Gennady Golovkin, fresh off his TKO of Martin Murray, is scheduled to return to the ring on May 16, but the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder’s promoter and trainer are willing to have him fight in June if it means showdowns with Miguel Cotto or Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Gennady Golovkin, who defends his WBA middleweight title against Martin Murray today, is on a mission to collect all of the major 160-pound belts this year, including THE RING and WBC titles held by Miguel Cotto. Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez and Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach are already talking about the potential showdown.
Miguel Cotto expects to return to the ring in May or June against an opponent to be determined, the boxer’s adviser Gaby Penagaricano told RingTV.com on Tuesday. Penagaricano said Cotto’s next move won’t depend on the results of thr ongoing talks for a May 2 bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions to talk about the April 25 showdown between RING heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko and undefeated American contender Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden. Loeffler also discussed the potential of Miguel Cotto fighting Gennady Golovkin.
Fans share their thoughts on the merits of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao as a topic for the mailbag and a mega-fight, the ever rising price of boxing pay-per-view events, Kevin Mitchell, Jeff Lacy, Paul Williams, Matthysse-Provodnikov, and many other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “epic” face-to-face meeting at an NBA game, Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov, what might be next for Juan Manuel Marquez, plus mythical matchups, some top-five/10 boxing lists, and other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
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 […]
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.
Bill Emes spoke to Freddie Roach at the Jan. 9 “Throne Boxing” show in New York City where the hall-of-fame trainer worked the corner of Chris Van Heerden. Roach assessed Van Heerden’s performance and spoke about the talk on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez super fights.
RingTV spoke to Gennady Golovkin and the middleweight crusher’s promoter Tom Loeffler at the recent Los Angeles press conference for GGG’s Feb. 21 WBA title defense against British contender Martin Murray. Golokin says he hopes score pay-per-view showdowns vs. Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2015.
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.
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!