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SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 1:  Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Saul “Canelo” Alvarez

Here is a list of five things you didn’t know about Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

KHTK Sports 1140–07/11/2014

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/11/2014

Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.

07/11/2014

Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

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Stockton All Ears For ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson has not always been kind to ears. As a matter of fact, it was on this day in 1997 when he was banned from boxing for biting the ear of Evander Holyfield – not once, but twice – during a bizarre match on June 28, 1997 billed as “The Sound and the Fury.”

07/09/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – June 6th, 2014

Friday June 6th consisted of many guests. We started off with Paul Bessire who gave us his predictions on the Finals in the NBA and the NHL, California Chrome and the odds of him winning […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/06/2014

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Micky Ward: Martinez Will Win This Weekend

IRISH MICKY WARD came on the show to discuss this weekend’s COTTO/MARTINEZ fight.

KHTK Sports 1140–06/06/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – June 3rd, 2014

Today we were joined by Head Coach Reggie Christiansen of the Sacramento State Baseball Hornets. Coach brought along Brennan Leitao and Rhys Hoskins to discuss there first ever trip to the NCAA Baseball Tournament. Keith […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/03/2014

MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

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Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave Show – March 25th, 2014

Another full day of guests for the guys. Started off with Cliff Robinson talking about his experience on the hit show Survivor. We then talked about his days in the NBA and who he thought […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/25/2014

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Chris Mannix with Keith & Dave – March 25th, 2014

Chris Mannix joined the guys and discussed a plethora of things. Started out with the college basketball tournament. It then went to the NBA draft and the major prospects that are coming out. Andrew Wiggins, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/25/2014

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