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title Canelo vs. Golovkin II deal reached for rematch

By Jim Dower: Gennady Golovkin wanted a 50-50 deal for his rematch with Saul Canelo Alvarez, but he reportedly didn’t get what he wanted for their September 15 rematch in Las Vegas, Nevada. Golden Boy Promotions were able to deal him down to an undisclosed percentage for the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kell Brook vs. Brandon Cook on July 28 on Sky Box Office PPV

By Scott Gilfoid: Kell Brook will be next fighting on July 28 against fringe junior middleweight contender Brandon Cook in a title eliminator on the undercard of the heavyweight clash between Dillian Whyte and former WBO champion Joseph Parker on Sky Box Office at the O2 Arena in London, England. Cook (20-1, 13 KOs). Read the rest of this entry »

title Artur Beterbiev to appeal court ruling for promotional case

By Jim Dower: IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KOs) plans on appealing the decision of the superior court in Quebec for his dispute with GYM promoter Yvon Michel, according to TVA Sports. The two-time Russian Olympian Beterbiev, 33, was hoping to have his promotional agreement with Michel end in a court case recently, but the judge ruled against him. Read the rest of this entry »

title Loeffler says Canelo vs. Golovkin II rematch will be at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV

By Dan Ambrose: Gennady Golovkin will be going back to Las Vegas, Nevada to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez at the same venue as his previous fight against the Mexican star at the T-Mobile Arena, according to Lance Pugmire. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler says the rematch will be right back at the T-Mobile Arena, which means GGG will need to take his chances with the Nevada State Athletic Commission assigned judges. Read the rest of this entry »

title Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin is ON for Sept.15 – Breaking News

By Sean Jones: Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions has announced the news that the rematch between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin is ON for September 15. After the 24 hour deadline came and went today without Golovkin agreeing to the 57½-42½ Golden Boy was offering to him, it was believed that the rematch was dead in the water. However, Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler continued to work with Golden Boy and finally he was able to get the deal done for September 15 at a still to be determined venue. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya says GGG missed deadline for Canelo, “There is no fight”

By Sean Jones: Oscar De La Hoya says Gennady Golovkin missed the 24 hour deadline to agree to the 12 noon 57½-42½ purse split offer that was due today for the Saul Canelo Alvarez fight in September. De La Hoya says GGG doesn’t want the fight, so it’s now 100 percent dead in the water. However, the negotiations are still going on despite De La Hoya’s drama-filled pronouncements, and it’s still possible that the fight can done for September 15. Read the rest of this entry »

title Murat Gassiev vs. Andrew Tabiti possible for July 21

By Allan Fox: IBF/WBA cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) could be facing unbeaten contender Andrew Tabiti, 16-0 (13) on July 21 instead WBC/WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk, according to Boxingtalk. The negotiations for the World Boxing Super Series finals between Gassiev and Usyk has hit a sticking point, and it’s now looking like Gassiev, 24, will be facing #3 IBF Tabiti instead. It still hasn’t been confirmed by the WBSS organizers whether the Gassiev-Usyk fight will be postponed. Read the rest of this entry »

title A message to Tyson Fury: What was that?

By Edison Carter: Those of us who follow Boxing, rather than the pantomime that often surrounds it, know that you are a rare commodity amongst your fellow Heavyweights. In a division where power seemingly trumps all else, your skill, speed and elusiveness are for many a welcome diversion from the norm. Read the rest of this entry »

title WBA orders Ryota Murata to defend against Rob Brant

By Allan Fox: WBA World middleweight champion Ryota Murata 14-1, 11 KOs) has been ordered by the World Boxing Association to defend against #3 WBA Rob Brant (23-1, 16 KOs). The WBA sent out letters to the management of Brant and Murata, according to Dan Rafael. The deal has to be done by July 15 before a purse bid takes place.

Brant, 27, was recently beaten by Juergen Braehmer by a 12 round unanimous decision last October in a one-sided fight in the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golden Boy gives GGG final 57½-42½ split offer, deadline for Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: Golden Boy Promotions has given middleweight champion a deadline of 12 noon on Wednesday to accept a 57½-42½ split for a rematch Saul Canelo Alvarez for September 15. If Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) fail to agree to the offer, Golden Boy president Eric Gomez says they will match Canelo against former WBA middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs in September instead. Read the rest of this entry »

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