Elwin Soto signs with Matchroom, added to Canelo-Saunders card

The WBO light flyweight champion Elwin Soto made news last week by agreeing to a deal with Matchroom Boxing, and now he will have his first fight with Matchroom on May 8th against Katsunari Takayama as part of the fight card headlined by the May 8th middleweight unification fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders in AT&T Stadium in Texas. Soto (18-1 12 KOs) will … Continue reading Elwin Soto signs with Matchroom, added to Canelo-Saunders card

Canelo vs. Saunders scheduled for May 8th

VIA PRESS RELEASE Canelo Alvarez will clash with Billy Joe Saunders in a WBC, WBA Super, WBO and Ring Magazine World Super-Middleweight unification blockbuster on May 8, live worldwide on DAZN (except Mexico) Canelo Alvarez dismantled WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim in three rounds at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami and next he takes a giant step in his quest to become undisputed by facing the WBO king Saunders at … Continue reading Canelo vs. Saunders scheduled for May 8th

Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Two years ago, Avni Yildirim traveled to Los Angeles to help Canelo Alvarez prepare for the second fight against Gennady Golovkin. Now the former sparring partners are days away from fighting for the unified super middleweight championship. Hard Rock Stadium will be the site of the first title defense for Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) as he will honor the WBC mandatory obligation by facing Yildirim … Continue reading Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Canelo impressive in San Antonio, wins super middleweight titles

Canelo Alvarez showed why he is likely the best fighter in the sport of boxing. The multi-division champion from Guadelajara used a bullying style against an opponent in Callum Smith who was much taller than he is and dominated over the course of 12 rounds to win by unanimous decision (119-109 twice, 117-111) and become the unified champion at super middleweight with the WBA, WBC, … Continue reading Canelo impressive in San Antonio, wins super middleweight titles

Canelo Alvarez meets Callum Smith December 19th

VIA PRESS RELEASE Canelo Promotions and Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce that Canelo Alvarez will take on Callum Smith for the WBA and Ring Magazine World Super-Middleweight titles on Saturday December 19, live on DAZN in 200+ countries and territories worldwide (excluding Mexico). Alvarez (53-1-2 36 KOs) is back in action for the first time since knocking out Sergey Kovalev in November 2019 in Las Vegas, ripping the … Continue reading Canelo Alvarez meets Callum Smith December 19th

No fight means a big loss in Vegas

May 5th was supposed to be a big day in Las Vegas. One of the biggest fights of the sport this year was supposed to take place in T-Mobile Arena as the unified middleweight title was going to be on the line with champion Gennady Golovkin having a rematch with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and see who would come out as the fighter with the highest … Continue reading No fight means a big loss in Vegas

Canelo tests positive for Clenbuterol

Multi-division champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez tested positive for the drug Clenbuterol earlier this week according to Golden Boy Promotions. They issued a statement confirming that their fighter tested positive for the drug. Clenbuterol is a substance that is used to beef up livestock and is present in meat that is contaminated within the country of Mexico where Alvarez is from. There were trace amounts of … Continue reading Canelo tests positive for Clenbuterol