Boxing

Boxing

Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will be looking to end his two-fight losing streak against former WBO minimumweight champion Moises Fuentes on the Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin 2 rematch on September 15 on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Gonzalez-Fuentes fight still hasn’t been finalized, but it’s in the works according to ESPN.

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Saul Canelo Alvarez says he never intentionally used performance enhancing drugs when he tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol while training for his canceled May 5th rematch against middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Canelo (49-1-2, 34 KOs) says he wasn’t fully aware of the risks involved in eating beef in Mexico. The 27-year-old Canelo wasn’t of the risks from eating potentially tainted beef that contained clenbuterol, which is a substance that improves stamina for athletes.

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WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) and IBF champion Robert Easter Jr. (21-0, 14 KOs) made weight on Friday for their unification fight on Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Garcia weighed in at 135 pounds. Easter Jr. weighed in a half pound less at 134 ½ lbs. During the face off, the 5’11” Easter Jr. towered over the 5’6” Mikey.

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