The Week’s Boxing Schedule

That sign is… unfortunate. You know what else is unfortunate? This week’s boxing schedule — cos there ain’t much on. Johan Perez vs Dmitry Mikhaylenko, Saturday, HBO Latino, Indio Calif. A solid if uninspiring bout on HBO Latino between welterweights Perez (20-2-1, 13 KO) and Mikhaylenko (19-0, 8 KO). Both men like to throw a lot […]

TQBR Radio 7/15: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Vs. Erislandy Lara Recap

Above, an artist depiction of Erislandy Lara’s performance against  Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, depending on who you ask (via). Okay, it wasn’t the blood-soaked war that nobody thought it was going to be, but Alvarez-Lara was one of those “necessary” fights, wasn’t it? Was it really the type of fight we want to see again right […]

Canelo Vs. Lara Results: Mauricio Herrera Nicks Johan Perez

It was a very good fight with a genuinely close result, but the right man won: Mauricio Herrera topped Johan Perez by majority decision in a bout marked by numerous shifts in the dynamic. Fighting on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara on Showtime pay-per-view, Herrera (above left) rebounded from a disputed loss to junior […]