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HBO Boxing Best Of 2015 Premiers Sunday December 27

As has become its annual tradition, HBO wraps up the year with a four-night stretch featuring the best moments from the 2015 boxing season. A tripleheader of replays kicks off the run of nine HBO-...Read More

Alvarez-Kirkland Most Viewed Cable Bout Since 2006

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez enjoyed a triumphant return to HBO in every conceivable way. The 24-year old former 154 lb. titlist registered what presently serves as the leading contender for Knockout of the ...Read More

Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland: Post-Fight Report Card

For every fighter, there is a window. It might be a decade. It might be a few years. That window, sometimes called ‘prime’ is the amount of time a fighter has to maximize their abilities in the ri...Read More

“Fighting Words” — Canelo’s Star Turn, With Caveats

by David P. Greisman - Canelo Alvarez was a star long before he even had a chance to prove his place among the best in the sport. He was a precocious prospect who turned pro at 15 years old and had...Read More

De La Hoya Impressed by Canelo’s Poise With Kirkland

Although Canelo Alvarez scored three knockdowns on James Kirkland, including the sensational one-punch knockout that laid Kirkland out, he first had to weather an assault in the opening minutes. Th...Read More

Ann Wolfe: Kirkland Was Too Inactive To Face Canelo

James Kirkland was simply not prepared to step in the ring with a fighter like Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez ... so says his ex-trainer Ann Wolfe who tells TMZ Sports he took the fight way too soon. Kirkl...Read More

Photos: Canelo's Vicious KO of Kirkland - HUGE Gallery

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - It was originally scheduled for 2012. Almost three years later we get the fight. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) scored a vicious third round knockout of James...Read More

Kirkland: I Didn’t See Canelo’s Knockout Punch Coming

James Kirkland was down in the first, down again two rounds later, then put down for the count once more in the third round. He didn’t spot the punch from Canelo Alvarez that ended the fight on Saturd...Read More

CompuBox: Canelo Lands Whopping 60% of Power Shots

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was too strong and too accurate for the questionable chin of James Kirkland. Canelo landed a whopping 60% of his power punch...Read More

Video: De La Hoya on Canelo's Win, Cotto Next, May-Pac

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - David P. Greisman catches up with Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who discussed Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) scoring a vicious third round...Read More

Video: Canelo Discusses Kirkland Win, Cotto, More

David P. Greisman was front and center at the post fight press conference on the night that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez dramatically knocked out James Kirkland. Canelo spoke to media members after what is l...Read More

Video: De La Hoya Discusses Canelo at Post Presser

David P. Greisman was front and center at the post fight press conference on the night that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez dramatically knocked out James Kirkland. In front of more than 31,000 raucous fans Min...Read More

Canelo, De La Hoya Want Golovkin at The Right Time

Canelo Alvarez may be moving toward a fight with middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, but that doesn’t mean that he and his team feel that they are also ready for a bout with 160-pound destroyer Gennad...Read More

Watch: Canelo Lands Vicious Right To Crush Kirkland

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - It was originally scheduled for 2012. Almost three years later we get the fight. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) scored a vicious third round knockou...Read More

Canelo Embraces War, Brutally Knocks Kirkland Out

By Francisco Salazar - (HOUSTON, Tex.) - If boxing was dead after May 2, which was a narrative used over and over, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez victory sure gave it much-needed life. Especially with a hig...Read More

Alvarez vs. Kirkland: BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions

Saul Alvarez heads back to HBO following a near three-year hiatus from the network that helped him develop into a boxing superstar. His homecoming takes place at Minute Maid Park in Houston, where he ...Read More

Joshua Clottey, Joseph Diaz, Taishon Dong Win Bouts

In the opening bout of the Golden Boy Promotions card, Armando Pina stopped Zacharia in the second round. As the bout progressed, Pina (6-0, 6 KOs) landed more punches at will onto Kelley, who looked ...Read More

Canelo vs. Kirkland: CompuBox Historical Review

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - Junior middleweight contender James Kirkland is the much busier fighter, while former 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is more accurate with his power shots ...Read More

Coach Warns: You will see a very different James Kirkland

In the lead up to tonight's potentially explosive clash between Saúl 'Canelo' Álvarez and James Kirkland, much of the talk has been about who will not be in Kirkland's corner after the American opted ...Read More

Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland: Pre-Fight Report Card

by Cliff Rold - If there is more action Saturday night on HBO (9 PM EST/6 PM PST) in the first round than there was in twelve rounds last weekend, would anyone be surprised? James Kirkland always b...Read More