Your fight-size boxing update:
- ESPN made a new "This is SportsCenter" commercial involving Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin and Oscar De La Hoya ahead of their September 15 rematch. The ad can be seen below. Fightful will have live coverage of Canelo vs. Golovkin 2, including a post-show podcast.
- Below are a few notable boxing results including a new WBA champion and a pair of regional champions being crowned:
- Shione Ogata defeated Erika Hanawa by unanimous decision to win the WBO Asia Pacific women's light flyweight title in Neyegawa, Japan.
- Jeyvier Cintron defeated Francisco Melendez by unanimous decision to win the WBO Latino super flyweight title in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Monserrat Alarcon defeated Mayela Perez by split division to win the WBA women's minimumweight champion in Coahuila, Mexico.
- Matchroom Boxing confirmed that on the undercard of Amir Khan's fight against Samuel Vargas on September 8, Sam Eggington will face Hassan Mwakinyo and Lewis Ritson will face off against Oscar Amador.
- Former world champion Chris Eubank Sr. started a YouTube channel. His first video, which features him talking about the Logan Paul vs. KSI fight that recently took place, can be seen at the top of the page.
- According to the New Zealand Herald, there are preliminary discussions in place to pit former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker against Junior Fa with the plan being that it would be a long build resulting in the fight happening within 18 months to two years from now.