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Loeffler: Canelo is looking to fight someone easier than GGG in September

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler thinks the major reason why Golden Boy Promotions aren’t showing interest in giving middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin a fairer deal for the rematch with Saul Canelo Alvarez for September 15 is because they’re looking for an easier opponent for him.  → read full story

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 full story

Loeffler: GGG has never failed a drug test in his career

By Jim Dower: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler posted a message on social media that looks to be a disguised shot at Saul Canelo Alvarez by saying that his fighter has never tested positive for drugs during his amateur and pro career, and his body size/shape has never changed.  → read full story

GGG’s promoter meeting with IBF on Monday to talk Derevyanchenko mandatory

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler will be meeting with the International Boxing Federation on Monday to speak with them about IBF middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin’s mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs).  → read full story

Loeffler: GGG says Martirosyan fought more in 2 rounds than Canelo did in 12

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler says middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin told him that Vanes Martirosyan put up more of a fight last Saturday night than Saul Canelo Alvarez did in the entire 12 rounds that he fought him last September.  → read full story

Loeffler says Golovkin has appealed IBF exception terms

By Jim Dower: Tom Loeffler is reportedly saying that middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) has appealed the terms for the IBF exception, which state that he must defend against his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) by August 3 at the latest for him to keep his IBF 160lb.  → read full […]

Loeffler: GGG’s May 5th fight still in flux

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler says he still hasn’t nailed down the opponent for middleweight champion Genady Golovkin to fight on May 5th on HBO at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

Golovkin vs. O’Sullivan heading to regular HBO non-PPV

By Allan Fox: IBF/IBO/WBA.WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s title defense against #5 WBO, #9 WBA and #11 WBC Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan (27-2, 19 KOs) is heading to regular HBO (non-pay-per-view) on May 5th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, according to Lance Pugmire of the LA Times.  → read full story

Loeffler says O’Sullivan and four other guys in running for GGG’s May 5th fight

By Dan Ambrose: Promoter Tom Loeffler says he expects to make an announcement in the next couple of days about the May 5th replacement opponent for middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin on HBO PPV at the MGM Grand Garden in New York.  → read full story

Golovkin’s team waiting on more info on Canelo’s positive test

By Sean McDaniel: Gennady Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler says he’s waiting on the Nevada State Athletic Commission about what direction they’re going to go in in dealing with Saul Canelo Alvarez’s positive drug test for clenbuterol.  → read full story

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