Alvarez vacates WBC title as fight with Golovkin nears

Canelo Alvarez insists he wants to make the biggest fight boxing has to offer. He just doesn't want to be pressured into it by an ''artificial deadline.'' So, the popular Mexican champion vacated his WBC middleweight title Wednesday rather than be pressured into fighting Gennady Golovkin. The two champions had until Tuesday to negotiate the blockbuster fight, which many had pegged...
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Alvarez vacates WBC title, still pursuing Golovkin fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) Canelo Alvarez vacated his WBC middleweight title Wednesday rather than be pressured into a deal to fight Gennady Golovkin, though Alvarez said in a statement he still wants to face the unified titleholder. The WBC had imposed a Tuesday deadline for making a fight between the two champions, and Alvarez did not want to negotiate terms for the biggest fight boxing...
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Canelo Alvarez drops WBC title, but insists he will fight Gennady Golovkin… at some point

Canelo Alvarez has dropped his WBC belt, after being put into a position where he was told he had to face Gennady Golovkin next. Despite continuing to say that he’ll fight Golovkin, he continues to… avoid fighting Golovkin. Here’s the full statement from Canelo, along with a matching statement from promoter Oscar De La Hoya: Canelo’s statement: “After much consideration...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Canelo Alvarez vacates WBC title, says he still wants to fight Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez versus Gennady Golovkin is the fight that boxing fans deserve to see this fall, but the chances of an immediate Canelo-GGG megafight took a hit Wednesday when Alvarez announced that he will vacate his WBC middleweight title - which was set to be stripped from him if he didn't agree to fight Golovkin, the mandatory challenger.Alvarez destroyed Amir Khan in Las Vegas...
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Canelo Opts To Vacate WBC Middleweight Title, GGG Talks Continue

If you were waiting for the super fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, you’ll have to wait longer. On Tuesday Golden Boy Promotions released a statement on behalf of Canelo Alvarez stating he will vacate the middleweight title but will remain in negotiations with Gennady Golovkin for a future fight date. After much consideration, today, I instructed my team at Golden...
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Shane Mosley says Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovki set for Sept. 17

There has been a lot of talk about an upcoming fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, but is the bout already scheduled? Shane Mosley says so. Mosley tweeted a few times on Wednesday to say that Canelo and GGG will be fighting on Sept. 17: Canelo and GGG Sep17th! Hope no other fight competing with this in Sep. Fight of the year right here. Good job GBPpic.twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Gennady Golovkin pressuring Canelo Alvarez to fight

Gennady Golovkin is doing all he can to pressure Canelo Alvarez into fighting him in what would be the most anticipated boxing match of the year. Golovkin, aka “GGG,” and Canelo are two of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, and there has been chatter about them meeting for the past year or so. The big stumbling block so far has been weight; Alvarez fights in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jerry Jones could host GGG-Canelo Alvarez fight

Immediately after knocking out Amir Khan on Saturday night, Canelo Alvarez turned his attention to Gennady Golovkin, better known as GGG. Alvarez told fans what they want to hear by issuing a challenge to GGG, and the fight could draw so much interest that Jerry Jones is reportedly considering hosting it. Jones was in attendance to watch Alvarez beat Khan, and Oscar De La Hoya said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golovkin destroys Dominic Wade with second round knockout

Gennady Golovkin’s latest fight was a gift to fight fans because it was not on pay-per-view. Unfortunately, if you went to use the restroom, you might have missed all the action. Golovkin destroyed Wade by knocking him down three times in two rounds. Here was the first, which came in Round 1: WATCH: @GGGBoxing sends Wade down to the canvas in Round 1 #TweetReplay https://t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward clinches victory but not imagination

On Saturday night, for the 29th time in his professional career, Andre Ward took home a victory. Boxing fans got their first look at Ward as a light heavyweight, and while they saw him pitch a near shutout against a hungry undefeated Sullivan Barrera, the luster that usually follows Ward just wasn’t there. Even though Ward was facing a heavy underdog, boxing fans were excited...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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