Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is taking his time in making a decision about the June fight against WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders, and it’s beginning to upset the British fighter to the point where he’s talking about giving up on the unification fight. In fact, Saunders has set a Friday deadline for Golovkin ink the… Continue Reading Saunders to Golovkin: “Sign the contract”
The World Boxing Council is reporting the news that unbeaten cruiserweight contender Mairis Briedis (21-0, 18 KOs) failed to take part in the WBC’s mandated 7-day-weight before his fight this Saturday night against Marco Huck (40-3-1, 27 KOs) on April 1in Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany. Huck, 32, took part in the WBC’s 7-day weigh-in and weighed… Continue Reading Briedis failed to comply in 7-day weigh-in for Huck fight says WBC
Golden Boy Promotions revealed the news today that former middleweight champion David Lemieux has been added to Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez. Jr. card on May 6 on HBO PPV. For some boing fans, this might seem like a meaningless case of Golden Boy wanting to give Lemieux a chance to be seen… Continue Reading Is Lemieux being positioned for Canelo fight in September?
There is a lot of speculation whether Golden Boy Promotions will price Saul “Canelo” Alvarez out of a huge showdown with unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin later this year in September on the Mexican Independence Day holiday. The boxing world wants to see the fight, considering that this is a contest that has been… Continue Reading Canelo vs. Golovkin: Does the fight take place this year?
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin just barely scraped by challenger Daniel Jacobs this month in defeating him by a 12 round unanimous decision in their middleweight contest on March 18 at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Golovkin will be fighting next in June. Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) says he wants the last belt in the 160… Continue Reading Who should Golovkin fight next?
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is looking sensational in his preparation for his May 6 fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canelo started camp already in good shape, but he’s since gotten even sharper looking. Canelo looks huge in the video and pictures of him. Canelo appears to have… Continue Reading Canelo looking good training for Chavez Jr.
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s time at middleweight is about done, as he’s reportedly moving up to super middleweight after 1-2 fights, says his trainer Abel Sanchez. Golovkin could be done with the 160 lb. division after his next fight in June against either Billy Joe Saunders or his #1 IBF contender Tureano Johnson. Sanchez says they… Continue Reading Golovkin moving to 168 after 1-2 fights