Canelo vs Lara Both Fighters Ready For July 12 War

LOS ANGELES (May 6, 2014) – A four-city, four-day, whirlwind press tour for “HONOR & GLORY: Canelo vs. Lara,” a highly anticipated event headlined by a showdown between former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez and WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara, commenced Tuesday at El Pueblo Historical Monument in Los Angeles.

Hundreds of fans and media members turned out for the Golden Boy Promotions open-to-the-public press conference that also was streamed live in High Definition across multiple SHOWTIME platforms, including via satellite feed, YouTube, Ustream and sports.sho.com/live.

Popular Mexican superstar Canelo, of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, will bring a record of 43-1-1 with 31 knockouts into the 12-round match-up. Former Cuban national amateur standout and slick southpaw, Lara, holds a record of 19-1-2, with 12 knockouts. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV.

 

“It is amazing the attention this fight is receiving,” said Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya, who emceed the proceedings. “Why? This is a fight that can possibly be the Fight of the Year. You have Lara  the champion who nobody wants to fight because he’s dangerous.

 

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Demetrius Andrade set to cage Brian ‘The Lion’ Rose

Demetrius Andrade set to cage Brian ‘The Lion’ Rose

In first WBO title defense

June 14 on HBO live from Barclays Center

ATLANTA (May 7, 2014) – Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) is preparing for his first title defense, June 14 on HBO against No. 1 mandatory challenger Brian “The Lion” Rose (25-1-1, 7 KOs), like it was just another fight.

The 26-year-old Andrade, fighting out of Providence, captured the vacant WBO 154-pound title last November on HBO, defeating previously unbeaten 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-0-1, 21 KOs) by way of a 12-round decision.

 

Andrade vs. Rose is the 12-round co-feature on a card presented by the gifted Cape Verdean-American’s co-promoters, Banner Promotions and Star Boxing, along with Top Rank, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The headliner is a 12-round bout between WBO junior welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KOs) and unbeaten challenger Chris Algieri (19-0, 8 KOs).

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RENE ALVARADO VS. ROCKY JUAREZ

GOLDEN BOY LIVE! SALUTES THE TROOPS

FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES TO TELEVISE A SPECIAL MEMORIAL DAY BOXING EVENT ON MONDAY, MAY 26

FEATURING RENE ALVARADO VS. ROCKY JUAREZ

FROM FORT BLISS IN EL PASO, TEXAS

EL PASO, TEXAS (May 7) – It will be a Memorial Day to remember on Monday, May 26 when Golden Boy Promotions, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes salute the men and women of the Armed Forces with a special edition of Golden Boy Live! at Fort Bliss’ Stout Fitness Center in El Paso, Texas. In the televised main event, Nicaragua’s Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado defends his WBC Silver Featherweight Title against perennial contender and Texas native Rocky Juarez. Plus, top junior welterweight prospect KeAndre Gibson makes his debut in the Lone Star state against an opponent to be announced and in the televised opener, Texas’ young star Ryan “Cowboy” Karl makes his professional debut in a four-round welterweight bout.

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ANTONIO OROZCO VS. MARTIN HONORIO

UNDEFEATED ANTONIO OROZCO VS. MARTIN HONORIO ADDED TO HEADLINE MAY 15 GOLDEN BOY LIVE! SERIES AT THE DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS IN DEL MAR, CALIF. ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES

UNDEFEATED SAN DIEGO NATIVE OROZCO LOOKS TO SHINE IN FRONT OF HOME TOWN FANS IN SPECIAL EDITION OF RINGSIDE AT DEL MAR

DEL MAR, CALIF. (May 7, 2014) – Originally scheduled to square off on April 26, rising star Antonio “Relentless” Orozco and Mexican veteran Martin Honorio will finally get their chance to take care of business in the ring when they meet in the main event of the special edition of “Ringside at Del Mar” on Thursday, May 15 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, Calif. in the Golden Boy Live! FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast.

The previously announced main event fight between Manuel “Tino” Avila and David “Morita” De La Mora will now be featured in the 10-round junior featherweight co-feature and opening the telecast will be the six-round bantamweight bout between Paramount’s Manuel “Suavecito” Roman and Merida’s Jose “Cacho” Silveira.

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Oscar De La Hoya Talks Buying The LA Clippers

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