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Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez scored a controversial 10th round technical knockout victory over Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in front of 14,610 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in the main event of Saturday’s “TOE TO TOE: CANELO vs. ANGULO” on SHOWTIME PPV.
Canelo (43-1-1, 31 KOs) landed a vicious left uppercut that rocked “El Perro’s” head back at 0:47 of the 10th round. Sensing Angulo was taking too much punishment, referee Tony Weeks stepped in and halted the exciting battle. Continue reading
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By Tim Smith
In boxing there are career-defining fights and there are career-altering fights. Alfredo Angulo believes he had his career-defining fight against Erislandy Lara, even though he lost on a 10th round TKO last June.
When Angulo takes on Canelo Alvarez in a 12-round junior middleweight match Saturday night, the outcome could change the course of Angulo’s career and his life forever. A victory over Alvarez in a major, nationally televised SHOWTIME PPV event on a big stage like the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas could propel Angulo to heights he could only dream about a few years ago. Continue reading
From SHOWTIME Boxing Analyst Steve Farhood
The all-Mexican Canelo-Alfredo Angulo rumble is among the most anticipated bouts of 2014. Given the styles of the fighters, it’s guaranteed to be an action fight.
There have been several classic Mexico vs. Mexico battles over the years. Here’s my top eight. Continue reading
What will Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo have to do to secure the win? Renowned SHOWTIME boxing analyst Al Bernstein explains what each fighter will have to do in the Keys To Victory feature that will appear in Saturday’s live SHOWTIME PPV® telecast.