WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez has agreed to major points in negotiations with Eddie Hearn to see him defend against his WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim on DAZN on February 27th and then fight on May 8th.… read full article “Canelo agrees to details of Hearn’s plans for Feb.27th & May.8th fights”
Eddie Hearn is cautiously optimistic that he can produce the Canelo Alvarez fight for Billy Joe Saunders for Cinco de Mayo next May. But it’s going to be tricky, though, to try and get Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) to agree to the fight because he’s got to be happy.… read full article “Hearn confident Canelo vs. Saunders happens on Cinco de Mayo”
Demetrius ‘Boo’ Boo’ Andrade (29-0, 18 KOs) says he’s not going to vacate his WBO middleweight title just to get the fight against WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders in February. Andrade, 32, isn’t sure why it would matter to Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) if he still holds his WBO 160-lb title.… read full article “Demetrius Andrade won’t vacate to get Saunders fight”
He’s wanted the fight for some time, and a couple of times it looked as though Billy Joe Saunders would get a shot at Canelo Alvarez. However, for more than a few reasons the fight never happened.… read full article “Lucky 7? Could Billy Joe Saunders Be The Brit To Beat Canelo?”
Gennadiy Golovkn could be facing former WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia, next May in what could be a set-up for a trilogy match between GGG and Canelo Alvarez in September.
If DAZN can convince Canelo (54-1-2, 36 KOs) to face Golovkin next September, it would be perfect for the two fighters to battle a day apart next May in tune-up fights. … read full article “Golovkin vs. Munguia possible for May, and possibly Canelo in September”
Matchroom guru Eddie Hearn is reportedly negotiating a two-fight deal with Eddy Reynoso, the trainer, and manager for WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs), for the Mexican superstar to defend against the Avni Yildirim on February 27th and Billy Joe Saunders in May on DAZN.… read full article “Canelo Alvarez negotiating 2-fight deal with DAZN”
U.S boxing fans want to see Canelo Alvarez accept Errol Spence Jr’s challenge for his next fight in early 2021. They have zero interest in seeing the Mexican star continue with his superficial goal of unifying the 168-lb division against the flawed champions in that weight class.… read full article “Fans want Canelo Alvarez vs. Errol Spence”
Jessie Vargas sees middleweight champion Demetrius ‘Boo Boo’ Andrade as the most difficult fighter among the top 168-pounders to give Canelo Alvarez the most amount of problems.
The former two-division world champion Vargas picks the WBO 160-lb champ Andrade (29-0, 18 KOs) as being a harder fight for WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Canelo (54-1-2, 36 KOs) than any of these three top 168-lb fighters:
- Billy Joe Saunders
- David Benavidez
- Caleb Plant
Perhaps it’s just a coincidence that Canelo never mentions Andrade as someone that he’s interested in fighting, so we may not ever get a chance to test Vargas’ theory.… read full article “Demetrius Andrade gives Canelo problems says Jessie Vargas”
Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn will be looking to set-up a fight for Canelo Alvarez against Billy Joe Saunders or Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin next following his near shutout 12-round unanimous decision over Callum Smith (27-1, 19 KOs) last night on DAZN in San Antonio, Texas.… read full article “Eddie Hearn talks Canelo facing GGG or Saunders next”
Canelo Alvarez’s trainer Eddy Reynoso revealed that he plans on returning to the ring in the next 90 days to fight a unification match against either IBF or WBO super middleweight champions Caleb Plant or Billy Joe Saunders in Mexico.… read full article “Eddy Reynoso: Canelo to fight Saunders or Plant in 90 days”