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With some help from his horse, Canelo, Bellator phenom Aaron Pico is back on track

Even when his much-hyped debut fight went bust, Aaron Pico still had his horse, Canelo, to call on for comfort. Whittier's Pico, who returns to action Saturday night at Bellator 192 at the Forum, is a decorated amateur wrestler and such a promising boxing talent that he is trained by seven-time trai

LA TIMES - 2018-01-16 17:35:00

Canelo Alvarez Is Fighting GGG Again on May 5

The first bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin revealed two irrefutable truths about boxing; both men are titans in the sport, and officials continue to threaten the longevity of the Sweet Science with questionable scorecards. After fighting to a draw in September of 2017, the long


Canelo Alvarez agrees to May 5 rematch vs. Gennady Golovkin

A Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch is close to being made, as Alvarez has agreed to a May 5 date and Golovkin's camp is expected to follow suit "within the next few days," Golden Boy Promotions' Eric Gomez told the Los Angeles Times. The first Alvarez-Golovkin fight, which took place in Septe


Canelo Alvarez Agrees to May 5 Rematch With GGG

Canelo Alvarez has agreed to a rematch with Gennady Golovkin for May 5 and Golovkin's team is expected to agree to the deal "within the next few days," according to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times. Eric Gomez, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes Alvarez, told Pugmire there


Canelo Alvarez agrees to May 5th rematch against Golovkin Boxing News

There isn't a rematch clause in the contract this time around, according to Canelo's promoter Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions. However, it doesn't matter. A third fight between Canelo and Golovkin is going to very likely going to happen. Neither of these 2 fighters have any place to go that will


Canelo Alvarez Agrees to 2nd Gennady Golovkin Fight Without Rematch Clause

Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will reportedly continue their rivalry inside the ring, as the two middleweight stars will have a rematch on May 5 after their first fight ended in a draw. Per Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times, Canelo has agreed to the fight with Golovkin's camp expec


Amir Khan Returns to the Ring on April 21 and This Isn't More Fake News

As widely rumored, Amir Khan will return to boxing in 2018 under the aegis of Great Britain's leading promoter, Matchroom Sport. Khan and Matchroom honcho Eddie Hearn officially came to terms on Wednesday, Jan. 10. It's a three-fight deal that will commence on April 21 in Liverpool when Khan opposes


New Year, new 'best of boxing' compilation

Welcome to 2018! And it's time, once again, for a "Best of Boxing" compilation designed to upset and anger. Feel free to print, grab and rip to shreds. BEST OF THE BEST Pound-for-pound: 1. Gennady Golovkin; 2. Vasyl Lomachenko; 3. Terence Crawford; 4. Canelo Alvarez; 5. Mikey Garcia; 6. Errol Spen


The Ali Act Is Bad. You Should Hate It

Every once in a while we have to come together collectively as MMA fans and call bullshit. Well today and likely for the foreseeable future, it's time to tell the crafters behind extending the Muhammad Ali Reform Act to MMA and it's supporter to fuck off. In MMA we tend to get what we want. We have


The biggest boxing stories of 2017

Now that 2017 has come and gone - and the 2018 boxing calendar really doesn't kick in for a couple of more weeks - here's my view of the most significant stories and events of the past year. Canelo-GGG finally throw down In what was a terrific year for boxing with numerous significant and exciting f


Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin deal 'very close,' executive says

The president of Canelo Alvarez's promotional company said Monday that talks to stage a rematch against Gennady Golovkin in May are "very close" to a conclusion. Eric Gomez told The Times by text message Monday morning that he has only "a few items left to discuss with" Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffle


Billy Joe Saunders ready for David Lemieux, but Canelo Alvarez, GGG are the big prizes

WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders holds what some might view as the B League title in the middleweight division, but the unbeaten Englishman doesn't lack a bit for confidence. Though IBF-WBA-WBC champion Gennady Golovkin and former champion Canelo Alvarez are regarded as head-and-shoulders above the r


Saunders/Lemieux Promise Slugfest

Each man is looking for a signature win in order to gain possible consideration to face either Golovkin or Alvarez in the near future... The middleweight division is currently confined to two talents, if the mainstream media has its way. However, outside the names and marketability of a particular M


Canelo Alvarez Sends Best Wishes to Miguel Cotto Ahead of Final Bout

NEW YORK CITY (Dec. 1, 2017): Canelo Alvarez, the worldwide boxing phenomenon who is currently enjoying a well-deserved vacation in Europe, sent a warm message to Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs), the only four-division world champion in Puerto Rico's rich boxing history and the current WBO Junior Middle


Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin in Mexico City? GGG in La La Land?

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin in Azteca Stadium, Mexico City? According to GGG, this is what he wants. Does Canelo sacrifice the money of Vegas for the moment that it could be in his home country? Nestor "Nes" Gibbs, Matthew "The Hipster" Hunter, Alex "Doomsday" Lainez, Enrique "Casual Fan" Chu


Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno Jr. possible for January

The winner will be next in line for Gennady Golovkin or Canelo Alvarez should the rematch occur While Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez try to hash out a rematch, the WBC has has decided it wants to keep some titles in play. President Mauricio Sulaiman informed ESPN Deportes that Jermall Charlo wi


Oscar De La Hoya GGG vs. Canelo 2 is Definitely On 'It's Gonna be Huge!!!'

GGG vs. Canelo 2 is Definitely On'It's Gonna be Huge!!!' Oscar De La Hoya is putting concerns there won't be a GGG vs. Canelo Alvarez rematch to bed ... he says it's happening -- most likely on Cinco de Mayo -- and it's going to be the biggest thing in boxing. We got The Golden Boy at his 21st Annua


Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will be ringside at the SSE ...

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will be ringside at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Saturday to cheer on fellow Mexican Horacio Garcia against local hero Carl Frampton. Alvarez, who drew on points with Gennady Golovkin in a world middleweight title fight in September, is travelling to Northern Ireland to support


Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin closer to blockbuster rematch as Mexican continues to discuss terms

The pair fought to a controversial draw in September - and look set to clash again Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fought to a draw (Image: AFP) Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin have moved a step closer to a blockbuster rematch. The pair fought to a controversial draw in September , with mo


The Benevolence of Canelo Alvarez

Being realistic, there was no driving force behind making Canelo fight Golovkin, beyond Canelo's own drive to answer a challenge... It's about time we acknowledge the generous benevolence of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. More than six weeks after handing Gennady Golovkin the payout of a lifetime, the 27-ye