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Category: Canelo Alvarez

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Canelo Álvarez to fight Danny Jacobs in middleweight unification bout

Mexican is three-division champ after win over Rocky FieldingFight will take place on 4 May at venue to be decidedCanelo Álvarez will return to the ring – and the middleweight division – on 4 May to fight Danny Jacobs. The Mexican will defend his WBC a…

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Boxing must test rigorously for drugs – and stop bobbing and weaving | Sean Ingle

Canelo Álvarez is now a three-weight world champion and awash with even more money in the same year he served a derisory six-month drug banAfter the dissection was over Rocky Fielding dropped to one knee, nodded and then smiled at his pathologist. It w…

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Canelo Álvarez builds brand with simple demolition of Rocky Fielding

The all-conquering Mexican’s latest win felt more like a promotional parade than a genuine world title showdownFor years Canelo Álvarez was hailed as the biggest star of boxing’s post- Floyd Mayweather age. After managing to fill Madison Square Garden …

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‘I just stood there’: Fielding admits tactical error after TKO loss to Canelo – video

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez won the WBA Super Middleweight title on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York after his third round TKO victory over Rocky Fielding. Speaking after the match, Fielding admitted ‘the better man won’Canelo Álvarez pour…

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Canelo Álvarez pours it on in three-round destruction of Rocky Fielding

Álvarez rips Fielding to become three-division champion – live!Katie Taylor lights up New York and Eva Wahlström in defenseCanelo Álvarez did exactly what he was supposed to against an overmatched opponent: he closed the show.The 28-year-old superstar …

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Canelo Álvarez v Rocky Fielding: WBA super middleweight championship – live!

Mexican moves up to 168lbs to face Liverpool longshot in NYCFielding: ‘To fight at Madison Square Garden is unbelievable’Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 10.15pm GMT Bryan will be here shortly. In the meantime here’s his lookahead to tonight’s…

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Canelo Álvarez awaits in Rocky Fielding’s unlikely shot at glory

Few will give the 31-year-old Liverpudlian a chance on Saturday when he climbs through the ropes at Madison Square Garden to face Canelo ÁlvarezWhen Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez announced the first opponent of his blockbuster 11-fight, $365m contract with ups…

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Rocky Fielding: ‘To fight at Madison Square Garden is unbelievable’

The Liverpudlian fighter is not expected to beat Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez but has the confidence to cause an upsetThe odds of Rocky Fielding replicating Tyson Fury’s heroics when he steps into the ring at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night against Sa…

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Canelo Álvarez signs richest contract in sport history, worth $365m

Boxer agrees 11-fight contract with streaming service DAZNMexican fighter faces Britain’s Rocky Fielding on 15 DecemberCanelo Álvarez has signed the largest contract in the history of sport, agreeing a five-year, 11-fight deal worth at least $365m with…

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Canelo Álvarez edges Gennady Golovkin by majority decision in classic fight

Golovkin handed first defeat in 40 pro fights in classic encounterÁlvarez defeats Golovkin by majority decision – as it happenedSaul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez scored the signature win of his career in Saturday night’s long-awaited rematch with Gennady Golovkin,…

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Canelo Álvarez v Gennady Golovkin II: world middleweight championship – live!

Golovkin defends WBA and WBC titles against Álvarez in rematchTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.19am BST Two of the three televised preliminary bouts are in the books. They lasted a combined six rounds. The second was finished at about 8:45pm…

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Gennady Golovkin v Canelo Álvarez: scuffle breaks out at weigh-in – video

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez both made weight on Friday ahead of their much-anticipated rematch for the world middleweight championship on the Las Vegas strip.Afterwards, Canelo quickly invaded Golovkin’s space when they came together for the tr…

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Gennady Golovkin scoffs at ‘clown’ Canelo Álvarez at contentious weigh-in

Álvarez (159.4lbs) and Golovkin (159.6lbs) make weight limitGolovkin defends WBA and WBC belts on Saturday in Las VegasBad blood gives Golovkin and Álvarez rematch an added edgeGennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez both made weight on Friday afternoon ah…

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Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez’s animosity adds extra edge

The boxers will settle their differences in the rematch after a controversial build-up following the Mexican’s failed drug testsBoxing could have scarcely dreamed of a better advertisement than last year’s summit meeting between Gennady Golovkin and Ca…

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Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez set for September fight, says De La Hoya

Boxers fought to draw in last meeting in September 2017Rematch had been cancelled due to Álvarez’s suspensionOne of the most anticipated fights of the year appears to be back on after it was announced Canelo Álvarez will fight Gennady Golovkin on 15 Se…

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Gennady Golovkin to fight Vanes Martirosyan on 5 May in Canelo absence

Golovkin to fight Vanes Martirosyan on 5 May at StubHub CenterOriginal fight with Canelo scrapped over Álvarez’s failed drug testKazakh risks losing IBF title for not facing mandatory challengerGennady Golovkin’s plans for Cinco de Mayo weekend are fin…

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Canelo Álvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch in doubt as Mexican faces ban

Álvarez twice tested positive for drugs in FebruaryMexican fighter claims failed tests were due to contaminated meatThe highly anticipated rematch between Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin is in jeopardy after the Nevada Athletic Commission filed a f…

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Gennady Golovkin calls Canelo Álvarez a drugs cheat ahead of rematch

Mexican fighter blamed failed doping test on contaminated meatKazakh champion says Oscar De La Hoya was also ‘dirty’Gennady Golovkin plans to go ahead with his rematch against Canelo Álvarez on 5 May, even after Álvarez failed a doping test last month….

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Canelo Álvarez blames contaminated meat after failing voluntary drug test

Mexican tested positive for trace levels of clenbuterolRematch with Gennady Golovkin still set for 5 MayCanelo Álvarez has tested positive for trace levels of the performance-enhancing drug clenbuterol ahead of his 5 May bout with Gennady Golovkin, the…

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Canelo Álvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch set for 5 May

Two fighters were involved in controversial draw last SeptemberGGG had won all 38 fights until his fight against Mexican opponentCanelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin are set to meet again in an eagerly-awaited 5 May rematch. The announcement was made by…