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…

GGG Promoter On Wanting To Spend His Own Money To Secure Canelo Rematch

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin, the rematch, is booked for September 15 and Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler is not only relieved a deal was made but was willing to put up his own money in his fighter’s purse just to make certain he got the percentage he wanted. Catching up with Loeffler in Los Angeles, he says when the time was winding down, he was willing to put up his own money to make certain the fight would happen. Canelo and GGG ultimately agreed to a 55-45 split but when negotiations nearly derailed, he offered up his own money. “I was offering to bridge the gap from my side. GGG said no, it has to…

Canelo vs GGG Rematch CONFIRMED; Both Sides Agree To Terms (Video)

The fight is on!!! Golden Boy Chief Oscar De La Hoya Tweeted on Wednesday that the rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is ON for September 15. I’m happy to inform that we have a fight September 15!!!! #CaneloGGG2 Feliz De informar que si tenemos pelea Septiembre 15!!! #CaneloGGG2 pic.twitter.com/gI3QmR0eXe — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) June 13, 2018 Details on the location of the bout have yet to be announced with Las Vegas being the overwhelming favorite to host the bout. De La Hoya gave Golovkin and his promoter Tom Loeffler a 12:00 PM PST deadline on Wednesday to respond to the deal after Dan Raphael reported last-minute negotiations on Tuesday. Who wins…

Canelo Issues Ultimatum Deal to Gennady Golovkin; Will He Accept? (Video)

Will Canelo and GGG announce a September rematch today? It’s now or never for Gennady Golovkin and his team. Dan Raphael of ESPN reports that GGG’s team has until 12 PM PT to accept an offer giving Canelo a 57 1/2 share of the purse to GGG’s 42 1/2 split. A larger share than previously negotiated.   In the meantime, Oscar De La Hoya is hosting his own countdown on twitter.   Tic-Toc, Tic-Toc. If any fight freaks see @GGGBoxing in Russia, perhaps you can lend him a pen. #whereisGGG — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) June 13, 2018   Will Golovkin and his team take the offer. Stay tuned. To see Canelo’s latest footage,…

ESPN & Golden Boy Announce Global Multi-year Fight Series

ESPN and Golden Boy Promotions today announced a multi-year, international agreement for a series of fights to be televised live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. The first fight, from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, is March 23. Fighters on the card will be announced soon. “We are excited to announce this new agreement with Golden Boy Promotions, one of the world’s top promoters,” said Burke Magnus, executive vice president, programming and scheduling at ESPN. “ESPN and ESPN Deportes look forward to featuring a new series of exciting world-class matches, along with a deep and wide variety of studio and digital content, in this multi-year, exclusive live-fight package. In the first year of the…

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…

Lucas Matthysse LA Media Workout Video/Photos

CARSON, CA – Looking poised, happy, and relaxed, Lucas Matthysse held court for the Los Angeles based media ahead of Saturday night’s title clash with Viktor Postol for the vacant WBC super lightweight title. Engaging in a light workout, along with undercard participants Humberto Soto and Mercito Gesta, at The Rock gym in Carson, the Argentine Machine aka ‘La Machina’ looks to take ownership of the coveted green belt. Also on hand for the festivities promoter Oscar De La Hoya who, like the fans, is looking forward to a night filled with action and excitement. Speaking to the media, he foresees the winner facing Manny Pacquiao somewhere down the line. Oscar De La Hoya Lucas Matthysse…

Tureano Johnson Signs With Golden Boy Promotions

2008 U.S. OLYMPIAN AND HEAVY HITTING MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION TUREANO JOHNSON SIGNS WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS   LOS ANGELES (August 13, 2015) – WBA International Middleweight and WBC Silver Middleweight Titlist standout Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs) of Nassau in the Bahamas, has signed on with Golden Boy Promotions to help him on the road to becoming one of the new kings of the hot middleweight division.  Joining an exceptional stable of middleweight fighters at Golden Boy Promotions including Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux, Johnson has shown himself as a fierce competitor racking up an impressive 18 victories with only one loss, a controversial tenth round stoppage against Curtis Stevens in 2014….

Golden Boy To Air Fights On Estrella TV

LOS ANGELES (July 27, 2015)  Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions today announced that it has signed a three-year deal with Estrella TV, one of the fastest-growing Spanish-language television networks in the U.S., to broadcast two boxing cards live every month on its network across the country, including the popular new series LA FIGHT CLUB.   Estrella TV will air its first fight under the deal with Golden Boy Promotions on Friday, September 4. Additional fight cards and broadcast dates will be announced soon.   “Estrella TV is one of the top-rated networks across the U.S. among Hispanic audiences so it was an easy decision to partner with them in bringing live, exciting boxing matches to their viewers across America,”…

Team N’Dam Objects To Canadian Officials For Title Fight

L-R) – Hassan N’Dam & Gary Hyde CORK, Ireland (June 10, 2015) – Gary Hyde, manager of International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 1-ranked, mandatory middleweight contender Hassan N’Dam (31-1, 18 KOs), has objected to two officials named to work the June 20th IBF world middleweight title fight between N’Dam and David Lemieux (33-2, 31 KOs) at the famed Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Cameroon-native N’Dam, promoted by King Sports, is a former World Boxing Organization (WBO) 160-pound division world champion. The IBF No. 4-ranked Lemieux was born and lives in Montreal, Quebec. “On June 2nd,” Hyde explained, “I learned who the officials were for the June 20th fight at the Bell Centre. I contacted the IBF and objected to two officials who are from Montreal,…

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