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Video: De La Hoya: Canelo will soon be the pound-for-pound King

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya surprised some of the media earlier on Wednesday by saying his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will be the pound-for-pound king by either the end of 2017 or by 2018. De La Hoya is obviously counting on Canelo getting a big boost in the pound-for-pound ratings […]

Should Golovkin listen to De La Hoya’s warnings about June 10 fight?

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya is saying that Gennady Golovkin could cause the Saul Canelo Alvarez fight to be put in jeopardy if he fights Billy Joe Saunders on June 10. The thought behind what De La Hoya is saying is that Golovkin could suffer an injury in the fight with Saunders, and […]

De La Hoya wants Mayweather to fight Canelo at 160

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. could possibly face UFC star Conor McGregor this summer if the fight gets made, but Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya has doubts that it will ever happen. De La Hoya sees the Mayweather-McGregor fight as being embarrassing for McGregor, and not good for UFC organization. Rather […]

De La Hoya says Golovkin must accept “generous” offer for Canelo fight

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya says he’s given middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) a generous offer to fight his star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) this September. The offer from De La Hoya is based on Golovkin’s pay-per-view numbers from his last fight against Daniel Jacobs on March 18th. […]

Canelo must approve Golovkin deal

By Jim Dower: Oscar De La Hoya has pulled the verbal $15 million flat fee offer that he had previously made to Gennady Golovkin for a fight against his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in September. This comes after the reports of Golovkin’s low pay-per-view numbers on HBO for his fight last Saturday night against Daniel […]

De La Hoya says Golovkin fighting Saunders in June is disrespectful

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says that if Gennady Golovkin goes ahead and fights Billy Joe Saunders for his WBO middleweight title in June, it would be disrespectful to them and his fighter Saul Canelo Alvarez. De La Hoya wants Golovkin to sit idle waiting for the fight in […]

De La Hoya: Canelo won’t give Golovkin respect

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya is saying that Saul Canelo Alvarez won’t be giving Gennady Golovkin any respect when/if he faces him in 2017. De La Hoya saw Golovkin’s fight last Saturday night against Daniel Jacobs and he thinks that the “Miracle Man” Jacobs gave him too much respect. De La Hoya says […]

Golovkin vs. Jacobs PPV numbers 130K to 150K says source

By Chris Williams: Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s fight against Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs last Saturday night failed to bring in the large pay-per-view numbers on HBO that some had hoped. According to Lance Pugmire, the Golovkin-Jacobs fight brought in a range of 130,000 to 150,000 pay-per-view buys on HBO. These are unofficial numbers though. […]

De La Hoya: Golovkin’s chances for Canelo fight decreased after Jacobs match

By Allan Fox: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya says middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) didn’t help his chances of making the fight his top guy Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) after his narrow 12 round unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) last Saturday night at […]

Canelo-Chavez Jr. bigger than Canelo-Golovkin says De La Hoya

By Dan Ambrose: The May 6th fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) is viewed by Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya as the bigger fight than Canelo vs. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Canelo and Chavez Jr. will be fighting on HBO PPV at the […]

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