Monthly Archives: May 2013

Canelo proving his worth by facing Mayweather

By Milo Torres: WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) will be proving his worth on September 14th in facing unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s). Many people don’t give Canelo his respect he deserves. Yes, he hasn’t fought a lot of not well known fighters but he is undefeated. That does not happen over night.

Mayweather is showing courage by stepping up for this fight but he knows he had to take it giving what his pay per view buys for his last fight against Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero weren’t high. The official PPV numbers haven’t been released yet but word is they are very low.

Mayweather’s PPV numbers would have been even worse in trying to go up against Canelo on September 14th, the Mexican holiday. If Mayweather hadn’t agreed to fight Canelo on this date, he would have gotten smashed by him as far as PPV buys go. How that Mayweather has decided to fight Canelo, everybody will see Canelo’s worth with this fight being hugely successful.

Floyd fans have to realize that boxers age and its time to pass the torch. Canelo put 49,000 asses in the seats in the Trout bout! For someone to be ignorant and think that is nothing is dumb. Its a great move for Mayweather economically but don’t think Canelo is Continue reading

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Mikey Garcia Vs. Juan Manuel Lopez Set For War – June 15th

According to numerous reports, including statements from 2012 Trainer Of The Year, Robert Garcia, his younger brother and fighter Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia has signed on to clash against Puerto Rican promotional stablemate and former world champion, Juan Manuel Lopez, on June 15th at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

The bout will be scheduled for 12 rounds for Garcia’s WBO Featherweight Championship title – which he lifted from the man who twice stopped Lopez, in Orlando “Siri” Salido, by beating Salido via technical decision over eight rounds. Lopez(33-2, 30 KO’s), is on the comeback trail after winning his last two fights by TKO and KO, respectively. Garcia(31-0, 26 KO’s), meanwhile, is riding high off of his decisive win over Salido and is looking to keep his undefeated record in tact along with his title strapped around his waist.

Tickets for Lopez vs Garcia boxing championship bout are available for purchase at the nearest outlets or you may be able to order boxing tickets online. For sure the demand for Lopez vs Garcia tickets increases as days goes near leading to big boxing event. We are suggesting to fans to buy Lopez vs Garcia Tickets now to secure exclusive seats for yourself and colleagues.

By Ruben Diaz
Source: http://theboxingtribune.com/2013/05/mikey-garcia-vs-juan-manuel-lopez-set-for-war-june-15th/

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