Canelo Alvarez and Oscar De La Hoya are in Miami at trial while Gennady Golovkin’s promoter is in Europe. The two sides don’t appear to be close to a deal on a September showdown.
Canelo Alvarez tossed a curveball into the negotiations with Gennady Golovkin by vacating his WBC middleweight title, raising questions about the future of their fight.
After very public and contentious negotiations for Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao, promoters have promised quieter talks to make Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin.
Golden Boy and Tom Loeffler both received letters from the WBC saying the two sides have a 15-day window to make a deal for a fight between Canelo and GGG this year.
Canelo Alvarez told the boxing media that Gennady Golovkin hasn’t faced strong-enough opposition to earn a shot at him and THE RING/WBC middleweight titles.
Amir Khan won’t rule out facing Gennady Golovkin if he upsets Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, and the UK star says he wold do it at 160 pounds, not a catchweight.
Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza isn’t convinced Canelo will fight Gennady Golovkin in the fall, paving the way for a possible fight he hopes with Danny Jacobs and GGG.
Middleweight star Gennady Golovkin’s second-round KO of Dominic Wade on Saturday was the most watched HBO boxing event in 2016 with 1,325,000 viewers.
Gennady Golovkin dispatched another overmatched foe on Saturday in Inglewood, California. Let’s hope he receives an actual test sometime in the near future.
Action shots from The Forum, where Gennady Golovkin made short work of Dominic Wade and Roman Gonzalez made longer-than-expected work of McWilliams Arroyo.