Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya maintains that the 30-year-old Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is preparing Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for a fight later this year against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in September. At the same time, De La Hoya won’t guarantee to the boxing fans that Canelo will absolutely 100% be facing GGG next.… Continue Reading Video: De La Hoya: Chavez Jr. is preparing Canelo for GGG
On Tuesday’s international media conference call with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya said he didn’t realize that middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin wouldn’t be fighting WBO Billy Joe Saunders on June 10 like what had been talked about. De La Hoya says he sees that as a great sign… Continue Reading De La Hoya talks Canelo, GGG and Chavez Jr.
IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is injured and that is the reason why the contract with WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders hasn’t been signed. This is what Saunders’ promoter Frank Warren is reporting. The delay in the singing of the contract has some thinking that Golovkin and his promoter Tom Loeffler’s main priority is… Continue Reading Golovkin injured?
WBO cruiserweight champion Alexander Usyk (11-0, 10 KOs) will have a new look to his fighting style this Saturday night when he defends his title against unbeaten 2012 U.S Olympian Michael Hunter (12-0, 8 KJOs) in their fight on HBO Championship Boxing from the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The Usyk-Hunter fight will… Continue Reading Alexander Usyk changing style for Hunter
Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik wasn’t all that impressed with what he saw of the punching power of IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in his close 12 round unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs in their fight on March 18. Pavlik says the margin of victory for Golovkin was his knockdown of Jacobs in… Continue Reading Golovkin lacks snap on his punches says Pavlik
In looking at how flat middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has been in his last two fights against Daniel Jacobs and Kell Brook, I’m under the impression that the 34-year-old was over-trained in both instances, especially for his last fight. Trainer Abel Sanchez talked about how much sparring Golovkin had done for both fights, and how… Continue Reading Golovkin should spar less in training camp
There has a been much discussion made about the Gennady “GGG” Golovkin vs. Saul Canelo Alvarez fight for the past 2 years, and it’s quite understandable why boxing fans want to see this match-up. However, in terms of pay-per-view buys and revenue that can be made from the fight, I think it’s going to be… Continue Reading Canelo vs. Golovkin not as big a fight as people think