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Billy Joe Saunders eligible for Canelo Alvarez fight after being re-ranked by WBC

The former WBO middleweight champion has entered the ratings at #5. Billy Joe Saunders has been installed at #5 in the new WBC middleweight rankings for January 2019. This means he is now technically eligible for a bout against current champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, although this is seemingly not i


Midnight Mania! SI ranks Conor McGregor 9th fittest athlete of 2018, ahead of Canelo, Modric, Westbrook

This seems... wrong. Conor McGregor, who is not even close to the fittest athlete in mixed martial arts, was ranked the 9th fittest athlete in the world for 2018 by Sports Illustrated, ahead of athletes like Canelo Alvarez, Russell Westbrook, Luka Modric, triathlete Patrick Lange, and two-time Olymp


Canelo vs. GGG, Cinco de Mayo?

The first fight ended in a controversial draw, the second a controversial win, this year we could see the trilogy completed. Early discussions have taken place between Golden Boy Promotions and Gennady Golovkin’s representatives for a third fight between GGG and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.


Jaime Munguia: ‘I’m happy to be mentioned with Canelo and Golovkin’

WBO super-welterweight champion Jaime Munguia has lofty goals. He intends to move up to middleweight and challenge Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. “I don’t think there is any pressure with being mentioned with names like Canelo and Golovkin. I like this. It’s fun. I’m happy to be in fights like


Early GGG vs Canelo 3 Talks Run Into Obstacles

In recent days promoter of Canelo Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya announced on Twitter that he was sending Eric Gomez of Golden Boy to meet the promoter of Gennady Golovkin, Tom Loeffler and instructed him to begin talks about a trilogy between the two fighters.


Negotiations underway for Canelo Alvarez versus Gennady Golovkin III for Cinco de Mayo weekend

Promoter Oscar De La Hoya has revealed he is in talks to match his star boxer world middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 51-1-2 (35) with archrival Gennady ‘Triple G’ Golovkin 38-1-1 (34) on May 4.


Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan Officially Announced in London

Terence Crawford is taking on the biggest name on his ring resume and a fighter that has never lost at Welterweight. Promoted by Top Rank, the Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan fight is set for April 20. A press conference at the stately Landmark Hotel in London on Tuesday formally announced the fight.


Manny Pacquiao Reacts To Marcos Maidana Call Out

Retired world champion Marcos Maidana posted a rather bizarre video recently on social media of him appearing to be quite a bit over his old fight week but still calling out big names in the sport of boxing including Mayweather, Canelo Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao.


Mancini: “Danny Jacobs beats Canelo Alvarez”

By Sean Jones: Former WBA lightweight champion Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini (29-5, 23 KOs) says IBF middleweight champion Daniel ‘The Miracle Man’ Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) will be WBA/WBC 160 lb unified champion Saul Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) if he moves back down in weight to take him on. Mancini, 57


Canelo’s trainer upset over him being ignored for 2018 Fighter of the Year

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Eddy Reynoso feels that Saul Canelo Alvarez should have been considered by the Boxing Writers Association of American for the ‘Fighter of the Year’ award for 2018 for his wins over IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and WBA ‘regular’ super middleweight champio


Boxing News at Five: Stevenson wants Warrington in the UK, Lemieux fancies Canelo for Cinco de Mayo

IF top American prospect Shakur Stevenson gets his way, his first featherweight title shot will arrive this year and see him oppose IBF champion Josh Warrington in the United Kingdom.


Amir Khan, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and Canelo Alvarez called out by former world champion Marcos Maidana in comeback announcement

The overweight Argentine has been enjoying life out of the ring after two big-money fights against Floyd Mayweather in 2014. Britain’s Amir Khan is among a list of fighters who have been called out by returning former world champion Marcos Maidana.


It’s Official: Terence Crawford To Face Amir Khan Next

Crawford steps onto the big stage this April. It is funny to think that Terence Crawford needs Amir Khan. After all the fighters the undisputed light welterweight champion has run through, Crawford was lacking a counterpoint. As a result, he stepped to Errol Spence backstage at a fight trying to for


Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan official for April 20th on ESPN PPV

Terence Crawford’s next fight will be on pay-per-view. The reigning WBO welterweight champion will defend his title against former lightweight and junior welterweight champion Amir Khan (33-4, 20 KOs) on April 20th at either Madison Square Garden in New York or one of the MGM properties in Las Vegas


Loeffler says GGG still a broadcast free agent

By Jeff Aranow: Gennady Golovkin still hasn’t signed with a U.S broadcaster, according to promoter Tom Loeffler. Despite rumors that were circulating around the internet on Saturday about Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) supposedly having signed with DAZN, those were fake news and not the reality. Loeffler


McGregor Headed Back to Boxing? If So, He’ll Be an Underdog

Reports surfaced last week indicating McGregor and Malignaggi were “in talks” for a potential boxing match. While McGregor has stayed relatively quiet about the situation, Malignaggi, a retired boxer who currently works for Showtime as a color analyst, denied the reports before seemingly later targe


Hearn: PPV is dead unless you’re Mayweather or Canelo Alvarez

By Dan Ambrose: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn is convinced that pay-per-view is officially dead as far as boxing goes in the United States, other than for the biggest stars of the sport like Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Canelo Alvarez. Hearn sees SHOWTIME in the U.S on a one-way path where t


Fighter of the Year 2018: Clear leader puts one hand on trophy

Polling for the 2018 World Boxing News Fighter of the Year – as voted by the fans – is looking to be a mere foregone conclusion. Just over a week into voting and over three and a half thousand people have cast their opinion from the twelve strong nomination list.


Some Potentially Interesting Matchups for 2019

In a recent post, we discussed some of the best and most meaningful fights that took place in 2018. The sport shifts every year due to the wins and losses that take place from prizefighters every year.


Conor McGregor ranked among fittest athletes of 2018 by Sports Illustrated

Conor McGregor didn’t win a fight in 2018 but did earn himself some recognition. Sports Illustrated released their 50-fittest athletes (25 fittest Men and 25 fittest Women) and the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion found himself ranked ninth out of 25 other men.