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Gennady Golovkin vs. Billy Joe Saunders possible for summer

By Jeff Aranow: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders could be facing IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in a unification fight in the summer if Golovkin wins his next fight against Daniel Jacobs on March 18. Saunders is supposed to be facing a very dangerous opponent in #1 WBO Avtandil Khurtsidze in his next […]

Haye taking it easy preparing for Bellew

By Scott Gilfoid: David Haye (28-2, 26 KOs) doesn’t appear to be working hard in preparing for his fight in less than four weeks against cruiserweight Tony Bellew (28-2-1, 18 KOs) on March 4 at the O2 Arena in London, England. This week, Haye posted photos of himself relaxing in a Jacuzzi on what appears […]

Saunders vs. Khurtsidze: WBO orders fight

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Organization has reportedly ordered WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) to begin negotiations with his #1 mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze (32-2, 21 KOs), according to Fight News. The promoters for the two fighters have 10 days to try and make a deal. If they fail to […]

Golovkin looking past Jacobs, schedules Saunders fight

By Eric Baldwin: A fight between IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) and WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) is said to be on the verge of being announced in the next week or two. It’s being said that Golovkin will fight Saunders in his native Kazakhstan, which is […]

Saunders hints at potential ‘Mega Fight’ with either Golovkin or Canelo

By Adam Godfrey: WBO Middleweight Champion Billie Joe Saunders yesterday told Sky Sports: ‘I have a big, big fight coming up next and it’s a fight the fans will genuinely love although it looks as though I will have to travel. We just need to sit down and finalise a couple of small details and […]

Canelo’s Plan-B was Saunders if Chavez Jr. fight not happened

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions planned on matching Saul Canelo Alvarez against WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders if the negotiations between him and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hadn’t been successful for their May 6 fight on Cinco de Mayo on HBO PPV. Golden Boy was reportedly in negotiations with Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) […]

Saunders’ promoter wants Canelo next, then Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Frank Warren, the promoter for WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs), wants him to defend his title against #1 WBO Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) in his first fight in 2017. Warren figures that the 27-year-old Saunders has got the goods to keep the Canelo vs. Gennady “GGG” […]

Tyson Fury expected back in April or May 2017

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) should be back inside the ring in April or May of 2017, according to his trainer Peter Fury. The 28-year-old Fury is back in training and working on taking weight off to get ready for his comeback. Whether the British Boxing Board of Control […]

Canelo’s next fight could be Saunders on May 6

By Dan Ambrose: Instead of facing former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Cinco de Mayo, it’s looking like Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will be back inside the ring against WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) on the Mexico holiday on May 6. Canelo and his promoters at […]

Canelo made WBO mandatory for Billy Joe Saunders

By Dan Ambrose: In a predictable move, the World Boxing Organization has installed Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) as the No.1 mandatory challenger to WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) in what is clearly a prelude to Canelo challenging for the title in the first quarter of 2017. Canelo going to […]



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