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Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

Devon Alexander (L) throws a punch at Jesus Soto Karass in their superwelterweight bout at StubHub Center on June 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  Alexander won in a unanimous decision.  (Photo by Stephen Images)  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Devon Alexander Wins Fight

St. Louisan bests Jesus Soto Karass in unanimous decision

06/22/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Michael Buckner)

5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

Shawn Porter  punches Devon Alexander during their IBF welterweight title fight at the Barclays Center on December 7, 2013 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Devon Alexander Loses IBF Title Fight

Shawn Porter beat the St. Louisan by unanimous decison, Saturday night, in New York.

12/08/2013

Devon Alexander talks with reporters during a training session in preparation for his upcoming fight against Shawn Porter at Gleason's Gym on December 3, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Devon Alexander To Defend Title

St. Louis native goes toe-to-toe with Shawn Porter on Saturday for IBF Welterweight belt

12/04/2013

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Former heavyweight champion boxer Ken Norton, Sr. in 2006 photo (AFP/Getty/Elizabeth Ruiz)

Former Heavyweight Champ Ken Norton Dies

Boxer grew up in Jacksonville, Illinois.

09/18/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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