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Kell Brook (L) and Amir Khan

Boxing News & Rumors: Amir Khan vs Kell Brook Looming in 2016, Says Eddie Hearn

Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn said that a fight between Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) and his ward Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) is looming to happen next year after eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has crossed Khan’s name off his list of possible opponents for his last fight in April.

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (R)

Boxing News & Rumors: Tyson Fury’s Belt Taken by IBF after Signing Wladimir Klitschko Rematch

Reigning world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s IBF belt was taken away by the said sanctioning body after the Briton signed a rematch with former champ Wladimir Klitschko instead of fighting IBF’s mandatory challenger Vyacheslav Glazkov of Ukraine.

Gennady Golovkin with trainer Abel Sanchez during an open media workout

Boxing News & Rumors: GGG Coach Thinks Potential 155-lb Catchweight for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Fight is “Disrespectful”

Abel Sanchez, head trainer of current, unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBC (interim) and IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) recently said that a potential 155-pound catchweight title fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) would be "disrespectful" to all the past fighters of the middleweight division.

Current world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury

Boxing News: Tyson Fury Under Fire Over Controversial Comments in Recent Interview

Reigning world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been under fire for his controversial comments in a recent interview with British reporter Oliver Holt that saw him talk about his “spiritual” views and then equate homosexuality with abortion and pedophilia.

Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin

Boxing News & Rumors: WBC Postpones Cut-off Date for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Fight Negotiations

The World Boxing Council reportedly postponed the deadline of the negotiations on the mandated title fight between new WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and WBA (Super), IBF, WBC (interim) and IBO middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs).

Juan Manuel Marquez

Boxing News & Rumors: Juan Manuel Marquez wants Cinco de Mayo Return; Manny Pacquiao, Kell Brook, Danny Garcia Possible Opponents?

Four-division world champion and Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KOs) is reportedly planning a comeback in Cinco de Mayo weekend next year against either old-nemesis Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs), British Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs), or the ever-dangerous Danny Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs).

Top Rank chief Bob Arum

Boxing News & Rumors: Bob Arum Denies Rumored Timothy Bradley-Kell Brook Negotiations

Top Rank boss Bob Arum recently denied the rumor that his fighter, Timothy Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs), is close to signing a championship unification bout with England’s Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) that is supposedly set early next year.

Floyd Mayweather Sr.

Boxing News: Floyd Mayweather Sr. Picks Terence Crawford Over Manny Pacquiao, Says Amir Khan Has ‘Glass Jaw’

Floyd Mayweather Sr. picked current WBO junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford over Manny Pacquiao in a potential fight between the two on April next year while also saying that Amir Khan has a “glass jaw” and would not be able to keep up with the Filipino pugilist.

Canelo Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao, and Gennady Golovkin

Boxing News: Canelo Alvarez Could Fight Manny Pacquiao in May, Gennady Golovkin in Sept. as Floyd Mayweather's Replacement

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) is being groomed by his promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, as the boxer who would fill-in Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May-September yearly schedule, saying that Alvarez could initially take a “victory lap” title defense in May before fighting mandatory opponent Gennady Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) in September.

Manny Pacquiao (L) and Amir Khan

Boxing News & Rumors: Bob Arum Rejects Amir Khan as Manny Pacquiao's Farewell Opponent

Top Rank chief Bob Arum recently admitted that he does not want his no. 1 fighter, Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs), to select British sensation Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) as his farewell opponent in April because the latter is not under his promotional firm.

Floyd Mayweather Jr (L) and Terence Crawford

Floyd Mayweather Tips Terence Crawford in Possible Manny Pacquiao Fight, Says 'He's a Lot Better Than I Thought'

Retired pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) recently gave current WBO junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford (27-0, 19 KOs) some tips if ever he will clash with eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) next year, saying that the Filipino pugilist is “a lot better than I thought”.

Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin

Boxing Rumors: Cinco de Mayo Doubleheader Featuring Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin Title Defenses Possible says WBC Prez

World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman recently admitted that he will support any proposal to have a Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin doubleheader fight card on Cinco de Mayo weekend, where the two boxers will defend their titles against two different opponents, before they finally clash in September next year.

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Boxing News & Rumors: Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Rematch ‘Virtually Dead’ as Michael Koncz Says Filipino Won’t Wait for Money

The dream rematch of Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) is now almost impossible as Pac-Man’s adviser Michael Koncz said that the Filipino will not wait for the retired pound-for-pound champion to make a decision whether he would fight again or not.

Former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis

Boxing News & Rumors: Former Champ Lennox Lewis Thinks Wladimir Klitschko Could KO Tyson Fury on Saturday

Retired undisputed world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis thinks that current title holder Wladimir Klitschko will knock out challenger Tyson Fury during their scheduled 12-round bout at the Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany on Saturday.

Retired pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Boxing News: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Blasts Freddie Roach Over Miguel Cotto's Loss to Canelo Alvarez

Retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. has criticized Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach for the "f*d up" job he did in Miguel Cotto's corner during the Puerto Rican's 12-round unanimous decision loss to Canelo Alvarez last Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

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