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Does Canelo Already Have An Opponent Lined Up After Gennady Golovkin Rematch?

Irish boxer Gary O'Sullivan claims he will fight Canelo Alvarez next no matter what his result against Gennady Golovkin is in their highly-anticipated rematch. Canelo will take on Golovkin on May 5 in Las Vegas for the latter's World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC), Internationa


S.D. Butchers To Canelo: We Got Big Meat For You With No Steroids!

Canelo Alvarez's meat problems could be over -- a San Diego butcher shop is vowing to provide free, CLEAN meat to the middleweight champ for the rest of his training camp. Alvarez recently tested positive for traces of Clenbuterol -- a banned performance-enhancing drug -- and he blamed the whole thi


Canelo Beating Gennady Golovkin Worries Abel Sanchez, Says Golden Boy President

Gennady Golovkin's coach Abel Sanchez is talking too much because he's worried about Canelo Alvarez inflicting the Kazakh's first professional defeat, according to Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez. Golovkin will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC), Interna


Holyfield Calls For Drug Cheats To Be Jailed Amid Canelo Investigation

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield believes any boxer that intentionally takes banned substances that are performance enhancers should be given jail time. The topic comes in the midst of Canelo Alvarez's current investigation after he recently tested positive for clenbuterol, a banned sub


Evander Holyfield Calls For Drug Cheats To Be Jailed Amid Canelo Investigation

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield believes any boxer that intentionally takes banned substances that are performance enhancers should be given jail time. The topic comes in the midst of Canelo Alvarez's current investigation after he recently tested positive for clenbuterol, a banned sub


Canelo Alvarez failed drug test puts all eyes on Nevada

Doing the right thing is something boxing has always had difficulty doing. Fights don't get made because promoters don't like each other, judges come up with absurd scorecards and fighters sometimes don't make weight. You get the picture. Right now, we have to remain hopeful the right thing will be


Canelo Alvarez back in the U.S. as clenbuterol probe continues

Canelo Alvarez returned to the U.S. this week hopeful of a clean start following his dirty tests in Mexico for a banned performance-enhancing substance. The popular former two-division champion has submitted two additional tests conducted by the Nevada-based Voluntary Anti-Doping Assn. since his two


Billy Joe Saunders hilariously mocks Canelo Alvarez over failed drugs test ahead of Gennady Golovkin rematch

Middleweight world champion Billy Joe Saunders hasn't let Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez off lightly following his failed drugs test. The two-weight champion, who is set to face Kazakh knockout king Gennady Golovkin on May 5 in Las Vegas, tested positive for banned substance clenbuterol followi


Golovkin blasts Canelo for drugs test

Gennady Golovkin has labelled rival Canelo Alvarez as "shameful" and "stupid" for failing a drugs test. Golovkin and Alvarez are due to lock horns again in Las Vegas on May 5 after their first encounter ended in a draw last September. However, earlier this week, it was announced that Alvarez had tes


Nevada Athletic Commission determines Canelo's hand wraps are within its rules

Only a day after Gennady Golovkin's trainer raised an objection to the way Canelo Alvarez wraps his hands, the Nevada Athletic Commission ruled in favor of Alvarez. In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Sports on Wednesday, highly regarded trainer Abel Sanchez said the Nevada commission displayed fav


Gennady Golovkin rips Canelo Alvarez's failed drug test: 'It's bad for the sport'

While the majority of boxing's "powers that be" appear content to give Canelo Alvarez the benefit of the doubt after he explained away his recent failed drug test by blaming it on meat contamination, his May 5 opponent Gennady Golovkin is not so quick to forgive. After Monday's reveal that Alvarez


Interview: Canelo Alvarez

Note: This interview took place before the announcement this week that Canelo tested positive for trace levels of Clenbuterol. Mexican superstar and former world champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, is set for his upcoming Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) rematch w


GGG trainer Abel Sanchez: Nevada State Athletic Commission favors Canelo Alvarez

The upcoming middleweight championship rematch on May 5 between Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez is not void of drama, that's for sure. A few days after Alvarez put the fight in headlines by testing positive twice for the banned substance Clenbuterol, Golovkin's trainer, Abel Sanchez, piled


Andre Berto Canelo's Meat Excuse Smells Fishy

Here's another episode of "Reading Between the Lines," starring Andre Berto ... who's basically calling BS on Canelo Alvarez for blaming his failed steroids test on contaminated cow meat. Look, Berto gets it -- beef from Mexico has a history of making athletes piss hot. The boxing star tells TMZ Spo


Boxer Canelo Alvarez Blames Contaminated Meat After Testing Positive for a Performance-enhancing Drug

While preparing for his second bout against Gennady Golovkin on May 5 in Las Vegas, Mexican boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Random drug testing was part of the deal for the rematch. According to Alvarez's promoter Golden Boy Promotions, the Voluntary Ant


WBC and WBA back Canelo Alvarez after positive test for banned substance

TWO OF BOXING'S four main governing bodies have voiced their support of Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in light of his failing a drugs test ahead of his eagerly anticipated rematch with Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin on 5 May. Yesterday, Alvarez's promoters Golden Boy confirmed that the 27-year-old


Commission probing Canelo Alvarez's failed test; Gennady Golovkin rematch in doubt

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's eagerly awaited rematch with Gennady Golovkin may be in doubt after the Nevada Athletic Commission launched an investigation into Alvarez's failed drug test. Alvarez returned positive traces of the banned substance clenbuterol in a test taken with the Voluntary Anti-Doping As


Canelo Alvarez Tests POSITIVE for BANNED SUBSTANCE-GGG Fight Still On?!

"As part of the voluntary testing program that Canelo Alvarez insisted on ahead of his May 5 fight, one of his results came back positive for trace levels of Clenbuterol, consistent with meat contamination that has impacted dozens of athletes in Mexico over the last years..." Per a Golden Boy press


Boxing fans allowed beef with Canelo Alvarez after failed drug test

This is why boxing can't have nice things. Never mind that it was just traces of clenbuterol, something not uncommon to those who eat contaminated meat in Mexico. Boxing's biggest fight of 2018 -- a rematch between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin -- is now tainted (like the beef), certain


Canelo Alvarez Failed Voluntary Drug Test - Blames It On Bad Meat

Mexican pro boxer Canelo Alvarez tested positive for performance enhancing drugs this week. The test was voluntary, but revealed he had a significant amount of Clenbuterol in his system. Clenbuterol is a pretty serious substance and banned around the world. It's usually used as a stimulant and helps