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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.
At the Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino, Andrew Cancio (21-4-2, 16 KOs) retained his WBA “Regular” Super Featherweight title in a rematch against Puerto Rico’s Alberto Machado (21-2, 17 KOs).
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.
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.
A new model for bringing boxing to the public appears to be emerging. It all begs the question: has boxing entered a new golden age, or is the boxing market about to become saturated?
At The Avalon in Hollywood, California Joseph "JoJo” Diaz (27-1, 14 KOs) stepped in the ring against Caguas, Puerto Rico’s Jesus Rojas (26-2-2, 19 KOs) in a twelve-round bout.
Vasiliy Lomachenko stops Jorge Linares in the tenth round in an absolute classic at Madison Square Garden. Lomachenko is now the WBA/Ring Magazine lightweight champion.
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.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO and former six-division world champion Hall-of-Famer Oscar De La Hoya announced yesterday via his social media that Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) will make his return to the ring against Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs)
Boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has signed on with a verbal agreement to meet WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on July 8 in Malaysia.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has temporarily suspended Saul "Canelo" Alvarez for testing positive for the banned substance clebuterol this past February.
The most significant fight of the year has come upon its first roadblock. It was reported today by multiple sources that Mexico’s most prominent superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has tested positive for the banned substance, clenbuterol
Photos of Golden Boy Promotions event at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California that was headlined by Joseph "JoJo" Diaz and televised on ESPN.
Will network alliances and rival promoters prevent a Jorge Linares-Vasyl Lomachenko bout form taking place?
The rumors surrounding the return of former eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) have been growing. The Filipino Senator is rumored to be returning on the same card as his former conqueror, Australia’s Jeff Horn. Is the newly crowned WBA welterweight champion Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse a good opponent for Pacquiao's return?