The sport took a step forward with Saturday’s gripping fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez – and two steps back with more dubious judging George Foreman once said boxing is the sport to which all other sports aspire, and...Show More Summary
By Sean Jones: Negotiations have already begun for an immediate rematch between middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo Alvarez for next May in 2018, according to ESPN. If an agreement can get made, then both fighters...Show More Summary
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
By Sean Jones: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum saw last weekend’s fight between unbeaten IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) and Golden Boy Promotions flagship fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and in his opinion, Triple G won the fight easily 8 rounds to 4. Show More Summary
By Angel Flowers: Saturday night we all saw it, middleweight Kingpin Gennady “GGG” Golovkin finally got former NABF Welterweight Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez into the ring to fight at the full middleweight limit. Despite what Golovkin...Show More Summary
In the wake of the weekend’s big fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, the action on sports talk shows has been almost as heated as the action-packed fight itself. After the fight ended in a draw on a split...
By Jeff Aranow: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) wants to get back inside the ring in December to defend his IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight titles rather than sit and wait until May of 2018 to face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) for a rematch. Show More Summary
In light of the Gennady “GGG” Golovkin-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez hullabaloo, MMA fans should be grateful that their sport lends itself to less judging controversy than its cousin, writes Todd Martin.
By Jeff Aranow: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez wasn’t in the mood to give too many compliments to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez 2 days after their fight last Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sanchez says Canelo (49-1-2, 34...Show More Summary
By Alden Chodash: If you listened to Teddy Atlas’s incessant claims of corruption in boxing as a result of Adelaide Byrd’s bogus 118-110 score for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, you might have lost a bit of faith in boxing. How can two of the best fighters in the world risk so much to give the fans […] The post GGG-Canelo: Lessons learned appeared first on Boxing News 24.
By Sean Jones: The Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett says the judge that scored last Saturday’s fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in favor or Canelo by a 118-110 score will beShow More Summary
Kelefa Sanneh writes about the controversial result in the fight between Gennady (G.G.G.) Golovkin and Saúl (Canelo) Álvarez.
The Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin fight has the guys on a roll to open this week's show
By John Tsoi: After the much anticipated middleweight showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, the boxing world immediately turned its focus on the judging issues and criticized how judge Adalaide Byrd came up with a ludicrous 118-110 scorecard in favor of Canelo. Show More Summary
Talks to arrange a Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch will begin this week, Alvarez's promoter, Eric Gomez, told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. "The fight was so good, we feel it merits a rematch and we'll sit down with [Golovkin promoter] Tom [Loeffler] this week to discuss a rematch,"...
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
By Dan Ambrose: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) says he’ll sit out the rest of 2017 following his hard-fought 12 round draw against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) last Saturday night on HBO PPV at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary
By Gav Duthie: What has been the best year in boxing for so long has been soured by last Saturday night’s decision to award a draw for Saul Canelo Alvarez in his fight against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary
By Bradley D. Cision: Another predictable, controversial, and expected decision has been handed down in the most anticipated fight of the year last Saturday night with the Saul “Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) vs. middleweight champion...Show More Summary
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