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The Trouble with Triple (G)

By Donavan Leonard: As of the time of this writing, Gennady Golovkin is still without an opponent or a venue for his hopeful return to the ring May 5th. With Canelo Alvarez dropping out of the bout after two failed drug tests, Golovkin and his team have been scrambling to put together a bout for […]

Loeffler: GGG’s May 5th fight still in flux

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler says he still hasn’t nailed down the opponent for middleweight champion Genady Golovkin to fight on May 5th on HBO at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Loeffler says it’s still in “flux” as far as GGG’s May 5th date and opponent. … Read

Saul Alvarez having knee surgery in Guadalajara today

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions star Saul Canelo Alvarez reportedly entered a hospital on Friday to have knee surgery in Guadalajara, Mexico. The 27-year-old Canelo will have arthoscopy of one of his knees, according to ESPN Deportes. … Read

Golovkin talks about Canelo not apologizing to him

By Jim Dower: Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin ridiculed Saul Canelo Alvarez at Thursday’s press conference when asked about him by the media. Golovkin went off when he was reminded how Canelo apologized to the boxing fans, HBO and his sponsors for him pulling out of his May 5th rematch with Golovkin after testing positive twice […]

Derevyachenko’s promoter expects Golovkin to be stripped of IBF title

By Jim Dower: Promoter Lou Dibella expects IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin to be stripped of his title if he goes ahead with his promoter Tom Loeffler’s idea of facing junior middleweight Vanes Martirosyan on May 5th instead of his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko on that date. … Read

Golovkin fights Martirosyan next, could be stripped of IBF title

By Dan Ambrose: IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will be defending his titles against non-middleweight Vanes Martirosyan on May 5 on regular HBO, and the move could cost him his IBF 160 lb. title due to him bypassing his mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko.… Read

Derevyanchenko & Martirosyan both want Golovkin fight

By Jim Dower: If Gennady Golovkin and his team choose not to fight on Cinco de Mayo on May 5th, it won’t be due to them not having challengers that are willing to step inside the ring and face him at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.… Read

Golovkin may need to scrap May 5th fight date

By Sean Jones: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and his management have had no luck in getting a replacement opponent for May 5th since Saul Canelo Alvarez pulled out of the fight a week ago after testing positive twice for the performance enhancing substance clenbuterol. … Read

Golovkin vs. O’Sullivan heading to regular HBO non-PPV

By Allan Fox: IBF/IBO/WBA.WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s title defense against #5 WBO, #9 WBA and #11 WBC Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan (27-2, 19 KOs) is heading to regular HBO (non-pay-per-view) on May 5th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, according to Lance Pugmire of the LA Times. … Read

Golovkin’s replacement opponent still to be decided

By Allan Fox: Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is ready to go ahead for his May 5th date at his new venue at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but he still needs an opponent to face him. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has given the green light for GGG to fight at […]

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