Tickets to the May 9 Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland fight at Minute Maid Park in Houston go on sale Tuesday, March 3, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Wednesday. The junior middleweights will also host back-to-back public press conferences in Houston and San Antonio on March 3.
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, the British challenger’s merits, and what should be next for GGG in this week’s Monday mailbag; plus rants on Danny Garcia, Billy Joe Saunders, a Tyson-Frazier mythical matchup, and an email from Dougie’s wife.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Rios-Alvarado III, the fallout of Cotto-Canelo, the prospect of Canelo-Kirkland, and the NBC/Spike TV/Haymon matchups of Garcia-Peterson, Thurman-Guerrero, Broner-Molina, Berto-Lopez, and Porter-Garcia in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
A rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is “probably the biggest fight out there” for Miguel Cotto if the Puerto Rican star’s talks failed to produce a May 2 bout against Canelo Alvarez. That’s what Cotto’s adviser, Gaby Penagaricano said during an interview with RingTV.com last month. “We’re interested. If we end up not fighting Canelo because […]
Canelo Alvarez will not fight Miguel Cotto on May 2, said Oscar De La Hoya, Alvarez’s promoter. De La Hoya said that Cotto had not accepted a “great” offer extended by Alvarez by last night, which Alvarez had set as a hard deadline.
According to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez has what it takes to surpass the popularity of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.
Canelo Alvarez is adamant about fighting on May 2, according to Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya. Alvarez’s target is Miguel Cotto, but the Mexican star is willing to fight others if a deal can’t be reached with the RING middleweight champ.
Former junior middleweight champ Canelo Alvarez has challenged Miguel Cotto (in the form of a letter to Spanish-language media) to accept a May 2 fight against him, daring THE RING middleweight champ not “to duck a fighter who defeated his brother.”
Should a mega-bout between RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez not become a reality, there are other options, according to Cotto’s adviser.
In another benchmark moment of an already storied career, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has been named “Promoter of the Year” by Sports Illustrated.
Fans share their thoughts on the prospect of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez pay-per-view extravaganzas taking place in 2015, who might become boxing’s next PPV star, Oscar De La Hoya’s role as promoter, and other boxing subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
Ken Hershman, president of HBO Sports, looks back on 2014 and into the future in a lengthy Q&A with THE RING.
Having done the figurative dance with Floyd Mayweather Jr. before, Manny Pacquiao says he’s willing to see the undefeated pound-for-pounder get the money he wants to make their fight a reality.
Canelo Alvarez reaffirmed his intention to face RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto on May 2, the weekend before Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo, responding to Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s plan to fight on that Saturday, possibly against Manny Pacquiao.