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Canelo vs. Golovkin needs at least 3 months to promote says Schaefer

By Dan Ambrose: Former Golden Boy Promotions boss Richard Schaefer agrees with Oscar De La Hoya that the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin fight needs at least 3 months preferably 5 months to promote properly so that it can maximize revenue. Like De La Hoya, Schaefer isn’t in favor of Golovkin taking a unification […]

Canelo vs. Chavez Jr: Can Alvarez fight hard for 12 rounds?

By Eric Baldwin: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) is a strong favorite to hand former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) his third defeat of his career on May 6 in their fight on HBO PPV. Canelo’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya says this is the fight that the boxing […]

Golovkin would fight Chavez Jr. at 168 says Loeffler

By Dan Ambrose: If Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) defeats Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) on May 6, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) would be more than willing to move up to super middleweight to fight him at the full weight of 168 pounds for the division, says his promoter Tom […]

David Lemieux vs. Marcos Reyes on May 6 on HBO PPV

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions has added former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) vs. Marcos Reyes (35-4, 26 KOs) to the May 6th Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight card on HBO pay-per-view from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lemieux-Reyes fight will be the co-feature […]

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. […]

Golovkin will move to 168 after June if no Canelo fight says Sanchez

By Dan Ambrose: Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez says that they plan on moving up to super middleweight after one 1 or 2 more fights. Sanchez says Golovkin will fight in June, hopefully against Billy Joe Saunders or Tureano Johnson. After that fight, Sanchez says they’ll see if they can get the […]

Canelo vs. Golovkin fight MUST happen says Loeffler

By Eric Baldwin: Now that Gennady “GGG” has dodged a bullet with his close win over Danny Jacobs last Saturday night, Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler is saying that a mega-fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez MUST happen in September for the fans. Loeffler needs to make sure that he doesn’t come across as too needy when […]

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 […]

Chavez Jr: I’ll beat Golovkin at 168

By Allan Fox: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2, 32 KOs) is already looking past his next opponent Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) towards a big money fight against unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs). Chavez Jr. says he can beat Golovkin if he agrees to come up to 168 to fight […]

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