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Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Preview

Houston TX:  The boxing world is getting over from the super fight between Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao as they head to Minute Maid Park, home of Houston Astros as a super fight takes place as Canelo Alvarez takes on James Kirkland in a 12-round fight at 155 pounds that many expect to be action-packed. Canelo Alvarez enter the fight with a record of 44-1-1 with 31 KO’s and off a split decision win over Erislandy Lara in July 2014 while James Kirkland comes into fight with record of 32-2 with 28 KO’s and off a 6th round TKO win over Glen Tapia on December 2013. This is the first boxing match to take place at Minute Maid Park and are expecting a crowd of over 40,000

Before the fights begin, HBO will show the replay of Mayweather vs Pacquiao starting at 9PM EST. Jim Lampley, Max Kellerman & Roy Jones will be calling  the fight for HBO World Championship Boxing

Main Event:
Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) vs. James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs)