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Boxing schedule for 2018 highlighted Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez rematch

Business is booming for boxing so far this year. After a trio of greats fights to kick off 2018 -- including Deontay Wilder's thunderous knockout of Luis Ortiz -- Anthony Joshua put on a less-than-stellar performance against Joseph Parker in Cardiff, Wales. The fight never really put Joshua in much

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Photos: Best of Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin

Check out these photos highlighting the boxing match between champions Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, which took place Sept. 16, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photos by Joe Camporeale, USA TODAY Sports)Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady GolovkinGennady Golovkin


Gennady Golovkin believes Canelo Alvarez's avoidance of media shows lack of courage

Alvarez (49-1-2), whotested positive for the banned substance clenbuterolin February and is currently serving a six-month suspension that postponed their original May 5 rematch, has chosen to lay low during training camp in Mexico. He also decided against a worldwide press tour to promote the fight,


Gennady Golovkin prods Canelo Alvarez to fight for the fans

Gennady Golovkin, left, connects with a left to Canelo Alvarez during a middleweight title fight in Las Vegas on Sept. 17, 2017. (John Locher / Associated Press)


Canelo Alvarez dismisses knee injury in conference call for GGG fight

Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) are preparing for their long-awaited rematch. Since their last fight, Canelo has tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol and harsh words have been spoken between the two camps. They recently took part in a media


Canelo Alvarez and GGG fail to muster any rematch excitement during livestream

Maurico Pedroza did his best to be stir up controversy, and Abel Sanchez attempted to oblige him, but neither middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin nor challenger Canelo Alvarez would really bite.


Former Golden Boy Promotion CEO rips Canelo-GGG promotion for lack of interaction

As the former CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, Richard Schaefer was involved in promoting some of the highest-profile fights in boxing history and instrumental in the rise of Canelo to his current stature. On Tuesday at Fortune Gym in Hollywood where Mikey Garcia was putting on a public workout, Schaef


Looking back at the first six months of the 2018 boxing year

After the middleweight stars fought to a draw in a blockbuster HBO PPV fight that most thought unified champion Gennady Golovkin clearly won last September, we all knew a rematch of Canelo Alvarez vs. GGG was coming. After tough negotiations, the sequel was set for May 5. But if only things were tha


Via Facebook, Abel Sanchez says Canelo must face the music

Facing off in person might not be a good idea for Canelo Alvarez and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin right about now. These two despise one another.Facebook to the rescue. On Tuesday Facebook helped hosta news conferencepromoting their Sept. 15 rematch at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (on HBO p


Common Sense Dictated that GGG-Canelo Not Be Limited to a One-and-Done - The Sweet Science

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, as well as their respective support crews, apparently have found something they can agree on.


Alvarez lashes out at 'hypocrisy' of Golovkin, team

Canelo Alvarez, left, says there will be no more cordial meetings between him and Gennady Golovkin before their Sept. 15 rematch.Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images


Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin Rematch: How GGG's Betting Odds Have Changed

Gennady Golovkin remains the favorite over Canelo Alvarez. Pictured: Golovkin throws a punch at Canelo during their WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight championship bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 16, 2017.Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images


The Canelo Alvarez Vs. Triple-G Rematch Is Officially Happening

After De La Hoya called ESPN to say the deadline had passed and there was no fight, saying that negotiations were "100 percent over," things suddenly changed and the window for a deal to be finalized had opened a crack. Moments later, one of De La Hoya's associates called ESPN back.As it turned out,


Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin rematch finalized for September 15th

After a long, drawn out negotiating process, we will get the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin rematch this September.


GGG vs. Canelo Alvarez 2 set for Sept. 15

I’m happy to inform that we have a fight September 15!!!!#CaneloGGG2Feliz De informar que si tenemos pelea Septiembre 15!!!#CaneloGGG2pic.twitter.com/gI3QmR0eXe— Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya)June 13, 2018


Canelo has an image to repair before Golovkin rematch

Canelo Alvarez has a job to do – repair a reputation that has been damaged.He can do that by making sure no more performance-enhancing drugs get into his system, and by fighting with the heart of a lion when he tangles with middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in their rematch Sept. 15 at T-Mobile


Golden Boy issues final offer, deadline to Gennady Golovkin for Canelo Alvarez rematch

Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Alvarez are done waiting around for unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin to finalize a deal for their rematch. Golden Boy president Eric Gomez told ESPN on Tuesday that the company has issued Golovkin and promoter Tom Loeffler an improved final offer


Canelo Alvarez Stripped of Pretend Ring Magazine Title

A few weeks back, there was some inner brouhaha at Golden Boy-owned Ring Magazine and its accompanying RingTV website over Canelo Alvarez and his status as their middleweight champ. Apparently, the editorial board, headed by that nice older lady with the ponytail (whose name escapes me at the moment


Canelo Alvarez enrolls in drug testing, clearing hurdle to GGG rematch

"We have received paperwork from Mr. Alvarez's representatives for year-round testing (24/7/365) through VADA," Dr. Margaret Goodman, president of VADA, said in an email to ESPN.


More on Golovkin-Canelo 2

WBC, WBA middleweight world champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs), of Kazakhstan, held court with media Monday afternoon at the Palm Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. During the press event, “GGG” was awarded and crowned the Ring Magazine title by Ring Magazine’s Doug Fischer. Interesti