LOS ANGELES - Canelo Alvarez has filed a federal lawsuit claiming breaches of contract by streaming service DAZN, Golden Boy Promotions and its CEO, Oscar De La Hoya, and seeking $280 million.The lawsuit filed in US District Court in Los Angeles claims ...
Sep 10, 2020
MEXICAN Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, the holder of a staggering $365 million, 11-fight contract, proved himself worth every dollar in 2019, as he moved all the way up to win the world light heavyweight (175 lbs.) crown. But while Alvarez ruled the ...
Dec 30, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez used a big punch to beat a big fighter.Alvarez landed a left-right late in the 11th round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), dropping Sergey Kovalev to the canvas and ending their light heavyweight title fight. ...
Nov 3, 2019
TWO months after, Romero Duno got what he wished for.The hard-punching Filipino faces unbeaten prospect Ryan Garcia in the main undercard of the Canelo Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-heavyweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden ...
Nov 2, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez didn't have to take the risk. Not at light heavyweight, and not against a puncher like Sergey Kovalev.A third fight with Gennadiy Golovkin was there for the asking. There were other fights against lesser opponents ...
Nov 2, 2019
NEW YORK - Gennady Golovkin is intrigued by fighting outside the U.S. and in another weight class.Whether it's boxing or business, Triple G seems interested in just about everything - except Canelo Alvarez.With that chapter of his career in the ...
Oct 4, 2019
SERGEY Kovalev was considered by some to be washed up after he lost two straight fights to Andre Ward, the second by knockout. He got stopped again a few fights later, then had to rally in his native Russia to stop Anthony ...
Sep 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez will move up to light heavyweight to take on Sergey Kovalev for a piece of the 175-pound title on Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.Alvarez, who currently holds titles at 160 pounds, will try to become a ...
Sep 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Daniel Jacobs was bigger. Canelo Alvarez was better - but not by much.Alvarez added another title belt to his collection on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) by winning rounds early and outboxing Jacobs in their middleweight showdown to take a ...
May 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez owns both big Mexican holiday weekends in this gambling town, along with a contract that could make him one of the richest athletes in the world.He'll own everything at 160 pounds, too, if he can ...
May 4, 2019
LAS VEGAS - The moment won't be too big for Daniel Jacobs, of that he's certain.Not after going toe-to-toe with the fearsome Gennady Golovkin before dropping a narrow decision. Not after beating cancer that doctors were ...
May 2, 2019
Anthony RozicLAS VEGAS - For Mexican boxing fans, Cinco de Mayo means their colored history will be celebrated in a large part with a huge boxing event. And for the past few years, it means Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be headlining in Las ...
Apr 23, 2019
BRIAN MAHONEYNEW YORK - The giant banner behind him revealed not only a new nickname, but a new reality in boxing for Gennady Golovkin."The return of the people's champion," it read, touting Golovkin's June 8 match at Madison ...
Apr 23, 2019
NEW YORK - Gennady Golovkin will return to the ring in June after signing a multiyear deal on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) with DAZN, which gives him the possibility of a third fight with Canelo Alvarez.No date or opponent was announced for ...
Mar 9, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) - The resumes are impressive. The mutual respect is beyond question. The determination is through the roof.So why shouldn't the middleweight title unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs be a classic, a fight-of-the- ...
Mar 1, 2019
NEW YORK - The resumes are impressive. The mutual respect is beyond question. The determination is through the roof.So why shouldn't the middleweight title unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs be a classic, a fight-of-the-year ...
Mar 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Canelo Alvarez will return to the ring and to the middleweight division on May 4 to fight Danny Jacobs.Alvarez will defend his WBC and WBA titles against IBF champion Jacobs in a matchup of two of the sport' ...
Jan 18, 2019
NEW YORK - Canelo Alvarez threw a Garden party on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time). A short and powerful fiesta.Alvarez landed dozens of body punches, knocking down Rocky Fielding four times and stopping him in the third round to earn his third ...
Dec 16, 2018
NEW YORK - In an odd way, there is more pressure on Canelo Alvarez when he fights on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) against unheralded Rocky Fielding than there was in his two matchups with Gennady Golovkin.A loss to the WBA super ...
Dec 15, 2018
NEW YORK - Canelo Alvarez has never fought in Madison Square Garden. He's never fought on the East Coast. And he's really never fought after as big a win as he had in September against Gennady Golovkin.So when ...
Oct 17, 2018
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