Thursday, September 15, 2011

Alvarez Gomez Fight Video

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Canelo Alvarez will fight Alfonso Gomez in "Star Power" undercard. See video of the highlights of Alvarez, undoubtedly Mexico's most popular fighter, who just turned 21s this week. This will be his second defense as the fight will be held on Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 17. The Alvarez Gomez Fight Video will be shown below.

While Alvarez-Gomez will headline a card at the Staples Center, the fight will be shown as part of a split-site pay-per-view show on which Floyd Mayweather's return to action against Victor Ortiz after a a 16-month layoff to challenge welterweight titlist will headline a card in the HBO pay per view at the MGM Grand.

Schaefer said the telecast will open in Las Vegas, where 22-year-old junior welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas, a Mayweather protege from Las Vegas, will fight an opponent to be announced in a 10-rounder. Vargas (16-0, 9 KOs) opened eyes when he scored a sensational second-round knockout against veteran Walter Estrada on July 8.
The show will stay in Las Vegas for the next fight, the previously announced junior welterweight bout between Mexican star and former three-division champion Erik Morales, who will face fellow Mexican Pablo Cesar Cano (21-2, 9 KOs).

Gomez (23-4-2, 12 KOs), 30, lives in Southern California, but he is also from Alvarez's hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico, which ought to add some spice to the promotion.

Gomez, who starred on the first season of "The Contender" reality series, parlayed his fame from the show into a high-profile fight with the late Arturo Gatti and sent him into retirement with a seventh-round knockout in 2007.

Gomez lost his only previous title shot, a fifth-round knockout to then-welterweight titlist Miguel Cotto in 2008. But he has won five fights in a row after losing to Cotto.