DAZN dished out nearly half a billion in contracts to Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin over the last year with designs to create a clear path in staging a trilogy between both boxers.
If you’re a hardcore combat sports fan, you have a big decision on your hands come November 2.
Golden Boy and Ryan Garcia have solidified their pact as the popular lightweight sensation has extended his multi-year agreement with the company. The rising star will make his return in the co-main event of Canelo vs. Kovalev. Additional details will be announced shortly.
Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is very aware of the risk involved, as he moves up in weight by two full divisions to challenge WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, says a trilogy fight with Gennady Golovkin will indeed take place in 2020.
If Canelo Alvarez is as adamant about not fighting Gennadiy Golovkin again as she has been led to believe, Kathy Duva considers Sergey Kovalev the perfect opponent for the Mexican superstar’s September 14 return to the ring.
Upon leaving the arena after his 12-round win over Daniel Jacobs in their World middleweight championship clash this past May, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez passed by promoter Eddie Hearn and playfully asked, “Who do you have next for me?”
Saturday night was supposed to be about Demetrius Andrade establishing himself as a viable candidate for superfights with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin.
If Canelo Alvarez truly wants to fight Sergey Kovalev on September 14, his promoter will have to offer the WBO light heavyweight champion more money than it did Tuesday.
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been ordered to defend his new IBF middleweight world title against Sergiy Derevyanchenko by August 4.