Thursday, September 15, 2011

Alvarez vs Gomez Super Welterweight Championships

Saul Alvarez vs Alfonso GomezAlvarez vs Gomez heats up as boxing fans are all waiting for this highly anticipated boxing showdown between undefeated WBC Super welterweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and division high contender Alfonso Gomez. The bout is the main undercard of Mayweather vs Ortiz Pay-Per-View (PPV) on Sept. 17 although the fight will happen at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California.

Alvarez (37-0-1, 27 KOs) got the vacant title on an impressive performance against Matthew Hatton last March and successfully defended the belt versus Ryan Rhodes on a lopsided first title defense on June 18.

Gomez (23-4-2, 12 KOs) is 30 years old living in Southern California. He has won 5-streak after the destructive loss to Miguel Cotto in 2008.

According to most online betting sites, Alvarez is +1600 while Gomez at-800. Therefore, the young Mexican champion is the early favorite to win this fight. You, who is your bet to win this rumble? Boxing fans, don't miss to witness Saul Alvarez vs Alfonso Gomez in an blockbuster clash before the main event. It's a showdown we should not miss!

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