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Austin: Gallery Tour and Mandingo Warrior

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By Bart Barry– AUSTIN, Texas – Somewhere round here, likely on currently gentrified streets once mean, James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland roamed and terrorized sparring partners en route to network-darling status, a falling-out or five with trainer Ann Wolfe, a prison stay, a brutal victory over Alfredo Angulo in 2011, and a brutaler victory over Glen Tapia in December. Where he ... Read More »

“TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO” A KNOCKOUT SUCCESS WITH WELL OVER 350,000 PPV BUYS

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NEW YORK (March 14, 2014) – Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV® presentation of “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” generated well over 350,000 buys, Showtime Networks Inc. and event promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, announced today. The four-fight telecast, headlined by Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez’ impressive 10th-round TKO over fellow countryman, Alfredo Angulo, was a “knockout success,” according to Stephen Espinoza, ... Read More »

ERISLANDY “THE AMERICAN DREAM” LARA ELEVADED TO WBA WORLD CHAMPION

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HOUSTON, TX (March 13, 2014) – Super Welterweight sensation, Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) has been elevated to World Champion by the WBA (World Boxing Association) after successfully defending his interim title against Afredo Angulo (22-4, 18 KOs) and Austin Trout (26-2, 14 KOs). The Cuban born fighter, who now resides in Houston, Texas, is happy that ... Read More »

Canelo takes El Perro to the pound (and Tony Weeks keeps him awake)

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By Bart Barry Saturday in Las Vegas the redhead anointed by one very powerful Mexican television network as the man most likely to continue his country’s outstanding pugilistic tradition, mainly on the virtue of his unique hair color and pigmentation, victimized, via 10th round technical stoppage, a hopeless fellow Mexican in a dog collar. In preventing the man in the ... Read More »

FOLLOW ALVAREZ – ANGULO LIVE

Follow all the action LIVE as it happens when former Super Welterweight champions Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo fight in a 12 round bout. The action begins at 9 pm eastern with a 3 fight undercard which we be highlighted by a a 122 pound world title fight between Leo Santa Cruz and Cristian Mijares. Former world champion Jorge Linares ... Read More »

RICARDO ALVAREZ vs. SERGIO THOMPSON ELEVATED TO SATURDAY’S SHOWTIME PPV® TELECAST

LAS VEGAS (March 7, 2014) – As of Friday morning, Carlos Molina has officially become unavailable for his junior middleweight championship title defense against Jermall Charlo originally scheduled for tomorrow night. In light of these circumstances, the 10-round lightweight showdown between Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez and Sergio “Yeyo” Thompson has been elevated as the opening bout of the four-fight SHOWTIME PPV® ... Read More »

UNDERDOG ANGULO TO USE INCARCERATION TO INSPIRE VICTORY OVER CANELO AS TRAINER HUNTER PREDICTS A ‘SAVAGE AFFAIR’ AHEAD OF CLASH LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March 7) – Underdog Alfredo Angulo is looking to draw on his time spent locked away in a detention centre to help push him to victory over Canelo Alvarez this weekend. The man known as ‘El Perro’ spent over seven months in ICE Detention Center in El Centro, California having voluntarily checked in back in January 2012 due to ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS

Canelo Alvarez 155 – Alfredo Angulo 154.5 Leo Santa Cruz 122 – Cristian Mijares 122 (WBC Super Bantamweight Title) Jorge Linares 134.5 – Nihito Arakawa 134.5 Ricardo Alvarez 135 – Sergio Thompson 135 Read More »

A live double header: Butler v Nieva & Canelo v Angulo

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It’s another big live double header exclusively on BoxNation this Saturday night! From 7pm we’re in Merseyside where local hero Paul Butler steps up to bantamweight as he eyes a summer showdown with IBF World Champion Stuart Hall. The Ellesmere Port hitman faces highly-rated Argentine Oreste Nieva with the Vacant WBA Intercontinental Bantamweight title on the line on a bill ... Read More »

“TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO” FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FROM HOLLYWOOD THEATRE AT MGM GRAND

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LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2014) – The fighters and their camps stayed classy and soft-spoken yet confident during Thursday’s final press conference for “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” taking place this Saturday, March 8, live on SHOWTIME PPV® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from MGM Grand Garden Arena. In Saturday’s 12-round super welterweight main event, popular Mexican boxing superstar ... Read More »

SUPERSTAR CANELO TAKES INSPIRATION FROM ALI AS HE LOOKS TO MAKE ‘BOXING HISTORY’ STARTING THIS WEEKEND AGAINST MEXICAN RIVAL ANGULO LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March 6) – Canelo Alvarez is using the story of ‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali to help inspire him to make his own boxing history starting this weekend. The cinnamon haired superstar will be going toe-to-toe with countryman Alfredo Angulo as they lay their Mexican machismo on the line in front of a packed crowd at the MGM Grand in ... Read More »

ANGULO ‘GUARANTEES EXCITEMENT’ AS HE GOES TOE-TO-TOE WITH CANELO OVER MEXICAN PRIDE THIS WEEKEND LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (March 5) – Alfredo Angulo will be looking to seize his opportunity when he battles fellow Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a fight set to be an edge of the seat thriller. The 31-year-old originally from Mexicali, in Baja California, the twelfth largest state in Mexico, battles his countryman Canelo this weekend on BoxNation at the MGM Grand in ... Read More »

“TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO” FIGHTER WORKOUTS AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA LOBBY

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LAS VEGAS (March 5, 2014) – Mexican boxing superstar and former world champion Canelo Alvarez, hard-hitting countryman Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo and “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” pay-per-view undercard fighters worked out in front of a throng of media and adoring fans on Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena lobby. Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KOs) and the dangerous Angulo ... Read More »

“TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO” SHOWTIME PPV® FIGHTERS MAKE THEIR GRAND ARRIVALS AT MGM GRAND: MUY GRANDE!!

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LAS VEGAS (March 4, 2014) – As hundreds of fans and media stood in lines that stretched from the sidewalk outside the main doors to the make-shift ring inside the lobby of MGM Grand in Las Vegas, popular Mexican boxing superstar and former World Champion Canelo Alvarez, his opponent this Saturday, Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo, and five-of-the-six other fighters who’ll ... Read More »

FULL UNDERCARD ANNOUNCED FOR “TOE TO TOE: CANELO VS. ANGULO”

LAS VEGAS (March 4, 2014) – In addition to the recently announced lightweight battle between Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez (23-2-3, 13 KOs), older brother of Canelo and hard-hitting Sergio “Yeyo” Thompson (28-3, 26 KOs), of Cancun, Mexico, the March 8 undercard for “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” will feature five more can’t-miss bouts for those in attendance at the MGM ... Read More »

Figueroa out of Alvarez title defense this Saturday

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Omar Figueroa will not be able to defend his Lightweight title this Saturday against Ricardo Alvarez on the Canelo Alvarez – Alfredo Angulo Pay Per View card in Las Vegas due to a hand injury according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “It’s the same thing he did to the hand in the last fight against (Nihito) Arakawa,” said Golden Boy ... Read More »

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FOR SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FIGHTERS MAKE WEIGHT FROM TURNING STONE CASINO

Verona, N.Y. (Feb. 27, 2014) – The six boxers who will fight on ShoBox: The New Generation tomorrow, Friday, February 28, live on SHOWTIME® (9:30 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following ALL ACCESS: CANELO VS. ANGULO, delayed on the West Coast) from Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., all made weight on their first attempts at Thursday’s official weigh-in. Headlining the show ... Read More »

CANELO ALVAREZ, RICARDO ALVAREZ AND THEIR TRAINERS EDDIE REYNOSO AND CHEPO REYNOSO MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody for joining us today. We’re very excited to feature the star of the Saturday, March 8fight, none other than Canelo Alvarez and his entire team: Ricardo Alvarez, his brother; Chepo Reynoso and Eddie Reynoso, both his trainers; and also Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. Before I introduce Richard, I would like to ... Read More »

CANELO ALVAREZ MEDIA WORKOUT A SUCCESS AS REPORTERS AND FANS PACK HOUSE OF BOXING GYM IN SAN DIEGO

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SAN DIEGO — (Feb. 25, 2014) – Several dozen television camera crews, newspapers and web reporters, photographers, (video) bloggers and fans were on hand to watch popular former WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez during his media workout at House of Boxing on Tuesday in San Diego. With Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya ... Read More »

ALFREDO “EL PERRO” ANGULO AND TRAINER VIRGIL HUNTER MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson We’re excited to be joined today by one of the main event contestants in the “TOE TO TOE Canelo vs. Angulo” pay-per-view event Saturday, March 8. On today’s call is Alfredo Angulo, former WBO Interim Junior Middleweight World Champion; also, Virgil Hunter, Alfredo’s trainer and Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Eric Gomez to translate. And of course now to ... Read More »