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Sanchez: Canelo’s trainers should know which meats to avoid

By Dan Ambrose: Abel Sanchez says Saul Canelo Alvarez’s trainer Chepo Reynoso should have known which type of meats to avoid eating to prevent being exposed to clenbuterol. Canelo tested positive for the drug in two tests conducted by VADA on February 17th and February while getting ready for his rematch against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion […]

May 5 in Question? Manny’s Future & News & Notes

By Don Smith: Boxing Fans, The recent announcement that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez failed a drug test administered by VADA in February has boxing fans around the world worried. The Mexican superstar boxer was expected to meet Gennady Golovkin in a much hyped rematch at T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 5, Cinco de […]

GGG says Canelo’s positive drug test is outrageous

By Jeff Aranow: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin is very upset about Saul Canelo Alvarez’s positive drug test for clenbuterol, and he says he should have known better, according to RingTV. Canelo (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions are blaming the positive test on meat that contained clenbuterol. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders calls Canelo a “drug cheat”

By Sean Jones: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders says Saul Canelo Alvarez is nothing more than a “drug cheat” that has been using “jungle juice” following his positive test for the banned drug clenbuterol. … Read

How did Canelo’s team know it was a draw before scores read?

By Sean Jones: In a short video clip taken moments after the Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin fight on September 16th last year in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez was seen talking to GGG’s trainer Abel Sanchez and telling him that the fight was scored as a 12 round draw. […]

Golovkin’s team waiting on more info on Canelo’s positive test

By Sean McDaniel: Gennady Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler says he’s waiting on the Nevada State Athletic Commission about what direction they’re going to go in in dealing with Saul Canelo Alvarez’s positive drug test for clenbuterol. Loeffler says the Canelo-GGG 2 rematch is still planned for May 5th. … Read

Jacobs says Jermall Charlo is Plan-B option if he can’t get Canelo or GGG

By Jeff Aranow: Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) has a tough opponent in Maciel Sulecki scheduled on April 28 on HBO, but if he wins that fight, he says he’ll be pleased to face Jermall Charlo if he doesn’t get the Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin winner from their rematch on May 5th. […]

Sulaiman says WBC will follow protocols for Canelo’s positive test

By Sean Jones: After learning of Mexican superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez’s positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said the WBC will be consistent in following the protocols in investigating the case. … Read

Canelo Alvarez tests positive for clenbuterol

By Jim Dower: Saul Canelo Alvarez has reportedly tested positive for the banned drug clenbuterol while getting ready for his rematch against middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin on May 5, according to his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions. … Read

Statement from Golden Boy Promotions on Canelo Alvarez’s positive drug test

As part of the voluntary testing program that Canelo Alvarez insisted on ahead of his May 5 fight, one of his results came back positive for trace levels of Clenbuterol, consistent with meat contamination that has impacted dozens of athletes in Mexico over the last years.… Read

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