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Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin Rematch Discussions Reportedly Underway

Representatives for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are reportedly set to begin discussions this week about a potential rematch for the unified middleweight world boxing championship after they fought to a split draw at T-Mobile...Show More Summary

Rio Ferdinand Announces 'Defender to Contender' Professional Boxing Plans

Former England and Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand has announced a comeback to the sporting world as he seeks to become a professional boxer. As was reported by Sky Sports News, the 38-year-old said he would make a "major news announcement" on Tuesday. Show More Summary

George Foreman Agrees with Draw in Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin Fight

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman believes the judges made the right decision to score Saturday's fight between Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez a draw, as neither did enough to earn the win. The 68-year-old told TMZ...Show More Summary

Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Judge Stood Down After Controversial Scorecard

Adalaide Byrd, the judge who awarded a score of 118-110 in Canelo Alvarez's favour on Saturday as he and Gennady Golovkin fought to a split draw, has been stood down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to Jack de Menezes...Show More Summary

Did the Judges Get It Right by Scoring Canelo vs. Golovkin a Draw?

As Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin hurled their final punches at each other center ring on Saturday night, the crowd rose to its feet to cheer the two amazing middleweight combatants. All of us watching the bout knew what we had just witnessed: an instant classic. Show More Summary

NSAC Exec Defends Judge Adalaide Byrd After Canelo vs. GGG Scoring

Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, has defended judge Adalaide Byrd's controversial scoring of Gennady Golovkin 's split draw with Saul Alvarez on Saturday as a "bad day." In a closely fought contest...Show More Summary

The Moments That Made Canelo vs. Golovkin a Controversial Boxing Classic

LAS VEGAS — There's a temptation after a big fight to attempt to make sense of it all, to place 36 minutes of carnage into an easily understood narrative. But tying all the extraneous loose ends into a tidy bow never quite fits a boxing...Show More Summary

Gennady Golovkin Says Split Draw Decision vs. Canelo Alvarez Was 'Terrible'

Controversy reigned at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday as the much-anticipated middleweight bout between Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez ended in a draw, a result the Kazakh fighter described as "terrible." One judge scored...Show More Summary

A Rematch Is the Only Option for Canelo and Golovkin After Hard-Fought Draw

Three weeks after the Money circus left town, it was the fight to save “real” boxing. And for nearly every one of 36 minutes, it delivered. In fact, it wasn’t until a few minutes after the final bell that the Gennady Golovkin-CaneloShow More Summary

Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin Want Rematch After Fighting to Split Draw

After a thrilling bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin ended in a draw, both fighters are already looking toward a rematch. Saturday's bout was scored 118-110 for Alvarez, 115-113 for Golovkin and a 114-114 split, per Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports. Show More Summary

Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Fight Ruled Split Draw After Going Distance

In one of the most highly anticipated boxing matches in recent years, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought a brilliant, back-and-forth 12 rounds that ended in a surprising draw Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. One...Show More Summary

Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez: Odds, TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

It might not be the fight that will capture the attention of mainstream sports fans, but the bout between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night is appointment viewing for combat sports fans and the kind of event thatShow More Summary

Alvarez vs. Golovkin Weigh-In: Results, Twitter Reaction for Pre-Fight Event

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin both weighed in at 160 pounds Friday afternoon ahead of their middleweight title fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Arash Markazi? of ESPN showcased GGG on the scale: SB Nation's Bloody Elbow? confirmed Canelo also made weight: Although Aug. Show More Summary

Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux Announced for Dec. 9

Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux will fight Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden in New York, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. Lomachenko is 9-1 as a professional, and he will defend the WBO Junior Lightweight...Show More Summary

Inside the Come-up

On the first day of training camp, Gennady "GGG" Golovkin is jogging up Bear Mountain, the site of his hideaway two hours from Los Angeles. The sun is rising, and the silence is almost meditative. A boxer's therapy. He runs at a steady pace, his arms hugged tightly against his body. Show More Summary

Golovkin vs. Canelo Betting Preview: Alvarez Looking for Upset as Underdog

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1) has not faced any challenges like he will this Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez will attempt to hand unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (37-0) his firstShow More Summary

Miguel Cotto Says He Wants to Fight Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Winner

Miguel Cotto has his eye on the winner of Saturday's middleweight showdown between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Per ESPN's Dan Rafael, Cotto said Thursday that challenging the winner would be " the best way to say goodbye...Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather: Donald Trump Is a 'Real Man' for P---y Grabbing Comments

In an interview with Hollywood Unlocked this week, Floyd Mayweather spoke out about controversial comments Donald Trump made about women. During the 2016 presidential race, an audio tape recorded 11 years earlier with Trump and Billy...Show More Summary

If You Liked Mayweather vs. McGregor, You're Going to Love Canelo vs. GGG

There was something thrilling about Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather's fight last month, a loud, garish, irresistible spectacle that delivered exactly what it promised—complete and utter chaos. The two battled fiercely outside the ring in a series of explosive press events, each more over the top than the last. Show More Summary

Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

One of the biggest fights of the year takes place on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in the mecca of boxing, Las Vegas. Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs ), the gentle-faced assassin, will take on Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs ), one of boxing's elite counterpunchers and most popular figures. Show More Summary

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