Boxing

  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin draws 3rd highest boxing gate

    The results of the September 16th Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin fight may have been unsatisfactory to fans with it being scored as a 12 round draw, but the fight was a huge success in terms of the money it made at the gate for their fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Of the 17,318 tickets sold for the Canelo-GGG fight, it brought in $27,059,850, according to Dan Rafael. That puts the Canelo vs. Golovkin fight at 3rd place in the biggest gates for boxing history.

  • Canelo Alvarez’s hair follicle test is negative for clenbuterol

    Saul Canelo Alvarez has tested negative for the performance enhancing substance clenbuterol in a hair follicle test that was ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission as part of their investigation of the Mexican star for his two positive tests on February 17 and February 20.

  • Canelo cannot hurt Golovkin says Sanchez

    Golden Boy Promotions flagship star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) might as well give up on the idea of hi being able to knockout IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs), because it WILL NOT be happening, says Golovkin’s longtime trainer Abel Sanchez. He just wants Canelo to know that ahead of time so he won’t waste too much time hoping he can be the first fighter to put a dent in Triple G’s chin when the two of them fight each other on September 16.

  • Canelo Domination Streak Ends, Escapes with Draw Against Golovkin

    In a dramatic twist, the Mexican sensation, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2) escapes with a Split Draw against Kazhakstan great Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1) on Mexican Independence Day, September 16, 2017. Setting aside the talent and experience on both ends, Alvarez also had the advantages of fighting on the most important holiday of his home country, the great promise of money from the Mexican fanbase in the potential rematch, and judge Adelaide Byrd giving him the dubious scorecard of 118 to 110. The other two judges had more believable scorecards, albeit perhaps closer than the affair actually appeared. Dave Moretti scored the fight 115 to 113 for Golovkin, and Don Trella had it 114 to 114 even.

  • Canelo has blueprint to beat Golovkin

    Saul Canelo Alvarez says he now has the blueprint to defeat Gennady Golovkin from the last fight against him on September 16. Canelo (49-1-2, 34 KOs) plans on using what he learned from that fight on the 36-year-old Golovkin in their rematch on September 15 on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Canelo plans on using his anger against GGG

    Saul Canelo Alvarez is angry and Gennady Golovkin and his team the things they’ve said about him during the build-up to their fight this Saturday night. Golovkin has been letting Canelo have it with his comments about his 2 positive tests for clenbuterol, and it’s succeeded in angering him to the point where he wants to take it out on him on Saturday night in their second fight on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Canelo stops Golovkin in 9 or 10 rounds says Monroe Jr.

    Former Gennady “GGG” Golovkin knockout victim, Willie Monroe Jr., is predicting that he’ll be stopped in the 9th round b Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) in their fight on September 16. Monroe Jr. says he discovered a weakness in Triple G’s game in fighting him on the inside in their fight two years ago on May 16, 2015, and he believes that the 27-year-old Canelo will be able to take advantage of that by staying in close.

  • Canelo talks about failed drug test, says it wasn’t intentional

    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.

  • Canelo vs. Golovkin II likely back at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in Sept.

    Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will likely be heading back to Las Vegas, Nevada for their September 15 rematch, according to Dan Rafael. The rematch will likely take place at the same venue as the previous one last year at the T-Mobile Arena in Vegas.

  • Canelo vs. Golovkin through Lederman’s eyes

    HBO commentator Harold Lederman says he sees age starting to show in Gennady “GGG” Golovkin since his last fight against Danny Jacobs, and he’s not sure if he can beat Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 16. Lederman says the 35-year-old Triple G still must be viewed as the favorite to defeat Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) simply by being the bigger, stronger and more experienced fighter of the two.

  • Canelo vs. Golovkin: Return of the body snatcher

    Last Saturday night, we got to witness a great fight between Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo.” Alvarez at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Where should we start? The scorecard, right? What can be said that hasn’t been said about it?

  • Canelo wants rematch with Mayweather

    Saul Canelo Alvarez is interested in facing Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a rematch if he gets by middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin this Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Canelo lost to Mayweather by a 12 round majority decision on September 14, 2013. The scores were 116-112, 117-111 and 114-114. Canelo was only 23 at the time he lost the fight to Mayweather.

  • Canelo will struggle with Golovkin’s pressure

    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin have history together with the two of them having sparred in the past in 2011 when Canelo was 20 and still learning. There were a number of flaws that Canelo showed during the sparing session that was noted by journalists. One of the flaws that were observed in Canelo’s game was his tendency not back off when he was hurt by Golovkin.

  • Canelo won’t rule out Conor McGregor fight

    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez isn’t ruling out a potential future fight against UFC star Conor McGregor if he beats Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26. However, Canelo doubts that McGregor will be able to pull off a “miracle” upset of the 40-year-old Mayweather in their fight on Showtime PPV at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canelo probably smells opportunity knocking if he can get a crack at McGregor. There’s a lot of money to be made fighting the UFC star, and there’s very little threat.

  • Canelo-GGG 2 undercard: Munguia-Cook, Lemieux-O’Sullivan & Chocolatito-Fuentes

    Saul ‘Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin II undercard will has the following fights in the works: Jaime Munguia vs. Brandon Cook, David Lemieux vs. Gary O’Sullivan and Roman ‘Chocolatio’ Gonzalez vs. Moises Fuentes.

  • Canelo-Golovkin 2 possible for Cowboys Stadium

    Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler is looking to negotiate a rematch against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for Cowboys Stadium rather than Las Vegas, Nevada. Loeffler likes the idea of staging the Canelo-GGG fight in front of a crowd of 100,000 boxing fans at Cowboys Stadium.

  • Canelo-Golovkin to have their titles on the line for Sep.16

    Saul Canelo Alvarez will have his Ring Magazine middleweight title up for grabs in his fight against middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in 2 months from now on September 16. Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) will put up his IBF and WBA middleweight belts. Canelo doesn’t want any part in fighting for Golovkin’s WBC belt.

    That belt will fall vacant should GGG lose to Canelo (49-1-1, 34 KOs. The winner of the Canelo-Triple G fight will be viewed as the best fighter in the 160 lb. division. Triple G’s WBC belt will become vacant if he loses to Canelo. It won’t go to Canelo, because he doesn’t want the belt.

  • Canelo: “I would have knocked out GGG’s opponents even easier!”

    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is sounding out of this world confident going into his fight this Saturday night against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Canelo has increased his trash talking by another level, as he’s now saying he would have knocked out all the same guys that Golovkin did during his career. Canelo seems to be trying to suggest that he’s the same knockout puncher that Golovkin is.

  • Canelo: I can do more with Golovkin than Chavez Jr.

    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) wasn’t allowed to showcase his boxing skills to the highest degree against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) but he believes that Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will allow him to show everything in his arsenal. Canelo beat Chavez Jr. by an easy 12 round unanimous decision last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Canelo: I want to make it clear I’m better than GGG

    On September 16, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez says he wants to make it clear to the boxing world that he’s better than Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Canelo doesn’t want the fight to be a close one, because he doesn’t want a second or third fight with him. He wants to dominate the way he’s been doing lately against guys like Amir Khan, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Liam Smith. Canelo hasn’t been involved in a close fight in the last 3 years since his 12 round split decision win over Erislandy Lara in 2014.