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Alvarez temporarily suspended, Golovkin rematch threatened

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:16 PM

The Nevada State Athletic Commission temporarily suspends Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, putting his May 5 rematch against Gennady Golovkin in jeopardy

Alvarez, Golovkin promise fireworks in May 5 rematch

Feb 28, 2018 - 3:36 PM

Both fighters vow that judges will not be a factor when they climb into the ring again at Las Vegas's T-Mobile Arena in what is likely to be one of the fights of the year

CLASSIC. Boxers Canelo Alvarez (left) and Gennady Golovkin take part in a news conference at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live to announce their upcoming rematch on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Canelo says Golovkin 'is not the monster everybody is talking about'

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Alvarez doesn't think Golovkin is over the hill but says he might have lost some of the fear factor.

DISPUTED DRAW. Canelo Alvarez says he wasn't impressed by Gennady Golovkin's punching power in their draw. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Golovkin wins decision over determined Jacobs as knockout streak ends

Mar 19, 2017 - 1:18 PM

Gennady Golovkin outpoints Danny Jacobs as he hears the final bell for the first time since 2008

UNBEATEN Gennady Golovkin overcame the toughest challenge of his career to retain his middleweight belts. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Middleweight king Gennady Golovkin faces Danny Jacobs in March

Dec 18, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Gennady Golovkin will face American Danny Jacobs at Madison Square Garden in a middleweight title unification bout

NY SHOWDOWN. Gennady Golovkin will face a tough challenge in Danny Jacobs. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Golovkin stops brave Brook in 5 to retain middleweight title

Sep 11, 2016 - 6:56 AM

Kell Brook starts quickly but is stopped in the fifth as Gennady Golovkin pours on the punishment

BRAVE STAND. Welterweight titleholder Kell Brook (R) stared Gennady Golovkin (L) down for 5 rounds before his corner threw in the towel suddenly. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Casimero to defend flyweight title against unbeaten Edwards

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:48 PM

Johnriel Casimero will travel to London to face unbeaten Charlie Edwards in the first defense of his IBF flyweight title on September 10

FIRST DEFENSE. Johnriel Casimero will keep busy after winning the IBF flyweight title with a voluntary defense in England. Casimero photo from EPA, Edwards photo from Twitter

'Canelo' Alvarez dumps WBC title, Golovkin negotiations continue

May 19, 2016 - 3:01 PM

I am hopeful that by putting aside this ticking clock the two teams can now negotiate this fight and GGG and I can get in the ring as soon as possible says Alvarez

NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE. Canelo Alvarez (R) has vacated his WBC middleweight title, which his team feels will actually help make the fight with Gennady Golovkin happen. Photo from their respective Facebooks

Golovkin extends knockout streak by dismantling Wade in 2

Apr 24, 2016 - 12:29 PM

Gennady Golovkin sacrifices another contender with a two round blowout of Dominic Wade

TRIPLE KNOCKDOWN. Gennady Golovkin didn't keep fans waiting too long for a knockout. Photo by Chris Farina -  K2 Promotions

Golovkin dominates Lemieux to unify middleweight titles

Oct 18, 2015 - 12:48 PM

Gennady Golovkin scores one knockdown of David Lemieux before referee Steve Willis stops the fight in round 8

GOOD BOY. Gennady Golovkin dominated David Lemieux before a left hook to the body left Lemieux defenseless against the ropes. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Viloria, Gonzalez make weight for flyweight clash

Oct 17, 2015 - 1:18 AM

Both Brian Viloria and Roman Gonzalez weigh 111 4 pounds for what may end up stealing the show from the middleweight championship fight in the main event

Golovkin vs Lemieux has 'Fight of the Year' potential

Oct 16, 2015 - 4:10 AM

This middleweight unification bout has none of the hype of Mayweather vs Pacquiao but could be the most fun fight to watch of 2015

IMPENDING WAR. Gennady Golovkin (L) and David Lemieux (R) are both considered heavy punchers, making the likelihood of this fight going the distance slim. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Golovkin overpowers Monroe to 20th straight knockout

May 17, 2015 - 1:24 PM

Golovkin said after the fight that he wants to face Miguel Cotto or Canelo Alvarez next

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST. Gennady Golovkin had too much power for Willie Monroe. Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

Knockout king Golovkin goes for 20th straight KO against Monroe

May 15, 2015 - 9:28 AM

Golovkin has made good on knockout promises in the past and he s the overwhelming favorite as he makes his 14th title defense against Willie Monroe

GGG. Gennady Golovkin is promising a big performance against underdog Willie Monroe Jr. Photo by WBC

Golovkin tries to keep KO streak alive vs Rubio

Oct 18, 2014 - 1:05 PM

WBA middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin will try to keep his 18 fight knockout streak going when he faces Marco Antonio Rubio this weekend

GOOD BOY. Gennady Golovkin hasn't been held to a decision in six years. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank