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Saunders pulls out of Murray fight due to injury – again

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) has pulled out of his June 23 title defense against #6 WBO Martin Murray (36-4-1, 17 KOs) and it remains to be seen whether he’ll reschedule. Saunders, 28, reportedly has a hamstring injury that he suffered during training camp. … Read

Jermall Charlo says he can beat Gennady Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Jermall Charlo says he’s waiting for his opportunity to face WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin, and he thinks he can become the first guy to defeat him when the time comes. It might come soon for the 28-year-old Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs) for him to back-up his tough words considering that […]

Loeffler: GGG deserves more than a 65/35 split for Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: Tom Loeffler says that he’s still in negotiations with Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions to put together the rematch between unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez for September. That fight is still very much a priority for Loeffler and Triple G. Loeffler says Golovkin deserves a better deal […]

Golovkin should set deadline for Canelo negotiations

By Sean Jones: Gennady Golovkin is going to need to be proactive and firm with Golden Boy Promotions and Saul Canelo Alvarez in setting a strict deadline to have them agree to his 50-50 purse split request. GGG can’t waste time with Golden Boy and Canelo and risk losing his IBF title in the process. […]

Sulaiman: Golovkin has the power to make Canelo fight happen

By Jim Dower: World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman wants Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin to sit down and reach an agreement to complete the negotiations for their rematch. Canelo has the power to make the fight happen. If he gives Golovkin the 50-50 deal he’s asking for, then the deal can be done. […]

Sulaiman says Golovkin will have to face Jermall Charlo if no Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman let Gennady Golovkin know on Tuesday that if he doesn’t agree to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez in a rematch than the World Boxing Council will order him to take on interim WBC 160lb champion Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs). … Read

Saunders says Golden Boy “all talk” about making Canelo fight

By Jeff Aranow: Billy Joe Saunders doubts that Golden Boy Promotions is serious about wanting to negotiate a deal for him to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez on September 15. Golden Boy has recently said that reached out to talk to Saunders’ promoter to put together a deal. However, Saunders doesn’t seem to believe the fight […]

GGG/Canelo Negotiations on the Ropes – Good for Middleweight Division?

By Tom Hochbaum: Oscar De La Hoya and Eric Gomez have been very vocal about the fact that Gennady Golovkin has made financial demands which render the GGG/Canelo rematch unlikely. This fight not taking place on Mexican Independence weekend this September would be a huge financial blow for each fighter. The sport of boxing needs […]

Sulaiman asks GGG to sign contract for Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman is asking Gennady Golovkin to stay in negotiations with Saul Canelo Alvarez and sign the contract for the September 15 fight. Sulaiman doesn’t think Golovkin should walk away from the negotiations just because of the money. However, if GGG does decide not to take the fight with Canelo, […]

Gomez: Canelo has plenty of options; GGG must decide if he wants the fight

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez insists that Saul Canelo Alvarez has “many options” for his next fight in September if the rematch with IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin doesn’t take place. Gomez says they still want the fight with Golovkin, but it’s up to him to decide whether he’s willing […]

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