“Knockout Kings,” headlined by Canelo Alvarez defending his WBC Super Welterweight Championship against breakout star Josesito Lopez will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas tonight.
In the co-featured attractions, WBC Featherweight Champion Jhonny Gonzalez defends his crown against former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon.
Former World Champion Marcos Maidana faces perennial contender Jesus Soto Karass in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBA Intercontinental Welterweight Title presented in association with Universum Box-Promotion and Leo Santa Cruz defends his IBF Bantamweight World Championship against former Two-Time World Champion Eric Morel.
The fighters weighed in yesterday in Las Vegas.
WBC Super Welterweight Championship, 12 rounds:
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: 154 lb
Josesito Lopez: 153 lb
WBC Featherweight Championship:
Jhonny Gonzalez: 125 lb
Daniel Ponce De Leon: 125.5 lb
IBF Bantamweight Championship:
Leo Santa Cruz: 117 lb
Eric Morel: 118 lb
Vacant WBC Intercontinental Welterweight Championship, 12 rounds:
Marcos Rene Maidana: 147 lb
Jesus Soto Karass: 147 lb
The Saturday, Sept. 15 quadruple-header, packed with Mexican pride and power, will be televised live on Showtime on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT with preliminary fights to air live on Showtime Extreme at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Alvarez vs. Lopez is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona , DeWalt Tools, AT&T and O’Reilly Auto Parts.
Gonzalez vs. Ponce De Leon is presented in association with Promociones Del Pueblo.