Saul Alvarez and Erislandy Lara.

Why Lara’s style could be all wrong for Canelo

When Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stepped up to face Floyd Mayweather Jr in the most lucrative fight in boxing history last September, the 23-year-old was cruelly exposed over 12 one-sided rounds. His next opponent, Cuba’s Erislandy Lara, is confident he can do the same in Las Vegas on July 12.

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Final shot at the big time for Rhodes?

Ryan Rhodes has once again earned the right to fight for a world title. The Sheffield born fighter has been pencilled in to take on WBC champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez for his light-middleweight title in Guadalajara, Mexico on 18 June. With ‘Spice Boy’ involved, it is bound to be a thriller.