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LAS VEGAS – HOF trainer Freddy Roach (trainer of Miguel Cotto) addresses the media following Cotto’s loss. Cotto opted not to appear. During his address he says he feels Cotto won the fight, they deserve a rematch and his believe that Miguel Cotto will bounce back.
LAS VEGAS – At the conclusion of Saturday night’s Cotto vs Canelo pay-per-view fight, where Canelo Alvarez emerged the victor, promoter Oscar De La Hoya announces that Canelo will fight next in May and again in September. Dates previously held by Floyd Mayweather. Who will he fight?
LAS VEGAS – At the Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez post-fight press conference, when asked about his desire to fight Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez responds he’ll fight Golovkin tonight if that’s what people want. Plus highlights from tonight’s undercard final press conference.
LAS VEGAS – Looking young, strong andinvincible, Canelo Alvarez handily defeated Miguel Cotto on Saturday night to become the new WBC middleweight champion. With a reported 11,274 on hand, Canelo utilized a full arsenal of weapons to keep Cotto on his heels. The now former champion appeared to have nothing in the way of power to keep Alvarez at bay. Snapping body shots and uppercuts Canelo was an unstoppable force that was able to withstand the signature Cotto body shots and jabs. The judges final scores: 117-111, 119-109, 118-110 for Alvarez. A wide spread that didn’t truly reflect the action that was happening in the ring. While Canelo dominated the rounds, Cotto did find affective use in…
LAS VEGAS – On Saturday former WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward took a few minutes to answer questions from the media during the busy Cotto vs Canelo pay-per-view fight. Already in town to support his promotional stable mate Miguel Cotto, Ward spoke candidly on everything from the negativity he receives from certain members of the media, potential (or no potential) fight with Kovalev and Golovkin and his recent injury. In this video, Ward addresses the question, “Why is so much emphasis placed on your personality rather than your ring prowess.
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The ever changing landscape of MMA shifted again. Instead of an injury causing shift, it appears this new movie was the result of lack of effort. According to a report by Ariel Helwani, WSOF lightweight challenger Brian Cobb has been released from the promotional outfit. After consecutive withdrawals, with no real reason given, WSOF likely grew tired of his antics and cut the cord. Cobb last fought on June 14, 2013 at WSOF 3 against current WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje.
All good things come to an end at some point and for Ronda Rousey her UFC title reign came to a thudding end at UFC 193 at the hands of Holly Holm. To say Holly Holm’s second round head kick win over Ronda Rousey was an upset is putting it mildly. But what the most shocking is how the fight played out. Rousey tried, as she has in ever fight, pushing forward and imposing her will on Holm but what she wasn’t ready for was the straight left from Holm that found its target early and possibly broke her nose in the opening round. Using movement and footwork, Holm forced Ronda to chase her…
AUSTRALIA – If there was no love loss between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm, there’s less than zero now. So negative love? Is that such a thing? At Friday’s weigh-in, ahead of UFC 193, the main event combatants engaged in a little scuffle prior to the obligatory pose off. According to Rousey, Holm touched her face, an act of disrespect, inciting her to anger. Once they were separated, Holm appeared to be calm and collected during an interview while Rousey was clearly upset and considerably more vocal with her disgust for her opponent. Hype for the fight or just dislike? You be the judge. Photo courtesy Esther Lin.