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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.

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Boxing News: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez Keeps Title Belt After Stopping Amir Khan in Sixth Round

The current WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez retains his boxing belt in his first title defense fight but had a lot of problems with Amir Khan’s speed and movement, just the way the British challenger and his team planned. But the heavy punching Mexican connected.

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.

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."

Retired pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Boxing News: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Says He Doesn't See Anything Special in Gennady Golovkin Unless He Fights Andre Ward

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has proven that he will remain controversial - even in retirement. The retired pound-for-pound champ recently said in an interview that he does not see anything special in Gennady "GGG" Golovkin to become the next great pay-per-view boxing superstar unless he moves up in weight and fights Andre Ward.

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Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux 2015: Early Prediction, Betting Odds & Tale of the Tape

One of the biggest fights this fall is between two knockout artists Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) and David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs). Here is a breakdown of the fight for all boxing fans out there.

Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez

Boxing News & Rumors: Miguel Cotto Is Not Afraid Of Gennady Golovkin, But Wants Floyd Mayweather Rematch After Canelo Alvarez Bout

Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) is definitely not looking ahead of his 12-round middleweight title fight against Saul Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) on November 21st, but he said that he isn’t afraid of Gennady Golovkin (33-0. 30 KOs) and would fight him if it is for his “best interest.”

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Boxing News & Rumors: Andre Ward Likely Undercard For Cotto vs Canelo Fight

Reports are out that reigning WBA (Super) and Lineal super middleweight champion Andre Ward could possibly fight in the undercard of the Miguel Cotto-Saul Alvarez pay-per-view bout on November 21 set at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Andre Ward (L) vs Paul Smith

Boxing News & Rumors: Andre Ward No Longer In Gennady Golovkin's Plans?

According to his promoter Tom Loeffler, reigning WBA (Super) and IBO middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) had never been interested in fighting current WBA (Super) and Lineal super middleweight titlist Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs).

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