In preparation for his September 14 clash with Floyd Mayweather, Saul Canelo Alvarez will conduct his training camp in high altitude Big Bear, California, rather than sea-level Santa Monica as he has done for recent fights. He will be using Sugar Shane Mosley’s home.
Fast-moving Hughie Fury (5-0, 4 KOs) could face the 6’9 “Molecule from Hell” Evgeny Orlov (13-12-1, 9 KOs) in July. Fury looks for his sixth win tonight at the Epic Centre in Norwich, England, against journeyman Tomas Mrazek.
Former WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev has reportedly parted ways with longtime manager and promoter Vladimir Hryunov.
After demolishing Cornelius White in an IBF eliminator on NBC Sports Network on Friday night, light heavyweight contender Sergey Kovalev (21-0-1, 19 KOs) was asked if he wants to face WBO champ Nathan Cleverly or IBF champ Bernard Hopkins. “I want to fight Bernard Hopkins because he is a legend of boxing,” he said. “It was good news that Hopkins and Karo Murat fell out. C’mon and fight. I’m ready. Are you ready?”