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Canelo vs. Jacobs officials announced for May 4

By Sean Jones: The officials have been confirmed for the May 4th unification fight between WBA/WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez and IBF champion Daniel Jacobs, and it’s potentially bad news for the “Miracle Man.” The officials that will be working the fight Canelo-Jacobs fight next month on DAZN are the EXACT same three judges […]

Golovkin says third fight with Canelo will be “honest”

By Barry Holbrook: Gennady Golovkin is still counting on Saul Canelo Alvarez meeting him for a third fight this September on DAZN, despite the Mexican star saying that GGG must have a world title in his possession before he’ll consider fighting him in a trilogy contest.  → read full story

Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Mauricio Herrera co-feature on Canelo vs. Jacobs card

Rising star Vergil Ortiz Jr. (12-0, 12 KOs) will have the opportunity of a lifetime as his scheduled 10-round welterweight battle against Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (24-8, 7 KOs) will now be the co-main event of Canelo vs.  → read full story

Jacobs sees weaknesses in Canelo’s game

By Kenneth Friedman: IBF middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) has spotted major flaws in WBA/WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez’s game that he feels he can take full advantage of to defeat him next month in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full story

Daniel Jacobs international media conference call transcript

Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs), the IBF Middleweight World Champion of Brooklyn, N.Y., hosted an international media conference call today to discuss his upcoming 12-round unification fight against WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico.  → read full story

GGG: I’m hoping to fight Canelo again title or not

By Sean Jones: During today’s news conference for his June 8th catch-weight fight against unbeaten Steve Rolls (19-0, 10 KOs), former IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) addressed Saul Canelo Alvarez’s recent comments about not wanting to fight him unless he had a world title in his possession.  → read full story

David Lemieux injured, fight with John Ryder OFF

By Dan Ambrose: The Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs DAZN card took a big hit on Wednesday with former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux suffering a hand injury in training and pulling out of his scheduled fight against super middleweight contender John Ryder.  → read full story

David Lemieux injured, pulls out of John Ryder fight

An unfortunate hand injury has forced David Lemieux (40-4, 34 KOs) to withdraw from his 168-pound debut against London’s John “The Gorilla” Ryder (27-4, 15 KOs) in what was going to be the scheduled 12-round co-main event of Canelo vs.  → read full story

Jacobs says Canelo lost TWICE to GGG

By Sean Jones: Daniel Jacobs was taking verbal shots at Saul Canelo Alvarez on Monday, saying that he thinks he lost BOTH fights against Gennady Golovkin in the past.  → read full story

Canelo: I beat GGG twice, it’s over. I want Kovalev

By Mark Eisner: As far as Saul Canelo Alvarez is concerned, he’s closed the chapter on his rivalry with Gennady Golovkin after beating him twice, and he now wants to move on to a potential fight against WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in the near future.  → read full story

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