By: Sean Crose Leading up to Gennady Golovkin’s fight with Canelo Alvarez this weekend, it seemed like any outcome might be possible. Golovkin (37-0-1), of course, was seen by some as being on the road to taking his man out. Yet more than a few thought it would be Canelo…

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By: Sean Crose There’s little doubt that Miguel Cotto has had a Hall of Fame worthy career. Now that his life inside the ring is winding down, though, Cotto wants to go out with a bang. For the former lineal middleweight champ has made it clear he wants the winner…

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By: William Holmes The Marquee Ballroom at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada was the host site for tonight’s Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN Card. The venue was a more intimate venue with good views for the fans in attendance. Photo Credit: Tom Hogan-Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions The opening…

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By: Ben Sutherland Tomorrow night’s highly anticipated bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is going the distance and here’s why. First let’s look at Canelo. His aggressive Mexican style makes many fans believe he has what it takes to knock out Golovkin. However, a closer analysis of his last…

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Tale of the Tape Gennady Golovkin: Nickname: GGG Record: 37-0 (33 KOs) Age:35 Height: 5-foot-10 1/2 Reach: 70-inch Canelo Alvarez: Nickname: Canelo Record: 49-1-1 (34 KOs) Age: 27 Height: 5-foot-9 Reach: 70 1/2-inch Golden Boy President Eric Gomez talks Canelo vs GGG Fight Hennessy is Sponsoring Hennessy, the world’s best-selling…

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by B.A. Cass Yesterday, my colleague here at boxinginsider.com, claimed that the sport of boxing needs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to defeat Gennady Golovkin. The argument goes like this: Now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has retired, the boxing world needs someone who can attract a large fan base and secure big…

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By: Sean Crose Iconic boxer turned heavyweight promoter Oscar De La Hoya predicted on ESPNs First Take that this weekend’s Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin superbout will be “bombs away right from the start.” He then went on to compare Saturday’s match to the legendary 1985 middleweight battle between Marvelous Marvin Hagler…

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By: Sean Crose There’s little doubt that middleweights Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin appear – on paper at least – to be essentially evenly matched. Canelo has improved by leaps and bounds since losing to Floyd Mayweather four years ago this month. Furthermore, Brooklyn’s Daniel Jacobs proved last winter that,…

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Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) hosted the final press conference ahead of their showdown on Saturday, Sept. 16 presented live on HBO Pay-Per-View® at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. Photo: Hogan Photos/Golden Boy…

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