One of the biggest match-ups in boxing in the last 20 years, Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin, is official for September 16th, 2017.
Twenty-six year old Canelo Alvarez is not only one of the world's best fighters, he's the 'Mac Daddy' in the dating arena.
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.
In a fight that has most boxing pundits shaking their collective heads with disapproval, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (39-0-1, 29 KOs) has been slated to defend his WBC Junior Middleweight title against future first-ballot Hall of Famer "Sugar" Shane Mosley (46-7-1, 39 KOs) on the undercard of the big Mayweather/Cotto card on May 5th in Las Vegas, NV.