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Canelo given No.1 ranking by WBO at 160

By Sean Jones: The World Boxing Organization has pushed Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to the No.1 spot for their middleweight rankings for November. With the new ranking, the 27-year-old Canelo is now poised to challenge the winner of the Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux fight, which takes place next month on December 16. … Read

Saunders worried about being robbed against Lemieux

By Scott Gilfoid: Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) will be leaving the UK to defend his WBO middleweight title in a little more than a month from now against former 160 lb. champion David Lemieux (38-3, 35 KOs) on December 16 at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada.… Read

Antoine Douglas vs. Gary O’Sullivan on Dec.16

A pair of middleweights looking to fight their way into title contention will face off on Saturday, Dec. 16 in Montreal as once-defeated Virginian Antoine “Action” Douglas (22-1-1, 16 KOs) and Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan (26-2, 18 KOs) of Cork, Ireland go toe-to-toe for the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Title in the 10-round co-main event of HBO […]

GGG wants unification fight if no Canelo rematch

By Dan Ambrose: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is ready to go after the winner of the December 16 fight between WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and David Lemieux if he can’t get the rematch against Saul Canelo Alvarez on May 5, 2018. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders looking thin for Lemieux fight

By Scott Gilfoid: With a little less than a month to go before his title defense against #1 WBO David Lemieux (38-3, 35 KOs), WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) is looking thin already. … Read

Lemieux: One month until Saunders visits the canvas

By Stanley Pierce: David Lemieux (38-3, 35 KOs) let fans know on Thursday that he’s looking forward to his title fight against WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) next month on December 16 at the Place Bell, in Laval, in Quebec, Canada. … Read

Saunders says Golovkin must take chances to beat Canelo

By Dan Ambrose: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders says he had Gennady “GGG” Golovkin beating Saul Canelo Alvarez by 3 to 4 rounds in their fight on September 16th. Saunders notes that there were a couple of rounds that were close enough to be scored as even rounds, but for the most part, Golovkin […]

Saunders willing to fight Danny Jacobs

By Juan Flores: After learning that former middleweight champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) plans on coming to Montreal to sit ringside for his December 16th fight against David Lemieux, WBO 160 lb. champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) says that he would be willing to fight the American as long as […]

De La Hoya says Canelo might not face Golovkin next

By Sean Jones: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) might not be facing Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) next year on May 5, says Golden Boy Promotions boss Oscar De La Hoya. He says there are still other options out there that they’re considering in Daniel Jacobs and the winner of the Billy Joe […]

Danny Jacobs to fight in April

By Dan Ambrose: Following his one-sided 12 round unanimous decision over contender Luis Arias (18-1, 9 KOs) Daniel Jacobs’ promoter Eddie Hearn plans on having him fight in 5 months from now in April against who hopes will be one of the following fighters: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, Saul Canelo Alvarez, David Lemieux or Billy Joe […]

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