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  1. Canelo, Lara hold Times Square presser

    Michael Woods

    Oscar De La Hoya didn't think fighting the Cuban, who might well be, on any given night, one of the five best boxers on the planet, was the best plan of attack. But Oscar, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, was convinced that a Canelo Alvarez-E...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  2. Sergio vs. Cotto in April at MSG?

    Michael Woods

    Could we see Sergio Martinez, the Argentina-born hitter who holds the WBC middleweight crown, fight his next scrap in Madison Square Garden against Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto? We will if the suits at MSG get their way. On Wednesday, ...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  3. Talking options for Mayweathers next fight

    Michael Woods

    We have a long time out to Floyd Mayweather's next bout, but after "Money" elevated himself into a new realm of celebrity with his Sept. 14 win over Canelo Alvarez, it's never too early to obsess over who the 36-year-old pugilist-specialist will tang...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  4. De La Hoya 'doing fine' in rehab

    Michael Woods

    Hall of Famer Oscar De La Hoya made news Sept. 10, during the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight week, when he announced he would enter rehab after a substance-abuse slip. The 40-year-old, six-division champion who hung up the gloves after his ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  5. Ring-card girl rumble (the winners)

    Michael Woods

    The lady who might be the biggest boxing fan of the bunch, alas, missed the cut Tuesday at Mendez Boxing Gym in NYC. Model Jasmina Dzurlic tells me that she's a tremendous Canelo Alvarez fan, and has worked out at a boxing gym in the Bronx for six ye...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  6. Could Malignaggi-Judah lead to 'Money'?

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather has emerged as the face of boxing this year. His Sept. 14 bout against Canelo Alvarez vaulted him to another level of awareness in the minds of folks outside the hardcore fight crowd, including casual viewers of boxing. After last mo...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  7. Miguel Cotto demolishes Delvin Rodriguez

    Michael Woods

    Cynics -- and I dare say that is most of the folks who have been covering boxing for any length of time -- took it with two grains of salt when Miguel Cotto and new trainer Freddie Roach both said that they were working on bringing back the "old" Cot...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  8. Mayweather makes the NYC media rounds

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather sat in a chair at the Vanderbilt Suites in Manhattan, watching himself do his thing on a screen showing Round 10 of his master-class showing against Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM in Las Vegas. Mayweather landed a wicked r...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  9. Yormark pitches Mayweather-to-Brooklyn

    Michael Woods

    The "boxing is dead" bunch got a kick in the groin on Sept. 14, when Floyd Mayweather took on Canelo Alvarez at the MGM Grand and more than 2.2 million households ponied up to watch the 12-round Mayweather master class unfold on pay-per-view. If w...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  10. Malignaggi: Floyd Mayweather is best ever

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi sat ringside Sunday morning in Las Vegas, watching Floyd Mayweather turn in another virtuoso performance, rendering Canelo Alvarez -- a top-grade boxer who is a favorite probably to beat everyone other than Mayweather at 154 pounds --...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  11. Golovkin would fight Mayweather

    Michael Woods

    The list of viable challengers for Floyd Mayweather has narrowed, after Mayweather so handily dismantled Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, at times toying with the 23-year-old Mexican en route to winning a majority decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. ...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  12. Yormark wants Mayweather in Brooklyn

    Michael Woods

    The word out of Las Vegas, ahead of Saturday's clash between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, is that the scene is hectic and electric. Promoter Golden Boy is expecting the clash to draw the most pay-per-view revenue ever, surpassing the $132 mil...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  13. What if Mayweather or Canelo don't make weight?

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather is nothing if not a shrewd picker when it comes to choosing his foes and hashing out terms, financial and otherwise, heading into his bouts. After 17 years as a pro, he knows all the angles inside the ring and outside, in the rooms w...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  14. ESPN's Joe Tess on Mayweather-Canelo

    Michael Woods

    ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" is done with its season, and play-by-play man Joe Tessitore is on to other assignments, like covering the college football scene. But Tess was kind enough to offer NYFightblog his assessment of "The One," the Saturday Las...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  15. Schaefer: 'The One' will break PPV record

    Michael Woods

    The excitement, which included five-hour waiting times, and the masses he saw come out during the 11-city press tour for "The One," the clash between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, has Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer believing that a pay-per-vi...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  16. Schaefer: Mayweather bout in NY? Unlikely

    Michael Woods

    I know we can't get ahead of ourselves, it wouldn't be prudent, but I admit I am curious as to what's next for Floyd Mayweather after he fights Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14. Since I expect him to have his way with the talented and strong but still-the-...

    Blog | July 18, 2013