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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 […]

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 […]

Gomez: If GGG and Loeffler are bluffing, it’s not going to work

By Dan Ambrose: Saul Canelo Alvarez’s promoter Eric Gomez says the deal for the rematch against Gennady Golovkin is dead after receiving a counteroffer from his promoter Tom Loeffler for an unstated split that he finds unacceptable. Gomez isn’t saying what kind of purse split that Golovkin is asking for to defend against Canelo Alvarez […]

Loeffler says GGG wants 50-50 deal, Gomez is furious

By Sean Jones: Tom Loeffler says middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin wants an even 50-50 split for the rematch with Saul Canelo Alvarez, as he feels that as the champion, he deserves equal money after previously getting the smaller 70-30 split for the first fight last year in September 2017.… Read

Gomez says Canelo will be cleared for GGG fight on May 5

By Sean Jones: Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez says he can’t comment on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s investigation of Saul Canelo Alvarez, but he’s confident that he’s going to be ultimately cleared and his rematch with IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin will go ahead for May 5th at the T-Mobile Arena in […]

Canelo-Golovkin 2: Las Vegas the favorite to land rematch

By Dan Ambrose: The rematch between Golden Boy Promotions star Saul Canelo Alvarez and K2 knockout artist Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin for May 5th could be heading back to Las Vegas, Nevada, as that city is now the favorite to get the second fight. The venue will be decided in the next 2 weeks for the […]

De La Hoya talks negative on Canelo-Golovkin negotiations

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is promising the fans the negotiations for the May 5th rematch between Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez will be completed soon, albeit if Triple G agrees to the fight. Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) must agree to the rematch, according to De La […]

Canelo Alvarez agrees to May 5th rematch against Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Saul Canelo Alvarez has agreed to the rematch with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO 160lb champion Gennady Golovkin for May 5. The fight contracts are close to being completed, according to the LA Times. … Read

Canelo’s promoter calls Saunders a runner, prefers GGG fight

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders won his fight last Saturday night against David Lemieux, but due to all the running he did in winning, he lost out on a chance to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez on May 5. … Read

Canelo wants REVENGE against Golovkin says Gomez

By Sean Jones: Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez wants revenge against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin for their previous fight, and he’s given the green light to Golden Boy Promotions to make the fight for 2018, according to Golden Boy president Eric Gomez. … Read

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