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Chavez Jr. will be stronger than Canelo says Garcia

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Robert Garcia is giving the edge to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) for his fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) on May 6 on HBO PPV. While Garcia likes Canelo’s boxing skills and activity level in his career, he sees him as the smaller, weaker fighter of […]

Golovkin’s trainer thinks Canelo could lose to Chavez Jr.

By Dan Ambrose: Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez isn’t ruling out an upset victory for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) in his fight against favorite Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) in their fight on May 6. Sanchez says that the fight could be turned around by one big punch from Chavez Jr. […]

WBC to create belt for Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight

By Eric Baldwin: The World Boxing Council will reportedly be creating a special memorial belt for the May 6th fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight over. There are no titles on the line for that fight, as it’s taking place at a catch-weight of 164 ½ pounds. Canelo is […]

De La Hoya: Boxing needs the Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya believes that the sport of boxing needs the May 6 fight between Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 32 KOs) and former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs). The two of them are going to be fighting on HBO pay-per-view […]

Broner: Canelo stops Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Light welterweight contender Adrien Broner sees middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) as a vulnerable fighter, who would have lost to welterweight Kell Brook (36-1, 25 Kos) last September if he’d been a 160lb fighter rather than just a 147 pounder. Broner says Golovkin will lose to Mexican star Saul […]

Canelo vs. Chavez Jr = Big Cash grab?

By Eric Baldwin: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) is largely seen by the boxing public as the sitting duck for Golden Boy Promotions’ top money maker Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) to destroy on HBO pay-per-view on May 6 at a yet to be determined site in the U.S. The price of […]

Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight possible for AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya met with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones last Friday to discuss having the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. mega-fight on May 6 staged at his giant AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada is also a […]

De La Hoya says Canelo could fight Chavez Jr. three times

By Dan Ambrose: After talking for months about Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fighting middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in 2017, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is now saying that the fight might not happen this year, because there’s a possibility of a rematch between Canelo and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) […]

Using Weight as a weapon, catch-weights, same day weigh-ins and Re-hydration

By Bradley D. Cision: In the last five or so years we have seen an alarming trend in boxing, and that is the catch-weight. Lately, several boxers have started using catch-weights as weapons, and this needs to be put to an end as quickly as possible. The latest fight to have a catch-weight contract is […]

Canelo – Is Golden Boy stunting his career?

By Jeff Aranow: Former two-division world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on May 6 is viewed by a lot of fans as sad mismatch on HBO PPV. It’s matches like this that lack the drama needed to take Canelo’s career to the next level. Canelo v. Chavez Jr. isn’t seen […]

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