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A round light heavyweight bout between former World Champions Chad Dawson and Adrian Diaconu will also be featured on the telecast. Following the outcry over the debated draw in which the majority of ringside observers, viewers and media members felt the the year old Hopkins was victorious. Hopkins is a outstanding Boxer with unlimited talent. Hopkins has fought the best in the world of Boxing through out his entire career, not once backing down from a fight. Hopkins is a master at exploiting weakness and it's clear he perceives Pascal's fear as blood in the water.
When Pascal slammed his fist on the podium in punctuation, Hopkins sneered and covered his mouth in mock fear. When the two men stood for the traditional camera-friendly stare-down, Hopkins inched closer to Pascal, taking a page out of Pascal's own playbook. Pascal has only one loss on his record, that came from the great Carl Froch, that fight between Froch and Pascal was a Fight of the Year Candidate.
Both Froch and Pascal where undefeated going in to this fight. Pascal gave everything he had against Froch but lost a unanimous decision, Pascal opened the eyes of fight fans around the world with his performance. The year-old Bernard Hopkins is now the oldest champion in boxing history, winning a unanimous decision against Jean Pascal in Pascal's hometown before 17, raucous fans at the Bell Centre, a new Canadian indoor record for a boxing event. The fighters started out slow, but their dislike for each other showed through as the fight wore on.
Hopkins taunted Pascal repeatedly, sticking his tongue out at champion several times. He even came out before the seventh round and did about four or five pushups to prove he was not as tired as a year-old man should be.
Teddy Atlas breaks down what Gennady Golovkin did well as the larger fighter and how he should have come away victorious. Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin punch stats. Floyd Mayweather says a rematch of his much-hyped fight with Manny Pacquiao is in the works for this year, posting a video of him jawing with Pacquiao and saying he is eyeing a December fight. Another Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight would be like when your favorite '80s band heads out on tour to play the old hits: Floyd Mayweather says he'll be back in December to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch of their superfight.
Gennady Golovkin received 8 stitches thanks to a 5 centimeters cut over the right eye. I thought it was a very good fight for the fans, and very exciting. I thought I fought better than he did. When asked about a third fight Under the right conditions, yes. Jaime Munguia pulverizes Brandon Cook and comes away with the knockout victory.
Max Kellerman traces the origins of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao from to the ring in Al three judges had the fight for Ramirez With the much-anticipated Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez rematch almost upon us, one of the best ways to put the bout into historical perspective is by reviewing the middleweight division's history since the beginning of the 21st century.
Boxing's combination of Gennady Golovkin, Abel Sanchez and this quiet town in the San Bernardino Mountains has become one of the sport's greatest success stories.
And the story of how the combination even came to be is pretty great itself. We talk to a rancher about the part he plays in the process. Learn about the history and usage of Clenbuterol in cattle and the effects it can have on professional athletes. In an interview with ESPN, Canelo Alvarez denied using any drugs to enhance his performance but said it was "my mistake" for not knowing more about the risks of eating meat in his native Mexico, which he asserts caused two positive tests for clenbuterol.
There's a mariachi band in the concourse entertaining fans who can't find a seat for today's Canelo-GGG weigh-in. They might have been able to fill T-Mobile Arena for the weigh-in. Many fans are watching in the concourse. Fans are divided for the rematch between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. Official purses according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission: Both will make tens of millions more via profits from the promotion and the pay-per-view.
This is how it feels to be in the corner during a round. Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, including this weekend's fights and much more.
However, they did not make a deal by the IBF deadline, so on Thursday the organization scheduled a purse bid for Sept. ET at its offices in Springfield, New Jersey, although the sides could make a deal up to 15 minutes before the bids are unsealed. However, it seems unlikely the fight will happen because Garcia has been pursuing a fight with welterweight titlist Errol Spence for late this year or in early After one of the biggest upsets in the history of boxing, Muhammad Ali reclaimed his title.
Anthony Joshua has dismissed Tyson Fury's lineal champion claim, stating that he is the No. Anthony Joshua would spend more time doing interviews if he was allowed.
But his time is becoming more and more restricted, as Steve Bunce found out at his recent open-day. Manny Pacquiao will file a court case against Top Rank in a dispute over payments. After his impressive win, Shawn Porter leapfrogged Danny Garcia in the pound division.
But what other changes appear in ESPN's boxing divisional rankings? Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters. Inoue, the younger brother of three-division world titlist Naoya Inoue, won by scores of , and Inoue knocked Yap down in the fifth round. Shawn Porter became a two-time welterweight world titleholder Saturday and immediately accepted the challenge of fellow titlist Errol Spence Jr. How soon will the big fight happen? Former junior welterweight world titleholder Amir Khan showed his speed and timing are still there in a convincing unanimous decision win over Samuel Vargas on Saturday.
Now he wants the big names in the pound division. With Manny Pacquiao or Kell Brook on the horizon, Amir Khan hopes to secure a fight before the end of the year after another demolition job in his second comeback fight on Saturday.