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GGG vs Canelo Alavrez: "If I was handling Alvarez, they would have fought in September."

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 27, 2016 - 09:41PM ET
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.  

Nonito Donaire: Sen. Pacquiao is a great guy but I wouldn't vote for him, now

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 27, 2016 - 07:41PM ET
While eight division world champion and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao is busy in his homeland pulling double duty as a public servant and a prizefighter, four division world titlist Nonito Donaire is in America promoting the upcoming event on November 5, featuring Pacquiao vs. Vargas in the main event of the evening.  

Gennady Golovkin: Will hard-punching warrior price himself out of GGG fight?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 27, 2016 - 03:37PM ET
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).  

Golovkin vs Canelo predictions: Floyd Mayweather Jr and Sr disagree on outcome

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 26, 2016 - 11:18AM ET
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.  

Floyd Mayweather: Where have you gone "Money" May? Our (Boxing) nation turns its lonely eyes to you

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 25, 2016 - 02:58PM ET
Without a clear, and definitive superstar on the sport's horizon, many fans are wondering whether or not Floyd Jr. will return to the ring and reclaim his throne atop boxing's elite.  

Shannon Briggs: Waiting game is ruining brilliant comeback

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 25, 2016 - 12:36PM ET
In 2014, former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (60-6, 1, 53 KO) generated a lot of buzz and momentum with a well-orchestrated return to the ring after a 3 1/2 year hiatus.  

Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev prediction: GGG's trainer chimes in

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 24, 2016 - 07:19PM ET
It might be the biggest fight of 2016... Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward.  

 GGG vs Jacobs: Date and fight, tentative

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 23, 2016 - 10:45PM ET
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.  

Donald Trump nicknames: Muhammad Ali playbook in full effect?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 23, 2016 - 08:34PM ET
Earlier this week, famed boxing promoter Don King spoke at a Donald Trump rally on behalf the GOP presidential nominee.  

Tony Thompson: Will boxing's biggest spoiler face Hughie Fury?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 21, 2016 - 11:29PM ET
So much for two young, undefeated heavyweight contenders clashing on October 29th.  

Floyd Mayweather forced foe to wear soft gloves in 2004?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 21, 2016 - 10:44PM ET
In May 2004, Floyd Mayweather made quite a statement by impressively taking apart top contender and former belt holder DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley, live on HBO.  

Klitschko vs Fury 2: "I'm obsessed"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 21, 2016 - 09:03PM ET
Next month, former long reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will face newly-crowned king Tyson Fury in what will serve as a rematch of their November 2015 bout won by the latter.  

Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez 8 figure offer: Just an old tactic?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 19, 2016 - 03:58PM ET
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.  

Las Vegas Raiders? Floyd Mayweather ushers warning

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 18, 2016 - 09:21PM ET
Retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has some choice words for advocates of the Oakland Raiders proposed move to Las Vegas.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: Will Canelo vs Golovkin cool the plague of disappointment from superfight?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 18, 2016 - 04:58PM ET
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.  

Liam Smith next fight: Kell Brook has pros and cons

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 18, 2016 - 03:06PM ET
British super welterweight and former WBO Champion Liam Smith tasted defeat for the first time as pro last night compliments of the hard-punching Canelo Alvarez.  

Joseph Parker: Is Kiwi cruisin' for a bruisin?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 18, 2016 - 01:04PM ET
On October 1, heavyweights Joseph Parker and Alexander Dimitrenko will collide in New Zealand.  

Canelo vs Golovkin: Alvarez's trainer not impressed with 'slow' GGG

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 06:25PM ET
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.  

Boxing results, schedule: HBO, BoxNation | Sept 17

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 17, 2016 - 05:28PM ET
Boxing results for September 17 and schedule, September 23 - October 1.  

Canelo vs Smith PPV cost and streaming details (U.S.)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 17, 2016 - 05:20PM ET
Tonight, boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez returns to face Liam Smith of the United Kingdom.  

Canelo Alvarez: Weight gain bully uses egregious tactics to bulldoze foes

Val Jones at Sep 17, 2016 - 04:01PM ET
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.  

Canelo Alvarez: Purse for Smith fight

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 03:30PM ET
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.  

Canelo vs Smith PPV: Will Machiavellian tactics prevail?

Val Jones at Sep 17, 2016 - 01:59PM ET
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.  

Canelo vs Smith prediction: Blistering forecast contradicts odds

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 12:39PM ET
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.  

Canelo vs Smith odds take unexpected turn

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 10:35AM ET
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.  
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