Canelo Alvarez News

Sep 27, 2017 6:22 am

Report | Canelo-GGG did one of the best live gates ever for Las Vegas

Among casual combat sports fans, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin’s September 16 boxing match didn’t generate quite the same tidal wave of hype as Floyd Mayweather’s battles with Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao. It did, however, manage some serious financial success all the same. According to a report from Jake Donovan on Twitter, Canelo-GGG set...

Sep 18, 2017 10:56 am

NSAC director: judge Adalaide Byrd to get “small break” after controversial Canelo-GGG scoring

Over the weekend, combat sports headlines were dominated by a blockbuster boxing match between stars Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, which resulted in a thrilling – if debatable – split draw. Unfortunately, many of the headlines that emerged post-fight were negative. Many of those negative headlines surrounded a truly baffling score from ring-side judge...

Sep 17, 2017 2:41 pm

NSAC director defends Adalaide Byrd’s controversial 118-110 score for Canelo

Last night, boxing stars Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and “GGG” Gennady Golovkin finally stepped into the ring together. The fight was everything we hoped for, as the two brilliant fighters swapped heavy artillery for twelve exciting rounds. Unfortunately, the fight’s outcome was quite controversial. Though the consensus seems to be that Golovkin did enough to win,...

Sep 17, 2017 12:59 pm

Oscar De La Hoya defends Adelaide Byrd, shares his scorecard for Canelo vs. GGG

Oscar De La Hoya has come to the defense of Adelaide Byrd following the judges controversial 118-110 scorecard from Saturday night’s Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin fight. The highly anticipated Canelo vs. ‘GGG’ fight lived up to hype as the two elite boxers traded bombs for twelve straight rounds much to the pleasure of fans...

Sep 17, 2017 12:28 pm

UFC President Dana White was not happy about the Canelo vs. GGG result

UFC President Dana White was not happy when he heard the result of Saturday’s boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Glennady Golovkin. Dana White was in attendance for the highly anticipated boxing match which took place under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena. The fight lived up to the hype as Canelo and ‘GGG’ went...

Sep 17, 2017 10:24 am

Gennady Golovkin issues statement after controversial split draw with Canelo Alvarez

Last night the highly anticipated middleweight showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin took place under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight lived up to the hype, as Canelo and ‘GGG’ engaged in a back and forth twelve-round war. Unfortunately, the fight was ruled a split draw after some bizarre...

Sep 17, 2017 8:15 am

Conor McGregor reacts to the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin split draw

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor tuned in to watch last night’s highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin boxing match. The action packed scrap lived up to the hype as ‘Canelo’ and ‘GGG’ went to war for twelve rounds. Unfortunately, the bout ended in a very controversial and highly disputed split draw. One judge...

Sep 17, 2017 7:51 am

Boxers and MMA Fighters react to last night’s Canelo vs. GGG draw

The highly anticipated boxing match between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin took place last night in Las Vegas. The fight lived up to the hype, as Canelo and Golovkin went to war for twelve rounds in a very close back and forth tilt. The thrilling match resulted in a controversial split draw, as...

Sep 16, 2017 9:08 pm

Boxing Results: Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez declared a split-draw

The biggest boxing fight in recent memory took place tonight in Las Vegas as Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez squared off under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena. The fight, which was billed to be the best fight boxing could offer, turned out to be everything fight had hoped for. Alvarez and Golovkin went toe-to-toe...

Sep 13, 2017 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Canelo Alvarez highlights in slow motion display beautiful KO power

If Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor never had their big-money boxing match this year, there is no doubt that the biggest boxing fight this year would be between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. The two boxing stars are set to fight in their championship fight for the IBF, IBO, WBA, and WBC middleweight titles this...

Aug 16, 2017 8:43 am

Conor McGregor explains why he’s not impressed by Canelo or GGG

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather in a contest being hailed as “the biggest fight in combat sports history.” In the eyes of many boxing purists, though, it’s more of a freak show. In their eyes, the real super fight occurs on...

Jun 18, 2017 8:09 pm

VIDEO | 5 Times Canelo Alvarez Took A Boxers Soul

Canelo Alvarez put on a boxing clinic in his most recent fight last month in Las Vegas, schooling Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with an emphatic performance on route to a unanimous decision victory. All three of the judges in attendance scored the fight 120-108 in favor of Alvarez. With the win, Canelo Alvarez improved his...

May 10, 2017 11:59 am

Report: Boxing far from dead – Canelo vs. Chavez draws in tremendous numbers

Many fans often debate between the popularity and superiority of mixed martial arts vs boxing. They are two different combat sports that have many die-hard fans often are trying to claim one is better than the other or that one is more popular. With the Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez fight that took place...

May 8, 2017 5:58 am

Odds! Gennady “GGG” Golovkin opens as favorite over “Canelo” Alvarez

Over the weekend, Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez picked up a dominant decision win over rival Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. While this fight was not particularly thrilling, the aftermath of it absolutely was, as it was announced that Canelo would next step into the ring with Kazakh star Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. The two talents will...

May 7, 2017 7:05 pm

Pros react to Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and GGG announcement

Pros react to Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and GGG announcement Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr squared off last night in a grudge match to prove who is the current pride of Mexican boxing. Canelo Alvarez was able to put on a boxing clinic, schooling Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with an...

May 6, 2017 9:52 pm

Canelo Alvarez dominates Julio Cezar Chavez Jr, will now fight GGG in September

Canelo Alvarez dominates Julio Cezar Chavez Jr, will now fight GGG in September Canelo Alvarez put on a boxing clinic tonight, schooling Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with an emphatic performance on route to a unanimous decision victory. All three judges scored the bout 120-108 in favor of Alvarez. Canelo was never in any real danger...

Dec 2, 2016 6:11 pm

VIDEO | Oscar De La Hoya: Canelo Alvarez would beat Conor McGregor’s ass

With the news of Conor McGregor recently getting a boxing license, many are speculating on what it all means. With the UFC’s recent announcement that the UFC superstar “relinquished” the featherweight title, McGregor’s verbal silence has led many to believe he was stripped of the 145-pound belt rather than agreeing to give it up on...

Sep 20, 2016 12:54 pm

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez sidelined for remainder of 2016 with fractured hand

This past weekend, boxing superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez picked up yet another spectacular win as he knocked out Liam Smith with a beautiful body shot to win the WBO light middleweight title in Texas. The win, which was an incredibly dominant one for Alvarez, set the stage for what fans hoped to be an iconic...

Sep 1, 2016 7:25 am

VIDEO | Canelo Alvarez open to boxing match with Conor McGregor

Prior to UFC 202, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez stated that he believed Nate Diaz would once again defeat Conor McGregor. That didn’t sit too well with the UFC featherweight champion, who responded by stating that Alvarez is a ‘cherry picker’ and hand picks his opponents. This led to a slew of theoretical fight talk, given...

Aug 25, 2016 9:11 am

Canelo Alvarez fires back at Conor McGregor for recent comments

Prior to UFC 202, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez revealed in a video interview that he was predicting Nate Diaz would once again emerge victorious over Conor McGregor. That didn’t sit too well with Conor McGregor, who indirectly fired back at Alvarez, saying that Alvarez was “cherry picking” his opponents, while he continued to seek out...

Jun 23, 2016 1:35 pm

Canelo Alvarez on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1: ‘Diaz didn’t beat him that night’

Canelo Alvarez, one of boxing’s biggest stars has fought in different weight classes to make the big fights happen. With MMA’s big fight between two competitors that are usually one weight class apart, Canelo was recently asked about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight threat Nate Diaz set for UFC 202...

Jun 15, 2016 1:20 am

Canelo Alvarez reaches deep into pockets after being sued for $8.5 million

One of boxing’s biggest stars was hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit this week in a Florida court case. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was ordered to pay $8.5 million to All-Star Boxing, a former promoter of Alvarez’s after a Florida jury ruled in favor of All-Star Boxing. All-Star Boxing claimed that Alvarez signed an exclusive promotional...

May 7, 2016 8:56 pm

VIDEO | Canelo Alvarez knocks Amir Khan out cold

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan #CaneloKhan Slow Mo's pic.twitter.com/wrPP5oUmkg — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) May 8, 2016 Saturday night Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan had their highly anticipated fight for Alvarez’s middleweight title. In the 6th round, Alvarez landed an overhand right that ended the fight in brutal fashion. See the replay above!

May 4, 2016 1:55 am

VIDEO | HBO 24/7 Canelo/Khan – Episode 1

Two of boxing’s prominent stars are fighting this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada as Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) looks to defend his WBC middleweight title against former champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs). The 155 lb catchweight fight will have Khan going up two weight classes to take on Alvarez at middleweight. If...

Feb 3, 2016 9:58 am

Canelo Alvarez versus Amir Khan boxing match booked For May 7

Boxing fans were given an exciting fight announcement on Tuesday. Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will be taking on Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7 likely in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “As the middleweight champion of the world, I will take on the best fighters in the sport, and...