been dominated by the anticipation for “The One,” the showdown between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Floyd Mayweather Jr. bout. In my […]
By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Nacho Beristain thinks former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-1-1.30 KO’s) should have gone all out by applying a ton of pressure on Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) last night in an effort to win the fight. Beristain thinks Canelo could have possibly scored a knockdown had he […]
By Chris Williams: The Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez “The One” pay per view card has reportedly broken the all-time PPV record for the most money hauled in for a fight with $150 million and counting with 2.2 million PPV buys. There’s a chance that the card could still break the all-time PPV […]
NEW YORK (Sept. 19, 2013) — Last Saturday’s blockbuster boxing event — THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO — ranked as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time, with nearly $150 million in U.S. pay-per-view revenue reported to date. The news was announced today by Showtime Networks Inc., a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS), […]
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 18) – Nearly 8-out-of-10 households in Mexico with a television set tuned into last Saturday’s “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” mega-fight live on Televisa’s Channel 5. The 12-round majority decision fight, which Mayweather won, garnered a national rating of 41.1 points, which equates to a 77 percent share, 22.1 million viewers and […]
By Allan Fox: C.J. Ross, the judge that scored the Floyd Mayweather Jr-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fight a 114-114 draw, has reportedly decided to take an indefinite leave of absence for her judging job, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal. Ross, 64, has taken a ton of head about her scoring for the Mayweather vs. […]
By Dan Ambrose: Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero saw last Saturday’s fight between former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) and Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) and he came away surprised that Mayweather Jr. had spent so much time standing directly in front of Canelo in that fight. Guerrero thinks that […]
NEW YORK (Sept. 17, 2013) – SHOWTIME Sports will air Floyd Mayweather’s “masterful” (Associated Press) performance against Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia’s “scintillating” (Wall Street Journal) victory over Lucas Matthysse this Saturday on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) as a replay of the blockbuster Sept. 14 PPV event titled “THE ONE: […]
By Dan Ambrose: Former NBA star Earvin “Magic” Johnson thinks last Saturday’s fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was such a one-sided fight that it ended up being a boring bout for him to watch. Mayweather won the fight by a 12 round majority decision after one of the judges came up […]
By Van Dunn: Now that the much hyped Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fight is over, and Mayweather Jr. has once again showed the boxing world that he is in a class above everyone else, we can all sit back and chuckle. Chuckle not at the fact that Mayweather totally outclassed the younger, […]