Two-time former world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will be moving up to super middleweight title take on former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) at a catch-weight of 164 ½ pounds on May 6 on HBO pay-per-view, and there are a lot of questions about whether the redheaded… Continue Reading Canelo vs. Chavez Jr: Can Alvarez win without size advantage?
Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) will come down to the super middleweight division if unbeaten Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) moves up in weight to the 168 pound division, say Ward’s longtime trainer Virgil Hunter. He says if they can agree on a contract for the fight, then Ward will move back down to… Continue Reading Andre Ward will move down to 168 for Golovkin says Hunter
Jorge Linares says he wants to fight the best in the world following his 12 round unanimous decision win over Britain’s Anthony Crolla last Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. It was such a masterful performance from Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) in beating Crolla that some of the boxing media are already… Continue Reading Jorge Linares vs. Mikey Garcia needs to marinate
Anthoby Crolla (31-6-3, 13 KOs) lost for the second consecutive fight last Saturday night in getting beaten by WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) by a one-sided 12 round unanimous at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The fight was televised by Sky Sports as well as Showtime Championship Boxing. The fight… Continue Reading Crolla could face Burns-Indongo winner
Once again, WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares has come out on top in beating a game Anthony Crolla by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night. One can only hope that this is the last time these two fighters face each other because there’s really no point on going beyond 2 fights. Photo… Continue Reading Linares conquers Crolla – Results
Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) says he’s got too much experience for challenger Errol Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) to beat him, and he says he’s going to smash the American’s face in when the two of them fight on May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Brook rates Spence highly as a fighter.… Continue Reading Brook: I’m going to smash Errol Spence’s face in
Tom Loeffler’s decision to schedule his fighter middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s fight against Daniel Jacobs last Saturday night on the same night as a huge NCAA basketball tournament game may have cost him any chance of getting a good deal for a fight with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Golden Boy Promotions will almost surely be using… Continue Reading De La Hoya has leverage for Canelo-Golovkin negotiations