Canelo Alvarez

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/11/2014

Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.

07/11/2014

Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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Alvarez, De La Hoya Set To Wage Different Battles

But just as this week was thought to be something of a celebration — win or lose — for Team Alvarez, De La Hoya dampened the mood a bit on Tuesday, when he admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse.

09/12/2013

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Oscar De La Hoya Admits Himself To Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight his substance abuse.

SportsRadio 610–09/10/2013

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Column: Mayweather In Fine Form For A Fight

A rare series of storms had cooled the summer air to an almost tolerable level, though it was steamy as ever inside Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s gym just a few miles from the Vegas Strip.

SportsRadio 610–08/27/2013

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Mayweather-Canelo Promote Fight In Houston

The upcoming Mayweather-Canelo press tour arrived in Houston Monday to promote their upcoming title fight.

07/02/2013

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De La Hoya: Mayweather Can Be Beaten

Oscar De La Hoya joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they previewed the Floyd Mayweather/Canelo Alvarez fight September 14th, and what was the biggest hit he ever took in the ring and his thoughts on the Dynamo.

07/01/2013

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Anticipation Builds For Mayweather, Alvarez Fight

The anticipation is building for the mega-fight between Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez continues to build.

06/26/2013

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