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ELEIDER ALVAREZ RUMORS

Lucian Bute confident of win over Eleider Alvarez & looking to Adonis Stevenson next

Former world super middleweight champion Lucian Bute plans to parlay his February 24th Canadian showdown with undefeated Eleider “Storm” Alvarez into his 14th world title fight later this year. The 36-year-old Bute (32-3-1, 25 KOs) is challenging Colombia-native Alvarez (21-0, 10 KOs) for his WBC Silver title belt in the 12-round main event headlining “BUTE VS. ALVAREZ” at...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago

Lucian Bute vs. Eleider Alvarez bout to be shown internationally on PPV

Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and Gestev have jointly announced that the February 24th BUTE VS. ALVAREZ mega-showdown, as Lucian Bute challenges Eleider “Storm” Alvarez in the 12-round main event, will air live worldwide on pay per view from Videotron Centre in Quebec City, Canada. In addition to Alvarez defending his WBC Silver title against former International Federation Boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago

Eleider Alvarez vs. Isaac Chilemba set for November in Quebec

Eleider Alvarez (18-0, 10 KOs), a former Colombian Olympian who now lives in Montreal, and Isaac Chilemba (24-2-2, 10 KOs), of Malawi, will face each other this November in a WBC light heavyweight final eliminator bout to be staged in Quebec. Yvon Michel and Kathy Duva, respectively, promoters of Alvarez and Chilemba, yesterday finalized a deal to secure this much anticipated fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Alvarez, Chilemba to box for shot at champ Stevenson

MONTREAL (AP) Eleider Alvarez will face Isaac Chilemba in an elimination bout to become the top light heavyweight contender in the World Boxing Council, promoter Yvon Michel announced Thursday. Alvarez (18-0), a Colombian living in Montreal, is ranked second by the WBC, while Chilemba (24-2-2), of Malawi, is the top contender. The winner becomes mandatory challenger to champion...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Weights from Montreal: Lucian Bute & Eleider Alvarez featured on NBCSN tonight

The official weigh in was held on Friday for Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN card at Bell Centre in Montreal. Televised coverage is headlined by a 10-round showdown between Lucian “Le Tombeur” Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) and Andrea Di Luisa (17-2). Also featured on NBCSN is light heavyweight contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (17-0) versus Isidro Ranoni “El...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Eleider Alvarez, Julian Williams Win With Varying Degrees Of Aplomb

Showtime Extreme gave us a chance Saturday to get a look at two well-regarded young fighters, Eleider Alvarez and Julian Williams. Both won, but Alvarez didn’t live up to his hype the way Williams did to his. Granted, Alvarez faced the better competition of the two, befitting a fighter who is just now flirting with cracking the top 10 of the light heavyweight division. Alexander...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams vs. Alvarez To Co-Feature Stevenson/Fonfara

UNBEATEN JULIAN WILLIAMS & ELEIDER ALVAREZ CO-FEATURED AGAINST TOUGH OPPOSITION ON SHOWTIME EXTREME® SATURDAY, MAY 24, FROM BELL CENTRE IN MONTREAL, CANADA Photo credit: Boxingtalk.com Two 10-Rounders Precede SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Tripleheader Featuring 2013 Fighter of the Year Adonis Stevenson Bouts on SHO EXTREME Start at 7 p.m. ET/PT; SHOWTIME® Three-Fight Telecast...
Via BadCulture
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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