NEW YORK - Gennady Golovkin is all too aware of what happened last weekend at Madison Square Garden. He promises a repeat monumental boxing upset won't occur Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) when he meets Steve Rolls.Golovkin has been one ...
Jun 7, 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
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 fight for the first time since losing to Canelo Alvarez when he meets Canadian Steve Rolls on June 8 at Madison Square Garden.Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) has been out of action since Alvarez edged ...
Apr 17, 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 - 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
LOS ANGELES - Canelo Alvarez says he will move up to 168 pounds for his next fight against Rocky Fielding on Dec. 15 in New York.Alvarez made the announcement on his social media accounts on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Alvarez (50-1- ...
Oct 6, 2018
CHICAGO -- He lost his reign. He lost his unbeaten pro record. He lost his invincible aura.But through the darkness of his career's worst night, Gennady Golovkin kept his poise. He kept his dignity. And he kept the admiration of ...
Sep 18, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez has gone to bed the last few months thinking about how he's going to knock out Gennady Golovkin in their middleweight title rematch.To wake up Sunday morning (Monday, Manila time) as the 160-pound champion, ...
Sep 15, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Outside the T-Mobile Arena on Friday afternoon, the desert heat climbed to over 100 degrees. Inside, hell almost broke loose when the weigh-in for the GGG vs Canelo Alvarez rematch took a contentious turn.After both pugs easily ...
Sep 15, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez had to follow a circus to town the first time they met a year ago.The clown show by Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Conor McGregor a few weeks earlier cast a long shadow on a ...
Sep 14, 2018
CARSON, California - Gennady Golovkin said his second-round knockout of Vanes Martirosyan wasn't intended to send a message to Canelo Alvarez.Instead, it was the last-minute replacement for Alvarez who verbally tagged the Mexican superstar on Cinco de Mayo." ...
May 6, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Gennady Golovkin spent several months planning and training for this weekend. He intended to spend it under Las Vegas' brightest lights as he proved his middleweight supremacy in a lucrative rematch with Canelo Alvarez.Instead, Golovkin finds himself back ...
May 5, 2018
CARSON, California - Gennady Golovkin finally has an opponent for his May 5 fight.The middleweight champion has found a replacement for Canelo Alvarez, who has been suspended for six months by the Nevada Athletic Commission for failing two drug tests. Golovkin will ...
Apr 19, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Nevada boxing regulators gave Canelo Alvarez a reduced penalty for doping violations on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), potentially allowing him to return to the ring in September against Gennady Golovkin.Alvarez was given a six-month suspension instead of the ...
Apr 19, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Gennady Golovkin is growing frustrated with boxing's sanctioning bodies while he struggles to find a replacement opponent for Canelo Alvarez on May 5.Golovkin and his promoter and trainer appeared in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday (Friday, Manila ...
Apr 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES - The Canelo-Triple G rematch, expected to be the fight of the year, is off.Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month's middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested positive for a banned ...
Apr 3, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Nevada boxing regulators have filed a formal complaint against Canelo Alvarez for doping violations, putting his May 5 middleweight title rematch with Gennady Golovkin in jeopardy.Alvarez could be suspended for a year for testing positive twice for the performance- ...
Mar 30, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez will have to explain how he tested positive for performance enhancing drugs if his May 5 middleweight title rematch with Gennady Golovkin is to go forward.The Nevada Athletic Commission has suspended the Mexican superstar pending the April ...
Mar 25, 2018
BIG BEAR LAKE, California - Gennady Golovkin plans to go ahead with his rematch against Canelo Alvarez on May 5, even after Alvarez failed a doping test last month.But Golovkin also believes Alvarez is a cheater whose attempt to blame the test ...
Mar 21, 2018
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