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He would prefer for he and Canelo to stand in the pocket and go toe to toe for 36 minutes; he has won 34 of his 38 fights by knockout. The one thing he didn't do well in the latter of half of the fight was cut off the ring the way he did in the beginning stages of the bout. Not doing such allowed Alvarez back into the fight and made the fight closer than it should have been. Alvarez needs to look at what he did in the last four rounds and bring the same game plan into Saturday night.
The year-old cannot be in a war for 12 rounds. GGG has the power advantage and deciding to go out on his shield isn't the best route to victory for the Mexican star. If he comes out popping the jab, that will establish the tone from the outset and will make Golovkin fight his fight.
Those punches will lead to mistakes, which will allow Alvarez to connect with his powerful right hand and make Golovkin start to think twice about what he is doing. One intriguing prop bet to watch: Fight card and how to watch live. The chances we see scorecards all over the place aren't good, because judge Adelaide Byrd, who scored the first fight for Alvarez, will be nowhere near the arena. However, it seems unlikely the fight will happen because Garcia has been pursuing a fight with welterweight titlist Errol Spence for late this year or in early After one of the biggest upsets in the history of boxing, Muhammad Ali reclaimed his title.
Anthony Joshua has dismissed Tyson Fury's lineal champion claim, stating that he is the No. Anthony Joshua would spend more time doing interviews if he was allowed. But his time is becoming more and more restricted, as Steve Bunce found out at his recent open-day. Manny Pacquiao will file a court case against Top Rank in a dispute over payments.
After his impressive win, Shawn Porter leapfrogged Danny Garcia in the pound division. But what other changes appear in ESPN's boxing divisional rankings?
Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters. Inoue, the younger brother of three-division world titlist Naoya Inoue, won by scores of , and Inoue knocked Yap down in the fifth round. Shawn Porter became a two-time welterweight world titleholder Saturday and immediately accepted the challenge of fellow titlist Errol Spence Jr. How soon will the big fight happen?
Former junior welterweight world titleholder Amir Khan showed his speed and timing are still there in a convincing unanimous decision win over Samuel Vargas on Saturday. Now he wants the big names in the pound division. With Manny Pacquiao or Kell Brook on the horizon, Amir Khan hopes to secure a fight before the end of the year after another demolition job in his second comeback fight on Saturday.
All three judges scored the fight for Khan , and Junior lightweight Gabriel Flores Jr. This opportunity is a dream come true. Junior National Champion in and , became the youngest fighter ever to sign with Top Rank in business for more than 50 years when he was 16 in November He turned pro in May , four days after he turned Juan Francisco Estrada got a much tougher challenge than expected from Felipe Orucuta, but Estrada rallied down the stretch to score a unanimous decision Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
One judge had the fight for Palicte , one for Nietes while the third judge had it All three judges scored the fight for Ioka , and The choice for ESPN's fight of the year was an easy one: To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?
Canelo wasn't the only winner on Saturday Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin delivered another great fight in the ring on Saturday night, but it was once again Floyd Mayweather who stole the headlines.
Canelo takes razor-thin decision over Golovkin It went the distance again, but this time Canelo Alvarez came out on top, defeating Gennady Golovkin in a very close majority decision in their middleweight title bout Saturday night. Canelo outpunches GGG in all-action fight. What we learned from the GGG-Canelo Alvarez rematch If there's one thing we learned above anything else, it's that 24 rounds of championship boxing isn't enough between these two.
GGG 'absolutely' wants third fight with Canelo. Atlas calls Canelo's win 'a robbery' tephen A. GGG won the fight Teddy Atlas breaks down what Gennady Golovkin did well as the larger fighter and how he should have come away victorious.
The world isn't asking for a Mayweather-Pacquiao 2. Pacquiao rematch coming this year Floyd Mayweather says a rematch of his much-hyped fight with Manny Pacquiao is in the works for this year, posting a video of him jawing with Pacquiao and saying he is eyeing a December fight. We saw it once and it was no good Another Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight would be like when your favorite '80s band heads out on tour to play the old hits: Pacquiao will be 'easy work' in December Floyd Mayweather says he'll be back in December to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch of their superfight.
Lemieux KOs O'Sullivan in 1st round. Pacquiao came to be Max Kellerman traces the origins of Floyd Mayweather vs. Ramirez defeats Orozco in 'wildly entertaining' fight Timothy Bradley compliments Jose Ramirez for being patient and poised in defeat of Antonio Orozco to retain his WBC junior welterweight title. Best middleweight fighters of the 21st century With the much-anticipated Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez rematch almost upon us, one of the best ways to put the bout into historical perspective is by reviewing the middleweight division's history since the beginning of the 21st century.
GGG, Canelo get into heated face-off before rematch. Abel Sanchez's epic photo album. Clenbuterol and the business of cattle doping Learn about the history and usage of Clenbuterol in cattle and the effects it can have on professional athletes. Canelo says not knowing beef risks 'my mistake' In an interview with ESPN, Canelo Alvarez denied using any drugs to enhance his performance but said it was "my mistake" for not knowing more about the risks of eating meat in his native Mexico, which he asserts caused two positive tests for clenbuterol.