Josesito Lopez upsets Ortiz

Josesito Lopez pulled off a huge upset win by halting Victor Ortiz in the ninth round of their welterweight clash on Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Lopez stepped in as a replacement after Andre Berto failed a drug test and he bravely stood and traded with Ortiz, who was ahead on the judges’ scorecards when he quit the fight due to a broken jaw.

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Golden Boy line up Alvarez vs Ortiz

Golden Boy announced yesterday that WBC light-middleweight champion Saul Alvarez will defend his title against former welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on September 15 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Alavarez's original opponent was Paul Williams but after Williams was left paralyzed from an unfortunate motorcycle injury, the fight was obviously canceled.

Alvarez to dedicate September 15 bout to Williams

WBC light-middleweight champion Saul Alvarez will dedicate his September 15 fight to Paul Williams after the former world champion was paralysed in a motorcycle accident this past weekend.

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Paul Williams paralysed in motorcycle crash

The boxing world was struck by some more bad news yesterday when it was revealed that former world champion Paul Williams has been left paralysed from the waist down after a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

Ringside Round-Up: Mosley rolls back the years

Shane Mosley rolled back the years to put on a spirited performance against Mexican sensation Saul Alvarez but could not stop the rising star running away with a unanimous points win to retain his WBC light-middleweight title.

The 21-year-old Mexican was given the verdict over the American veteran 119-109 on two of the judges' scorecards, while and the third had it 118-110.

Mosley: ‘Canelo shouldn’t be in the ring with me’

Shane Mosley has declared that he is no stepping-stone ahead of his outing against Mexican sensation Saul Alvarez on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto’s Ring Kings’ blockbuster this weekend.

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Portrait of a Fighter: Canelo Alvarez

The HBO cameras spent some time with WBC light-middleweight champion Saul Alvarez 7,000 feet up in the mountains but still round the corner from his opponent in Big Bear, California as he prepared for his upcoming defence against Shane Mosley. Follow them as they go in depth with undefeated 21-year-old Mexican sensation…

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Mosley: ‘Cotto a lot faster than he looks’

Shane Mosley has warned Floyd Mayweather to take Miguel Cotto seriously ahead of their May 5 showdown saying the WBA light-middleweight super champion is not as slow as he looks.

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Alvarez: ‘Mayweather talk won’t distract me’

WBC light-middleweight champion Saul Alvarez says he’s fully focused on Shane Mosley ahead of their May 5 clash despite being touted as a future opponent for Floyd Mayweather, who steps up to his weight division on the same night.

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