By Manuel Perez: Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is looking VERY fat right with 4 months to go before his September 16 fight against boxing’s number 1 star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. In a Tweet on Friday by Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler, Golovkin midsection showed a considerable paunch that you normally see from a middle-aged man. Golovkin… Continue Reading Golovkin looking VERY Fat
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez
By Rich Cheney: IBF welterweight Kell Brook is picking IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) to defeat Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1 34 KOs) on September 16 in their fight on HBO PPV. Brook thinks that the 35-year-old Golovkin is past his prime at this point in his pro career, but… Continue Reading Brook: Golovkin will KO Canelo
By Rich Cheney: Oscar De La Hoya says Saul Canelo Alvarez’s pay-per-view numbers for his May 6th fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will show that he’s the biggest star in boxing at this time. The fight against Chavez Jr. is expected to be well over 1 million buys on HBO PPV in their fight… Continue Reading De La Hoya: Canelo is the biggest name in boxing
By Rich Cheney: The May 6th fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. did quite well in the game numbers for the fight, which unfortunately turned out to be a disappointing mismatch if epic proportions. The fight generated a gate of $10,631,850 with 17,143 tickets sold at the T-Mobile Arena in Las… Continue Reading Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. gate numbers
By Rich Cheney: Vasyl Lomachenko sees middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 Kos) as the No.1 fighter pound-for-pound in the world right now. This is a much different listing than Ring Magazine’s pound for pound rating, which has Andre Ward at number one despite his very questionable win over Sergey Kovalev last November. “Triple… Continue Reading Lomachenko lists Golovkin as No.1 pound-for-pound
By Rich Cheney: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) has been brought alone pretty nicely by his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions since he started his pro career 12 years ago, but I think the promotional company may have made a BIG mistake in choosing to put their redheaded star in with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin… Continue Reading Canelo-Golovkin: Is Alvarez making a mistake fighting GGG?
By Ric Cheney: In an interview from 2011, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez briefly spoke of what it was like to spar Gennady Golovkin six years ago. Canelo was only 20-years-old at the time. By all accounts, the older Golovkin, who was a world champion at the time, didn’t try and take Canelo’s head off during the… Continue Reading Canelo interview after Golovkin sparring in 2011