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Canelo Alvarez bout part of boxing's best year, Oscar De La Hoya says
Canelo Alvarez bout part of boxing's best year, Oscar De La Hoya says

Oscar De La Hoya said he expects 2015 to be the best year in boxing history. The promoter who lost a split decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007 in the best-selling pay-per-view bout in history expects that record (2.25 million buys) to fall when Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight May 2 at MGM Grand. A week later, De La Hoya’s top fighter, former light-middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, will fight hard-punching James Kirkland at Minute Maid Field in Houston. De La Hoya told the Los Angeles Times in a Tuesday interview that he expects a sellout crowd of 45,000 for Alvarez-Kirkland. And from there, Alvarez will still be aligned for his own mega-fight...

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