James Kirkland Boxing News

De La Hoya says Kirkland a possibility for Canelo in December

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is saying that James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) is a potential opponent for former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez […]

Kirkland vs. Rosado off Hopkins-Kovalev card

By Dan Ambrose: The James Kirkland vs. Gabriel Rosado fight is now off of the November 8th undercard of the Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev card, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN. The fight was never […]

James Kirkland’s team opted for Rosado over Canelo & Lara

By Jesse James: American slugger James Kirkland was the front runner to being Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next opponent on December 6th. Kirkland was also being considered for Erislandy Lara who recently lost […]

James Kirkland vs. Gabriel Rosado added to Hopkins-Kovalev card on November 8th

By Dan Ambrose: James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) will be fighting Gabriel Rosado (21-8, 13 KOs) in what will likely be the chief support on the Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev card on November 8th at the […]

Canelo’s options for December: Andrade, Kirkland and Clottey

By D.A: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1 31 KOs) has revealed his other 2 options for December other than James Kirkland, according to Univision Deportes and Vanguardia.mx. The other two are WBO 154 champion […]

Kirkland’s manager talks Canelo or Cotto fight in November or December

By Dan Ambrose: Michael Miller, the co-manager for popular but seldom active James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KO’s), is reportedly up for the idea of Kirkland facing Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KO’s) […]

Is Kirkland vs. Canelo a toss up?

By Bob Smith: Obviously, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) is a very skilled and talented boxer who has had an impressive string of wins, and just barely did enough to outpoint Trout and Lara. His […]

Canelo to return in November, likely against Kirkland

By DA: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) has been in talks with his promoter Oscar De la Hoya and hinted Alvarez will return in November against an opponent still to be determined. Chepo Reynoso the […]

Canelo vs. Kirkland possible for San Antonio

By Allan Fox: The reported target date for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next fight is November in San Antonio, Texas. There isn’t an opponent yet, but #5 IBF, #5 WBO, #11 WBC James Kirkland (32-1, 28 […]

De La Hoya wants to match Canelo with Kirkland and Cotto after Lara fight

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is already planning out former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next two fights and working on the basis […]

Kirkland destroys Tapia and reignites his career

By Chris Williams: James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KO’s) dealt Top Rank a crushing blow on Saturday night in stopping their fighter #10 IBF Glen Tapia (20-1, 12 KO’s) in the 6th round at the Boardwalk Hall in […]

Exclusive Coverage and Undercard Results: Rigondeaux vs. Agbeko

By Sevak Sarkisian-Ringside: Matt Korobov improves to (22-0 -13Ko’s) via TKO 28 seconds going into the 9th round against Derek Edwards who drops to (26-3-13Ko’s). Mathew Macklin v Lamar Russ Macklin […]

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