All tagged Canelo Alvarez
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) has made it well known that he has no desire to face Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) a third time.
Following the first two bouts, however, Alvarez became one of the highest-paid athletes in the world when he signed a 5-year, 11 fight, $365 Million contract with DAZN – with the implicit understanding that GGG v. Alvarez III would happen… someday.
Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs), WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion, and Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs), IBF Middleweight World Champion, hosted a press conference today at Hard Rock Cafe in New York City ahead of their 12-round unification fight during the celebratory weekend of Cinco de Mayo.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is undoubtedly a great boxer. He’s currently one of, if not the biggest name in the sport with notable wins over Shane Mosley, Austin Trout, Erislandy Lara, Miguel Cotto, Amir Khan, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, with his only official loss to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Canelo’s greatness, however, is not without controversy.
This past weekend the world’s most famous arena welcomed boxing’s current most renowned pugilist when Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) stepped inside the ring against the United Kingdom’s Rocky Fielding (27-2, 15 KOs). The 28-year old Alvarez would be making his first foray into the super middleweight (168) division as he challenged for Fielding’s WBA title and making his New York debut at Madison Square Garden.
In a move that could signify the beginning of a new era in boxing unified and lineal middleweight champion Saul “ Canelo,” Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) has signed a deal with newly established sports streaming service DAZN (Pronounced Da-Zone). This deal is no ordinary deal as at this time it is the biggest guaranteed contract in all of sports history. Alvarez signed a historic agreement that will span five years, 11 fights and a guarantee of $365 million. On average this will land the 28-year old Alvarez up to $73 million per year and over $33 million per fight.
At the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) annual convention in Kiev, Ukraine it was announced that current Lineal/WBC/WBA middleweight champion, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) would be granted a voluntary title defense of the WBC middleweight crown in his next bout.
The rematch between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin sold 1.1 million in PPV sales and generated over 23 million in ticket revenue.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been medically cleared by his doctor to return to the ring this upcoming December. Two venues have reserved for Alvarez at Madison Square Garden in New York and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
In front of a crowd of 21,965 fans at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez won a majority decision over Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in a rematch that surpassed the first bout in terms of action and excitement.
This upcoming Saturday, September 15th at the T-Mobile Arena in the boxing capital of Las Vegas, Nevada, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in one of the most anticipated rematches in recent history.
This weekend among the bright lights of Las Vegas, Nevada the most significant boxing match of the year will take place. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will step in the ring with Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin for middleweight (160) supremacy.
Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez meet for a rematch on September 15th. The two men have more animosity towards each other this time around. Will it lead to a more exciting fight than what the first match produced?
Yesterday in Los Angeles, California Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez along with Golden Boy Promotions held a press conference to discuss Alvarez’s future regarding his rematch with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. In the press conference, it was announced that Alvarez would be withdrawing from his May 5th date with Golovkin.
The highly anticipated rematch between Unified Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is officially off.
On Wednesday it was reported to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that MGM Resorts International would be offering refunds for fans that have already purchased tickets to attend the Canelo-Golovkin rematch at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.