Canelo Alvarez Headed to DAZN in New $365M, Multi-Year Mega Deal

Canelo Alvarez took the next step in establishing boxing global supremacy. ESPN reports that Alvarez has signed with the online streaming service to broadcast his fights. Here is the deal breakdown per Dan Rafael. In a record-shattering deal finalized early Wednesday morning, Alvarez signed a five-year, 11-fight deal worth a minimum of $365 million with DAZN, which only launched in the United States in September. It will commence with his move up to super middleweight to challenge secondary world titlist Rocky Fielding on Dec. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York, where they will meet face-to-face at the kickoff news conference on Wednesday afternoon. The signing comes on the heels of HBO’s announcement that it…

Canelo & GGG Hold Joint Press Conference From Separate Locations (Video)

In what will be their only sorta joint appearance until fight week in September, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin participated a satellite press conference. With no love lost between the combatants, the two took questions from the press from separate locations (Canelo in Mexico and Golovkin in Big Bear, CA) while flanked by their respective teams. To watch the full press conference, courtesy of Golden Boy Boxing, click below.

Details On Canelo & Chavez Jr.Multi-City Tour To Promote May Fight

Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) will embark on a four city international press tour beginning Monday, February 20 to engage with fans and the media ahead of their Cinco de Mayo weekend showdown set for Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena. Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Canelo and Chavez, Jr. will kick-off the four city, international press tour in Mexico City on Feb. 20 that will travel to New York on Feb. 21, Houston on Feb. 23, and end with a press event and…

Canelo v Chavez Jr. Official; T-Mobile To Host May Showdown

On Saturday, May 6, Las Vegas will play host to the kind of massive boxing event the city is known for when two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) squares off at the new T-Mobile Arena. In 2017’s first true mega fight, Alvarez will take on former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) during the Cinco De Mayo weekend on Saturday, May 6. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View. Information on a press tour and tickets will be announced soon. Nearly one year ago to the day before Canelo and Chávez, Jr. go head-to-head, Canelo celebrated T-Mobile Arena’s first boxing event with a thunderous knockout of Amir “King” Khan before a crowd of 16,540 in…

Canelo Alvarez To Fight Liam Smith In September

After some speculation, Canelo Alvarez finally names a September opponent, Liam Smith of the UK. On Friday, Golden Boy Promotions issued a press release naming Smith as the opponent. “I am very pleased to announce my next fight against Liam Smith, a tremendous fighter with real knockout power, and the WBO junior middleweight world title owner,” said Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs). “I have no doubt that this fight will be give and take, which will fill the expectations of the fans, and I will work with all the enthusiasm as I always do to get the upper hand.” The bout, co-promoted with Frank Warren, will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas…

Canelo Opts To Vacate WBC Middleweight Title, GGG Talks Continue

If you were waiting for the super fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, you’ll have to wait longer. On Tuesday Golden Boy Promotions released a statement on behalf of Canelo Alvarez stating he will vacate the middleweight title but will remain in negotiations with Gennady Golovkin for a future fight date. After much consideration, today, I instructed my team at Golden Boy Promotions to continue negotiating a fight with Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and to finalize a deal as quickly as possible.  I also informed the WBC that I will vacate its title. For the entirety of my career, I have taken the fights that no one wanted because I fear no man. Never has…

Canelo Alvarez DESTROYS Amir Khan In 6 (Video)

Canelo did what was expected, he finished challenger Amir Khan is spectacular fashion. But, the clearly overmatched Khan fought well for as long as it lasted. After being peppered for multiple rounds by way of Khan’s hand speed, Canelo delivered the punch that everyone had been waiting for. An explosive overhand right in the 6th round that sent Khan to sleep in swift, frightening fashion. Will this lead to the fight with Gennady Golovkin? Only time will tell but tonight, Canelo will bask in his victory.

[Live Stream] Canelo vs. Khan Final Press Conference 3:30pm ET

Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan hold court with the media for the final time before heading into Friday’s weigh-in. Watch the press conference LIVE right here at 3:30 PM ET. 

Canelo Alvarez Media Workout Quotes, Photos & Videos

CANELO ALVAREZ MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) today hosted a media workout at the House of Boxing in San Diego, just a week before he departs for Las Vegas for his upcoming showdown with Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on Saturday, May 7at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.   Canelo was joined by Eddy Reynoso, head trainer, Jose ‘Chepo’ Reynoso, manager and trainer, and Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya at today’s media workout. Canelo and his team spoke onsite about his matchup with Khan and his training…

Khan: “Beating Canelo Will Take Me Back To The Top”

LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2016) Former two-time world champion Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) today hosted a media workout at his gym in Hayward, Calif. ahead of his battle against WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs)on Saturday, May 7 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Canelo vs. Khan will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Below is what Amir and his team had to say at today’s media workout: AMIR KHAN, Former Two-Time World Champion: “It’s been very different this time around. This camp has to be one of the hardest training camps I’ve had. Strength…

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