For the better part of the last three years, rumors have swirled about the possibility of former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (49-2-1, 32 KO) fighting Gennady Golovkin and/or fellow countryman Canelo Alvarez.
No...eight division world titlist and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao will not be fighting Gennady Golovkin anytime soon.
If things go according to planned for team Canelo, its fighter should be back in the ring early next year.
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 official...a match-up between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin has become the hottest and most talked about pairing within the boxing community.
Since Gennady Golovkin's controversial but definitive victory over current IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook this past Saturday, media members and fight fans have been dying to hear what Team Canelo thought of GGG's seemingly "vulnerable" performance in London, England.
For the past three years prior to the Smith fight, Canelo Alvarez held sway over his own castle-in-air division at 155 lbs. located comfortably between the junior middleweight and middleweight classes.
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.
This evening, September 17, from AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, reigning 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 current WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) in the main event of a mammoth twelve-bout fight card, presented by Golden Boy Promotions.
Tonight, Saturday,, September 17, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, lineal Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will challenge incumbent WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) in the main event of a four-bout PPV fight card, distributed by HBO PPV, and presented by Golden Boy Promotions.
At a recent media day in San Diego, CA, lineal Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez addressed the boxing press, and was immediately seen with an apparent "shiner" around his right eye.
On Wednesday, August 31, Canelo Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions hosted a media workout in San Diego, California.
It seems as though someone has placed themselves into a serious quandary with the real bosses of boxing; the always critical and passionate fight fans.
With 2016's Cinco de Mayo weekend clearly in the rear view, "Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan" is now officially in the record books.
When Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan was announced eight weeks ago, many dismissed latter's chances, insisting Khan, a welterweight, was too small and lacked the strength to compete with a powerful middleweight.
Never at a loss for words, Floyd Mayweather Sr., offered a rather interesting prediction for Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan on May 7.
According to Gennady Golovkin's trainer, Abel Sanchez, Canelo Alvarez, should he defeat Amir Khan on May 2, must formally agree to face 'GGG' this fall or relinquish his WBC-sponsored middleweight belt.
Given there is no rehydration clause in effect for the upcoming fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, many speculate the naturally bigger fighter, Alvarez, to balloon come fight fight, despite the 155 lb catchweight limit.
Don’t be surprised if Canelo vs Golovkin, arguably the biggest fight in boxing, doesn’t happen in 2016, despite the WBC’s edict and the wishes of fight fans.
Not many are giving the British welterweight of Pakistani decent a chance when he faces lineal middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in May.
Although the WBC has ordered middleweight champions Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin to meet by the end of 2016, it may not happen this year.