It was reported last Friday, October 14, that former pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. was back in the gym, sparring publicly for the first time since announcing his retirement in September of 2015.
Boxing history is replete with scenarios where champions or star fighters moved up in weight seeking bigger challenges and greater spoils.
While Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum was in Los Angeles, California, promoting Top Rank's November 5 PPV event, the five decade boxing executive had some words for his former fighter, Oscar De la Hoya, on how he's treated Golden Boy Promotions' controversial position on the seemingly imminent showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.
It's been reported that representatives for Gennady Golovkin (36-0 33 KO) are currently negotiating a December match-up with Middleweight contender and "Regular" WBA title holder Danny Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO).
It's official...a match-up between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin has become the hottest and most talked about pairing within the boxing community.
Fresh off his win over welterweight champion Kell Brook earlier this month, middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) could face red hot Daniel Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO) on December 10 on HBO Boxing.
Shortly after Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez captured Liam Smith's WBO Super Welterweight title on Saturday night, current promoter and Hall of Fame boxing legend Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb during the customary post-fight press conference.
Last night, September 17, Canelo Alvarez successfully lifted the WBO Super Welterweight title from former champ Liam Smith by beating him up and finishing him off with a wicked left hook to the liver at the 2:28 mark of the ninth round.
Although Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be challenging current WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam Smith on Saturday, September 17, most media outlets and avid fight fans are buzzing about the prospect of a Middleweight showdown between the 26 year old phenom and current IBF, WBA, WBC, and IBO Champion Gennady Golovkin.