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VIDEO: Canelo Alvarez (154.5) vs. James Kirkland (145.5) Official Weigh-In

Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland weighing in (Photo: Instagram)

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By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com’s Sergio Venegas was on hand in Houston, Texas as Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and James Kirkland weighed in ahead of their HBO-televised showdown from Minute Maid Park on Saturday, May 9.

Donte Strayhorn talks sparring at 50 Cent’s gym, Broner vs. Maidana II, and Mayweather vs. Khan


HustleBoss.com speaks with junior welterweight prospect Donte Strayhorn (4-1, 3 KO’s) inside of 50 Cent’s personal gym in Las Vegas following his sparring with Johnny Garcia and Rahim Gonzalez. Check out the interview for Donte’s thoughts on his work, having 50 Cent as his promoter, upcoming matches such as Floyd Mayweather’s next fight and Adrien Broner’s rematch with Marcos Maidana.

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Donte Strayhorn on sparring Karim Mayfield, Mayweather vs. Canelo, the move to Vegas, and more

Chris Robinson catches up with talented prospect Donte Strayhorn (2-1) inside of the Top Rank Gym following his sparring with junior welterweight contender Karim Mayfield. Hear what Strayhorn had to say about working with Mayfield, being promoted by 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions, his decision to move to Las Vegas, the Mayweather-Canelo and Pacquiao-Rios fights, and more

Photos: SMS Promotions’ Donte Strayhorn working with Gerald Tucker Sr. ahead of professional debut

By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com steps inside of Barry’s Boxing in Las Vegas, Nevada as talented prospect Donte Strayhorn works with trainer Gerald Tucker Sr. ahead of his professional debut this Saturday night on the Timothy Bradley-Rusland Provodnikov undercard in Carson, California.

Strayhorn is with 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions and was scheduled for an appearance on the Billy Dib-Evgeny Gradovich IBF featherweight championship undercard earlier this month but saw the fight fall through after his opponent failed to make weight.

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All photos courtesy of Chris Robinson (www.HustleBoss.com)