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Boxing News: WBA Says it Will not Hinder Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Talks

Ritz Agranum   | May 12, 2016 03:47 PM EDT

Even the boxing sanctioning body is getting out of the way for a potential mega-fight between current middleweight champions Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and unified titlist Gennady Golovkin. Golovkin has two belts under his name but is also the Mexican's topmost challenger by virtue of the interim title he holds for the WBC. read more

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

Cristian Andal   | Dec 09, 2015 07:17 AM EST

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. read more

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

Cristian Andal   | Dec 05, 2015 12:43 PM EST

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). read more

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

Cristian Andal   | Dec 02, 2015 01:50 AM EST

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. read more

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

Cristian Andal   | Nov 26, 2015 07:38 AM EST

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. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Canelo Alvarez vs Manny Pacquiao Possible Early Next Year, but Mexican Wants Gennady Golovkin First

Cristian Andal   | Nov 24, 2015 04:00 AM EST

Even before Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) defeated Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) for the WBC middleweight belt last Saturday, talks of a possible fight with eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) were abuzz. read more

Boxing News: Canelo Alvarez Pulls off Unanimous Decision Victory Over Miguel Cotto, Turns to GGG Next

Cristian Andal   | Nov 22, 2015 11:36 PM EST

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) pulled off a 17-111, 118-110, and 119-109 unanimous decision victory over Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) to capture the WBC, Lineal, and The Ring middleweight titles at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Freddie Roach Wants Miguel Cotto to KO Canelo Alvarez, Then Secure Floyd Mayweather Rematch

Cristian Andal   | Nov 20, 2015 07:02 AM EST

Multi-award winning boxing trainer Freddie Roach has revealed his plan for Miguel Cotto as the Puerto Rican fighter moves toward to the twilight of his illustrious career: knock out Canelo Alvarez on Saturday and then call out Floyd Mayweather Jr. to come out of retirement for a rematch. read more

Boxing News: Miguel Cotto Stripped of WBC Belt Ahead of Saturday's Clash with Canelo Alvarez

Cristian Andal   | Nov 19, 2015 07:12 AM EST

Four days before his title showdown with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Miguel Cotto has been stripped off by the World Boxing Council of the middleweight belt he is supposed to defend after he refused to pay the required $300,000 sanctioning fee. read more

Boxing News: Mauricio Sulaiman Reminds Winner of Cotto-Canelo Bout of Mandatory Fight with Gennady Golovkin

Cristian Andal   | Nov 17, 2015 07:12 AM EST

World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman has again reminded WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and his November 21st challenger Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) that the winner of their match later this month must face WBC interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin afterward. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Oscar De La Hoya Doesn't Want a Canelo-Golovkin Match Just Yet, Says it Needs Time to Marinate

Cristian Andal   | Nov 16, 2015 08:02 AM EST

Golden Boy Promotions chief and former world boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya is not still keen on pairing his ward Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) against boxing's newest sensation Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) because he claims that a fight of such magnitude needs time to "marinate." read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Miguel Cotto Says He Will Retire Next Year

Cristian Andal   | Nov 12, 2015 11:12 PM EST

Four-division world champion and reigning WBC, Lineal and The Ring Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) reportedly said that he intends to retire from the sport sometime next year to fulfill a promise he made to his family. read more

Freddie Roach Discloses Game Plan Against Canelo Alvarez, Believes Miguel Cotto Will Take Over From Round 5 Onward

Cristian Andal   | Nov 11, 2015 06:13 AM EST

Multiple award winning boxing trainer Freddie Roach may have accidentally divulged the game plan of four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) when he faces Mexican sensation Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) on November 21st at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Freddie Roach Tells Media To Bet On A Miguel Cotto KO Over Canelo Alvarez In Later Rounds

Cristian Andal   | Sep 08, 2015 11:36 AM EDT

Freddie Roach was so sure that his new ward, five-time and four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs), is going to beat former light middleweight titlist Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) on November 21st that he even told media during the fight’s press conference that they should bet on the Puerto Rican legend and make some money, as per Boxing News 24’s Allan Fox. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Could Go For 50th Career Win, But Not Against Cotto Or Canelo

Cristian Andal   | Sep 04, 2015 07:39 AM EDT

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26 KOs) recently had a phone interview with reporters with regards to his bout against Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on September 12 and to ask him about his future plans for his boxing career. read more

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