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  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. wins by acrimonious decision

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. wins by acrimonious decision
    Another night of boxing, more controversy. The sport currently comes with an odor. Even more than usual. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., more famous by birth than achievement, won a 10-round unanimous decision Saturday night at StubHub Center. He beat Bryan...
  • Promoter: Mayweather-Alvarez fight breaks pay-per-view record

    Promoter: Mayweather-Alvarez fight breaks pay-per-view record
    Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s impressive majority decision victory over Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday is projected to surpass the record $137 million in pay-per-view sales that Mayweather’s 2007 victory over Oscar De La Hoya...
  • Mayweather-Alvarez fight brings in $150 million in PPV buys

    Mayweather-Alvarez fight brings in $150 million in PPV buys
    The Floyd Mayweather-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez championship fight was a knock-out for Showtime. The fight, which Mayweather won by decision, took in almost $150 million in pay-per-view revenue. That tops the $136 million that Mayweather's 2007 defeat of...
  • Mayweather was brilliant, but boxing judge had a rope-a-dope moment

    Mayweather was brilliant, but boxing judge had a rope-a-dope moment
    Only in boxing could we emerge from a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight with a bigger villain than Floyd Mayweather Jr. And only in boxing could that villain be a 64-year-old named Cynthia, who never threw a punch and who most fans thought was a man because...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s next challenge: finding a credible foe

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s next challenge: finding a credible foe
    LAS VEGAS — The promotion model for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s remaining four fights has changed after his latest display of brilliance. From now on, his co-promoter and pay-per-view executive said late Saturday, his fights will be sold as...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. dominates, gets decision over 'Canelo' Alvarez

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. dominates, gets decision over 'Canelo' Alvarez
    LAS VEGAS  — Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on another boxing clinic here Saturday night. The student was a young Mexican redhead named Saul Alvarez. Or Canelo, which means cinnamon. Mayweather's sweet science has never been sweeter. Just to put the...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez: A bout about doubts

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez: A bout about doubts
    LAS VEGAS — The essence of Saturday night's big fight has been lost in numbers and hyperbole. That essence is as follows: For the last 15 years or so, boxing fans have seen Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his act. Now, they think they have a chance to...
  • Canelo Alvarez has no trouble making weight

    Canelo Alvarez has no trouble making weight
    LAS VEGAS — When Friday's weigh-in was over, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez started his plan of packing on 14 pounds in 30 hours by eating a rib-eye steak, pouring Tapatio salsa on it. The 23-year-old Mexican star had weighed in at the catchweight...
  • The top 10 pay-per-view tallies in boxing history

    The top 10 pay-per-view tallies in boxing history
    BOXING'S TOP 10 PAY-PER-VIEW FIGHTS 1. Floyd Mayweather Jr. wins by split decision over Oscar De La Hoya; When: May 2007; Households: 2.44 million; Provider: HBO. 2. Evander Holyfield wins by disqualification (3) over Mike Tyson; When: June 1997;...
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, foe of Mayweather, stirs fan fervor

     Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, foe of Mayweather, stirs fan fervor
    LAS VEGAS — All the measuring sticks show that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's popularity continues to rise to almost unprecedented levels. The 23-year-old Mexican star will be the crowd favorite Saturday night inside the MGM Grand, site of Alvarez's...
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is up for the challenge

    Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is up for the challenge
    Is it audacious for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, at age 23, to say he's going to become the first man to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr.? You can't believe him, right? After all, the 36-year-old Mayweather (44-0, 26 knockouts), who's so methodical and calculating...