Canelo Alvarez News

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 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...