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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

New WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez

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

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.

Canelo Alvarez (L) vs Miguel Cotto

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

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.

Freddie Roach (L) and Miguel Cotto

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

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.

Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto

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

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.

Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya, and Canelo Alvarez

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

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.

Gennady Golovkin (L) and Saul Canelo Alvarez

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

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."

Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto

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

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.

Miguel Cotto (R) and Freddie Roach

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

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.

Freddie Roach

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

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.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Canelo Alvarez

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

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.

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