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Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. press tour photos & quotes

Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) hosted a press conference in New York City and Mexico City in recent days, and the fans for both fighters came out in throngs and lined up early to get close to Canelo and Chávez, Jr. at the event. Canelo and Chávez, Jr. will meet on Cinco de Mayo weekend, Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

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HBO Boxing best of 2017 schedule includes Canelo vs. Khan, Kovalev vs. Ward, Golovkin vs. Brook & more

It’s a holiday treat for HBO Boxing fans. Over four consecutive nights in late December, HBO will present six of the year’s standout fights, spotlighting some of the biggest names in the sport. Featured are signature wins by Canelo Alvarez, Terence Crawford, Gennady Golovkin, Roman Gonzalez and Andre Ward plus a leading candidate for “Fight of the Year.”

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Willie Monroe wants Canelo, Saunders, Lemieux or Stevens

Willie Monroe, Jr. is ready for another major opportunity after a year where he defeated two title challengers. The native of Rochester, New York scored unanimous decision victories over John Thompson and Gabriel Rosado in 2016 to put himself in position to be mentioned for an early-2017 bout with Canelo Alvarez or a world title opportunity with WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders. Monroe is also looking for showdowns with contenders David Lemieux and Curtis Stevens.

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