Eddie Hearn names Billy Joe Saunders 3 backup options if they can’t get Canelo

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Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn is giving one more try to piece together a fight between super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunder and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez for September 12.

Hearn contacted Golden Boy Promotions this week to give them a heads up that Billy Joe still wants the fight with Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) in September.… read full article “Eddie Hearn names Billy Joe Saunders 3 backup options if they can’t get Canelo”

Billy Joe Saunders: Canelo Alvarez is the invincible man

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Billy Joe Saunders refers to Canelo Alvarez as the “invincible man,” and he’s ready to beat him this year. Saunders’ management is attempting to negotiate the fight with Canelo (53-1-2, 36 K.O.s) for September.

Before the lockdown, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn was close to announcing the Canelo vs.… read full article “Billy Joe Saunders: Canelo Alvarez is the invincible man”

Canelo is unbeatable at 160 & 168- Robert Garcia

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Trainer Robert Garcia says he thinks that Saul Canelo Alvarez is unbeatable at 160 and 168 despite the controversy surrounding his two fights with Gennadiy Golovkin and his ultra-slim resume at 168. Canelo’s experience super middleweight consists of wins over these two fighters:

  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
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Demetrius Andrade wants Saunders if he can’t get Canelo fight

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Demetrius Andrade hopes to finally get to face bitter rival Billy Joe Saunders when boxing returns – and told Matchroom Boxing’s Podcast ‘The Lockdown Tapes’ that he would ‘bust-up’ the Brit if they clashed.

Andrade (29-0 18 KOs) was due to face Saunders in October 2018 for the Londoner’s WBO crown, but the Briton failed a drug test and subsequently relinquished the title.… read full article “Demetrius Andrade wants Saunders if he can’t get Canelo fight”

Saunders on Canelo fight: ‘I think I have a CURSE on me’

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Billy Joe Saunders is still upbeat about the coronavirus spoiling his plans on facing Canelo Alvarez on May 2 and he thinks he might have a curse on him. Although there’s still a chance for WBO super middleweight champion Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) and WBA ‘regular’ champ Canelo Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) to fight in June, July or August, according to Hearn, it’s not looking good right now due to the coronavirus sidelining all sports including boxing.… read full article “Saunders on Canelo fight: ‘I think I have a CURSE on me’”

Nevada Commission suspends all combat sports until next meeting on March 25

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Nevada State Athletic  Commission suspended all combat sports until their next meeting on the 25th of March due to the coronavirus pandemic. At that time, they’ll decide whether to extend the ban or lift it.

It’s believed by some that the Nevada Commission will choose to extend the suspension at that time unless there’s a drop off in cases.… read full article “Nevada Commission suspends all combat sports until next meeting on March 25”