The Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (50-2-1, 32 KOs) superfight is less than two weeks away and many are offering predictions for the match-up.
No...eight division world titlist and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao will not be fighting Gennady Golovkin anytime soon.
Immediately after Canelo Alvarez captured the WBO Junior Middleweight on September 17, by stopping incumbent title holder Liam Smith with a vicious body shot, Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb on the media in attendance at the post-fight press conference, announcing an eight figure offer made to Gennady Golovkin for a potential fight deal with his Mexican superstar.
If things go according to planned for team Canelo, its fighter should be back in the ring early next year.
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.
Tonight, from AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, current Ring Magazine Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will compete at 154 pounds for the first time in three years and challenge reigning WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) in the main event of a Golden Boy Promotions PPV.
It’s July 18th in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones mans the podium to announce that Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will fight at AT&T Stadium on Mexican Independence Day.