After weeks of negotiations, Golden Boy Promotions has finally successfully put together a HUGE fight between their flagship fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC 160lb title holder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) for May 6 on the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo for HBO pay-per-view. The Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight… Continue Reading Saul Alvarez faces Julio Chavez Jr. on May 6
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The $15 million flat fee offer made by Golden Boy Promotions to IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin to fight their fight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez amounts to be a cruel joke in the minds of some boxing fans. This is by far the biggest fight in the sport today, and it’s one that could bring… Continue Reading Canelo-Golovkin: $15M isn’t enough for Gennady
Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is said to have been offered a $15 million offer from Golden Boy Promotions to fight their red-headed Mexican star Saul “Canelo Alvarez for a fight in September 2017. The lump sum offer made to the unbeaten Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) is not the percentage deal that he and his… Continue Reading Golovkin offered $15M lump sum for Canelo fight
Despite Golden Boy Promotions executives Oscar De La Hoya and Eric Gomez insisting that Saul Canelo Alvarez will fight unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in 2017, there remains a great deal of doubt whether the fight will happen or not. Boxing fans think there’s a very good chance that the fight might not take… Continue Reading Will Golden Boy let Canelo fight GGG in 2017?
By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya isn’t bothered by former UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s 2nd round knockout loss to former female boxing champion Holly Holm last Saturday night at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia. De La Hoya says he’s still interested in signing Rousey to his Golden Boy… Continue Reading De La Hoya still interested signing Ronda Rousey to GBP despite loss
By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is going to need to step back and rethink the idea of trying to turn former UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey into a boxing star in the future took a big hit last Saturday night when Rousey was knocked out in the 2n… Continue Reading De La Hoya’s dreams of making Ronda Rousey a boxing star takes a hit