Gennady Golovkin (left) and Canelo Alvarez (right) fought to a draw in a September 2017 fight. Talks for a rematch now appear to be off until 2019. (Image: John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty)

De La Hoya Says GGG vs. Canelo Alvarez Rematch Won’t Happen in 2018

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fought to a draw last year, and fans are clamoring for a rematch between the two middleweights. But according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, demands by GGG for an equal split of the revenue from the fight have ended […]

Tony Lopez (left) and Joey Beltran (right) punch through blood and sweat in a sport that hasn't been seen in the US since the 1800s. (Image: AP)

Wyoming Welcomes First (Legal) Bare-Knuckle Fights in US in 129 Years

Wyoming doesn’t have a major professional sports team, but they have something the rest of the country doesn’t have – bare knuckle boxing. On Saturday, the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center hosted 10 bouts of no-gloves combat, available on pay-per-view. It was the first such contest since 1889, when John […]

Gennady Golovkin celebrates after knocking out Vanes Martirosyan on Saturday. GGG made his 20th consecutive middleweight title defense, tying a division record. (Image: Chris Carlson/AP)

GGG Knocks Out Vanes Martirosyan in 2nd Round to Retain Middleweight Title

Boxing sensation Gennady Golovkin did exactly what was expected of him on Saturday night, knocking out Vanes Martirosyan in the second round to retain his unified middleweight world championship. The fight between GGG and Martirosyan wasn’t the bout that was originally scheduled for May 5. Originally, Golovkin was hoping for […]

Canelo Alvarez, seen at a weigh-in for his fight against Cesar Chavez Jr. last May, tested negative for clenbuterol in his hair follicles. (Image: AP)

Canelo Alvarez Hair Test Comes Back Negative for Clenbuterol

Since failing two drug tests in February, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) has maintained that he only tested positive for the banned drug clenbuterol due to eating contaminated meat while in Mexico. While many have been understandably skeptical of that idea, new testing results may have lent credence to […]

Boxer Manny Pacquiao split from legendary trainer Freddie Roach then seemed to change his mind. (Image: Getty)

Manny Pacquiao Back-Pedals After Firing Trainer Freddie Roach

After 16 years and 34 fights, Manny Pacquiao decided he needed a new trainer. The welterweight made it official on Saturday, firing longtime corner manFreddie Roach, then four days later appeared to change his mind. In a press release four days ago talking about his July 15 fight against Lucas […]

Vanes Martirosyan, pictured at the weigh-in for a 2015 fight against Ishe Smith, will fill in as the opponent for GGG on May 5 at the StubHub Center. (Image: Esther Lin/Showtime)

It’s Official: GGG to Fight Vanes Martirosyan on May 5

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin has formally announced that he will fight Vanes Martirosyan on May 5 at the StubHub Center in Los Angeles, bringing an end to the search for a replacement opponent for him to fight following the withdrawal of Canelo Alvarez. Originally, Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) was expected to […]

Gennady Golovkin is still trying to find an opponent to replace Canelo Alvarez for a May 5 bout, as well as a venue to fight in. (Image: Getty)

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin Still Searching for May 5 Opponent

When Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) arrived with his trainer and promoter for a new conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, reporters were expecting to learn who GGG would be fighting on May 5. Instead, everyone left the event with more questions than answers. “There is no announcement,” said promoter […]

The Canelo vs. GGG rematch is in doubt following an official Nevada State Athletic Commission complaint. (Image: Golden Boy Promotions)

Canelo vs. GGG Rematch Unlikely After Nevada Officials File Drug Complaint

One of the most anticipated boxing matches of the year now appears unlikely to go forward after the Nevada State Athletic Commission has made a formal complaint against Canelo Alvarez for his failed drug tests. Alvarez tested positive twice in February for clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing drug that is banned by […]

Anthony Joshua (left) is set to face off against Joseph Parker (right) on Saturday, with the winner emerging as the unified heavyweight champion of the world. (Image: Justin Setterfield/Getty)

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker Ready for Heavyweight Unification Fight

Two undefeated boxers will meet in Wales on Saturday to unify the major heavyweight world championship belts, as Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) battles Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs). The fight pits Joshua, one of the biggest stars in boxing today, against Parker, a fighter who has seen his reputation […]

Gennady Golovkin accused Canelo Alvarez of cheating, but GGG says he still plans to be in the ring for their May 5 fight. (Image: Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)

GGG Calls Canelo Alvarez a Cheater, But Says Fight Is Still On

Gennady Golovkin made it clear to reporters that he thinks Saul “Canelo” Alverez is a cheater, but GGG says he still plans on fighting Alverez in their highly anticipated rematch on May 5. The comments from GGG stem from Alvarez’s positive test for clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing drug. Those tests, which […]

Canelo Alvarez tested positive for trace levels of clenbuterol, but says that the substance entered his body through contaminated meat in Mexico. (Image: Getty)

Canelo Alvarez Tests Positive for Banned Substance Ahead of GGG Rematch

Canelo Alvarez tested positive for trace levels of clenbuterol as a part of voluntary drug testing procedures ahead of his rematch against Gennady Golovkin, which is scheduled for May 5. Clenbuterol is a well-known performance enhancing drug that has anabolic properties. However, it’s also a drug that has been linked […]

Conor McGregor has defended his UFC Lightweight title in 15 months and is in danger of having it stripped if he doesn’t line up a fight soon. (Image: Showtime)

UFC, MMA Fans Want to Know … Where Is Conor McGregor’s Next Fight?

Speculation is flying about where Conor McGregor will fight next, and the theories are frustrating the UFC and MMA fans alike. Rumors have the Irish lightweight champion planning another battle against Floyd Mayweather — but this time in the Octagon — as well as meeting up with Manny Pacquiao for […]

Floyd Mayweather posted a video that hinted at a future in MMA, though he has dismissed the possibility in the past. (Image: Esther Lin/Showtime)

Is Floyd Mayweather Thinking MMA? Video Shows Boxing Champ in Octagon

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from boxing with a perfect 50-0 record, but that doesn’t necessary mean he’ll never fight again. The 40-year-old Mayweather posted a video that suggested he could try his hand at mixed martial arts, just weeks after saying such a move would never happen. The video, […]

Gennady Golovkin, left, will take on Canelo Alvarez in a rematch May 5 at a location to be determined. The first fight on Sept. 16 ended in a controversial draw. (Image: Getty)

Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Set for Cinco de Mayo Rematch

It wasn’t a matter of if Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin were going to have a rematch, it was when it would occur — and now both have agreed on May 5. Promoters for the fighters said they hope the Cinco de Mayo rematch will quell the controversy after the […]