Golden Boy Promotions head honcho Oscar De La Hoya foresees a rematch between his most prized ward Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and retired undefeated fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Alvarez, now a two-division world champion, defeated middleweight titlist Miguel Cotto recently. The Mexican fighter bagged the WBC, Lineal and Ring Magazine 160-pound titles after winning a unanimous decision verdict over the Puerto Rican boxing great.
After the fight, Canelo now holds a record of 46-1-1, with 32 victories by knockout. His lone loss came in the hands of Floyd Mayweather Jr., whom he fought in September 2013. According to a report by Boxingscene, De La Hoya says they are open to another fight with "Money May". more >>
The wife of former Houston Rockets' head coach Kevin McHale blames the Kardashians for her husbands firing from the team. Point guard Ty Lawson was also arrested for drunk driving charges.
On Wednesday, the Rockets fired the former Boston Celtics big man, after the team's subpar performance that led to their 4-7 record in the 2015 NBA regular season, so far. McHale himself did admit in a Houston Chronicle interview that there was no synergy between him and his players.
"We were starting to address some of the issues that were the reason I was let go," the 57-year old McHale said. "We just weren't playing with any juice, with any rhythm. We haven't been able to get the problems solved." more >>
Holly Holm's teammates at the renowned Jackson-Winklejohn Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico went berserk upon the results of the UFC 193 main event.
"The Preacher's Daughter" was able to shock the world when she knocked out Ronda Rousey with a head kick in the second round of their fight. Like Holm, who was visibly and rightfully ecstatic right after the fight, her teammates were with her in spirit, celebrating in their respective corners of the world.
After almost a year out of action, which eventually led to the stripping of his WBO super-bantamweight title, Cuban boxing sensation Guillermo Rigondeaux was back in the ring recently.
"El Chacal" was made part of the undercard of the "Mexico vs. Puerto Rico" super fight between middleweights Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, where he was slated to face Filipino boxer Drian Francisco.
Rigondeaux did end up winning via a wide unanimous decision verdict, with a tally of 100-90, 100-90, and 97-93. It was, however, met with a resounding boo from the crowd in attendance at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. more >>
Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now on Ronda Rousey's side.
Just over the last few months, Mayweather and Rousey have been throwing verbal jabs at each other. But it all seemed to change after UFC 193 event, where Holly Holm knocked out "Rowdy" via second round head kick.
After two years since being UFC champion, Rousey lost both her title and undefeated record. While Mayweather still has his 'zero' intact, he still empathized with the former UFC bantamweight queen. more >>
Reigning UFC featherweight champion José Aldo has promised to find out who the "snitch" within his camp is.
Over the past weeks, rumors about a new injury on Aldo have been making the rounds online. On top of it, retired UFC fighter and title contender Chael Sonnen claims to have talked to some people in Brazil, confirming that the champion is indeed hurt.
"I am hearing things from people in Brazil, and in this sport where there is smoke there is fire," Sonnen said in a report by Bloody Elbow. "Every single time - if there is smoke there is fire, and I am hearing things from people in Brazil...that they are not confident that Jose's gonna make the walk." more >>