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Ann Wolfe: If I was in Kirkland’s corner it would not be the same fight

(Photo Credit:Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Dan Ambrose: Last night, junior middleweight James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) fought without his long time trainer Ann Wolfe in his 3rd round knockout loss to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.  → read full story

Kirkland’s purse $1.3 million, Canelo at least $3.5 million

(Photo Credit:Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Allan Fox: Last night’s clash between junior middleweights Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) and James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) may not have had any world titles on the line, but the two fighters still made pretty good money despite the fight just being for entertainment […]

De La Hoya: Canelo vs. Golovkin will be a huge fight down the road

(Photo Credit:Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Dan Ambrose: With Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s impressive 3rd round knockout win over James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) last Saturday night, boxing fans want to knock if Canelo is finally ready to step inside the ring with WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.  → read full story

Canelo and Kirkland kick start boxing’s heartbeat

(Photo Credit:Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Robbie Bannatyne: After the bland, banal and utterly boring Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao ‘super fight’ boxing badly need an entertaining bout to breathe new life back into the sport.  → read full story

Canelo crushes Kirkland

HOUSTON (May 10) – In front of more than 31,000 raucous fans Minute Maid Park in Houston, super welterweight sensation Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) knocked out Texas’ James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) with a thunderous right hand in the middle of the third-round, capping a sensational performance that saw the 24-year-old […]

Canelo stops Kirkland in 3rd round KO

(Photo Credit:Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Dan Ambrose: In a predictable outcome, former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) knocked out the ring rusty James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) by a 3rd round knockout on Saturday night at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.  → read full story

Canelo with a lot to prove tonight against Kirkland

(Photo Credit: Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions believe that they have the replacement for Floyd Mayweather Jr.  → read full story

Canelo-Kirkland, Burns-Figueroa & Sturm-Chudinov preview and analysis

(Photo Credit: Ed Mulholland/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images) By Gav Duthie: Whether your in Germany, The United Kingdom or The United States you have some top quality boxing to look forward to in order to get over the Floyd Mayweather Jr v Manny Pacquiao hangover, I will attempt to preview and predict some winners for […]

Weights: Canelo 154.5, Kirkland 154.5, Gomez vs. Soto fight called off

By Dan Ambrose: In a clear sign that it might be time for light welterweight contender Frankie Gomez to start thinking about moving up to welterweight, he failed to make weight today for his now cancelled fight against former two division world champion Humberto Soto on Saturday at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.  → […]

Canelo vs. Kirkland: Not just the second major brawl of the year

By Gerardo Granados: This Saturday, May 9th at the Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas, former WBC/WBC light middleweight belt holder Saul Canelo Alvarez W44(31)-L1-D1 will fight against once promising light middle contender James Kirkland W32(28)-L1-D0 in a fight that has the responsibility to make fight fans remember why it is so exciting to watch prize […]

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