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IBF orders Sergiy Derevyanchenko to fight Daniel Jacobs for vacant middleweight title

By Allan Fox: The International Boxing Federation has ordered mandatory contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) to battle #3 IBF Daniel Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs) for the vacant IBF middleweight title that was recently stripped from undefeated 36-year-old Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. Jacob vs. Derevyanchenko has 30 days to negotiate the fight before a purse bid […]

Golden Boy’s offer for Jacobs rumored to be 80-20 split for Canelo fight

By Allan Fox: If the rumors are true, former middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs) has been given an 80-20 offer from Golden Boy Promotions to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez on September 15 on HBO PPV in place of Gennady Golovkin, who has priced himself out for the fight. Jacobs’ promoter Eddie Hearn has […]

Loeffler says GGG willing to agree to 55-45 split for Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: Gennady Golovkin has backed own from his 50-50 request for parity in his rematch with Saul Canelo Alvarez, according to promoter Tom Loeffler. He says Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) is willing to take a 55-45 split for the September 15 rematch with the 27-year-old Canelo. Nevertheless, Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez […]

Loeffler: GGG already beat Canelo and Jacobs last year

By Scott Gilfoid: Gennady Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler was surprised to learn that Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya has already made an offer for Daniel Jacobs to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez for September 15, as he said he was still in negotiations with Golden Boy President Eric Gomez.… Read

De La Hoya: If GGG comes to his senses, he can fight Canelo in 2019

By Jim Dower: Oscar De La Hoya hasn’t entirely given up on the idea of matching his flagship fighter Saul Canelo Alvarez against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin, but he says the rematch will have to wait until Cinco de Mayo in May of 2019. Further, Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) will have to back off from the […]

Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs negotiations have started

By Dan Ambrose: Oscar De La Hoya says that Saul Canelo Alvarez has given up on negotiating a rematch against middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, and instead they’re now looking to put together a fight against former IBF 160lb champion Daniel Jacobs for September 15. Golovkin wouldn’t back down from the 50-50 purse split that he […]

Canelo Alvarez’s list of potential opponents for September

By Sean Jones: Now that Golden Boy Promotions has ruled out middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin as a potential opponent for their flagship star Saul Canelo Alvarez to fight in September on the Mexican Independence Day weekend, here are the current potential options that have been mentioned that could be facing the 28-year-old:… Read

Hearn wants Brook-Khan, Canelo-Jacobs & Joshua-Wilder in 2018

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says the three biggest fights that he wants to see take place in 2018 is Kell Brook vs. Amir Khan, Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder and Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs. … Read

Hearn says Golden Boy interested in Canelo vs. Jacobs fight

By Dan Ambrose: Eddie Hearn reportedly is saying that he was contacted by Robert Diaz of Golden Boy Promotions in the last 24 hours about putting together a fight between former IBF middleweight champion Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs) and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) on September 15. Hearn promotes the 31-year-old […]

De La Hoya says GGG rematch with Canelo is priority, but Jacobs or Saunders are options

By Sean Jones: Oscar De La Hoya says he still hopes to make the rematch between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin for September 15, but if he can’t get the fight over the finish line, he’s going to look in another direction towards Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs or WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders […]

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